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Hey Isn’t That…Jake Tapper on

Jake Tapper, host of CNN’s “The Lead,” recently chatted with Bon Appétit for its “Morning Routine” column, a look into people’s first hours awake. Tapper’s day begins at 7am, with his attention first directed to his email for recentShow More Summary

Shakespeare’s Works To Be Translated Into Mandarin

1 hour agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The British government plans to give £1.5 million (approximately $2.4 million) to the Royal Shakespeare Company. The organization has agreed to translate all of William Shakespeare’s writings into Mandarin. Here’s more from The New York...Show More Summary

Jacobin: A Marxist rag run on a lot of petty-bourgeois hustle

Jacobin Magazine was founded by Bhaskar Sunkara in 2010 while he was still a student at George Washington University. Sunkara had self-identified as a socialist since middle school — or, in his own words, “way too young to make those kind of decisions.” Accordingly, his magazine is a journal of democratic socialist thought — one that’s...

Modern Farmer Names Cara Parks Executive Editor

Modern Farmer Media — publisher of Modern Farmer — has named Cara Parks its new executive editor. Parks most recently worked as a freelance journalist, crafting pieces for publications such as The New York Times, The New Republic, Slate, and more. Show More Summary

Missouri Reporter Becomes History Museum’s ‘Journalist in Residence’

Few reporters have covered the Ozarks like Ed Fillmer. An archive of Fillmore’s stories at Springfield, Missouri NBC affiliate KYTV boasts that “(he) traveled down just about every road in the Ozarks, seeking stories no one else told.” Now,...Show More Summary

Portfolio Events May Not Be Worth It For Established Photographers

What advice would you give to established photographers who are “on the fence” about attending a networking event? To be honest, I’m not sure it’s worth it for established photographers who have a presence in NY already.  It’s expensive and it’s probably more worth their while to put that money towards promos or testing.  I […]

Michelle Fields Joins FOX News as a Paid Contributor

Big news in the land of Michelle Fields. She’s officially joined FOX News as a paid contributor. Some personal news— I’ve officially joined the Fox News team: — Michelle Fields (@MichelleFields) September 15, 2014 Fields is currently a contributor to PJ Media, and prior to that, was with The Daily Caller. Show More Summary

The Daily Edit – Flaunt: Scott Pommier

                                         Some additional  images from the shoot.   FLAUNT Editor in Chief: Luis Barajas Creative Director: Jim Turner Photographer and Director: Scott Pommier Director of Photography ( video ): Greg Hunt Heidi: How did this story come about? Scott: I really wanted to shoot something for Flaunt so I  photo editor and set up […]

Forbes Deal Finalized

Forbes Media officially has a lot less Forbes involved in it. In late July, a deal was struck with Hong Kong-based Asset Management (the number being thrown around was $475 million) and now it is done. Asset Management now owns a majority...Show More Summary

The Highest-Paid Actors On TV This Fall

Now that it's September, it's time for fall favorites like "The Big Bang Theory" and "Modern Family" to return to TV along with a list of new shows. Which casts are making the most money? TV Guide recently released its annual salary report highlighting the paychecks of dozens of actors and TV personalities. Show More Summary

Rihanna Blasts CBS For Pulling Her Song From Thursday Night Football Over Ray Rice

CBS decided not to run a planned intro song by Rihanna on last week's "Thursday Night Football" game in the wake of the Ray Rice fiasco, and the artist is not happy about it. The song, "Run This Town," was supposed to run before every TNF game accompanied by a game-specific voiceover by Don Cheadle. Show More Summary

WRAL’s Sloane Heffernan Leaves Anchor Desk: ‘My Ship Has Sailed’

Sloane Heffernan, weekend morning anchor at Raleigh CBS affiliate WRAL, has set the alarm for 3:15 for the last time. “I did the best I could, but the limited sleep always caught up with me,” she said. “And my family would pay the price. Show More Summary

Scholastic Publishes the ‘Open a World of Possible’ Anthology as a Free eBook

1 hour agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Scholastic has published a free eBook entitled Open a World of Possible: Real Stories About the Joy and Power of Reading to celebrate the launch of its new literacy initiative. This anthology contains over 100 stories and essays written...Show More Summary

Inside Forbes: The Fast Times and Hard Truths About Building a New Model for Journalism

Right after the sale of FORBES was announced, I got a gracious and astute email from an industry colleague I have followed closely for 10 years. He expressed admiration for our accomplishments — the reinvention of a grand old media brand by way of new models for journalism and advertising. Yet, he saw our story [...]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup – 9.16.14

2 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser Sheinelle Jones Named News Anchor of Weekend Today InsideFacebook Facebook Revamps App Settings Page FishbowlNY Arianna Celebrates Major HuffPost...Show More Summary

Dave Barnes, Former WWL Chief Meteorologist, Has Died

Dave Barnes, who was chief meteorologist for more than a decade at New Orleans CBS affiliate WWL, died Saturday in Florida of complications from cancer. He was 78. Barnes retired in 1997. “Dave was the consummate professional,” said former WWL anchor Angela Hill. Show More Summary

Morning Report for September 16, 2014

“My biggest concern is how to cover the world right now when it’s really dangerous,” says New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet. “That’s the thing that keeps me most awake at night.” ( Wal-Mart spokesman David Tovar, who got some attention in June for marking up a New York Times editorial with … Read More

TV Executive Dishes When to Resign: ‘Am I Learning?’

The following interview in The Wall Street Journal really struck a chord. Courteney Monroe, chief executive of National Geographic Channels, previously worked in marketing at HBO for 13 years. When is the right time to leave a job? If...Show More Summary

Today in media history: Steve Jobs leaves and returns to Apple

2 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Two of the biggest news stories about Apple’s Steve Jobs took place on September 16. Jobs resigned from Apple on September 16, 1985. Twelve years later, on September 16, 1997, he became interim CEO. Although the producers of this 1985...Show More Summary

New Episode of ‘Elders React’ Features ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Movie Trailer

2 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

How did you feel after watching the Fifty Shades of Grey movie trailer? Fine Brothers Entertainment (a.k.a. TheFineBros) has captured a hilarious panel of reactions in the latest episode of their YouTube series, “Elders React.” The video...Show More Summary

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