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52 Magazines Launched in First Half of 2015

The first half of 2015 featured 52 magazines launches, down 23 compared to the first half of last year. As Crain’s New York points out, some of those new magazines weren’t exactly new. Dog Fancy and Cat Fancy were relaunched as the super cool and with it Dogster and Catster. Show More Summary

Refinery29 Names Executive Editor of News

Refinery29 is showing it is committed to hard news and politics by adding Kaelyn Forde as executive editor of news. Forde comes to the site from Al Jazeera America, where she served as a reporter and producer. Forde previously worked...Show More Summary

Indiewire Managing Editor Moves Over to The Guardian

Normally, when someone based in New York gets hired by a British newspaper, it means they’re staying in NYC or heading across the Atlantic. But in the case of Nigel M. Smith (pictured), his move from Indiewire to The Guardian will mean...Show More Summary

Male-Female Newsroom Disparity Concerns EIC Susan Goldberg

We’re already well into the dog days of print journalism. And soon, the dog days of summer will be upon us. But if the future of sponsored content can look like this, well then maybe the tail can wag us all through. Added today to the...Show More Summary

WWD Chats With Time Inc.’s Joe Ripp

This is probably not the look Time Inc. PR people were hoping for when they scheduled WWD reporter Alexandra Steigrad: Ripp sat at a small round table that looked like it was borrowed from an elementary school teacher’s classroom. Media disruption class is in session! Nonetheless, what follows is an intriguing Q&A with the chairman and CEO. Show More Summary

Amy Schumer Livens Up Trainwreck Contest

There might be a bidet, promises Amy Schumer. Although she’s not quite sure why the Grand Prize winners of a trip to New York and a pair of tickets to the July 14 premiere of Trainwreck will be put up in only a four-star hotel. “Why not five,” she asks, rightly. Everything is a party when Schumer is involved. Show More Summary

Uber Surges on Paris Front Pages

Sometimes, very little translation is required. Above is the Friday front page of Paris daily Libération. The paper is essentially, in French, riffing on both the word “terrorized” and a term taxi drivers in Paris have been using, asking readers if they will be next. Show More Summary

Cover Battle: The New Republic or Wired

Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s weekly Cover Battle. This round features The New Republic taking on Wired. For TNR’s latest, the magazine asks of one shirtless man and one clothed man “Now what?” If we had to guess, they’ll probably eat those chips. Show More Summary

Say Hello to Netflix’s Narcos Tagline

Inuendo is the new black. Or maybe a better way to put it is that Netflix, for its forthcoming ten-part series Narcos debuting August 28, has chosen to play the x-rated House Card. In the trailer, in the press release, the tagline reads:...Show More Summary

Vanessa Grigoriadis Joins NYT Mag

Vanessa Grigoriadis is joining The New York Times Magazine as a contributing writer. Grigoriadis’ work has appeared in a variety of publications, including New York, Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone. In 2007, Grigoriadis won the National...Show More Summary

Brian Williams to Anchor News for MSNBC

It’s official: Brian Williams is back. NBC News announced that Williams will serve as a backup to Lester Holt on Nightly News, and as a breaking news anchor for MSNBC. In a statement, Williams apologized (again) and thanked the heavens that he was a white male. Show More Summary

Arianna Huffington Renews Contract

Arianna Huffington isn’t going anywhere. According to CNNMoney, Huffington has signed a contract that will keep her at the site through 2019. In the aftermath of the Verizon deal, there was some speculation that Huffington could leave...Show More Summary

David Pemsel Named CEO of Guardian Media Group

Guardian Media Group has named David Pemsel its new CEO. Pemsel most recently served as deputy CEO of Guardian News & Media. “David has been a key architect of GNM’s commercial success, digital strategy and international expansion,” said Neil Berkett, chair of GMG, in a statement. Show More Summary

RD Recap: The New Yorker Snags Nicholas Blechman; Changes at Lucky

The New Yorker grabs Nicholas Blechman to be creative director. He had been at The New York Times, serving as book review art director. Editor David Remnick credited Blechman, who replaces Wyatt Mitchell, as being “a smart and original...Show More Summary

Rupert Murdoch to Step Down as CEO July 1

It’s official: Rupert Murdoch is stepping down from his role as CEO of 21st Century Fox July 1. In an announcement, the company said Murdoch and his son Lachlan Murdoch will both become executive co-chairmen. Chase Carey, 21st Century...Show More Summary

Hillary Busis Joins Mashable

Mashable has named Hillary Busis its deputy entertainment editor. Busis comes to the site from Entertainment Weekly, where she served as digital news editor, staff editor and correspondent. Jim Roberts, Mashable’s chief content officer...Show More Summary

LA Resident Reacts to New York Times Neighborhood Invasion

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

New York Times contributor Shivoni Vora recently had a piece in the paper titled \"Where to Go in La Brea, California.\" The headline is somewhat confusing, as the article is about a trendy stretch of La Brea Avenue in the mid-city district,...Show More Summary

Ahead of August Relaunch, T Magazine Staffs Up

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The exact date has yet to be finalized. But ahead of the August relaunch of T: The New York Times Style Magazine, the publication has announced three hires and two senior-level promotions. Joining T (left to right) are: deputy editor Hanya Yanagihara, staff editor Hannah Goldfield and senior online editor Isabel Wilkinson. Show More Summary

Good for NPR, Bad for Domino’s Customers

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

A solid sense of humor is advisable today if the chosen (or forced) profession is newspaper reporting. And evidently, Michael Morain (pictured) has it in spades. A features and arts reporter with the Des Moines Register since 2006, he’s jumped into his paper’s meet-the-reporter article grid. Show More Summary

BU Journalism Alum Shares Marvelous Malibu Yarn

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

From a meteorological point of view, Ashleigh Fryer is a already clear winner. After graduating from Boston University in 2013 with a B.S. In Journalism, she wound her way west, where since that year’s fall she has worked as a senior...Show More Summary

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