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Universal Pictures Options 2 Gayle Forman YA Books

13 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Universal Pictures has optioned two of Gayle Forman’s young adult novels, Just One Day and Just One Year. Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, the creators of The Gossip Girl TV show, will serve as producers for this project. PenguinShow More Summary

'Macy's Thanksgiving Parade' Garners 22.6 Million Viewers, Ranking as The Second Most-Watched Parade in 13 Years

NBC’s 9 a.m.-noon ET coverage of the 88th annual “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” averaged a 6.2 rating in adults 18-49 and 22.6 million viewers overall, making it the second most-watched “Macy’s” parade in the last 13 years, according...Show More Summary

‘The Beach Boys’ Singer Mike Love Inks Memoir Deal

13 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Mike Love, best known as one of the founding members of The Beach Boys, has inked a memoir deal with Blue Rider Press. James S. Hirsch, a journalist and biographer, will help Love with writing this project. The publisher plans to release...Show More Summary

RIP: Lester Bernstein

14 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Our most heartfelt condolences go out this holiday weekend to New York Times investigative reporter Nina Bernstein. She has announced that her father Lester Bernstein has passed away at age 94. Eight days after the death of his wife Mimi, Nina’s mother. The span of Mr. Show More Summary

A Romenesko reader’s take: This ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ piece needs some help

A Romenesko reader who doesn’t want to be named writes: I thought you might be interested in reading an editorial that ran today in the Chronicle-Tribune, the newspaper in my hometown of Marion, Ind. I took the liberty of copyediting the piece, since no one else did prior to publication. I think it’s worth mentioning … Read More

Here's An Explanation For Everything You See In The New 'Star Wars' Trailer

The new Star Wars trailer is here! For the uninitiated, let's catch up. This movie is called "Star Wars: Episode VII." The subtitle is "The Force Awakens." The story takes place approximately 30 years after "Return of the Jedi," the third movie in the original trilogy that ended with the death of Darth Vader. Show More Summary

NaNoWriMo Tip #19: Keep The Reader’s Perspective in Mind

14 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Some writers feel that they must create the story that they themselves want to read. Does that mean you should disregard your potential audience? In the video embedded above, The Fault in Our Stars novelist John Green advises that one should remember the reader’s perspective while writing. Show More Summary

Your Next Position: Digital Analyst? Part 2: Five Attributes of a Great Digital Analyst and How to Get Hired

(Featured illustration: Hanns-Peter Nagel) Editor’s note: This post is the second of two posts that highlight careers in digital analytics. The first post introduced digital analytics careers and described five best practices for digital analysts. Show More Summary

Seahwaks-49ers Deliver Best Metered Market Household Ratings To Date for Thanksgiving Primetime NFL Game

In metered-market results, which accurately reflect time-zone adjustments, last night’s Seattle Seahawks-San Francisco 49ers game averaged a 12.5 rating, 25 share from 8:30-11:15 p.m. ET in household results from the 56 markets metered by Nielsen Media Research (the Boston market is currently excluded) to easily win the night in the metered markets.

How Do You Find Time to Read During Family Events?

15 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

It’s not easy being a bibliophile around the holidays. The Epic Reads YouTube channel has posted a video detailing the problems that come with “trying to read at family events.” Over at the Epic Reads blog, the team offered a few tips...Show More Summary

Work From The Medium Festival of Photography 2014 – Part 1

Last year, when I went to visit the Medium Festival of Photography, I practically leaked energy. I stayed out drinking, chatted with every possible person, dispensed advice incessantly, and worked through my portfolio review breaks. Only then, when it was almost done, did I give a public lecture in which I bared my soul to […]

'The NFL on CBS' Thankgiving Day Game Earns Highest Metered Market Household Rating in 16 years

CBS’s Thanksgiving Day broadcast of Detroit’s 34-17 win over Chicago earned its highest rating/share for a Thanksgiving Day game in 16 years.

A New York Times Magazine Exhibit Opens in Tennessee

15 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Beginning today at Chattanooga’s Hunter Museum of American Art, visitors will have the chance to enjoy “The New York Times Magazine Photographs.” Running through March 22, the exhibit was curated by magazine photo editor Kathy Ryan and...Show More Summary

Which Books Must You Read in Your Lifetime?: INFOGRAPHIC

16 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Have you ever made a bucket list for books? Gumtree.com has created an infographic called “12 Books You Should Read Before You Die.” Some of the classic titles being featured include The Catcher in The Rye by J.D. Salinger, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck, and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Show More Summary

LIVE: The New 'Star Wars' Trailer Is About To Come Out

The first trailer teaser for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is debuting today online and in theaters. From what we've heard, 88-second teaser will drop at 10:15 EST on iTunes trailers. We'll have it here once it's live. "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is in theaters Dec. 18, 2015. SEE ALSO: Here's what's new on Netflix in December Join the conversation about this story »

CNN’s Bill Weir: Reporting Around the World, In Part, For His Daughter

CNN’s Bill Weir has had a lot of time to think. He’s been on flights around the world, and recently spent a night with the crew shooting his new series, “The Wonder List”, on a remote and tiny South Pacific island–no power, just firelight. Show More Summary

Scroobius Pip Crafts Poem in Praise of Libraries

16 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Are you a fan of libraries? Scroobius Pip (pictured, via), a spoken word poet and hip hop artist, crafted a poem to praise these beloved public institutions. The video embedded above features an animated clip of Pip’s piece commissioned by Chris Hawkins for BBC 6 Music. What do you think? New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Neil Gaiman Announces Air Dates For ‘Good Omens’ Radio Adaptation

17 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

I have borrowed Aziraphale's flaming sword to let you know that Good Omens starts on Dec 22nd on BBC Radio 4. Look! pic.twitter.com/ST81u6tnBv — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) November 27, 2014 BBC Radio 4?s Good Omens dramatization will...Show More Summary

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