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Former WSB Chopper Pilot Dies in Crash

Matt Wallace, a former chopper pilot for Atlanta ABC affiliate WSB, died in a helicopter crash in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tuesday. Wallace — who worked for WSB from 1997 to 2003 — was flying a helicopter contracted by Alabama Power. A passenger...Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavs Owner Bids $60 Million for Robb Report

19 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Robb Report, the magazine for the insanely rich and Curren$y, might have a new owner soon. According to The New York Post, Dan Gilbert — owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans founder — has offered $60 million for CurtCoShow More Summary

Cop corruption probe sparks newspaper feud

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- This city’s two rival dailies, the broadsheet Inquirer and tabloid Daily News, share an owner, a website, and now more than ever, mutual enmity and distrust. Last month, the papers’ owner and publisher, H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, overruled Inquirer editor Bill Marimow and killed a major page-one story at the behest of Daily News editor Michael Days. The...

Special 'Crowning New York' to Premiere Sunday, September 7 on Smithsonian Channel

The 9-11 attacks left a hole in New York City and in the hearts of millions of people around the world. In the immediate weeks after the tragedy, the city and country were in shock, mourning that terrible day and stunned by the still smoking pile of debris that was once two of the world’s most iconic buildings.

Carrie Underwood & 11 NFL Players Star In 'Waiting All Day for Sunday Night' Debuting September 7 on NBC's 'Sunday Night Football'

Eleven NFL players will join six-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood for her performance of “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night,”

After Arrest, Brendan Higgins Out at KTVT

The Dallas Morning News reports KTVT anchor Brendan Higgins has left the CBS O&O in Dallas: Lori Conrad, spokesperson for CBS11, tells Dallas media blogger Ed Bark that “Brendan Higgins is no longer with the station.” Higgins was arrested...Show More Summary

Hallmark Channel Announces First-Ever Feline Football League

Hallmark Channel proudly announces the inauguration of the first-ever Feline Football League (FFL), featuring the world’s most adorable, playful and adoptable kittens.

'Celebrity Crime Files' Season Three, With New Narrator Ice-T, to Premiere Monday, September 8 on TV One

TV One, which entertains, informs and inspires Black adult viewers, today announced that its popular investigative docu-series Celebrity Crime Files returns for a riveting third season Monday, September 8

'Halt and Catch Fire' Renewed for Season Two by AMC

AMC today announced that it had ordered a second season of the drama “Halt and Catch Fire,” a show that attracted a committed core audience and notable critical acclaim across its initial season.

The Daily Edit – Max Gerber iPhone Promo

iPhone  Promo 18×18” square, printed on uncoated text stock Photographer:  Max Gerber Instagram: @msgphoto How difficult was it to edit down to 81 images of the 700 you shot? Actually, I stopped counting after 700, so I’m guessing I’m near 800 by now. But yes, the editing and selection was difficult. From the beginning the […]

Ed Rabel Is News Again, On WCHS

Former NBC News and CBS News correspondent Ed Rabel, is news once again in Charleston, WV, at least on one local TV station. Rabel, who is running for Congress, had complained that managers at WCHS, the ABC affiliate in Charleston, told staffers not to cover Rabel’s campaign. Show More Summary

From Boston to Ferguson ‘to bear witness of this moment for our readers’

19 hours agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

When she saw people protesting after the death of Michael Brown, when she saw the outrage and turmoil, Akilah Johnson also saw echoes of what she has seen and heard as a reporter for The Boston Globe – lack of diversity on the police...Show More Summary

It’s ‘Al Roker Appreciation Day’ as ‘Today’ Weatherman Turns 60

It was a morning of well wishes for Al Roker on the weatherman’s 60th birthday. “Today” celebrated throughout the morning. In one segment, Roker gave his six lessons learned in six decades: cherish family, focus on your health, develop...Show More Summary

Valerie Jarrett Explains Why Obama Isn’t Headed to Ferguson

20 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

In a piece published to POLITICO Tuesday evening, Todd S. Purdum explores why President Barack Obama isn’t headed to Ferguson, Mo. amid racial tensions captivating national news headlines. On Monday, during a press conference from the...Show More Summary

Scripps’ Acquisition of WTMJ Presents Challenge to Milwaukee Newspaper

The pending acquisition of Milwaukee NBC affiliate WTMJ presents a challenge to the newspaper that gave the station its call letters, The Milwaukee Journal, now the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. As the Milwaukee Business Journal reports,...Show More Summary

Al Jazeera Rejects Al Gore’s Lawsuit: ‘Lawyer-Driven Public Relations’

Al Jazeera came out strongly today against former Vice President Al Gore‘s lawsuit against the network. Reuters reports the network is rejecting Gore’s claims that they owe former Current TV shareholders millions of dollars in escrow...Show More Summary

Morning Report for August 20, 2014

“We have never been prouder of our son Jim,” writes Diane Foley. “He gave his life trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people.” ( Daniel Pearl‘s mother, Ruth: “Our hearts go out to the family of journalist James Foley. We know the horror they are going through.” (@DanielPearlFNDN) … Read More

Wired Adds Jessi Hempel, Promotes Mat Honan

20 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Wired has hired Jessi Hempel and promoted Mat Honan to senior staff writer. Hempel — who will be a senior staff writer covering the business side of technology at Wired — comes to Wired from Fortune, where she has worked for the past seven years. Show More Summary

Sinclair Names New GMs in Washington, DC and Columbus Markets

Sinclair Broadcast Group has named Dan Mellon GM of its Washington, D.C. ABC affiliate WJLA and local cable news network NewsChannel 8. The station group also named Tony D’Angelo GM of Columbus, OH, ABC affiliate WSYX. “I am excitedShow More Summary

Mediabistro Morning Roundup – 8.20.14

20 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser Nora Zimmett Named SVP of Programming at The Weather Channel TVSpy FOX Philadelphia Launches Interactive Weekend Morning Newscast Lost Remote Women...Show More Summary

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