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What Does a Managing Editor Do?

24 minutes agoIndustries / Media : MediaBistro

You went to J-school. You put in work as an editorial assistant, assistant editor and copy editor. Now the managing editor position is calling your name. Before you answer, check out what we learned about the job from those in the know. Show More Summary

Inauguration Day Is Also Patrica Neal’s Birthday

3 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

TCM's Jan. 20 scheduling of a Face in the Crowd is entirely connected to the latter.

Trump Tweets to Fight Back Against “Dishonest Media”

President-elect Donald Trump, who rode his tweets all the way to the White House, told Fox News’ Ainsley Earhardt that he really doesn’t like to tweet, but does it to combat what he sees as a dishonest media. “Look, I don’t like tweeting, I have other things I can be doing. But I get very dishonest […]

More Cuts in Store for New York Times as Internal Report Criticizes Paper for Devoting ‘a large amount of resources to stories that relatively few people read’

Staff cuts are in the works at The New York Times, along with additional budget cuts as the newspaper continues to struggle to bring its operation into the digital age, according to a report by The New York Post. “The thickly staffed editing...

James Cameron and Nat Geo Explore the Myth of Atlantis — and Come Up With Something

A new documentary airing later this month on National Geographic Channel set out to investigate any possible truth behind the myth of the lost city of Atlantis, and while the people behind the program may or may not have solved...

‘The View’ vs. ‘The Talk’: One Side Is Claiming Total Victory

ABC’s “The View” and CBS’s “The Talk” might be thought of as natural enemies — two daytime talk staples on rival broadcast networks, each hosted by panels made up of about five women, competing for eyeballs in the crowded and lucrative daytime talk...

Scoreboard: Monday, January 16

Strong start for Martha MacCallum in her new 7 p.m hour. Maddow drew more than 2 million viewers. CNN won the demo at 8 and 10 p.m. Brian Williams's 'The Obama Years' drew 1.1 million.

‘Live With Kelly’ Names Guest Hosts for Week of Jan. 23

The morning talk staple “Live with Kelly,” hosted by Kelly Ripa — and without a full-time co-host since the high-profile departure of Michael Strahan last spring — has named its lineup of guest co-hosts for the Week of Jan. 23...

Colbert Goes After Trump’s Approval Rating, Definition of ‘Day One’

CBS late-night host Stephen Colbert mined President-elect Donald Trump for monologue material on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” mocking Trump’s plans for “Day One” of his presidency along with his low approval rating. Colbert also had fun at the...

Cable Network Ranker: Week of January 9

Fox News, CNN and MSNBC were all top 10 cable networks in total day and in prime time.

Inside Forbes: New Opportunities In Our New Century

The Chinese powerhouses Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, called BAT, are well-known.

Tucker Carlson Calls Out Hoax in Wild TV Interview

Fox News host Tucker Carlson calls out an apparent hoaxer, live on-air, in a must-see interview that aired Tuesday night on Fox. Jezebel has the backstory: A company called Demand Protest recently started claiming it was actually behind large protests in the US and had staged those protests. Its website...

Chelsea Manning commutation won’t save Obama’s transparency legacy

Transparency has long been a part of Barack Obama’s political identity. He talked about it on the campaign trail in 2007. He talked about it on his first full day as president. He talked about it in his 2015 State of the Union. He even mentioned it in last week’s farewell address. But many of the reporters who covered the...

WaPo Columnist Doesn’t Think Dads Are All That Necessary

Is all that rhetoric we hear about fathers being vital to raising good, honest, hard-working children nonsense? Mychal Denzel Smith, an author and contributing writer at The Nation Magazine, thinks so. Are missing fathers truly to blame for childhood poverty, juvenile delinquency and a host of other social ills? Smith thinks not. Writing in Sunday’s […]

Charles Blow Visits Tulane University

New York Time columnist grew up 310 miles northwest of New Orleans.

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