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While Bill Cosby's Lawyer Blames CNN, We Might Blame the System - Posted December 23, 2014
More than 20 women have come forward to accuse the Cos of sexual assault. Countless interviews have been requested and all have been denied. The first time Bill Cosby came forward to say anything was when ... [FishbowlDC]

Candy Crowley to Leave CNN After 27 Years - Posted December 5, 2014
After 27 years at CNN, veteran political correspondent and "State of the Union" host, Candy Crowley, is leaving the network. "[I]t is with mixed emotions, that I wanted to let you know that Candy has let us know that she has made the de... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Candy Crowley to Leave CNN After 27 Years - Posted December 5, 2014
After 27 years at CNN, veteran political correspondent and "State of the Union" host, Candy Crowley, is leaving the network. "[I]t is with mixed emotions, that I wanted to let you know that Candy has let us know that she has made the de... [FishbowlNY]

Former CNN International's Peter Bale to Lead the Center for Public Integrity - Posted December 2, 2014
Peter Bale, former vice president and general manager of digital operations at CNN International, will take over as chief executive officer for the Center for Public Integrity, the... [FishbowlDC]

Former CNN International's Peter Bale to Lead the Center for Public Integrity - Posted December 2, 2014
Peter Bale, former vice president and general manager of digital operations at CNN International, will take over as chief executive officer for the Center for Public Integrity, the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former CNN International's Peter Bale to Lead the Center for Public Integrity - Posted December 2, 2014
Peter Bale, former vice president and general manager of digital operations at CNN International, will take over as chief executive officer for the Center for Public Integrity, the... [FishbowlNY]

Target Takes to CNN to Reassure Customers Before Black Friday - Posted November 26, 2014
The tip we received in May naming chief marketer Jeff Jones as the scandal-plagued Target's new CEO turned out to be false, but Jones is working hard as the chain's spokesperson this holiday season. Target has good reason to worry as Black Friday approaches: ... [FishbowlDC]

PR News Names This Year's Top Women in the Biz - Posted November 26, 2014
PR News Online just released the first-ever list of women named to its new Top Women in PR Awards program--and most of the names won't surprise you. Women who made the cut for this inaugural awards program span across all areas of the industry---from representing major media networks like CNN, to behemoth... [morningmedianewsfeed]

PR News Names This Year's Top Women in the Biz - Posted November 26, 2014
PR News Online just released the first-ever list of women named to its new Top Women in PR Awards program--and most of the names won't surprise you. Women who made the cut for this inaugural awards program span across all areas of the industry---from representing major media networks like CNN, to behemoth... [FishbowlNY]

Only Cable Networks, PBS, Telelmundo, and Univision Broadcasting President's Address on Immigration Live - Posted November 20, 2014
With the major networks apparently too busy tonight with The Big Bang Theory, Grey's Anatomy and The Biggest Loser, only PBS, Telemundo, Univision and the cable networks (CNN, MSNBC and... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Networks, PBS, Telelmundo, and Univision Broadcasting Obama Address Live - Posted November 20, 2014
With the major networks apparently too busy tonight with The Big Bang Theory, Grey's Anatomy and The Biggest Loser, only PBS, Telemundo, Univision and the cable networks (CNN, MSNBC and... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cable Networks, PBS, Telelmundo, and Univision Broadcasting Obama Address Live - Posted November 20, 2014
With the major networks apparently too busy tonight with The Big Bang Theory, Grey's Anatomy and The Biggest Loser, only PBS, Telemundo, Univision and the cable networks (CNN, MSNBC and... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Asks Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill About 'Zero Dark Thirty' - Posted November 19, 2014
In an interview today with Robert O'Neill, former Navy SEAL who claims to have killed Bin Laden, CNN asked "But what about Zero Dark Thirty?" (1:15). "It was a good movie... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN Asks Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill About 'Zero Dark Thirty' - Posted November 19, 2014
In an interview today with Robert O'Neill, former Navy SEAL who claims to have killed Bin Laden, CNN asked "But what about Zero Dark Thirty?" (1:15). "It was a good movie... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Don Lemon Demonstrates How Not to Interview Someone About Sexual Assault - Posted November 19, 2014
Last night, CNN's Don Lemon sat down for what turned into a super uncomfortable interview with Joan Tarshis... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN's Don Lemon Demonstrates How Not to Interview Someone About Sexual Assault - Posted November 19, 2014
Last night, CNN's Don Lemon sat down for what turned into a super uncomfortable interview with Joan Tarshis... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Renews 'Parts Unknown' and Two Others Shows - Posted November 13, 2014
Now, I know that this isn't a DC story, or even a political one. However, as a huge fan of the man and the show (as I am sure many of you are), I am thrilled to be the 3,823,159th person to announce that CNN has picked up its original program... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN Renews 'Parts Unknown' and Two Others Shows - Posted November 13, 2014
Now, I know that this isn't a DC story, or even a political one. However, as a huge fan of the man and the show (as I am sure many of you are), I am thrilled to be the 3,823,159th person to announce that CNN has picked up its original program... [FishbowlNY]

