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Archived Since:May 9, 2011

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USA Today Highlights a Kinder, Gentler Chick-fil-A

Fantastic lede and equally fantastic rest-of-story from USA Today marketing reporter Bruce Horovitz. His feature article begins as follows: ATLANTA — Chick-fil-A is finally crossing the road. As the company prepares to expand to NewShow More Summary

How a News Start-Up Operating Out of a Former NYC Bank Is ‘Building a Culture’

In MediabistroTV’s latest “What’s Your Show?” video, we go behind the scenes at Al Jazeera America’s primetime newscast with John Siegenthaler, who previously worked at NBC News for 11 years. For nine of those years, he anchored theShow More Summary

Jeremy Kaplan Lands Dream Job at Digital Trends

Anybody who kicks off their job announcement note with a Scorsese reference is just fine by FishbowlNY. You typing to me… Are you, typing to me? From Jeremy Kaplan‘s Editor’s Note: “As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” That’s how Goodfellas begins. Show More Summary

Vanity Fair Interviews Edward Snowden

Vanity Fair’s May issue is officially a must read. The magazine somehow snagged an interview with Edward Snowden, which serves as a starting point for the glossy’s 20,000 word piece on the man who leaked countless NSA documents to the press. Show More Summary

Study: Fox News Climate Coverage Mostly Misleading

According to a new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists, if you want to learn something about climate science, don’t watch Fox News. Last year, the cable channel covered climate science 50 times, and 72 percent of the time those features included misleading statements. Don’t feel too bad for the folks at Fox News, they’re trying. Show More Summary

Vogue KimYe Cover Selling Well

The April issue of Vogue — featuring Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in what appeared to be a David’s Bridal ad on the cover — is selling quite well. According to The New York Post, the issue is on pace to sell between 300,000 and 400,000 copies. While those aren’t record-setting numbers, they’re not bad either. Show More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters’ Retirement Set | Goes Live | Megaupload Sued

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Barbara Walters’ Final Scheduled Television Appearance Announced (ABC News) Almost a year after she announced her plan to depart daily television, Barbara Walters is preparing to say farewell. Show More Summary

Tony Gervino Named Editor of Billboard

Tony Gervino has been named the new editor-in-chief of Billboard. Janice Min, chief creative officer and co-president Guggenheim Media’s Entertainment Group, tweeted the news. Gervino is a contributor to The New York Times and has served...Show More Summary

Okay Man | Bad Idea | Mapped Books

TVNewser: George Stephanopoulos says he’s okay with being the only male host of Good Morning America and will do 500 pushups to prove it. AppNewser: Yelp has introduced Emoji-based searches in the hopes that soon people will hate the...Show More Summary

What AARP The Magazine is Looking for in a Personal Essay

Personal essays allow writers to share some of the intimate details of their life with the world, and this can be a cathartic and rewarding experience. It can also be quite lucrative, if you pitch to the right pubs. In Part I of ourShow More Summary

NYPD-FDNY Charity Brawl a Big Black Eye for New York

The reason(s) for this hockey brawl must be especially embarrassing. Because per Time, neither the NYPD nor the FDNY cared to comment after their annual Nassau Coliseum charity match devolved into a Slap Shot-style free-for-all and 25-minute...Show More Summary

Miley Cyrus Graces Cover of Two Hearst Titles

Everyone loves Miley Cyrus. At least in the women’s magazine world. That appreciation has led two Hearst titles — Elle and Seventeen — to go with Cyrus centric covers for their May issues. This isn’t that groundbreaking. After all, Cyrus moves magazines (Cosmo’s March 2013 cover featuring the tongue wagging singer sold over one million copies). Show More Summary

Bleacher Report Co-Founder Readying New Verticals

Speak of the devil. On Friday, we highlighted a fantastic Bleacher Report long read by author and journalist Jeff Pearlman. Today, the co-founder of that site, David Nemetz, has briefly outlined his plans for several forthcoming “deep-think”...Show More Summary

CNN Adds Rachel Crane, Cosmo Names Integrated Marketing Director

A couple moves to note today, regarding CNN and Cosmopolitan. Details are below. Rachel Crane is joining CNN as a digital correspondent, focusing on pop culture and innovation. Crane comes to CNN from Bloomberg, where she served as reporter covering technology and innovation. Show More Summary

David Letterman: Late Night’s Version of a Super-Charged Volvo Station Wagon

If you never saw the Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee episode featuring David Letterman, now is the time to cue it up. There will be many tributes, even more articles and a few showcase interviews before Dave finally hangs it up in 2015. Show More Summary

WSJ Expands Politics Team

The Wall Street Journal has expanded its politics team. Details are below. Reid Epstein joins the Journal as lead Washington Wire blogger. Epstein comes to the paper from Politico. Previously he worked for Newsday and The Milwaukee Journal...Show More Summary

Faced with Unthinkable Tragedy, Entertainment Journalist Creates ‘Stolen Moment’ Campaign

Larry Carroll, who as a west coast journalist buttressed the earliest days of the Twilight franchise with #TwilightTuesdays, shared on Friday via Facebook some absolutely devastating personal news: the sudden death of his two-year-old daughter. Show More Summary

AOL Names William Pence Chief Technology Officer

AOL has announced that William Pence is joining the company as global chief technology officer. Pence comes to the company from WebMD, where he served as executive vice president and CTO since 2007. He had also served as the company’s...Show More Summary

Mandarin $28,000 Suite Has Art Curated by Whitewall Magazine

Forbes contributor Ann Abel writes that it took extra effort to get a peek. But today, she has the scoop on one of New York’s most prized new temporary abodes – Suite 5000 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The rarefied space, opened last...Show More Summary, Led by Ezra Klein, Goes Live

Vox Media’s, a general news site being led by Ezra Klein, is now live. It’s an impressive looking site and certainly more advanced than what Klein was used to at The Washington Post. Appearance aside, the most notable thing about...Show More Summary

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