Jones tasked with leading company's expansion in Europe and elsewhere in the U.S.
The section, edited by Sam Sifton, will debut a standalone app on Thursday.
Synergy, commonplace in TV news, delivered two scoops for CBS News
Disney, Viacom, CBS among those singing deals with Dish and Sony, or looking at options
Will give up millions in potential revenue to give the President a platform
The company's core business, which has recently taken on a media focus, shows older web companies still have swagger.
Raises five key issues with F.C.C.
Company wants to develop technology, expand TV and film production