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Archived Since:May 9, 2011

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Morning Media Newsfeed: Todd Eyed for MTP | LA Times Names Publisher, CEO

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Meet The Press Reportedly Plans to Announce New Moderator Soon, Chuck Todd The Favorite (Politico / Playbook) Chuck Todd, a political obsessive and rabid sports fan,...Show More Summary

A Carol Vogel Postscript

On Friday, the New York Times added the following correction to Carol Vogel‘s August 1 print article “Summer Treats in the Met’s European Galleries:” Correction: August 8, 2014 A report in the Inside Art column last Friday about plans by Christie’s to auction Manet’s “Le Printemps” in November referred incorrectly to the painting’s history. Show More Summary

Carolina Calls | Different Look | Meet the Chuck

AgencySpy: Cam Newton is the star of a new Under Armour campaign that seeks to “inspire athletes.” Everyone else can go to hell. TVNewser: CNN’s graphics have been updated so that their (mostly) inaccurate and sensational stories look nicer. FishbowlDC: Chuck Todd is rumored to be replacing David Gregory on Meet The Press. Show More Summary

Condé Nast Kicks Lucky to the Curb

It appears the reports of Lucky’s demise were not greatly exaggerated. In a major move, Condé Nast has spun off Lucky into a new company, titled The Lucky Group. The Lucky Group is a joint venture between Lucky and BeachMint, an e-commerce platform. Show More Summary

Details Taps New Publisher

You can’t win them all. As we reported last month, WWD summarized the rumor mill of names being mentioned for the vacant Details publisher slot. Nowhere in that summmary was the individual today disclosed. From Keith J. Kelly‘s report; Condé...Show More Summary Adds Market Director, Recode Promotes Li

A couple Revolving Door moves to note today, involving and Recode. Details are below. has named Rachael Wang fashion market director. Wang was most recently market director for Nylon. Prior to that, she served as Glamour’s fashion editor. Show More Summary

Jezebel Calls Out Gawker for Rape Gif Problem

The staffers of Jezebel have called out parent company Gawker Media for failing to address a problem in which an anonymous user posts “gifs of violent pornography” in the site’s comments section. In a post on Jezebel, the site’s writers...Show More Summary

Cara Katz Named Ad Director of New York

Cara Katz has been named New York’s advertising director. This marks a return to New York for Katz, as she previously worked for the magazine as an account exec and a sales assistant. Katz comes to New York from American Express Publishing (owned by Time Inc.), where she most recently served as director, corporate marketing and sales. Show More Summary

Harper’s Publisher Doesn’t Mind ‘Weblogs,’ Still Hates Internet

John MacArthur, Harper’s publisher, still doesn’t consider Internet-based writing worthwhile. MacArthur is well known for his “all or nothing” (and it’s mostly nothing) approach to the web — the magazine has only been online since 2004,...Show More Summary

From LA Times Suitor to LA Times Publisher

When everyone and their brother was being mentioned as a possible bidder for Tribune newspapers in general and the Los Angeles Times in particular, Hillel Aron wrote a crackling summary article for LA Weekly. Today, an individual front-and-center...Show More Summary

NYT Profiles India’s 90-Year-Old Sex Advice Columnist

The name of the column is “Ask the Sexpert.” The newspaper that carries it is the Mumbai Mirror. And the man at the sexpert-controls is Dr. Mahinder Watsa. From this weekend’s New York Times “The Saturday Profile” by Ellen Barry andShow More Summary

Post Headline Mangles Hillary Clinton Remarks

The Web headline for today’s New York Post pick-up of Hillary Clinton‘s interview with The Atlantic‘s Jeffrey Goldberg gets it a little less wrong. It reads: “Hillary Slams Obama for ‘Stupid’ Foreign Policies.” But per Brooklyn-based...Show More Summary

Maureen Dowd Joins NY Times Mag

Maureen Dowd, who has been with The New York Times since 1983, has a new gig at the paper: Staff writer for its magazine. Dowd will continue to pen her weekly op-ed column, a staple of the paper since 1995. In a statement, Jake Silverstein,...Show More Summary

Newspaper Columnist Says Newspapers are Dead

Well this is certainly depressing. David Carr, the well-known and respected New York Times media columnist, has seen his future and it is grim. In his latest piece — published in a newspaper — Carr proclaims that newspapers are dead. Carr...Show More Summary

BuzzFeed Has Big Plans

BuzzFeed just closed a $50 million investment from venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, so you know what that means — big plans! This is because you can’t get that much money from an investor and reply, “Right, well, thanks forShow More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon Halts Disney Titles | Brady’s Death Ruled A Homicide

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Amazon Halts Some Disney Movie Preorders (WSJ) Inc. has halted preorders for some DVDs and Blu-ray discs from media giant Walt Disney Co., including popular titles such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier, in an apparent contract dispute. Show More Summary

Kevin Sessums: From Food Stamps to FourTwoNine

One great advantage of profiling a wordsmith like Kevin Sessums, formerly among Tina Brown‘s marquee writers at Vanity Fair, is that he can be counted on to deliver marquee quotes. Here for example is how he describes, to New York Times reporter Laura M. Show More Summary

Louise Blouin Tells Media Reporter to ‘Stop the Harassment’

Never a dull moment at Louise Blouin Media. Especially when the New York Post‘s Keith J. Kelly inserts himself into the mix. Per Kelly’s latest LBM dispatch, he dropped by the company’s offices late last week to inquire about an outage of the outfit’s main website outage (now fixed). Show More Summary

Short Speech | Hobby Time | More Vamps

TVNewser: Networks had to do some scrambling to cover President Obama’s late night address. AllTwitter: When something like “twitter psychosis” exists, it proves we have too much time on our hands. GalleyCat: If you’re one of those people...Show More Summary

He Went to the Journal; She Re-Teamed with Michael Bay

It’s likely that Marshall Heyman‘s September 2009 interview with Megan Fox in Wonderland magazine had more than a little to do with the freelancer joining the Wall Street Journal the following spring. Fox’s comment that director Michael...Show More Summary

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