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Jalopnik Pounces on Automotive Journalist’s Private Facebook Share

According to the Autoblog bio, European editor Noah Joseph came to automotive journalism after several years as a public affairs consultant. Over the weekend, thanks to Jalponik writer Travis Okulski, a portion of Joseph’s Facebook affairs...Show More Summary

The Week Closes Comments Section

The Week is shutting down the comments section on its website. Ben Frumin, editor-in-chief of, explains that when it comes to comments on articles, essentially, a few bad apples often spoil the bunch. “Too often, the comments...Show More Summary

Southwest: The Magazine to Debut a Personal Essay Section in Janaury

The changes coming to Southwest: The Magazine won’t stop with its recent renaming. This January, Southwest, née Spirit magazine, plans to debut a new section featuring 1,500-word personal essays. The subject matter for this section is open-ended, and more importantly, it will be open to pitches. Show More Summary

MSNBC Launches Streaming Video Hub

MSNBC is expanding its online video reach with “Shift.” The digital news hub will feature a slate of original programming plus a loop of MSNBC programs. The new shows will cover a wide variety of topics, from politics to pop culture. If...Show More Summary

Taking Another Look at That Bernard Weinraub Farewell Column

When Bernard Weinraub retired from the New York Times in 2005, he of course posted of a farewell column. That article contains what now seem like a number of very prophetic statements, given the criminal intrusion and Tinseltown reactions threatening his wife’s tenure as Sony Pictures co-chairman. Show More Summary

Talk to Recruiters at Mediabistro’s San Francisco Networking Party

For a chance to meet and chat about career opportunities with media company recruiters, head to Mediabistro’s networking party tomorrow, Dec. 16 at Harlot (46 Minna Street). From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. PT, you can discuss openings with recruiters from organizations such as XO Group, parent company of sites The Knot, The Nest and The Bump. Show More Summary

Chris Rock Speaks with NY Times

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

You’ve probably noticed that Chris Rock has been everywhere lately. The guy is a press tour champion right now. Rock’s latest stop during the promotion of Top Five — his latest movie — is with David Carr of The New York Times. Rock will speak to Carr as part of the Times’ TimesTalks series. Show More Summary

Gift Subscriptions Boost The Week

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The Week’s best salesmen just might be its subscribers. According to The New York Times, the news roundup magazine is getting quite a boost from current subscribers who send someone a subscription as a gift. This year alone, 110,000 subscribers to The Week purchased 165,000 subscriptions. Show More Summary

Dean Baquet Comments on TNR and Rolling Stone

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

When you’re the executive editor of The New York Times, people want your take on everything from the Times to the latest media blunders. There are no bigger media fck ups lately than the debacle at The New Republic and Rolling Stone’s...Show More Summary

NY Times Joins Forces with Tina Brown

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The New York Times Company is partnering with Women of The World, the event company run by Tina Brown. As part of the multi-year deal, the Times will invest in Women in The World and launch a new digital platform for the company, which...Show More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sony Demands News Orgs. Delete Data | Denby to Step Down

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Sony Pictures Demands News Agencies Delete ‘Stolen’ Data (NYT) Sony Pictures Entertainment warned media outlets on Sunday against using the mountains of corporate data revealed by hackers who raided the studio’s computer systems in an attack that became public last month. Show More Summary

Journo Profiles and Admires Norman Pearlstine

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

On Twitter, Washington Post reporter Thomas Heath explains that he writes ‘about how people build businesses.’ In the case of the journalist’s latest feature interview, the more apt verb might be ‘renovate.’ Heath recently sat down with Time Inc. Show More Summary

Nick Denton Values Gawker Media at Around $200 Million

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Our favorite passage from Lloyd Grove‘s Daily Beast interview with Nick Denton is the following: Personally and through a family trust, Denton says he owns 68 percent of his privately-held, Cayman Islands-registered company that press...Show More Summary

Dave Itzkoff Moderates, Christoph Waltz Modulates

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

On Twitter this weekend, Dave Itzkoff described his Friday night Q&A at the 92nd Street Y with Tim Burton, Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz as “loopy.” As opposed to Ashley Lee, an editor with Mediabistro sister publication THR, who went with “awkward.” The beauty of this particular situation is that the entire live-stream is archived online. Show More Summary

A Howler of a New York Times Correction

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Bow Wow Ow! In what stands, despite this late calendar-year stage, as an instant frontrunner for New York Times Correction of the Year, the following note has been added to Rick Gladstone‘s December 12 piece suggesting that Pope Francis...Show More Summary

David Denby Fades to New Yorker Black

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

David Denby‘s first article for The New Yorker, published in 1993, was titled “Does Homer Have Legs?” It was all about the journalist returning to his Alma Mater Columbia University for a pair of literature courses. Denby would go on...Show More Summary

Andrew Beaujon Closes Down the Poynter Home Office

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Today was the media critic’s final day of remote service for Florida-based Poynter. On Monday, he starts at Washingtonian magazine as a senior editor. The move was announced several weeks ago. However, since the release went out right before Thanksgiving break, many never saw. Show More Summary

One of the Best | Better Call | Blunt is Good

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

FishbowlDC: Michele du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer winner and Washington Post photojournalist, has died while on assignment in Liberia. TVNewser: Sorry Fox News, President Obama watches ESPN in the morning. AllTwitter: When asked about...Show More Summary

Athlon Slashes Parade Magazine Rate Base, Ad Costs

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

It’s always fascinating to get a precise look at the ad rates charged by major monthly and weekly print magazines. Case in point - Parade. Outgoing NYT advertising columnist Stuart Elliott got the advance tip about a series of new measures announced today by Athlon Media Group. Show More Summary

The Most Popular FishbowlNY Posts for The Week

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Here’s a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) A Huge Black Eye for Rolling Stone 2) A Grim Ending for The Colbert Report 3) More Holes in Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story 4) Ethan Bronner Joins Bloomberg News 5)...Show More Summary

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