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According to a memo, The Wall Street Journal is searching for a staffer to cover “executives, management and corporate leadership trend.” Sounds breathtaking. Here’s another snippet from the note, obtained by Jim Romenesko: The reporter must have at least four years of experience, deep sources within companies and work well across bureaus. Show More Summary
Happy Friday. Here is a gif of Matt Lauer dancing. Or is that swaying? Either way, this is definitely a new low for FishbowlNY. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Bridget Williams has been named the new president of Dan Abrams’ Abrams Media. Williams was most recently senior vice president of business and audience development at Business Insider. She had been with BI for the past three years. Prior...Show More Summary
John Houseman, the veteran director at WPIX/Channel 11, is leaving. Tuned In reports that Houseman’s departure, according to a WPIX spokesperson, was “amicable.” Houseman had been with WPIX for 31 years. He took over as news director...Show More Summary
The National Magazine Awards (a.k.a. The Ellies) were given out last night and almost every magazine you can think of won, aside from The New Yorker. The magazine was nominated five times, but failed to take home a paperweight that vaguely resembles an elephant for the first time since 2007. Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Daily Beast Drops Howard Kurtz (Politico / Dylan Byers on Media) The Daily Beast is dropping Howard Kurtz, the veteran media critic who made headlines this week for his erroneous report about NBA star Jason Collins. Show More Summary
TVNewser: Al Jazeera America keeps growing, whether you like it or not. PRNewser: PepsiCo is sorry you found its racist Mountain Dew ad racist. AllTwitter: Here is an infographic titled “Why Parents Hate Social Media.” It could also be called “Why Crazy People Shouldn’t Have Kids.” New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
The Daily Beast just dropped the axe on Howard Kurtz. Tina Brown tweeted, “The Daily Beast and Howard Kurtz have parted company. We wish him well.” Kurtz has been under fire recently for an idiotic column he penned on Jason Collins.Show More Summary
O, The Oprah Magazine, promoted Deborah Way to deputy editor, the Hearst-owned publication announced Thursday. Working under newly-appointed editor-in-chief Lucy Kaylin, she starts on Monday. Way joined O in 2005 as features editor and...Show More Summary
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s weekly Cover Battle. This week we have ESPN The Magazine versus The New Republic. ESPN went with a photo of RGIII holding a deflated balloon in his mouth. Deflated like the Redskins’ future...Show More Summary
Warren Buffett, the savior of small newspapers, has joined Twitter. His first tweet: Warren is in the house. — Warren Buffett (@WarrenBuffett) May 2, 2013 Fantastic. Buffett is truly all that and a bag of chips. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Put out by one of the few independent publishing companies left in the country, Yankee aims to provide fresh and heartfelt accounts of life in the six New England states. ”Our mission has always been New England. Is it about place?Show More Summary
The New York Times published an article today about a guy trying to become a hipster. This is what most people will be discussing. The article is supposed to be funny, but it’s not. However, the Times will definitely succeed in trolling the entire planet with the piece, because it’s so annoying awful. That’s not why we’re writing about this. Show More Summary
Condé Nast already has digital video channels for GQ and Glamour, so if you’re a fan of those, we have good news for you: There’s more on their way. WWD reports that channels for Vogue and Wired will launch in the next couple weeks;Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Howard Kurtz Under Fire For Erroneous Report About NBA Player Jason Collins Coming Out (Mediaite) Arguably the biggest news this week has been basketball player Jason Collins coming out as the first openly gay player in major U.S. Show More Summary
The New York Times has named Carolyn Ryan its political editor. Ryan was most recently the paper’s metro editor. Wendell Jamieson, most recently deputy metro editor, will succeed Ryan as metro editor. In a memo announcing the changes,...Show More Summary
There are lunches at Michael’s and then there are lunches at Michael’s. Today I joined Isabella Rossellini at Table One and had a fascinating conversation with her about aging, celebrity, fashion and gay geese. Stay with me, these seemingly...Show More Summary
AllTwitter: Twitter is testing an app for Google Glass, because the wearable computing device isn’t already terrible enough. AppNewser: Almost 95 percent of parents claimed libraries are “important.” The minors — who would likely beShow More Summary
Unsurprisingly, New York’s “The City and The Storm” has won ASME’s 2013 Magazine Cover of The Year award. The stunning photograph for New York’s November 12, 2012 issue was taken by Iwan Baan. He took the picture while hovering above the city in a helicopter. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
This is merely a guess, but we think Rob Morrison — the former CBS anchor who resigned following his arrest for allegedly choking his wife — is a bit frustrated. We’re picking up on this vibe thanks to his comments to the Darien Times, his local newspaper. Morrison called the paper because he was upset about a story it published on his situation. Show More Summary