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Sinclair Adds FOX Affiliation to Wheeling-Steubenville Station

Sinclair Broadcasting has announced the addition of a FOX affiliation to WTOV in the Wheeling, WV-Steubenville, OH, market. WTRF previously carried the FOX network along with CBS and ABC. WTOV already carries NBC and MeTV. A FOX spokesperson...Show More Summary

ABC Taps New Programming Sales Chief

ABC has hired Mike Dean as its new vp, programmatic and data-driven sales, The Wall Street Journal reports. Dean joins the Disney-owned network from ad tech firm Videology, where he was vp, media platform sales and solutions. BeforeShow More Summary

Pivot's New Reality Series 'Welcome to Fairfax' & 'Freestyle Love Supreme' to Premiere Friday, October 17

On Friday, October 17, Pivot will debut two new half hour series during the 10 p.m. hour, Freestyle Love Supreme,

Drama 'Fortitude' Starring Stanley Tucci to Premiere in January 2015 on Pivot

Pivot announced today at the summer 2014 TCA press tour, a January 2015 premiere for Fortitude

3 Count: SoundCloud 9

SoundCloud close to inking deal with record labels over music licensing, Warner Brothers pulls Greenpeace video over song copyright and more! The post 3 Count: SoundCloud 9 appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Stefan Chase Leaving WGCL After One Year

Stefan Chase, traffic reporter for Atlanta CBS affiliate WGCL, is leaving the station. A Meredith spokesperson told TVSpy Chase will be replaced by Harry Samler, otherwise known as “Pothole Harry.” Chase came to WGCL in August 2013. Her last day is today. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

NPR and the Eagerness of White Guy Sources

To the extent that Anya Kamenetz's tweet reflected "innocence," it's of a sort people of color and women can ill afford from journalists,

People Are Outraged On Facebook Thinking Steven Spielberg Actually Killed A Dinosaur

There's been a lot of outrage on Facebook lately about people posting photos of hunting and killing animals. There was Texas cheerleader Kendall Jones who had her hunting photos taken down by Facebook, 17-year-old Belgian soccer fanShow More Summary

'Pkease Like Me' Renewed for Season Three by Pivot Ahead of Season Two Premiere

Pivot announced a third season of the highly praised comedy Please Like Me, just prior to the second season premiere on August 8.

CBS’ Bob Schieffer Trades Media Career for Music Industry

19 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Photo Credit: Greg Powers Photography (http://tinyurl.com/nw9gfvk) On Saturday, July 12th, Texas Christian University alum and CBS News “Face the Nation” host Bob Schieffer will appear in a music video shoot for Josh Groban’s ‘Brave”...Show More Summary

CW TV Show ‘The Originals’ Generates a Three-Book Deal

19 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Harlequin has signed a six-figure three-book deal with Josh Bank and Hayley Wagreich at Alloy Entertainment (NA) to pen a series of books based on the CW vampire television show The Originals. Margo Lipschultz will edit the books. The...Show More Summary

Longtime WDIV Journalist Jennifer Moore Dies: ‘She Was a Life Force’

In a post on Facebook, family members have announced the death of Jennifer Moore, a longtime reporter at Detroit station WDIV. “A little after ten this morning, our mother succumbed to her nearly two year battle with cancer,” wrote Moore’s son Mike Ryder. Show More Summary

Congressman Gets Bumped from MSNBC for LeBron James News

While substituting for Andrea Mitchell this afternoon, Luke Russert cut a Congressman’s interview short to cover the big breaking news of the day: LeBron James returning to Cleveland. Less than a minute into their interview, which started at 12:38pmET, Russert told Rep. Show More Summary

Sports Illustrated editors didn’t know of LeBron’s decision until ‘this morning’

19 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Sports Illustrated LeBron James’ decision to come back to Cleveland is a monumental story for sports journalism.  So how did SI get the scoop? For Chris Stone, the managing editor of Sports Illustrated, the possibility that the magazine...Show More Summary

NBC to Air Live '66th Primetime Emmy Red Carpet Special' Prior to the Awards Telecast

NBC has scheduled the half-hour live program “66th Primetime Emmy ® Red Carpet Special” immediately preceding the network’s three-hour broadcast of the Emmy Awards.

NBC Olympics Nominated for Four Primetime Emmys

Among the Emmy nominations announced yesterday, NBC Sports is up for four Creative Arts Emmy nominations for the 2014 Sochi Opening Ceremony. The ceremony, hosted by Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira and the New Yorker‘s David Remnick, earned...Show More Summary

Amanda Kost Leaving KMGH for Scripps Bureau in Washington

KMGH news director Jeff Harris has announced investigative reporter Amanda Kost will leave the Scripps-owned Denver ABC affiliate to join the Scripps National Bureau in Washington as an investigative reporter. “The DC investigative team...Show More Summary

Must-reads of the week

Culled from CJR’s own stories, plus the frequently updated “Must-reads from around the Web,” our staff recommendations for the best pieces of journalism (and other miscellany) on the internet, here are your can’t-miss must-reads of the...Show More Summary

Colin Farrell Is In Talks To Star In 'True Detective' Season 2

Yesterday, True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto revealed plenty of new information about Season 2, including the fact that it will feature 4 main leads. Today, it looks like one of those central characters will be portrayed by Colin Farrell. Show More Summary

Dear TIME Magazine: Stop Telling Gay Men How to Act

Normally, I don't pay any mind to click bait I find on the Internet, but a post from TIME Magazine entitled "Dear White Gays: Stop Stealing Black Female Culture" published on July 9, 2014 came to my attention. After reading it, I was...Show More Summary

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