All Things Digital Severs Ties to Dow Jones, Still Looking for a Buyer or Partner

By: Mathew Ingram | Gigaom

All Things Digital, the news site run by Kara Swisher and long-time Wall Street Journal technology columnist Walt Mossberg, has severed its remaining ties to the parent company of the WSJ. According to a press release issued by Dow Jones on Thursday, both parties “have decided not to renew the agreement” when the contract between the two expires at the end of this year.

The decision leaves All Things Digital — which was wholly owned by Dow Jones — in limbo while it tries to find a new media partner or buyer. The site had been looking for a new deal in advance of the expiry of its contract with Dow Jones, but has apparently been unable to negotiate one. Potential buyers or partners are said to include Comcast subsidiary NBCUniversal, Bloomberg and Conde Nast.


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