NYTimes Article Reverberates Through Yahoo; WhoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Their Next CEO?
When blogs and regional newspapers trash Jerry Yang itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s one thing. But when the New York Times does it, people really notice. Public lynchings like this are few and far between from that bastion of traditional journalism.
YesterdayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s article by Joe Nocera, titled Ã¢â‚¬Å“Oh Jerry, ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s No Longer Your BabyÃ¢â‚¬Â was a stinging condemnation of Yang. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s presented as a memo from Nocera to Yang, with the subject Ã¢â‚¬Å“Shafting YahooÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ShareholdersÃ¢â‚¬Â and outlines the many ways Yang has failed YahooÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s shareholders and employees.
In reference to the recently announced Google search deal, the article says Ã¢â‚¬Å“YouÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve chosen to become a pawn of the most dominant company on the Internet. How exactly is that going to lead to a brighter future for Yahoo?Ã¢â‚¬Â
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