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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: ‘These Activities Must be Condemned and Stopped’

Broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference this afternoon. Goodell once again announced he was wrong in his initial two-game suspension of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice. Show More Summary

James Franco Thinks AOL's Censorship Of His New Show Is 'Ridiculous'

On Wednesday, James Franco kicked off a new project he's been working on with AOL called "Making a Scene with James Franco." The original series, which humorously recreates famous movie scenes, will be rolled out in three batches of short episodes, and Franco helped launch the first three episodes with a live Q&A session. Show More Summary

(VIDEO) Programmatic Video 'Three Years Behind Display': Videoplaza's Muehle

AMSTERDAM - So-called "programmatic" techniques for controlling and targeting online ad trading are already revolutionizing sales of static display ads; but video is later to the ad-tech party. Display has been like this for a while....Show More Summary

How Liam Neeson Became An Accidental Action Star At 61

Liam Neeson has a new thriller out this weekend, "A Walk Among the Tombstones." Since his appearance in 2009's hit "Taken," the once dramatic actor who was nominated for an Oscar in 1993's "Schindler's List" has become one of Hollywood's...Show More Summary

Lou Grant, Murphy Brown and Perd Hapley: Readers share their favorite TV show journalists

12 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Earlier on Friday I asked about favorite journalists from TV sitcoms and dramas. Here’s collection of some of the characters people suggested on Twitter and Facebook: Lou Grant, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant: Miranda VeracruzShow More Summary

New Jersey University Hosts Springsteen Symposium

12 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Bruce Springsteen was born to turn 65 on September 23, 2014. Ahead of the big day, New Jersey’s Monmouth University is hosting an all-day celebration and examination of the singer-songwriter’s catalog and influence. The Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:3:0 p.m. Show More Summary

UC Berkeley journalism students asked to pay more; university officials make more

Board of Regents approves pay increases for chancellor, executives ( Journalism school may raise costs by more than $10,000 ( An open letter to UC Berkeley’s journalism school dean (

Weekend Show Preview – 9.21.14

13 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights include former CIA deputy director Michael Morell on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Rep. Peter King (R-NY) on “FOX News Sunday,” and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS.” Not all lineups have been announced. Show More Summary

truTV Teams Up with Tumblr for First-of-Its-Kind Initiative Tied to New Series Hack My Life

truTV and Tumblr are teaming up on a groundbreaking initiative tied to truTV's upcoming series Hack My Life.

Al Jazeera America journalist: Being in the military and being a journalist aren’t that different

13 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The life of a journalist covering conflict and that of someone in the military aren’t that different, said Al Jazeera America’s Josh Rushing in a phone interview. “My family knows that I have a backpack ready to go,” he said. “I’m gone all the time. Show More Summary

Act Patriotically to Fix the Pledge

The Pledge of Allegiance was woven into the fabric of American culture when it was written over a century ago, and then, step-by-step, became part of daily civic life. It is now recited every day within our schools and at our government meetings. Show More Summary

Must-reads of the week

Is the US ‘going to war’ against ISIS? The answer matters (CJR) - A war of words between the Obama administration and the press. Trend Piece (New Yorker) - "Buzzword, buzzword, buzzword. Isn't the buzzword on your mind now? Perhaps it is on other people's minds? Read on or you'll be clueless, dated, and without any friends in the...

The Most Popular FishbowlNY Posts for The Week

13 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Here’s a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week. 1) NY Daily News Proclaims Diddy Dead Since 1996 2) Bill Dedman Leaves NBC News for Newsday 3) Suejin Yang Joins Time Inc. 4) Martha Stewart Wants Gwyneth Paltrow...Show More Summary

Deep US Concern for Human Rights in Egypt? Time Says So

The idea that the United States is being forced to suspend any "longtime concerns" about Egyptian human rights is hard to square with reality.

NY Jobs: Fast Company, Modern Notion, Well+Good

13 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

This week, Fast Company is hiring a digital project manager, as well as a senior integrated marketing manager. Meanwhile, Modern Notion needs a science and innovation editor, and Well+Good is on the hunt for an articles editor. Get the...Show More Summary

AP’s Sally Buzbee Outlines 8 Ways the Obama Administration Blocks Coverage

14 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

The Associated Press’ Erin Madigan White highlights ways the Obama administration actively blocks information from the media, as outlined by AP Washington bureau chief Sally Buzbee. From the administration’s air strikes on ISIS to Guantanamo...Show More Summary

FOX Sports 1 Will Cover Roger Goodell Press Conference Live at 3PM ET

FOX SPORTS 1 provides live coverage of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s press conference on domestic violence issues

Monica Hernandez to Join WFAA

Monica Hernandez is leaving Gannett’s New Orleans CBS affiliate WWL to work for sister station WFAA in Dallas. Carolyn Mungo, news director for the Dallas ABC affiliate, told TVSpy, Hernandez starts as a reporter October 20. Hernandez started working at WWL in 2010. Show More Summary

Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt Join Cast of 'Justified'

FX has cast Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt in recurring roles on its critically-acclaimed, award-winning drama series Justified, which enters its final season January 2015.

As journalists become wonks, wonks become journalists

The Economist offers an interesting perspective today on the flip side of the wonky data journalism craze. While traditional newsrooms and media startups sift through spreadsheets and build interactive graphics and apps, think tanksShow More Summary

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