Jake Tapper to GOP Senator on Climate Change: 'What are you talking about?' - Posted November 13, 2014
On his show Wednesday night, CNN's Jake Tapper discussed the new deal struck between the U.S. and China to reduce carbon emissions with Senator ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jake Tapper to GOP Senator on Climate Change: 'What are you talking about?' - Posted November 13, 2014
On his show Wednesday night, CNN's Jake Tapper discussed the new deal struck between the U.S. and China to reduce carbon emissions with Senator ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Digital Politics Hires Metzler from U.S. News - Posted November 12, 2014
The digital hiring spree in CNN's Washington bureau continues today with news that Rebekah Metzler will exit U.S. News & World Report for a gig at CNN. Currently a senior news editor, Metzler will take the role of breaking ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN Digital Politics Hires Metzler from U.S. News - Posted November 12, 2014
The digital hiring spree in CNN's Washington bureau continues today with news that Rebekah Metzler will exit U.S. News & World Report for a gig at CNN. Currently a senior news editor, Metzler will take the role of breaking ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Digital Politics Hires Metzler from U.S. News - Posted November 12, 2014
The digital hiring spree in CNN's Washington bureau continues today with news that Rebekah Metzler will exit U.S. News & World Report for a gig at CNN. Currently a senior news editor, Metzler will take the role of breaking news edit... [FishbowlDC]

Three Execs Upped at CNN - Posted November 12, 2014
Jeff Zucker shared with the network today news of a new leadership structure for CNN Digital -- arguably the fastest growing division of the global media organization. It seems ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Three Execs Upped at CNN - Posted November 12, 2014
Jeff Zucker shared with the network today news of a new leadership structure for CNN Digital -- arguably the fastest growing division of the global media organization. It seems ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Laura Bernardini to be CNN's DC Director of News Coverage - Posted November 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_134265" align="alignright" width="234"] CNN's Laura Bernardini[/caption]Long-time CNN veteran Laura Bernardini has accepted the newly created position of DC Director of News Coverage. She will be in charge of the DC assignment desk, network pool responsibilities and bureau field r... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN's Laura Bernardini to be CNN's DC Director of News Coverage - Posted November 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_134265" align="alignright" width="234"] CNN's Laura Bernardini[/caption]Long-time CNN veteran Laura Bernardini has accepted the newly created position of DC Director of News Coverage. She will be in charge of the DC assignment desk, network pool responsibilities and bureau field r... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Laura Bernardini to be CNN's DC Director of News Coverage - Posted November 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_134265" align="alignright" width="234"] CNN's Laura Bernardini[/caption]Long-time CNN veteran Laura Bernardini has accepted the newly created position of DC Director of News Coverage. She will be in charge of the DC assignment desk, network pool responsibilities and bureau field r... [FishbowlDC]

Dallas Nurse (Sort of) Attacked by Ebola Again - Posted November 7, 2014
Well, not really. She's fine. In fact, she's so much better than that. Reports hold that nurse Amber Vinson is still in Dallas thanks to the diligent efforts o... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Spins Its Breakup with Dish Network - Posted October 23, 2014
The year was like, 1980. Jimmy Carter was president and awaiting a defeat at the hands of this actor fellow from California. Mount St. Helens erupted in Washington state causing $3 billion in damages.... [FishbowlDC]

Is BuzzFeed Really America's 'Least Trusted' News Source? - Posted October 21, 2014
The study that has everyone's attention in the media world today concerns trust and political ideology. Depending on your affiliation and your favorite outlets, the extensive Pew Research Journalism Project survey could be seen as either a good or bad thing: more American readers of various political pers... [FishbowlDC]

Pink Slip Mania: This Is (Now) CNN - Posted October 15, 2014
Unfortunately for Turner Broadcasting Systems, ratings haven't been kind to the network that invented -- for better or worse -- 24/7 news. In fact, they have sucked a little. This consistent downward spiral has forced the m... [FishbowlDC]

