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Rajoelina, Andry

(Encyclopedia) Rajoelina, Andry än´dr räjln´ä, 1974–, Malagasy businessman and politician. Rajoelina was a popular disc jockey and built a successful media conglomerate. Elected mayor of…

Conrad Black, 2004 News

founder and former CEO of Hollinger International, a media conglomerate that owns the Chicago Sun-Times, the Jerusalem Post, and other holdings, was accused by its board of stealing more…

Barry Diller

Film and television veteran Barry Diller is the chairman and chief executive officer of IAC/InterActiveCorp, a new media conglomerate specializing in e-commerce. In the 1960s Diller was a television…

Rupert Murdoch

Name at birth: Keith Rupert MurdochRupert Murdoch inherited a small Australian newspaper in 1952 and aggressively turned it into one of the biggest media corporations in the world: the News…

Marjorie Scardino Biography

Marjorie Scardinobusiness executiveBorn: 1947 Birthplace: Flagstaff, Arizona After growing up Texarkana, Tex., where she participated in rodeos as a teenager, Marjorie Morris earned a BA in…

Entertainment News from September 1997

JamiroquaiArchive Photos1The 1997 summer movie season ends with a record-breaking $2.22 billion in box-office receipts, but a closer look reveals the numbers aren't much to cheer about.…

Wonder Women

Profiles of leading female CEOs and business executives by John Gettings, David Johnson, Borgna Brunner, and Chris Frantz Meg Whitman, CEO of eBay, speaking at the Intershop Open Conference in…