Terry Semel

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Media Moguls: Obama's Scaring Big Business

Sun Valley conference a pessimistic affair

(Newser) - The Sun Valley summit of media titans last week was a dour affair, with the CEOs lamenting the poor state of the economy—and how little faith they have in the Obama administration to fix it. In on- and off-the-record conversations with the moguls, Peter Lauria of the Daily Beast... More »

Sexual Confusion Drove LiLo to Drugs, Men

Actress thought being a lesbian would ruin her career

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan bedded a string of men and took drugs to suppress her lesbian urges before she embraced her relationship with Samantha Ronson, a pal of the actress’ ex-girlfriend tells the tabloid News of the World. “From the start Lindsay was very confused about her feelings so did more... More »

Lohan Can't Get Enough of New Gal Pal

Inseparable duo spotted holding hands at 'sapphic soiree'

(Newser) - In what may be both good and bad news for the guy community, Lindsay Lohan appears to have developed an extremely close female friend: Courtenay Semel, daughter of Yahoo! CEO Terry. They were recently spotted at a party hosted by "Power Lesbian" Jeanette Longoria, holding hands, reports a source... More »

Yahoo! CEO Logs Off

Semel leaves post as tempers flare over poor performance— and sky-high pay

(Newser) - Yahoo CEO Terry Semel is out. In a surprise announcement, Yahoo said today that co-founder Jerry Yang will take over from Semel as CEO, who will step down immediately. The embattled Semel, who's been the target of recent shareholder ire, will stick around as non-executive chairman; Susan Decker, former head... More »

Investors Clash With Yahoo CEO

Stockholders blast chief for $107M payday; nix change on company's China policy

(Newser) - Investors railed yesterday against Yahoo Inc.'s management team in an unusually rowdy session of the search engine's annual shareholders' meeting. Angry investors interrogated CEO Terry Semel over his $107.5M paycheck and the company's slumping stock price, which fell 9% in the last year. A third of shareholders mutinied... More »

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