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AllTwitter: A woman created a Twitter account for a collection of Legos. Not only that, but people are paying her to run it. The world is a weird place. GalleyCat: NASA is behind an exhibit dedicated to Marvel super heroes. Good to see the space agency is putting its money to good use. FishbowlDC: The administrator of the U.S. Show More Summary
LAObserved got the ball rolling with some media coverage of TheWrap’s August 18 #icebucketchallenge and the admittedly funny visual of site founder Sharon Waxman seeming not to get wet while underlings to her left and right did. However,...Show More Summary
Here’s a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) Gawker Shares Egregious Time Inc. Spreadsheet [Updated] 2) A Robin Williams Selfie Minted at SNL 3) Dick Cavett, Keith Olbermann Stir NYDN ‘Yellow Journalism’...Show More Summary
Matt Ortile, who works in editorial development at BuzzFeed and also helps run the company’s Filipino-focused Twitter feed, pronounces his last name “or-TEE-lay.” And on this summer TGIF, that also rhymes, apparently, he is not ashamed...Show More Summary
Anna Wintour has had her iconic haircut since she was 15 years old and Resse Witherspoon posed with a skunk for a June 2003 photo spread. That’s just two of the fun items in The New York Times’ “Vogue by The Numbers” feature. Below are...Show More Summary
Brooks Barnes has uncorked a breezy, admiring and – at times – hilariously opinionated profile of actor Adrian Brody for this weekend’s New York Times. We’re referring, in the last instance, to this paragraph: He has a reputation in Hollywood as loyal and affable. Show More Summary
Right now, the U.S. Daily Mail home page resides at dailymail.co.uk/ushome and the paper’s Internet presence as a whole generally referred to as MailOnline. But not for much longer. As newly appointed North American CEO Jon Steinberg...Show More Summary
The New Yorker is the latest magazine to publish a moving cover dedicated to the Michael Brown shooting — and the aftermath — in Ferguson, Missouri. Eric Drooker, who created the illustration, said the events brought forth disturbing...Show More Summary
The editors of The Huffington Post have lost their goddamn minds. The site is launching something called The Ferguson Fellowship, which carries the lofty goal of covering Ferguson after every other media outlet leaves. That’s great and all. Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Edward Menicheschi Named CMO of Condé Nast (FishbowlNY) Edward Menicheschi has been named chief marketing officer and president of Condé Nast. Menicheschi most recently served as Vanity Fair’s VP and publisher. Show More Summary
The video of Joan Rivers marrying Jed and Joe – for the second overall and first legal time - at the Plaza Athenee New York is pretty great. But the descriptive text for the video posted by a wedding guest is even better: A week ago we got an invitation to clear Friday August 15, 2014 for an event. Show More Summary
AllTwitter: Vine has an update that will make it easier to upload your terrible Vines. GalleyCat: A Kickstarter for a book titled Albert The Confused Manatee is impossible to resist. TVNewser: Carson Daly and his wife Siri Pinter just had their third child. How will the baby deal with this TRL-less world? New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Be sure to read David Felton‘s wonderful essay in Rolling Stone about friend and former magazine colleague Charles M. Young, who passed away Monday after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Felton first met Young in 1977, when Rolling Stone moved its main office from San Francisco to New York. Show More Summary
Food & Wine tags its first-annual “America’s Favorite Food Cities” feature as “quasi-scientific” and “potentially controversial.” Indeed, those two things tend to go together like a risotto’s mushrooms and finely shaved Parmesan. In the “Best of the Rest” section, Salt Lake City receives a couple of flagged mentions. Show More Summary
It is a difficult task to move halfway across the world. However, Anne-Marie O’Neill did just that when she left Time in Sydney, Australia, to begin working at People in New York. (Her background included a stint as national correspondent...Show More Summary
Denver Post marijuana editor Ricardo Baca, who made a lot of personal headlines when he was selected for the job, has re-checked in with his High Times counterpart Chris Simunek (pictured) to talk about that magazine’s upcoming anniversary issue. Show More Summary
Granted, it’s a relatively small category. But this week’s number-one-with-a-bullet Productivity and Overall categories success of Tom Hanks‘ free Hanx Writer iPad App proves the two-time Oscar winner can do no wrong. From Sarah Perez‘s...Show More Summary
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s weekly Cover Battle. This round features Fader taking on Harper’s Bazaar. Nicki Minaj covers Fader’s latest issue. Here she is folding her arms over an invisible chair. This is tougher than it looks. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
The discrimination lawsuit filed by former People staffer Tatsha Robertson makes a number of incendiary claims against since-departed executive editor Betsy Gleick. From the New York Daily News report: When the magazine does put black people on its cover, they’re held to a different standard, the suit says. Show More Summary
For its Fall Fashion “Photography” issue, at newsstands starting today, Interview is putting the message across six ways from Sunday. Each celebrity cover highlights the work of a particular photographer. Per a preview of the September issue covers at WWD, the Patrick Demarchelier-Keira Knightley is hard to beat. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.