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Kelsey Keith Named Editor of Curbed

Vox Media has named Kelsey Keith the first editor-in-chief of Curbed, the architecture and real estate site. Keith comes to Curbed from Dwell, where she served as a special projects editors since 2011. This is a homecoming for Keith,...Show More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: Cancer Caused Carr’s Death | Shootings Shock Denmark

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Autopsy Cites Cancer as Cause in Death of David Carr (NYT) David Carr, the New York Times media columnist who died unexpectedly Thursday night, had lung cancer, and died of complications from the disease, according to the results of an autopsy released Saturday evening. Show More Summary

This Tweet Was So Not on the @CNNMoney

Today’s article by CNN Money media reporter Frank Pallotta, “Has There Ever Been a Sadder Week in Journalism?,” now sports the following addendum at the bottom: Editor’s note: This story was written from a place of deep respect and admiration for Simon and Carr. Show More Summary

NY Jobs: Lumentus, Baltz & Company, Market America

This week, Lumentus is hiring a multimedia managing editor, while Baltz & Company needs a community manager. Market America is seeking a fashion blog writer, and Kaplan Test Prep is on the hunt for a web editorial director. Get the scoop...Show More Summary

Five David Carr Memories

In the ten years of this blog, there have been more than three hundred items referencing the great David Carr. Looking through the FishbowlNY archives this morning, we were struck by the following passages. 1) Kurt Andersen on Carr’s...Show More Summary

Time Promotes Jorg Stratmann

Time has promoted Jorg Stratmann from executive sales director, Northeast, to associate publisher. Stratmann has been with Time Inc. since 2011, when he joined as an account manager. “Jorg’s strategic and disciplined leadership approach has consistently driven revenue and results for the Time brand,” wrote Time publisher Meredith Long, in a memo. Show More Summary

Remembering David Carr Through His Work

David Carr, who died late last night at 58, was a giant among media reporters. His weekly New York Times column was a must read in era when very few pieces qualify as such. Even when we disagreed with Carr, he presented a point of view...Show More Summary

Marc Lawrence’s ‘Love Letter’ to Binghamton University

The other movie opening this weekend, The Rewrite, is about a struggling Hollywood screenwriter (Hugh Grant) who is gradually seduced by the charms of SUNY’s Binghamton University. Just as was the case, once upon a time, for writer-director...Show More Summary

Media Minutiae

GalleyCat: Someone launched a website that creates random erotic fiction text to prove that Fifty Shades of Grey is garbage. “Pleasure lancing directly to my groin” is one of our favorite lines so far. TVNewser: A look back at some of Bob Simon’s best work. SocialTimes: Here’s an infographic on why content doesn’t connect with millennials. Reason #1) It isn’t a cat gif.

Travel + Leisure Adds Five

Travel + Leisure has added five staffers to its team. Details are below. Maura Egan has been named editor-at-large. Egan has previously worked as a senior editor at T: The New York Times Style Magazine. She has also worked as an editor and consultant at Yahoo, Refinery29 and The Huffington Post. Amy Schellenbaum joins as digital editor. Show More Summary

Image of Gay Couple Wins 2014 World Press Photo Award

Danish photographer Mads Nissen has won the 2014 World Press Photo of The Year for his image of a gay couple in Russia. The photo was part of Nissen’s larger project, titled “Homophobia in Russia.” The World Press Photo jury was chaired Michele McNally, The New York Times’ director of photography and assistant managing editor. Show More Summary

Time and Businessweek Take on Aging

The minds of Time and Businessweek editors are becoming one. This week both magazines tackle aging, albeit from slightly different angles. For those interested, Time’s longevity coverage can be found here, and Businesweek’s cover story...Show More Summary

Idea Drought? We Can Fix That

Those writers you know who always have a story at the ready? There’s a reason for that, and it’s not because they’ve been blessed with a brain that effortlessly churns out ideas as if it were an act innate as respiration. Ideas are merely...Show More Summary

Time Inc.’s Revenue and Circulation Declines

Time Inc. reported its fourth quarter and full year earnings today. The publisher endured a rough fourth quarter, with revenue dropping eight percent to $895 million. Digital ad dollars were up slightly — from $85 million to $87 million...Show More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: Bob Simon Killed | Malone Joins Lionsgate Board

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Bob Simon, 60 Minutes Correspondent, Killed in Crash on West Side Highway (New York Daily News) 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon was killed in a car crash on the West Side Highway in Manhattan on Wednesday night, sources said. Show More Summary

A Graphic Novel Forged by the Streets of New York

Ahead of an appearance this Friday at the Chicago Humanities Festival, author Scott McCloud spoke to Chicagoist about his first full-length graphic novel The Sculptor. Article author Tascha Robinson, also a senior editor for Pitchfork...Show More Summary

Ernie Booth: From Paper Boy to NYT Print Operations Manager

Reporter Reeves Wiedeman could not have hoped for a better lynchpin. His Popular Mechanics March 2015 issue look at \"The Daily Miracle\" of how between 300,000 and 600,00 copies of the New York Times are rolled off the print presses...Show More Summary

AOL Posts Gains in 2014

AOL has released its fourth quarter and year-end earnings report. The company — which has been forging ahead with programmatic advertising in an effort to boost ad revenue — had some things to celebrate. Total revenue was up nine percent compared to 2013, with a five percent jump in Q4 alone. Show More Summary

Morning Media Newsfeed: Stewart to Step Down | NBC Suspends Williams

Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Jon Stewart Is Leaving The Daily Show (TVNewser) Jon Stewart will step down from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, according to the network. On Tuesday’s Daily Show taping, Stewart told viewers he would be leaving, though no precise date for his departure was made. Show More Summary

NBC News Hangs Brian Williams Out to Dry

If the announcement that Jon Stewart is leaving The Daily Show wasn’t big enough, NBC News has finally weighed in on “Lyin'” Brian Williams. In a memo, NBC News president Deborah Turness stated that his punishment is a six month suspension...Show More Summary

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