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This Is How You Prepare for Those Generic Interview Questions

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Without us telling you what they are, you could probably list them out right now, those universal questions that pop up in every interview you’ve ever had, the “tell me about yourself,” and its ilk.  And yet, the fact that they’ve already...Show More Summary

A Master of Russian Rock ‘n’ Roll

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

He made his American TV debut in 1989 on Late Night with David Letterman. Earlier this month, he played Webster Hall in Greenwich Village. And last week, there was a great interview with Borish Grebenshchikov in Newsweek. It’s no wonder Newsweek is in the black and solidly co-branding its name back into international markets. Show More Summary

Lee Glendinning Named Editor of Guardian US

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Lee Glendinning has been named editor of Guardian US. She most recently served as deputy editor of Guardian US. Glendinning has been with The Guardian since 2006. She previously served as a news editor and reporter in London. Glendinning...Show More Summary

A Newspaper Man’s Dying A-Rod Wish

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

A few weeks before James Callahan passed away at a Pennsylvania hospice after a valiant battle with cancer, his favorite baseball team – the Boston Red Sox – posted a message in his honor on the Fenway Park right-field scoreboard, during an April 14 game against the Washington Nationals. Show More Summary

Ravi Somaiya Pays a Visit to Nikki Finke

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

If nothing else, the exit of Nikki Finke from the Hollywood trade trenches and her decision to try and curate meaningful, lasting fiction centered around The Town Where Assistants Never Sleep has mercifully tamped down the endless speculation about Finke’s personal countenance. Show More Summary

‘News Clown’ Finds Happiness in Prague

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

For those of unfamiliar with Thor Garcia, there are really just two things you need to know: he’s an acclaimed, published novelist and a rock’n roll band lead singer. A native of Long Beach, he got the journalism bug at UC Santa Barbara,...Show More Summary

In Praise of Mort Sahl

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

At the beginning of this month, Mort Sahl turned 88. And at the end of this month (last night, to be exact), the famed stand-up gave another intimate weekly Thursday night performance at the Throckmorton Theatre in Mill Valley, California,...Show More Summary

A Fashion Documentary Sparked by New York Times Coverage

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

For Andrew Morgan, it started with this photo. When the LA-based filmmaker saw the shot and read the accompanying article in the April 24, 2013 print edition of The New York Times, about the collapse of the Rana clothing factory in Bangladesh,...Show More Summary

Anthony Bourdain Follows Website Investment with Content Curation

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The evocatively named food and travel journal Roads & Kingdoms was started in 2012 by Nathan Thornburgh, a former Time magazine editor Nathan Thornburgh, and author Matt Goulding. This week, the pair is welcoming a major subject matter expert to the fold. From an AP report by J.M. Show More Summary

FIFA Corruption Scandal Emblazons International Front Pages

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

In places like Brazil and Switzerland, the U.S. Justice Department’s unsealed 47-count indictment of FIFA officials and others related to soccer’s international governing body is major front-page news. Here are today’s most strikingShow More Summary

Coroner: Joshua Ozersky Drowned During Seizure

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

According to a medical examiner’s report, renowned food critic Joshua Ozersky—who was found dead in his Chicago hotel room early this month—drowned in the shower after suffering a seizure. Ozersky was a well-respected food critic who...Show More Summary

Publish Your Personal Essay in One of These Digital Pubs

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Once upon a time for writers, it was print or bust, but these days, there’s not much of a difference between a digital or print clip–except pay, usually. But in our final installment of the Personal Essay Markets series, which focuses...Show More Summary

Local Author Hoping for Hollywood Home Run

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

For his latest Forbes blog post, sports collectibles beat expert David Seideman sat down at an Upper West Side cafe with Brian Biegel, co-author with Peter Thomas Fornatale of a recent book about the search for the famous 1951 World Series-winning Giants home run ball hit by Bobby Thomson. Show More Summary

Time Inc. to Increase India Workforce

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Time Inc is determined to up its presence in India. According to The New York Post, Time Inc chief financial officer Jeff Bairstow said he wants to increase the workforce to more than 1,000 staffers by the end of next year. The uptick would make Time Inc’s India headquarters its third largest, behind New York and London, respectively. Show More Summary

Fortune Launches Interview Show

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Fortune has launched “The Chat,” an interview show that is hosted at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California. The Chat will debut tomorrow, with Fortune senior editor-at-large Pattie Sellers interviewing GE’s chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt. The show will be filmed in front of a live audience of Facebook employees. Show More Summary

Vox Media Buys Recode

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Vox Media is buying Recode, the tech site overseen by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. According to The New York Times, it is an all-stock deal and Mossberg and Swisher will stay on after the merger. Mossberg and Swisher—the foundersShow More Summary

Forbes Names Angela Merkel ‘Most Powerful Woman’

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

German chancellor Angela Merkel can breathe easy — Forbes has announced that she matters. The magazine’s annual “100 Most Powerful Women in the World” list has Merkel earning the top spot, followed by Hillary Clinton, Melinda Gates, Janet Yellen and Mary Barra. Oprah was the highest ranking woman in the media category, at 12. Show More Summary

Wendy Williams, Judith Miller and Confessions of A Serial Entertainer

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

 If the ear-splitting decibel level was any indication, there was plenty to talk about at Michael’s today. When we took a stroll around the dining room the main topics of discussion were the Mad Men finale (Interestingly enough, the East Coasters I talked to were largely disappointed, while West Coast fans loved it. Show More Summary

Find the ‘Story in the Science’ for Discover

2 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The dominance of narrative is everywhere, even in the sciences. Pitch science pub Discover if you can take a study or new findings in the fields of archaeology, astronomy and medicine and transform straight information into a story–one...Show More Summary

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