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Live +7 Ratings: ABC Claims the Week's Top 6 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49

ABC claimed the Top 6 biggest broadcast gainers in TV playback among Adults 18-49: Modern Family (+2.2 rating points) – #1, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (+1.3) – #2, Castle (+1.2) and Once Upon a Time (+1.2) tied for #3

AP’s Senior Nat Sec Reporter Lara Jakes Heads to Foreign Policy

4 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

The Associated Press’s award-winning national security reporter, Lara Jakes,  is heading over to Foreign Policy to be the magazine’s new deputy managing editor, FP’s editor and CEO David Rothkopk announced in a staff memo last week. Jakes...Show More Summary

Gone Girl Has Sold More Than a Million Copies

4 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn has sold 1, 049, 943 paperbacks, according to Nielsen. The book has earned the Nielsen Book Platinum Award, an honor given to books that have sold a million copies. The title joins the ranks of The Da Vinci Code, Twilight, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, One Day and The Lovely Bones. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

On the Move, 12/22/14

Dionne Miller becomes the first female sports anchor at ABC O&O WLS from sports anchor/reporter at FOX O&O WFLD in Chicago. Chelsea Gates joins as the Social Media Reporter & Co-Host of 120 Morning Run. Kaley O’Kelley becomes...Show More Summary

Paco Porrúa, Credited With Popularizing Gabriel García Márquez, Has Died

5 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Spanish editor and translator Francisco “Paco” Porrúa has died. He was 92 years old. As the editor at Editorial Sudamericana, a publishing house in Buenos Aires, Porrúa discovered Gabriel García Márquez’s classic novel, 100 Years...Show More Summary

'Shark Tank' Investor Daymond John Explains What He Learned From Losing $6 Million

Looking back on his career, "Shark Tank" investor Daymond John realized that no amount of money can buy a company success. When John founded his fashion company FUBU in 1992 out of the Queens home he grew up in, he had nothing. He and his mother mortgaged the house to supply FUBU with $100,000 to meet a growing demand for its clothes. Show More Summary

No Joke: North Korea offers help to U.S. to find “The Interview” and Sony Hackers

North Korea said it would help the U.S. investigate who hacked the movie studio Sony, reported MSNBC. U.S. investigators say North Korea hacked Sony, forcing Sony to cancel their latest comedy movie “The Interview,” which makes fun of the North Korean regime and its leader Kim Jong Un.

Blog: In Cuba, case for harassing press has collapsed

Throughout the years, the Cuban government has justified the imprisonment of independent journalists on charges that they were acting against the State's sovereignty at the behest of the United States. During the so-called Black Spring in March 2003, when the government then led by President Fidel Castro launched a...

Three Signs You Bombed the Job Interview

We’re all about being positive here at MediaJobsDaily, but let’s face it. Sometimes the interview just did not go as well as planned. Maybe you were nervous. Maybe the interviewer behaved badly and was completely disinterested and/or distracted. Show More Summary

NYFCC Chair Bounced Out of His Day Job

5 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Good lede from Sam Adams over at Indiewire’s CriticWire: You might think snagging a Pulitzer nomination and being the head of one of the nation’s most prestigious critics’ organizations would lend you a little job security. You’d beShow More Summary

Party Like It's the Early 2000s With ABC Family's 'That's So Throwback' End of the Year Programming Event

ABC Family says goodbye to 2014 with its “That’s So Throwback” programming block, featuring Disney Channel classic comedy series “Lizzie McGuire,” “That’s So Raven,” “Even Stevens,” and original movies “The Cheetah Girls” and “Halloweentown.” “

Fox News Fans Send 36,000 Emails, Make 32,000 Calls Over Dish–Just on Sunday

Fox News viewers must have gotten their holiday shopping done early, because they burned up the phones, and fired off tens of thousands of emails Sunday to express their displeasure with the dropping of Fox News Channel and Fox Business from Dish Network. Show More Summary

The Tradition Continues: NBA Christmas Day Tripleheader on ABC & ESPN

This Thursday, Dec. 25, a Christmas Day tradition continues as ABC and ESPN will combine to present a marquee NBA tripleheader. T

Special 'My Husband's Not Gay' to Premiere Sunday, January 11 on TLC

In Salt Lake City, UT, there are some Mormons who live their lives… a little differently. There are some men who are happily married and attracted to their wives, but they are also attracted to other men. They refer to it as Same Sex Attraction... not gay, SSA.

Entree, entry, or entrée?

Pronunciation sometimes makes the word. If someone has taken a bit part in a movie, one might say she got an "EN-tree-level acting job." But if you say that first job has launched her career, one might say that first job was her "on-TRAY into Hollywood." But is it spelled the same way? Before we get to that, we need...

Jane Austen-Inspired Recommendations: INFOGRAPHIC

6 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Austin Public Library has created an infographic called “Jane Austen with a Twist.” This flowchart, which honors Austen’s 239th birthday, features 23 recommendations for books inspired by the stories of Jane Austen. We’ve embedded the entire graphic after the jump for you to explore further. (via (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Dish Parries With Fox on Programming Fees

21st Century Fox has become the latest broadcaster to have its programming pulled from the Dish Network lineup, following similar disputes by Turner Broadcasting and CBS Corp., which led to similar blackouts in the past several months. Show More Summary

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