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CSPAN Presidents Survey: Lincoln, Washington are Top Two Presidents to Historians

A survey of historians of American presidents ranked the following as the top five presidents: Abraham Lincoln George Washington Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, or “FDR” Dwight D. Eisenhower, or “Ike” Obama made the list as the twelfth-best president and George W. Bush was ranked thirty-third. Bill Clinton climbed up to fifteenth. As an aside, […]

Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade, Passes Away

The Washington Post reported that it was due to heart failure. McCorvey was 69 years old and passed away at an assisted-living facility in Texas. McCorvey, the plaintiff in Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case that legalized abortion, was once an activist for the pro-abortion crowd, but was baptized in the 1990s as an evangelical […]

Brenda Buttner Passes Away at Age 55

"Business journalism is never going to be the same," said Neil Cavuto.

Boston Anchor Not Renewing Her Contract

13 minutes agoMedia / Television Industry : TVSpy

She started working at WCVB as a meteorologist in 2001.

New editor in chief takes Texas Monthly in a ‘lifestyle’ direction

The new editor in chief of Texas Monthly plans to pull back from the kind of longform and political coverage that gave the title a national profile to focus instead on lifestyle coverage, website enhancements, and a live-events business. Tim Taliaferro, who took over after the sale of the magazine to Genesis Park LP, tells […]

George Polk Award Winners Are a Reflection of an Intense 2016

In a period in which the mass of news is so dense it is hard to remember important work that came out a day ago, much less several months ago, journalism awards serve not only as a tool for recognition, but for memory as well. While the work of David A. Fahrenthold, this year's George...

Snap Inc. Loses Top Ad Product Manager Ahead of Its IPO

As Snap Inc. gears up to go public in the coming weeks, Sriram Krishnan--one of the company's top advertising execs--is leaving the company. On Sunday, Krishnan tweeted that he has left Snap for personal reasons after joining in February 2016 to build out the company's ad business. Snap poached Krishnan from Facebook, where he had...

Reimagining The 'New York Times' In Today's Media Climate

The ‘New York Times’ is clearly energized. Its journalists, alongside those of the Washington Post, have responded to the election with fearless, essential, and influential coverage that has at times seem to rise above the level of public...Show More Summary

Richard Schickel Was Never a Big Fan of the Oscars

Three documentaries; two books; one lifelong friendship. That's the short version of how Richard Schickel, the longtime former Time film critic who passed away over the weekend age 84, connected to Clint Eastwood. A longer version is an interview conducted with Schickel in 2010, when one of those documentaries, The Eastwood Factor, was bundled into...

Facebook Jobs Won’t Kill Craig’s List but It Gives SMBs Another Reason to Engage

6 hours agoMedia / New Media : Screenwerk

Craig’s List has survived numerous “Craig’s List killers” and will probably survive Facebook Jobs. The classifieds marketplace makes money primarily from fees for job listings and real estate in New York. Consultancy the AIM Group estimated total Craig’s List revenue at $700 million in 2016. While I’m quite skeptical of that number, if it’s even […]

Dissecting Gardner's Thoughts On The 'Paid Protesters' Allegedly Hounding Him

Shaun Boyd, the political reporter for Denver’s CBS affiliate, touched a nerve when she reported Jan. 27 that U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) thinks many of the calls and emails he’s gotten lately have been from “paid protesters.” Since...Show More Summary

Are Snapchat’s Sequential Ads Ready for Primetime?

A few years ago, many marketers realized that the explosion of consumer touch points rendered the marketing funnel DOA as a marketing metaphor. Instead, this complex process was likened to a journey. While marketers have switched metaphors, they haven't tried any new approaches to getting their messages across. Often, consumers are still confronted with ads...

The Forbes List Is Now a Podcast, Too

Forbes' annual lists of the wealthy, the powerful, and the talented get the spoken word treatment with The Forbes List, a new weekly podcast from the publication, hosted on Podcast One as part of an ongoing partnership between the two organizations. Jordan Harbinger, who also hosts the decade-old Art of Charm podcast, is the host...

Tucker Carlson Explains Sweden Segment

"Presidents ought to be precise in what they say... on the other hand it seems like we may be missing the point of the story."

Anthony Davis Soars on Times-Picayune Front Page

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer David Grunfeld began his pursuit of photojournalism at Syracuse University, covering basketball and football for student newspaper The Daily Orange as well as other topics for the school magazine. Today, that lineage continues in crisp and clear fashion on the front page of The Times-Picayune with Grunfeld's shot of NBA All-Star Game...

Snap Inc.’s Spectacles Are Now Available for Anyone to Buy Online

If you want one of Snap Inc.'s Spectacles, you no longer have to find a randomly located Snapbot and then stand in line to buy one of the elusive $130 gadgets. Starting today, you can purchase them on Following the ecommerce launch, the company's pop-up store in New York City will close down in...

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