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So What Do You Do, Jeff Macke, Author and Investment Reporter for Yahoo Finance?

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The media world is filled with personalities who started out in other fields entirely and were able to use their previous experience to break into TV news or publishing. For Jeff Macke, the reverse was true: when he started writing on investment site The Motley Fool in the 1990s, he saw it as a way to advance his career in finance. Show More Summary

Mark Miller Headed to American Public Media’s Marketplace

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Mark Miller is crossing over from the print side to the public radio side. Starting next month, the former Hollywood Reporter deputy editorial director and Newsweek-Daily Beast director of editorial operations will be installed as managing editor of American Public Media’s Marketplace. Show More Summary

Cover Battle: Time or Golf Digest

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s weekly Cover Battle. This round features Time taking on Golf Digest. Time’s latest cover promises to tell us “The Truth About Home Cooking,” which we’re excited about, because all we ever hear are lies. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Pitch Poignant Personal Stories and Service Pieces to Brides

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Turn wedding season into more than weekends spent at converted farmhouses and wages diverted to bridal registries and formal wear. If you can operate as both guest and reporter at these functions, you could have your piece make it to Brides’s “Real Weddings” section. Show More Summary

There’s an Ira Glass Halloween Kids Costume

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Much is being made this morning about Ira Glass‘ deconstruction on last night’s Tonight Show of his Twitter Bard bashing. And while that was certainly a great deal of fun to listen to, the part of the interview that is most firmly lodged in the FishbowlNY noggin’ is the kids Halloween outfit highlighted and endorsed by Jimmy. Show More Summary

Michael Keaton Talks Birdman, Oscars

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

There is a lot of verisimilitude not just in the idea of Michael Keaton playing a one-time Hollywood action star struggling with the burden of residual fame, but also in the credits for Birdman. Scanning through the descriptors for some...Show More Summary

Max Gross Named Editor of Commercial Observer

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Observer Media has named Max Gross editor-in-chief of the Commercial Observer. Gross most recently served as a staff reporter covering real estate for The New York Post. Prior to the Post, Gross served as The Forward’s editor. “Commercial...Show More Summary

Millennials Go to Vice for News

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Vice is going to love this. According to a report by Nieman Lab, Vice is the number one news site for youngsters among us. About 54 percent of visitors to Vice.com are millennials. Trailing — but not far behind — is BuzzFeed, at 52.9. This isn’t that surprising. Show More Summary

Graydon Carter: Weekly Magazines are Doomed

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

In an interview with Bloomberg TV, Vanity Fair’s longtime editor Graydon Carter took some time out from hosting the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit to talk the future of publishing. While Carter expressed optimism about print in...Show More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: Leno Set to Launch CNBC Show | NBC Courted Stewart for MTP

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Jay Leno Nears Deal to Launch CNBC Show (THR / The Live Feed) Jay Leno is lining up his first regular television hosting gig since leaving The Tonight Show in February, and he’s staying in the NBCUniversal family. Show More Summary

Michael Caine and Doris Kearns Goodwin | All is Forgiven, Michael Wolff

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The usual suspects who flocked to Michael’s today were so busy tucking into their Cobb salads they didn’t even notice there was a genuine knight in their midst. No, it wasn’t Michael Bloomberg (he’s off at Vanity Fair‘s inaugural New Establishment Summit in San Francisco, as are, I suspect, several other Wednesday regulars). Show More Summary

Gary Webb’s Ex-Wife Set to Attend New York Premiere

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Cleveland Plain Dealer film critic Clint O’Connor had a solid feature the other day about Shoot the Messenger, the journalism true-tale movie opening Friday with Jeremy Renner starring as the late Gary Webb. Webb made his early reputation...Show More Summary

Two Prizes | Nightly Worries | Picturing Words

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

AgencySpy: Sarah Silverman wants equal pay for women, and if that doesn’t happen, she wants a penis. Can’t fault this logic. TVNewser: NBC is really worried about Nightly News. Please inform any old person you know. AllFacebook: Captions are now included with embedded Instagrams. Show More Summary

Pioneering Gay Playwright Forced to Write Porn Reviews

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The introduction to Henrik Eger’s Q&A piece in the Philadelphia Gay News is both riveting and tragic: Robert Patrick is the author of Kennedy’s Children and The Haunted Host, one of America’s oldest gay plays, now celebrating its 50th anniversary. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift Covers People’s 40th Anniversary Issue

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

In honor of its 40th anniversary, People recreated its first cover — featuring Mia Farrow — with Taylor Swift. We have to say, the art department at People did a solid job. Though we do think Farrow did a better job conveying the “I’m...Show More Summary

Gwyneth Paltrow Isn’t Scared of Martha Stewart

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Gwyneth Paltrow is never scared. When US Weekly asked the 42-year-old actress what she thought about Martha Stewart telling her to “be quiet,” Paltrow sarcastically replied, ”No one has ever said anything bad about me before, so I’m shocked and devastated. Show More Summary

Journalism Student Gets a Crash Course in Newspaper Delivery

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

If the Orange County Register is looking for a silver lining to this week’s massive home-delivery debacle, it may want to consider the plucky case of subscriber Sarah Fenton (pictured). As relayed by OC Weekly‘s Gustavo Arellano, Fenton...Show More Summary

Travel + Leisure Cuts Five

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Nathan Lump has been editor of Travel + Leisure for exactly one month, but he’s already making big changes to its editorial team. According to WWD, five staffers — including a web editor — have been cut by Lump. A Time Inc. spokesperson wouldn’t confirm the layoffs for WWD. Show More Summary

Amy Poehler High School English Teacher Event Quickly Sells Out

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

It didn’t take long for tickets to disappear for the most unusual portion of Amy Poehler‘s upcoming book tour. On Wednesday, October 29, at the Harvard Book Store, the actress will sit down with her former high school English teacher Kathy Dalton to talk about her book Yes Please. Show More Summary

IBT Media Claims Newsweek is Profitable

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

IBT Media has announced that Newsweek is — for the first time in years — profitable. When IBT bought Newsweek last year, the company said it would relaunch the print edition as a “premium product.” At the time we laughed at this idea,...Show More Summary

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