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Keanu Reeves Makes Ghostly Headlines

It’s been quite the week of celebrity throw-back revelations on Jimmy Kimmel Live. On Tuesday’s program, Bill Murray recalled his days as a Little Caesar’s pizza slinger and impoverished raw-dough eater, alongside another employee in Evanston, Illinois who would go on to become a celebrity chef. Show More Summary

All the Bible News That Was Fit to Print

This weekend’s New York Times ”Streetscapes” article about an early Manhattan skyscraper built in 1892 an demolished in 1920 leads off with some wacky NYC newspaper history: In 1888, when Cyrus Field sold the Mail and Express to Elliott F. Show More Summary

Men’s Journal Publisher Out After One Year

The New York Post reports that Vincent Krsulich is out as publisher of Men’s Journal after only one year in the role. Krsulich had been with the magazine since 2008. He served as associate publisher for five years before being promoted. Krsulich’s...Show More Summary

SNL Intern Lawsuit Ends with Resounding Lawyer Punchline

Outten & Golden sounds like the name of Saturday Night Live skit law firm. But it is in fact a real outfit headed by Wayne N. Outten and Anne Golden, with offices in New York, LA and San Francisco. This week, the news from the class-action front for this company is indeed golden. Show More Summary

NY Post and Daily News Discussed Merger

The New York Post and the New York Daily News, two seemingly bitter rivals, recently discussed merging. That makes us feel… Funny. Yet according to Capital New York, it happened. The tabloids had discussed deals — like News Corp. buying...Show More Summary

NY Post and Daily News Show Restraint with Ebola Covers

A doctor in New York has Ebola, which would seem like open season for The New York Post and The New York Daily News. But take a look at their front pages this morning — there’s not much fear-mongering! In fact, you could say the tabloids...Show More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: AMC Buys Stake in BBC America | CNN Announces High Profits

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. AMC Networks Buys 49.9 Percent Stake in BBC America (TVNewser) AMC Networks has agreed to purchase a 49.9 percent stake in BBC America from BBC Worldwide for $200 million. Show More Summary

Dr. No | Digital Downers | Party On

TVNewser: Dr. Nancy Snyderman is coming back to NBC News. A memo to staffers explains that yelling “Ebola!” at her is strongly discouraged. SocialTimes: A study found that 40 percent of adults experience cyberbullying. Please note —Show More Summary

Another Week of Jennifer Aniston Lies

OK! is not just the name of a magazine. In this case, it was also the exclamation we uttered as we moved on from Gossip Cop’s report about the publication’s non-existent current cover story: According to the cover, Jennifer Aniston and...Show More Summary

Yahoo Parenting Launches

Yahoo is back with a new singularly-focused website — Yahoo Parenting. The site is overseen by editorial director Lindsay Powers. It will feature content from Yahoo News senior national correspondent Lisa Belkin and others. Yahoo Parenting...Show More Summary

Tom Bergeron Makes Up for Osama bin Laden Interruption

When Tom Bergeron sat down this week with HuffPost Live’s Nancy Redd, there was an immediate, obvious connection. Redd, as Miss Virginia, competed in 2003 in the Miss America pageant, the same year that Bergeron hosted. Later on in the...Show More Summary

Peter Lattman Named Deputy Business Editor of NY Times

The New York Times has named Peter Lattman deputy business editor. Lattman most recently served as media editor. In his new role, Lattman will continue to oversee media news while also contributing to general business news. “Media reporters will continue to write for BizDay, Culture and other sections, with Mr. Show More Summary

Ed Asner Explains How He Changed Up Lou Grant

The publication is called Smashing Interviews magazine. And certainly, Melissa Parker‘s Q&A with Ed Asner for the Birmingham, Alabama-based outlet lives up to that lofty title. The record holder for male actor Emmy Awards covers a lot of topics. Show More Summary

Cover Battle: Businessweek or Popular Science

Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s weekly Cover Battle. This round we have Bloomberg Businessweek taking on Popular Science. Businessweek latest features nine photos of President Obama being as cool as the other side of the pillow. Republicans will surely enjoy this. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Honoring the First American Woman Correspondent Killed in Action

Among the journalists being inducted Friday into the Milwaukee Media Hall of Fame is the one and only Dickey Chapelle. The late photographer’s trailblazing run as a female war correspondent began during World War II in Iwo Jima, when...Show More Summary

Mashable’s Lauren Drell on Branded Content’s Backstory

Lauren Drell knows what you think about branded content; she’s read the studies. That awareness of what will and won’t turn readers off in this tricky sphere drives her editorial decision-making. She’s had a lot of time to think about what works, having been of member of the team since 2009, when the department was called sponsored content. Show More Summary

Bill Simmons Pokes the Bear

“Forced to testify” – that’s interesting. — Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) October 23, 2014 ESPN’s suspension of Bill Simmons for ranting about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ended Wednesday, October 15. Last night, he was back at it again, poking the bear. Show More Summary

Bigger and Bigger | News Power | Ebola Moves

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

GalleyCat: Amazon is opening a retail store. Asked why, an exec said “Eh, just felt like pissing people off.” FishbowlDC: Susan Glasser, Politico’s editor, has big plans. Like going grocery shopping, maybe getting some pants hemmed this weekend, etc. TVNewser: Dr. Show More Summary

NYT Crossword Editor Checks Off Four More States

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

On Sunday, it was Nebraska; Monday, South Dakota; today, North Dakota. For New York Times crossword editor and NPR weekend riddler Will Shortz, this means that his personal quest to play ping pong in all 50 U.S. states is very close to fruition. From an article in the Argus leader: State No. Show More Summary

Get Your Pitch Accepted into’s Daily Roster of 150+ Posts

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY, the online destination for New York magazine, covers news, culture, fashion and pyschology with the same witty, urbane voice that declared itself over four decades ago, epitomized by Tom Wolfe‘s legendary, novella-length “Radical...Show More Summary

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