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AP Video Journalist, Freelance Translator Killed in Gaza

Simone Camilli and Ali Shehda Abu Afash — an Associated Press video journalist and a freelance translator, respectively — have been killed in Gaza while covering the conflict there. The pair, along with three police engineers, were killed when an unexploded missile detonated as the engineers attempted to disarm it. Show More Summary

BuzzFeed Deleted More Than 4,000 Posts

The editors of BuzzFeed have some (more) explaining to do. According to Gawker, more than 4,000 posts were deleted from the site in late April, which is — at the very least — odd. Especially for a site that keeps telling everyone how great it is. As of now, BuzzFeed’s editor-in-chief, Ben Smith, has refused to comment on the situation. Show More Summary

Time Publishes Robin Williams Commemorative Issue

Time has published a special issue dedicated entirely to Robin Williams. The issue — available Friday, August 15 — features tributes penned by Bill Maher, Dick Cavett, Alan Alda, Joan Rivers, Patch Adams, Jim Norton, Gilbert Gottfried,...Show More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: Chopper Crash Injures NYT Reporter | Tribune Media Profits Up

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. NYT Correspondent Injured in Iraq Helicopter Crash (TVNewser) New York Times reporter Alissa Rubin was injured when the relief helicopter she was traveling in crashed Tuesday, killing the pilot. Show More Summary

Scarsdale Rudely Interrupts NYT Couple’s Retirement

Seymour Topping and his wife are already paying a hefty annual real estate tax bill. But according to a recent report by Journal News ”Tax Watch” columnist David McKay Wilson, the couple may be forced to move due to a newly revised amount. The pair’s yearly property-tax burden is set to double from $43,415 to $85,704. Show More Summary

Six Long Seconds | Moronic Words | Nice Addition

SocialTimes: HP’s new ad is made entirely out of Vines, which makes it entirely annoying. TVNewser: Shepard Smith tries to explain why he called Robin Williams a “coward.” Surprisingly, Shepard’s statement doesn’t include anything about him being an idiot. GalleyCat: Christopher Walken is going to play King Louie in The Jungle Book remake. Show More Summary

Sports Illustrated for Kids Seeks Stories on Young, Local Athletes

For sports writers looking to pitch to Sports Illustrated for Kids, their best bet at a byline might be finding a story in their own hometown. Instead of proposing a feature on a major league baseball player or big-name football star,...Show More Summary

BuzzFeed Names National Editor, Guardian US Expands

More Revolving Door items! This time the moves involve BuzzFeed and Guardian US. Details are below. Adam Serwer is joining BuzzFeed as its new national editor. Serwer was most recently a reporter for MSNBC. He previously worked for Mother...Show More Summary

Celebrity Interviewer Louise Gannon Notches Another

When British freelance journalist Louise Gannon (pictured) was recently asked by the blog Fashion North how one becomes a master interviewer, she gave five solid tips. Her advice included: Tip 4: “WHAT SELLS IS GETTING A LINE” “…YouShow More Summary

First Look Media, XO Group Add to Teams

A couple Revolving Door items to note today, involving First Look Media and XO Group. Details are below. First Look Media has hired Laura Dawn as executive editor of multimedia and Edith Zimmerman as senior writer. Dawn is the founder of Art Not War and former creative and cultural director of Show More Summary

NYT Correspondent Injured in Iraq Helicopter Crash

Paris bureau chief Alissa J. Rubin is banged up but OK. From colleague Rob Nordland‘s dispatch: A helicopter carrying aid from Iraq’s Kurdish autonomous government to stranded Yazidi refugees in the Sinjar mountains of northern IraqShow More Summary

Twitterverse Coughs Up Logos for Comedian’s Re-Imagined NBA Teams

In Bizarro World, the NBA pre-season schedule for 2014-15 likely includes a contest between the New York Anxiety and Brooklyn Bloggers. Those are the free-association names comedian Joe Mande came up with last week as part of a riff on all 32 NBA league teams. Show More Summary

Food Network Magazine Makes Editorial and Publishing Hires

Food Network Magazine has made a few hires on the editorial and one on the publishing side. Editorial additions to the Hearst owned glossy include Steven Barbeau as deputy art director; Sarah Bruning as senior features editor; Erica Cohen as market editor; and Yasmin Sabir as senior editor. Show More Summary

Remembering Robin Williams

Robin Williams, who died yesterday at the age of 63, brought a lot of joy into the hearts of his fans. Throughout his 40 year career, he was featured on countless magazine covers. We thought showcasing a few of them would be a nice way...Show More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: Todd Eyed for MTP | LA Times Names Publisher, CEO

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Meet The Press Reportedly Plans to Announce New Moderator Soon, Chuck Todd The Favorite (Politico / Playbook) Chuck Todd, a political obsessive and rabid sports fan,...Show More Summary

A Carol Vogel Postscript

On Friday, the New York Times added the following correction to Carol Vogel‘s August 1 print article “Summer Treats in the Met’s European Galleries:” Correction: August 8, 2014 A report in the Inside Art column last Friday about plans by Christie’s to auction Manet’s “Le Printemps” in November referred incorrectly to the painting’s history. Show More Summary

Carolina Calls | Different Look | Meet the Chuck

AgencySpy: Cam Newton is the star of a new Under Armour campaign that seeks to “inspire athletes.” Everyone else can go to hell. TVNewser: CNN’s graphics have been updated so that their (mostly) inaccurate and sensational stories look nicer. FishbowlDC: Chuck Todd is rumored to be replacing David Gregory on Meet The Press. Show More Summary

Condé Nast Kicks Lucky to the Curb

It appears the reports of Lucky’s demise were not greatly exaggerated. In a major move, Condé Nast has spun off Lucky into a new company, titled The Lucky Group. The Lucky Group is a joint venture between Lucky and BeachMint, an e-commerce platform. Show More Summary

Details Taps New Publisher

You can’t win them all. As we reported last month, WWD summarized the rumor mill of names being mentioned for the vacant Details publisher slot. Nowhere in that summmary was the individual today disclosed. From Keith J. Kelly‘s report; Condé...Show More Summary Adds Market Director, Recode Promotes Li

A couple Revolving Door moves to note today, involving and Recode. Details are below. has named Rachael Wang fashion market director. Wang was most recently market director for Nylon. Prior to that, she served as Glamour’s fashion editor. Show More Summary

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