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Game 6 Is Highest-Rated & Most-Watched Game of 2014 World Series

The Kansas City Royals’ 10-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants may have been the most one-sided World Series win in seven years, but it did set up what is one of the most exciting sports events in America

No End | Good Luck | Scary Sarah

15 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Lost Remote: Each season of The Walking Dead has been worse than the previous one, and yet, the show is more popular than ever. One could say it is impossible to kill. Inside Mobile Apps: You can now order Taco Bell’s complete garbage food via an app. Show More Summary

Afternoon Lede Check – 10.29.14

15 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump… (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Exclusives That Aren’t: Ashoka Mukpo Speaks With CNN, After Speaking With NBC

CNN billed its interview with Ebola survivor Ashoka Mukpo today as an exclusive. But it’s not. Mukpo gave his first interview to NBC’s Kate Snow last week just after being released from the hospital. That’s not surprising since Mukpo, a freelance cameraman, was working for NBC in Libera when he was diagnosed with Ebola earlier this month. Show More Summary

I can’t wait to see your syllabus, Jay

It's official. I will be teaching an (undergrad) class at NYU in the spring with the title: The Future of the New York Times. @Sulliview — Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) October 29, 2014

Roger Ailes and Beth Ailes Honored by Green Beret Foundation

The Green Beret Foundation honored Fox News Chairman & CEO Roger Ailes and Beth Ailes, Publisher of the Putnam County News & Recorder and Putnam County Courier with the Lifetime Achievement Award for their personal support of the nation’s military and Green Berets. Show More Summary

USA Today’s Susan Page: Obama “More Dangerous to the Press” than “Any Administration in American History” [Video]

The deteriorating relationship between the mainstream media and President Obama was highlighted once again this past weekend when USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page said that the Obama administration has been “more dangerous...Show More Summary

Quartz Makes Two Moves

16 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

There have been a lot of Revolving Door items today, so why not add one more? Quartz has made two moves. Details are below. Paul Smalera is joining as ideas editor. Smalera was most recently with The New York Times, where he served as founding editor of its Op-Talk site. Show More Summary

‘Smells Good…Smells Like College’: Rachel Maddow Tours Colorado Pot Shop

The owner of a marijuana dispensary in Colorado, Jamie Perino, gave a tour of his very legal business to MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, who was in the state to report on the weird world of the state’s blooming marijuana industry. Maddow’s first thought on heading inside the pot shop? “Smells good. Show More Summary

So What Do You Do, Amelia McDonell-Parry, Editor-in-Chief of TheFrisky.com?

16 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Amelia McDonell-Parry, editor-in-chief of the popular women’s lifestyle site TheFrisky.com, is probably the last person you’d expect to find at a men’s magazine like Maxim. And yet, McDonell-Parry’s career path has taken plenty of unexpected...Show More Summary

Blog: Mission Journal: In Zambia, Sata never fulfilled promise of greater transparency

"We'll see for ourselves on Friday," was a refrain on the lips of most journalists I met in Lusaka in mid-September, as they speculated on the health of President Michael Sata ahead of their country's opening of parliament, where the leader was due to speak....

Royals to Win World Series, According to The Weather Channel

Game 7 of the World Series is tonight and if baseball fans want to know the outcome, they should probably tune in to The Weather Channel. Meteorologist Paul Goodloe is two-for-two predicting World Series games based on one key factor…...Show More Summary

Smithsonian Goes Behind The Scenes of 'Fury' in Special 'Tanks of Fury' Airing Premiering Sunday, November 9

Smithsonian Channel goes behind-the-scenes of the current blockbuster film Fury, starring Academy Award® winner Brad Pitt

WLS to Host Live Facebook Q&A with Governor’s Race Candidates

Tonight, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn will take questions from voters on the Facebook page of WLS, the ABC-owned station in Chicago. Tomorrow night, challenger Bruce Rauner will take questions in the same way. Facebook’s Andy Stone tells...Show More Summary

No Women on Latest Variety ‘Leaders’ List

17 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

What happened here? Did this one not cross the desk of co-EIC Claudia Eller? The byline says Variety Staff, which means the individual(s) responsible for the article are avoiding individual flaming. However, in the item comments, onShow More Summary

Andi Watson: ‘Working hard and having fun hopefully go hand in hand…’

17 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Have you ever written a scary story? In honor of the Halloween season, we are interviewing horror writers to learn about the craft of scaring readers. Throughout his career, cartoonist Andi Watson has written and illustrated dozens of comics and graphic novels. Show More Summary

At the Guardian, the homepage is far from dead

17 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

You’ve probably heard rumors of “the death of the homepage,” but The Guardian isn’t having it. During a demo of the newly redesigned U.S. website in New York this week, Wolfgang Blau, The Guardian’s director of digital strategy, said...Show More Summary

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