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NY Jobs: Sunshine Sachs, Latin Post, The Woods & Co

This week, Sunshine Sachs is hiring an account manager of talent relations, while Latin Post needs a deputy editor. The Woods & Co is seeking an account coordinator, and BrainReserve is on the hunt for a trend analyst. Get the scoopShow More Summary

VinePair Is Up to a Million Monthly Uniques

The year-old digital wine magazine aimed at millennials has enjoyed a vintage first half of 2015. As robustly detailed by Wall Street Journal wine critic Lettie Teague: By January of this year, VinePair had attracted enough attention...Show More Summary

Todd S. Purdum Inks Deal For a Rodgers & Hammerstein Biography

Journalist Todd S. Purdum has landed a deal with Henry Holt. Purdum will write a biography profiling musical theater icons Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The publisher has set the release date for Spring 2018. It was chosen...Show More Summary

Series Sets Ratings Record for OWN

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN cable network is celebrating a ratings record this week. The cable channel announced that Tuesday’s premiere of the prime-time soap “The Haves and the Have Nots” delivered 3.3 million total viewers, making it the most-watched season premiere...

AngelHack Seattle 2015: Turning Thoughts Into Things

Imagine living in a world where you could have an app that lets users donate to the homeless through wearable beacons, use a gesture-based tool to swap contact information with a simple handshake, and visit a site that uses data science to generate information on political candidates in real time. Show More Summary

NBC Series Gets Second Season

NBC has signed on for a second season of a freshman series. The Peacock Network announced Thursday that it has renewed the variety show “I Can Do That.” The network placed an order for an eight-episode season, after the show’s...

Reddit Moderators Revolt After Site Fires Popular Talent Director

As America readies for fireworks, Reddit grapples with darkness. Hundreds of Reddit's community blogs—called subreddits—have been made inaccessible to the public in protest after the San Francisco-based company dismissed its director of talent, Victoria Taylor, who ran its Ask Me Anything (AMA) feature. Show More Summary

Innovation Arts Creates a Graphic Novella For TED Global

Couldn’t make it to the TED Global conference? The Innovation Arts organization has create a graphic novella to recap the event. According to the TED blog, the book is entitled Beyond the Edge. It features an infomural on the last page. Every talk given at this conference was captured by a three-panel comic piece. Show More Summary

Lifetime Gets Into the Subscription Video Game

Lifetime has rolled out its entry in the increasingly crowded subscription video market, with A+E Networks announcing the launch Thursday of Lifetime Movie Club. The direct-to-consumer subscription service offers subscribers access to a library of Lifetime Movies without commercial interruptions...

John Oliver Mocks Media for Repeatedly Declaring ‘End of Obamacare’

Is this the end of Obamacare? It’s a question that seemingly gets asked quite a lot on cable news, as shown to humorous effect by John Oliver on HBO’s Last Week Tonight. Stringing together five years worth of clips from CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and others, Oliver makes a convincing argument to news writers: find a new line, guys.

Two TV News Crews Robbed at Gunpoint, Cameraman Pistol-Whipped

Two television news crews were attacked Thursday while covering a story, with one of the attackers, who wore a ski mask, pistol-whipping a camera operator. SFGate.com reports that the crews, from Bay Area stations KTVU-TV and KNTV, were hit while...

This Week In Photography Books: Stephen Shore

by Jonathan Blaustein I just got home from a family vacation. In Colorado. So my brain is not working as well as it normally does. (Must. Activate. Remaining. Braincells.) In fact, I just deleted several paragraphs, and jumped right back to this spot. I never do that. These columns normally flow like the water in […]

Small Press Expo Featured On Kickstarter

The organizers behind the St. Louis Small Press Expo have hope to raise $2,500.00 on Kickstarter. Over 60 vendors and small presses will participate in this event. We’ve embedded a video about the project above. Here’s more from the Kickstarter page: “The St. Show More Summary

CEOs of Sprint and T-Mobile in Nasty Online Exchange

The executives leading the country’s No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers fired off nasty online messages to each other this week. USA Today reports that Marcelo Claure of No. 3 Sprint and John Legere of No. 4 T-Mobile went...

Sunday Show Ratings: Q2 2015 & June 28

ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos finished the second quarter of 2015 as the top-rated Sunday public affairs program among the key A25-54 demo. It marks the first demo win during a second quarter in 21 years. However, CBS’ Face...Show More Summary

Victoria Taylor Dismissal Sparks #RedditRevolt

Why was New York-based Reddit employee Victoria Taylor let go Thursday? At this point, it’s not entirely clear. Gawker’s Ashley Feinberg raises the specter of Jesse Jackson, as well as the idea that perhaps Taylor did not want to relocate to San Francisco. Show More Summary

In Profile: Maddow, Huntsman, Brzezinski

Rachel Maddow recently spoke with Variety as part of its marriage equality special issue. She discusses marriage equality and being a gay anchor in prime time. Friday’s ruling is about marriage, which is an important aspect of equal rights. Show More Summary

IT Chief at IRS is “Blown Away” that IRS Erased Lerner Tapes

The IRS deleted the tapes even after they were told not to. Hmm, sound suspicious? It is.

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