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AfterEllen.com acquired by Evolve Media from Viacom
AfterEllen.com acquired by Evolve Media from Viacom

Though videos and mobile apps are driving advertising revenue growth, not everyone’s ready to give up on websites. Evolve Media, a Los Angeles company that owns and operates about 45 "enthusiast" websites, announced Tuesday the purchase of AfterEllen.com from Viacom Media Networks. The lesbian-focused community has a stable slate of contributors that is “very engaged,” said Evolve Media Chief Executive Brian Fitzgerald. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Fitzgerald said it was cheaper than it would have been three years ago when websites were more of a powerful force. “The people we have consulted with that are experts within the gay and lesbian...

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