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Reuters Names Kevin Krolicki Washington Bureau Chief

Reuters has named Kevin Krolicki as its Washington bureau chief. Krolicki was most recently Reuters’ Tokyo bureau chief, a role he had held for the past three years. Krolicki has been with the company since 1996. He has previously served...Show More Summary

Reuters Names M&A Leaders

Reuters has named its mergers and acquisitions team leaders. Details are below. Greg Roumeliotis has been named M&A editor-in-chief for the Americas. He most recently served as Reuters’ private equity reporter. Roumeliottis has previously served as Reuters’ European Infrastructure correspondent and a London-based finance reporter. Show More Summary

Millennials Love Facebook for News

According to a new study from the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, when it comes to getting news from social media, young people turn to Facebook first. The report found that a whopping 88 percent of millennials get news from Facebook at least occasionally. Show More Summary

Bill Simmons: ‘I Still Feel Like I Have Five Years Left’

As everyone in the media world (and probably many in the sports and pop culture world) know, Bill Simmons’ ESPN contract ends at the end of this year. In an interview with Recode, Simmons discussed the situation, and — obviously this...Show More Summary

People Editor: Carrying Cats Hip New Trend

Crazy cat owners, your time has come. Gone are the days when it was cool to put a rat-sized dog in a  purse. Now, according to senior editor Saryn Chorney, it’s much more hip to walk around with a cat. “Purse dogs had a good...Show More Summary

A Jason Voorhees Journalism Round Up

Friday the 13th: Part III may have been released on a Friday the 13th. And today’s look-back by The Week entertainment editor Scott Meslow may also be calendar correct. But the film itself actually takes place on Saturday the 14th and...Show More Summary

Liam Neeson’s ‘Great’ Scorsese Answer

A couple of noteworthy things happened last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live at the outset of Liam Neeson’s appearance in support of Run All Night. Firstly, Manny Pacquaio was in attendance, goofing stage-left with Guillermo after a press conference earlier in the day at LA’s Club Nokia promoting the May 2 bout with Floyd Mayweather. Show More Summary

Time Didn’t Put Horns on Hillary Clinton

Time’s latest cover features the silhouette of Hillary Clinton and — because of how she’s standing — a vague appearance of horns on her head. The Internet (mostly bored conservatives) noticed this and pointed it out. However, as Time...Show More Summary

Good Morning Stephanopoulos Photo Collection!

The chief curator position at The Hyde Collection has been vacant since last summer. And just this week, the director of this Glens Falls, New York museum announced he is leaving. Still firmly in place is a photo collection generously donated last year by ABC newsman George Stephanopoulos. Show More Summary

Jay Penske Makes His First Major WWD Move

Starting in late April, the “D” in WWD will no longer stand for daily. Rather, it will be short for “digital.” Or, if you prefer, media disruption with a capital D. Fairchild Fashion Media owner Jay Penske has been spending a great majority of his media-calendar time recently not on Deadline or Variety but rather WWD. Show More Summary

A Prescient Brian Williams Onion Story

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The Onion has dropped the parody ball when it comes to Brian Williams. A search of the site reveals a relatively scant amount of post-scandal material and just one certifiable chuckle. However, as far as pre-scandal material goes, the site nailed it via May 22, 2006 item that today reads spooky accurate and right on the unfunny money. Show More Summary

Oprah is Stanford’s Next Rathbun Visiting Fellow

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

It’s an impressive list. So far, the five luminaries who have visited Stanford University as Rathbun Fellows are the Dalai Lama, Sandra Day O’Connor, former U.S. Secretary of State George Schultz, Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman and cartoonist Garry Trudeau. Show More Summary

Robin Wright Covers Vanity Fair

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

House of Cards star Robin Wright is Vanity Fair’s latest cover star. In the accompanying profile, the former wife of Sean Penn refused to speak about the past. “I have too much respect for Sean and our two extraordinary children to sell our past joys and woes for public consumption and fodder,” she explained. Imagine that — a mature actor.

Morning Media Newsfeed: HBO Now to Stream on Apple TV | Gigaom Abruptly Shuts Down

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. At Launch, HBO’s New Streaming Service Will Only Be Available on Apple Devices (Adweek) Apple TV is going to be the only way to watch HBO’s cord-cutter-friendly streaming service, at least when the service launches. Show More Summary

A Click is a Click is a Closure

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Did you read about GigaOM’s sudden, shocking closure on a mobile device? If so, you are part of the problem. As Choire Sicha tweeted last November in response to SayMedia’s shift away from content (REMEMBER THIS DAY) and Tom Foremski writes tonight, mobile is killing media. Show More Summary

Media Minutiae

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

TVNewser: House of Cards fans and haters of the fourth wall rejoice — Kevin Spacey is joining CNN for a docu-series titled Race for The White House. SocialTimes: StubHub’s music app has integrated with Spotify to help you attend more...Show More Summary

An Award-Winning Nepal Photo Essay

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Among the things we learned from perusing \"Journey to the Clouds,\" announced today as a 2014 Wilbur Award winner by the Religious Communications Council: – Boys in Tibet can take their novice monk vows starting at the age of seven; –...Show More Summary

NY Times Didn’t Crop Bush Out of A1 Photo

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Unfortunately for Republicans, The New York Times did not crop George W. Bush out of an amazing A1 photo that featured President Obama participating in a commemorative march in Selma, Alabama. Bush was indeed left out of the photo, but...Show More Summary

Lionel Richie’s Daughter Set to Cover First Issue of Popular Magazine

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The quarterly print magazine, with Sofia Richie (pictured) on the cover, arrives this spring; the digital channel is live now. Both are part of a new enterprise overseen by Nylon magazine husband-and-wife co-founders Jaclynn JarrettShow More Summary

Vogue Editor Finds Homeless People Quite Silly

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Vogue style editor-at-large Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis is a princess and an idiot. You cannot blame her for the former, but you can blame her for the latter. While covering Paris’ fashion week, Princess TNT (yes, seriously) posted a photo of a homeless man reading Vogue with the caption “Paris is full of surprises…. Show More Summary

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