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Former Google and Instagram engineers got millions to take TV into the future — here’s what it looks like

"Longform, professional vertical video is the next trend in television," says Dreams cofounder and former Google product manager Tom Bender.

Why companies like Facebook and Netflix will rule the future of TV, according to BuzzFeed’s CEO

BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti has a vision of the future of TV-style shows, and if it’s true, the cable TV industry will hurt, while Netflix and Facebook benefit

The deal that created Ben Lerer’s new media empire, Group Nine, totaled $585 million

Group Nine Media, the holding company that tied together four media brands in October — Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo, and Seeker — was valued at $585 million.

Tastemade wants to shift from making popular foodie videos to becoming a lifestyle brand

After successfully establishing itself as an online food video network Tastemade is pushing into new countries and categories to grow.

One of the top former editors at Bloomberg has launched his new media venture ‘The Outline’

After a period of buzz and mystery, former Bloomberg and Verge editor Josh Topolsky's new media venture, The Outline, has finally launched.

People are buzzing about a new media company called ‘Axios’ — here’s everything we know about it

Politico cofounder Jim VandeHei has finally unveiled the details of his new media venture, Axios, which will launch fully in January.

Here’s how startup Attn: averages a whopping 3.8 million views per video on Facebook

Attn: is trying to make social issues more easy to understand, and make people more engaged.

Thrillist CEO Ben Lerer explains why Discovery just invested $100 million and made him a new media mogul

Discovery Communications poured $100 million into a holding company called “Group Nine Media,” which ties together Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo, and Seeker.

Why new media companies like Vice and Ozy are jumping into traditional TV

Ozy Media CEO Carlos Watson has a plan, and it includes a TV partnership with PBS on a show called "The Contenders."

This startup veteran wants to use email to build the next media empire

Jason Calacanis has launched a site called Inside.com, which is a Kickstarter-style system for identifying topics for a “top news of the day” email newsletter.