Jonathan Miller talks with John Battelle about his new job as Chairman and CEO of the Digital Media Group at News Corp.
They discuss the plans for the future of MySpace and how best to monetize content published on the web.
John Battelle is an entrepreneur, journalist, professor, and author. Currently founder and chairman of Federated Media Publishing, he is also a founder and executive producer of conferences in the media, technology, communications, and entertainment industries as well as "band manager" with BoingBoing.net.
Previously, Battelle was founder, chairman, and CEO of Standard Media International (SMI), publisher of The Industry Standard and TheStandard.com. Prior to founding The Standard, Battelle was a co-founding editor of Wired magazine and Wired Ventures.
He is the author of The Search: How Google and Its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture (Portfolio, 2005).
Jonathan F. Miller
Jonathan F. Miller is CEO of Digital Media at News Corp., and was the chairman and CEO of America Online from 2002 to 2006.