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Jenny McCarthy ‘View’ Future Bleak, Predicts ‘The View’ Will Be Canceled In One Year

Jenny McCarthy has a very bleak view when it comes to The View. Looking into her crystal ball, Jenny predicts that the show will be canceled in one year, reported UPI. McCarthy feels that the failure of the show will result from theShow More Summary

NBC News Blasted for Silence on Engel Kidnap Story

USA Today‘s Rem Rieder, who called the Brian Williams affair an “unmitigated disaster,” says NBC News has landed in “an ugly situation in which it seems its executives allowed star foreign correspondent Richard Engel to go on the air...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Even MSNBC says Hillary Clinton’s Iowa Events Feel Staged

MSNBC’s Morning Joe blasted Hillary Clinton’s Iowa events, which may not be a good thing since Hillary flopped in Iowa back in her 2008 campaign. And, it’s not like MSNBC is a conservative-learning network:

Chinese journalist Gao Yu sentenced to seven years

New York, April 17, 2015--A Beijing court today convicted Chinese journalist Gao Yu of leaking state secrets and handed her a seven-year sentence, according to news reports. Gao, a freelance journalist, has written about Chinese politics, the economy, and social trends for Chinese media in Hong Kong and overseas. She...

How Jeep Found the Perfect Song to Launch Its Renegade Campaign

Fiat Chrysler likes to use attention-grabbing music to woo consumers, most notably in its Super Bowl spots. Now the company is taking that tactic one step further with the launch of a music-driven marketing campaign for the new Jeep Renegade. Show More Summary

WGCL Adds Second Reporter In a Week

Meredith’s Atlanta CBS affiliate WGCL has hired Kim Passoth as an anchor and reporter. She comes from KOCO in Oklahoma City, where she had been a reporter and anchor for three years. Before that, she worked at KIII in Corpus Christi,...Show More Summary

NY Times Names Meredith Kopit Levien CRO

The New York Times Company has promoted Meredith Kopit Levien from executive VP of advertising to chief revenue officer. Levien will oversee the Times’ consumer business while continuing the duties of her previous role. Before joining the Times in 2013, Levien served as Forbes Media’s CRO. Show More Summary

WSVN’s Kevin Ozebek Bound for Beirut Reporting Gig

Miami Fox affiliate WSVN will be losing reporter Kevin Ozebek, who is taking a job far from South Florida–in Beirut. \"Kevin Ozebek is leaving the Plex. Kevin has decided to live the adventure of his dreams and move to Beirut, Lebanon...Show More Summary

What Ever Happened to Book Editors?

What Ever Happened to Book Editors?: I blame my parents for my love of reading, but I blame Scott Berg’s biography of Maxwell Perkins (Max Perkins: Editor of Genius) for my desire to become an editor.

VIDEO: MSNBC says Hillary isn’t used to Buying Stuff for Herself

Telling statement by the leftist TV network MSNBC, that Hillary Clinton doesn’t buy stuff for herself because she has other people do it for her:

Anna Kendrick Inks Deal With Touchstone

Pitch Perfect actress Anna Kendrick has signed a deal with Simon & Schuster’s Touchstone imprint. Kendrick (pictured, via) plans to write a collection of autobiographical essays. The not-yet-titled book is slated for publication in Fall 2016. Show More Summary

Morning Report for April 17, 2015

Native advertising doesn’t work, says veteran copywriter Mark Duffy. (digiday.com) The Arkansas man who’s been buying newspaper photo archives faces several lawsuits and an FBI probe. (minnpost.com) | Earlier: John Rogers claims to have 80 million still images in his collection. (arktimes.com) | (JimRomenesko.com) Emails show Jon Steinberg, CEO of Daily Mail’s … Read More

Gawker Writers Seeking Unionization

Gawker Media’s writers are discussing forming a union. In a post announcing the news, senior writer Hamilton Nolan said several staffers from across Gawker Media’s network met with the Writers Guild of New York to discuss the process. Motivation...Show More Summary

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton’s Magically Changing Accents

The Washington Free Beacon made a supercut of all of Hillary Clinton’s accents over the years. It’s really painful:

8 lesser known stories the Pulitzer committee should know about

Related: Roy S. Harris makes his Pulitzer predictions National journalism awards have already sniffed out some exceptional journalism that no doubt will be top Pulitzer contenders: The Arizona Republic’s exceptional work investigating...Show More Summary

Migrant Dispute Leads to Muslim Migrants Pushing Christians Off Boat

It is disturbing, if it happened. Witnesses on a migrant boat said that at least 12 Christian migrants were thrown overboard after a dispute with Muslim ones. Italian police arrested the alleged perpetrators based on testimonies from several sources.  

Gayle Forman & Jay Asher Team Up For a Mental Health Benefit

Authors Gayle Forman and Jay Asher, will appear at “We Are Here: A Benefit to Raise Hope and Awareness for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Promotion.” The two young adult novelists have both written books that deal with the subject...Show More Summary

Joint Chiefs Knew Bergdahl Deserted the Base in 2009

As Fox News reported: “Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his base in Afghanistan June 30, 2009, and by December of that same year, the president’s principal military adviser, then-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen, knew those details, according to three of Bergdahl’s platoon mates who spoke to Fox News.”

A magnificent gesture by a family that has lost much

In case you haven’t seen it yet, Bill and Denise Richard have written a magnificent essay for The Boston Globe asking that the government drop its quest to execute the Boston Marathon bomber. (In deference to the Richards’ decision not to name the bomber, I won’t either.) “For us,” they write, “the story of Marathon […]

Today in Media History: 2006 Pulitzers honored Hurricane Katrina coverage

On April 17, 2006, the Sun Herald and the Times-Picayune were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for their coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Their award-winning work, along with other great journalism honored that year, is posted on the Pulitzer website...Show More Summary

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