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How NPR factchecked the first presidential debate in realtime, on top of a live transcript

Hillary Clinton gave multiple shoutouts to fact checkers during the first presidential debate on Monday — but of course, directing viewers to her own site, which was churning out its own fact checks on Donald Trump’s statements throughout the night. Though TV networks (mostly) shied away from on-screen fact checking, other news organizations doubled down,...

Penguin Random House Launches Unbound Worlds Website

5 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This science-fiction and fantasy-themed website will present interviews, excerpts, book lists, information on events, and original essays from authors.

Employment picture darkens for journalists at digital outlets

Earlier this year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a chart showing the total number of employees working in the newspaper industry is now lower than those working in the “internet publishing and broadcasting” sector. Given the...Show More Summary

Content Jobs: Meredith, NBC

This week, Meredith is looking for a senior content manager for its content marketing division in Des Moines, IA, while NBC in looking for a reporter for its station in Bakersfield, CA. Creative Circle is helping clients find a managing editor in Brooklyn and a web content marketing manager in New York. Show More Summary

This Snapchat Game From Under Armour Turns You Into Cam Newton and Makes You Dodge Wolves

If you're on Snapchat today scrolling through the sports-centric channels on Discover you're likely to see an invitation from Under Armour to play a game. That game, It Comes From Below, allows Snapchat users to enter the world created by Droga5's latest ad campaign for Under Armour starring Cam Newton. Show More Summary

Sales Jobs: NBCUniversal, Meredith

Find great sales jobs on the Mediabistro job board. Looking to hire? Tap into our network of talented GalleyCat pros and post a risk-free job listing. The post Sales Jobs: NBCUniversal, Meredith appeared first on Mediabistro.

Live Video Is Breathing New Life Into Twitter as It Aims for Broader Success

Just as acquisition speculation is heating up, Twitter has gotten a bit of its mojo back. It can largely thank a few weeks of livestreaming high-interest events, namely the NFL's Thursday Night Football and Monday night's presidential...Show More Summary

A 4-Year-Old Tweet Roars Back to Life, Becomes Debate Night’s Most Retweeted Message

Monday’s showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was, as expected, the most tweeted-about debate in history, The Los Angeles Times reports, citing Twitter itself. “Millions of people tweeted on the debate, with the top topics focused on the economy,...

California’s New IMDb Law Is Probably Unconstitutional, According to Experts

A new law in California is coming under scrutiny, with a number of experts saying it would be unlikely to survive a constitutional challenge, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The law is aimed at the movie site IMDb and would...

New Syndie Show Scores ‘Most Impressive Talk Debut in Three Years’

A new syndicated daytime show is off to a strong start, with TVNewsCheck reporting that NBCUniversal’s “Harry,” starring Harry Connick Jr., delivered a 1.4 average in households for its premiere week. “‘Harry,’ the season’s only nationally cleared newcomer, scored the...

How Did Lester Holt Do?

5 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Assessing Lester Holt's turn as debate moderator.

Saturday cable ratings: College football rules again

A pair of prime-time college football games on ESPN topped the cable rankings for Saturday. The Arkansas-Texas A&M and Auburn-LSU games each scored a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49, with the latter drawing slightly more total viewrs (4.10 million to 3.87 million). Show More Summary

The Guardian’s Mobile Innovation Lab tested live commentary on the presidential debate, in push alerts

Who won the first 2016 presidential debate? The answer still depends on who you ask, but The Guardian’s Mobile Innovation Lab sent a handful of sizzling takes from Guardian U.S. Opinion desk columnists Lucia Graves and Richard Wolffe to guide debate watchers through Monday night’s faceoff, all in the form of notifications (Android only at...

Amandla Stenberg to Star in the Darkest Minds Film

6 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This film adaptation will be based on Alexandra Bracken's young adult novel.

Book Trailer Unveiled for Marvin and The Moths

6 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Matthew Holm and Jonathan Follett worked together to write the story.

Ad of the Day: Kevin Hart and David Beckham Take a Fun, Disastrous Road Trip for H&M

David Beckham is a surprisingly perfect straight man for Kevin Hart in a new short film from H&M. The five-minute effort, which serves as an ad for H&M's new modern essentials collection, is a follow up to last year's campaign whereShow More Summary

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