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Watch: President Obama Presents Medal of Freedom to Tom Brokaw, Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, and 16 Others (LIVE)

2 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

President Barack Obama will present the nation’s highest civilian honor to 19 journalists, artists, public servants and activists this afternoon. Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom will include legendary NBC anchor, Tom Brokaw, Ethel Kennedy, widow of the late Sen. Show More Summary

So What Do You Do, Bill Schultz, Emmy-Winning Animation Producer?

2 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

He’s best known as the producer of animated smash hits, like The Simpsons and King of the Hill, but it’s his forthcoming animated dramedy he hopes will earn him worldwide (Web) praise and land him a weekly spot on your TV. Bill Schultz‘s...Show More Summary

Oyster Launches New Online Literary Journal

2 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The executives at Oyster have initiated an online literary journal called The Oyster Review. According to the press release, the editorial team for this new venture plans to publish “content related to books will appear in a varietyShow More Summary

JFK: In the Summer of His Years

51 years ago, on November 22, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. When people think of that sad event this week, the music isn't the first thing they think of. In truth, the entire day of his burial was filled withShow More Summary

Steven Weber to Guest Star on Showtime's 'House of Lies'

Noted actor Steven Weber guest stars in one episode of the new season of HOUSE OF LIES as Ray Montinola

Reddit Acted Like a Jerk During FCC Commissioner’s AMA

Should we feel bad for FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn? I do. She took to Reddit to do an AMA on Friday, and it went very, very badly. It’s almost a shame, because she sounds so cheerful in her introduction. She had no idea she was going to be received with a collective “boo.” The Internet wanted to talk about net neutrality and cable companies. Show More Summary

Ironically Fox News Says Quoting Scripture Is Out of Bounds"

Some conservatives are incensed that President Barack Obama quoted scripture in his speech on Thursday about immigration reform, Media Matters for America reports, and RawStory expands. "Scripture tells us that we shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger -- we were strangers once, too," the president said Thursday night. Show More Summary

3 Count: Mr. Roboto

Class action suit filed against Rightscorp over robocalls, Kim Dotcom remains out on bail with restrictions and Activision targets glitch videos.

NY Times Staffers Answer Thanksgiving Questions

2 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

If you’ve got questions about preparing Thanksgiving dinner, The New York Times has answers. Sam Sifton, the Times’ food editor; Melissa Clark, a food columnist; and Eric Asimov, a wine critic, are all answering questions on the Times’ Facebook page right now. A quick example: One person asked for the best way to cook two large turkeys. Show More Summary

Le Monde Profiles Nikki Finke

2 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Sandwiched around a great full-page, in-place-of-current-headshot illustration by Kelsey Dake, Le Monde’s M magazine has chimed in with a November 22 profile of Nikki Finke. Good timing, since heading into Thanksgiving, Finke tweeted...Show More Summary

IDW Publishing to Release a U.S. Edition of ‘The Infinite Loop’

2 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Writer Pierrick Colinet and artist Elsa Charretier formed a partnership to create a comic called The Infinite Loop. The collaborators launched a crowdfunding campaign in France and raised €12,575 (approximately $15646.57 USD) for this project. IDW Publishing has acquired the rights to release a U.S. Show More Summary

Live +7 Ratings: ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 5 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49

Despite a number of its programs being pre-empted during the week, ABC still had 3 of the week’s Top 5 biggest broadcast gainers among Adults 18-49

Danielle Dozier Leaving KOCO

Weekend morning meteorologist Danielle Dozier announced she’s leaving Oklahoma City ABC affiliate KOCO. In addition to the send-off on Sunday’s 8:00 a.m. show, Dozier wrote on her facebook page, “I’ve witnessed some terrible weather here but have noticed the true resilience of this community. Show More Summary

New Series 'The Mistress' to Premiere Wednesday, January 21 on Discovery Life

Hollywood and the media most commonly portray mistresses as heartless home wreckers but, more often than not, these women don’t embody the sexed-up stereotype.

Marie Claire Names Site Director

3 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Jessica Pels has been named site director of Pels comes to Marie Claire from Teen Vogue, where she most recently served as online deputy editor and features editor. “Jessica’s enthusiasm for Marie Claire is infectious,” said Marie Claire’s editor-in-chief Anne Fulenwider, in a statement. Show More Summary

Gabriel García Márquez Archive Finds a Home at the Harry Ransom Center

3 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Harry Ransom Center, an institution based at the University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of the late Gabriel García Márquez. The Nobel Prize-winning writer had passed on earlier this year. Some of the items in the...Show More Summary

BMX Documentary ''1 Way Up' to Air Wednesday, December 3 on Pivot

On Wednesday, December 3rd, Pivot will air Shine Global’s compelling documentary that follows multiple young BMX riders as they train to compete in the BMX World Championships in England.

'Punkin Chunkin: Superchunk!' to Premiere Saturday, November 29 on Discovery & Science Channel

Every fall America’s eyes turn to backyard engineers to see who can rightfully claim “Lord of the Gourd” in PUNKIN CHUNKIN. This year, the competition pivots to take on its biggest challenge yet

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