Amy DiPierro

Amy DiPierro is a 2015 Dow Jones News Fund Business Reporting intern working at TheStreet.com. Previously, she wrote for WHYY-News in Philadelphia and was a reporter at War News Radio. Follow her on Twitter: @amydipierro.

Recent Articles By The Author

The Crazy Sci-Fi/Fantasy Plot to Save Viacom's MTV

The Crazy Sci-Fi/Fantasy Plot to Save Viacom's MTV

It's not just 'The Shannara Chronicles,' the fantasy series that got rave reviews at Comic-Con. MTV is using magic and a bit of horror to save itself.

What AT&T's Spat With Starz Says About Today's Media Industry

What AT&T's Spat With Starz Says About Today's Media Industry

Content distribution talks between AT&T and Starz have stalled as the telecom giant finalizes its takeover of DirecTV and the premium channel looks to capitalize on higher ratings.

Hulu Considers Nixing Ads, Giving People What They Want

Hulu Considers Nixing Ads, Giving People What They Want

A recent survey found that 14% of participants couldn't come up with a good reason to subscribe to Hulu. Could an ad-free viewing option change their minds?

Google Desperately Wants to Show Investors Mobile Is a Benefit

Google Desperately Wants to Show Investors Mobile Is a Benefit

The world's biggest Internet search engine is looking to reassure investors it knows how to make money on mobile and YouTube after a less than stellar first quarter.

General Mills CEO: We Want to Act More Like A Small Company

General Mills CEO: We Want to Act More Like A Small Company

Ken Powell says the packaged-food giant no longer has the time to do the big data-driven tests it used to in order to develop successful new products.

Why Altice's Next Purchase Could Be Cablevision

Why Altice's Next Purchase Could Be Cablevision

Regional cable provider Cablevision had hoped Time Warner Cable would buy it, but it might have a better shot with Luxembourg-based Altice.

PlentyOfFish Bolsters IACI's Match Group for Enticing Spin-Off

PlentyOfFish Bolsters IACI's Match Group for Enticing Spin-Off

Ahead of its spin-off from IACI, the Match Group announces that it will add Canada-based PlentyOfFish to an online dating portfolio that already includes OkCupid and Tinder.

50 Cent Offers His Two Cents on Investing and Lingerie

50 Cent Offers His Two Cents on Investing and Lingerie

"See, a lot of the projects I've involved myself in, I took the time to do the due diligence to make sure I'm safe," the rapper said before filing bankruptcy.

Cable-TV Companies Reach Their Do-or-Die Moment

Cable-TV Companies Reach Their Do-or-Die Moment

Despite a rebound in cable-TV stocks, MoffettNathanson warns about plummeting pay-TV subscribers and the specter of FCC regulation of broadband pricing.

Facebook May Test YouTube's Domination of Music Videos

Facebook May Test YouTube's Domination of Music Videos

But don't expect Facebook video to kill the YouTuber star just yet.