Jason Hirschhorn

  1. Chris Lighty Remembered By Larry Mestel, Diddy, Rev Run, 50 Cent, Russell Simmons, More

    August 30, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Veteran hip-hop manager and founder of Violator Management Chris Lighty passed away earlier today. One of the most influential managers in hip-hop music, Lighty worked with such luminaries as Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J, Nas, Mobb Deep, Mariah ...

  2. Six Names Likely Mentioned in Google's Search for Music Chief

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google's plans for a digital music resurfaced in the headlines again this week after Peter Kafka at AllThingsD reported that the search giant is soliciting input from music industry executives on who might best oversee such a service. Which r ...

  3. MySpace Co-President To Depart Amid Challenges

    June 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The doors just keep swinging at MySpace. MySpace has confirmed a Techcrunch post that co-president Jason Hirschhorn is set to announce his departure tomorrow, nary four months after accepting the co-leadership role with Mike Jones. Jon Miller, chi ...

  4. MySpace Readies Site Overhaul To Rekindle Growth

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST With shrinking audiences, deep layoffs and two management shake-ups, MySpace, the one-time leader in Internet social networking, has had a rocky year. Mike Jones, who took over as co-president last month with Jason Hirschhorn, said that even withi ...

  5. MySpace Puts Ads 'In Stream'

    February 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST MySpace has quietly begun testing a new "In-Stream" ad unit that appears directly within a user's personal "stream" of friend activities and status updates. The new placement debuted on Feb. 10, with Coke offering fans a f ...

  6. MySpace Tweaks Strategy

    February 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST MySpace provided a glimpse into its future during an all-hands-on-deck meeting at the company's headquarters Thursday, featuring the introduction of the company's new co-president leadership team and unveiling of a tweaked product strate ...

  7. CEO Van Natta Out at MySpace

    February 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST After less than a year on the job, MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta has stepped down from the position. Last April, Van Natta replaced MySpace founder Chris DeWolfe, , who was ousted from the position as part of a management shakeup designed to reinvigo ...

  8. MTV Digital Chief Resigns

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT No last day set yet for Jason Hirschhorn. No last day set yet for Jason Hirschhorn. News Jason Hirschhorn ...

  9. MTV Digital Chief Resigns

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT No last day set yet for Jason Hirschhorn. Jason Hirschhorn, MTV Networks' chief digital officer, has resigned his position to “explore entrepreneurial opportunities,” the company has revealed. Hirschhorn was the driving force behind MTV' ...

  10. MTV, Microsoft To Develop Online Service

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST To launch early next year. MTV Networks Inc. said Tuesday it has partnered with Microsoft Corp. to develop an online music service to launch early next year. The service, dubbed URGE, will be integrated into the next version of the software maker& ...

  11. MTV Buys iFilm To Boost Internet Presence

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Viacom's MTV Networks unit took a further step to broaden its Internet exposure, announcing that it has taken over privately-held online video destination iFilm Corp. for $49 million. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Viacom's MTV Net ...