Prometheus Global Media, through a subsidiary, is buying Mediabistro Inc.'s (Nasdaq: MBIS) editorial and e-commerce assets for $8 million.

New York-based Mediabistro provides services for social media, traditional media and creative professionals, including an online job board, news and analysis, trade shows and events, online and in-person courses and research products. Mediabistro is selling its blogs, job board and education unit, including editorial properties TVNewser, AgencySpy and GalleyCat. Under a different name, the company will continue to produce tradeshows. 

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