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Huly Greenlights Comedy 'Casual', from Director Jason Reitman

eitman’s latest project will join our growing slate of Hulu Originals with our straight-to-series order for CASUAL.

How I raised millions of dollars for my startup from famous investors like Mark Cuban: by blogging a lot

Other people at startups often ask me how I connected with Little Bird lead investor Mark Cuban, among the many other awesome investors we’ve raised money from for our startup. Our technology finds the most influential people in any industry and helps you build relationships with them – but our first fundraising relationships were mostly [...]

HLN’s Robin Meade Set to Perform in Las Vegas

HLN’s Robin Meade hosts “Morning Express,” but is also a successful musician. The HLN anchor will join “Human Nature” for a Motown-style Christmas review at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Meade will be appearing in the lively holiday celebration from Dec. Show More Summary

ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Attracts its Largest Audience Since April and is Up by 14 Percent Year Over Year

During the week of October 20, 2014, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live shot up over the prior week by 13% in Total Viewers (2.795 million vs. 2.482 million) to draw its biggest overall audience in 7 months

'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' & 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' Encores Lead the Late-Night Week of October 20-24

An encore week of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” has won the late-night ratings week of Oct. 20-24 versus rebroadcasts of CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” and a week of four originals and one encore for ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

Greta Kreuz Retires From WJLA

After more than 30 years working as a journalist, Greta Kreuz retired from WJLA on Wednesday. Kreuz joined the Washington, D.C. ABC affiliate in 1988. She started out as a print reporter in the Chicago area and later worked in radio as news director for WVPO-WSBG in Pennsylvania. Show More Summary

CNN’s Brian Stelter on Cable News and Ebola Fear: ‘It’s Partly the Fault of the Viewer’

Appearing on Fusion’s “Midterm Mayhem,” CNN senior media correspondent Brian Stelter was asked about the role of cable news in creating fear and panic over Ebola. Stelter said part of the problem is cable viewers themselves, who may watch too much news and get a warped sense of the real story. Show More Summary

6 ways reporters can cover Obamacare open enrollment

As we head into the second Obamacare open enrollment season, the media have a chance to redeem themselves from last fall, when skepticism was sometimes left at the door and coverage was dominated by website screw-ups, cancelled policies, presidential false promises, and anecdotes that blew up under scrutiny. All of this noise drowned out the crucial point: what do people...

Activism-Themed Picture Book is Featured On Kickstarter

2 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Jason and Danica Russell hope to raise $35,000 on Kickstarter for their alphabet-themed picture book, A is For Activism. They hope to use this book to inspire their children and other readers to give back to the world. The funds will be used to cover the cost of self-publishing. Show More Summary

Docu-Series 'Christina Milian Turned Up' to Premiere Sunday, January 18 on E!

As part of this loud, loving, opinionated and multi-talented Cuban-American family, Christina Milian has always been the focus, often to the consternation of her two sisters, Danielle and Lizzy.

WBRE Issues Dress Code Memo to Staff

WBRE, the NBC affiliate in Scranton- Wilkes Barre, Pa, recently sent out an internal memo to let staffers know they need to dress better. FTV Live reports that anchors, reporters and department heads must now wear suits and ties to the...Show More Summary

Art Producers Speak: Thomas Barwick

We emailed Art Buyers and Art Producers around the world asking them to submit names of established photographers who were keeping it fresh and up-and-comers who they are keeping their eye on. If you are an Art Buyer/Producer or an Art Director at an agency and want to submit a photographer anonymously for this column […]

NY Times Posts $12.5 Million Loss

3 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

The third quarter was rough for The New York Times, as it posted a net loss of $12.5 million. Total revenue increased barely — by 0.8 percent — from $361.7 million to $364.7 million. Circulation revenues also ticked slightly upward at...Show More Summary

Argentine authorities raid news outlet and confiscate materials

New York, October 30, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Monday's raid by Argentine police on the offices of La Brújula 24, a radio station and news website, in which the outlet's journalistic materials were confiscated....

These Are the 12 Words in Tim Cook's Coming Out Essay That Made Me Tear Up

Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, one of the most powerful people in the world, came out of the closet today. Cook isn't the first person to come out and he won't be the last and in 2014 someone revealing his or her sexuality has almost become a ho-hum affair. Show More Summary

Released and Writing Again, Theo Padnos Keeps a Promise

3 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

In the interminable hours, days and months of his Syrian torture and captivity, journalist Theo Padnos hoped and prayed that he would one day report again. For readers of the New York Times Magazine, that miraculous moment has arrived,...Show More Summary

List of Extremist Attacks Disturbs Muslim Readers

A Times article compiling various incidents in which Islamic extremists attacked uniformed officers was hard to take for some readers.

Before the “teaching model” of journalism education: 5 questions to ask

Thousands of words have been written these past couple of years about “the teaching hospital model” of journalism education, and I’ve read most of them. I’m a stakeholder because I teach reporting in the newsroom of the Columbia Missourian, the digital-first, five-day-a-week community newspaper affiliated with the Missouri School of Journalism. When Walter Williams created...

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