What Would Bill Do? Media Coach Bill McGowan Takes on the Week's News - Posted October 10, 2014
In case you missed it, last week saw the beginning of what will be a regular feature on our blog: comments on trending news stories from Bill McGowan... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Gives Scottish Independence Story 110 Percent - Posted September 19, 2014
ICYMI: a majority of Scotland doesn't mind being part of the United Kingdom after all. All due apologies to William Wallace of Braveheart fame but it seems they don't want their FREEEEEEDOM as much as we might have thought. Now imagine if we'd been able to resolve the American Revolution in such... [FishbowlDC]

Same Channel, Different Show: America Distrusts Mass Media More Than Congress - Posted September 19, 2014
Does the national news industry read its own press? While networks are busy creating fancy holograms and littering the screen like ESPN during the NFL Draft, America cares less and less about what they actually have to say. Gallup just came out with a poll that prov... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Head of Entertainment and Media Kay Madati Joins BET Networks - Posted September 10, 2014
Kay Madati, head of entertainment and media on Facebook's global marketing solutions team, joined ... [AllFacebook]

Bad News for CNN Employees: Jeff Zucker Just 'Went There' - Posted August 27, 2014
So, you think the economy has rebounded and your savings account can begin its weatherstripping for the colder days. Vacations are being planned, allowances are no longer declined and date nights are back in full swing. Only one problem: You work at CNN. In a corporate-wide memo recently sen... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Thinks All African Nations Look Alike - Posted August 8, 2014
ICYMI: The Ebola outreak in West Africa that has killed more than 930 people is scaring everyone. In fact, the World Health Organization has recently declared it a "... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Bill Weir to FOX News: You're a Bunch of 'Willfully Ignorant F*#ksticks.' - Posted August 1, 2014
Unfortunately, this really is CNN now. It's no secret that national news networks exist on a stepchild familiarity level. They may acknowledge each other at reunions because they are there for the same reason, but when it comes down to... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Reporter Calls Israelis 'Scum' as They Bomb Gaza - Posted July 21, 2014
Meet CNN International Correspondent Diana Magnay. She used to cover the millennia-old tension between Israel and the rest of the Middle East until recently. Why no more? She had a bad day at the office recently during the most current dust-up on the Gaza Strip. Behind her report in "The Situa... [FishbowlDC]

REPORT: Politics Pages Bucking Trends Of Slashed Facebook Organic Reach - Posted July 14, 2014
It's no secret that Facebook pages have seen their ... [AllFacebook]

Another Word the Media Should Really Learn to Use Properly - Posted July 3, 2014
For what seems like this entire year, the phrase "Breaking News" has been questioned. You may remember a certain Malaysian airline flight that disappeared without a trace. Every story that came out was "breaking news." A rumor was heard: breaking news. A psychic had a dream: breaking news. A news crew may... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Reaches for Ratings By Asking America to Deport One of Its Own - Posted July 2, 2014
Meet Jose Antonio Vargas. This guy is one of the most brazen reporters today. Why? He has courage and temerity to do what few others of his ilk would even consider -- he is willing to sacrifice his own r... [FishbowlDC]

Bad News: Poll Shows Confidence in News Media Very Low, Right Above Congress - Posted June 20, 2014
500 channels and nothing on... There is nothing more mesmerizing than our ability to ignore fact, figure, and logic. Collectively, there are groups of people who can be so dens... [FishbowlDC]

#PRWIN: Hillary Clinton Greets Stalking Squirrel, Promotes Book at the Same Time - Posted June 19, 2014
In case you haven't heard, a protester from the Republican National Committee -- dressed, for some reason, in a squirrel costume -- h... [FishbowlDC]

Jose Antonio Vargas Salutes Mark Zuckerberg, FWD.us For Immigration-Reform Efforts - Posted June 18, 2014
Immigration-reform advocate Jose Antonio Vargas, a former edito... [AllFacebook]

No Joke: 'The Colbert Report' Voted 'Most Informative U.S. News Source' - Posted June 9, 2014
Hey national news, you think your ratings are bad now? I haven't seen a survey but I would be willing to bet that most journos and PR peeps watch Comedy Central ... for news. Why? ... [FishbowlDC]

Back To 'The Sixties' For CNN, Facebook - Posted May 30, 2014
CNN is going back to "... [AllFacebook]

Not-So-Breaking-News: CNN Says We Will All Die on March 35, 2041. Really. - Posted May 30, 2014
UGM -- These three letters have pretty much meant the end of the world as we know it, to quote a notable lyric. Only this time, it was literal. What does it mean? User-Generated Media. Have smartphone, will report. This means all that journalism studying done by serious reporters doesn'... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook's Mike Hudack On The State Of The Media: 'Someone Should Fix This Shit' - Posted May 22, 2014
Facebook has launched several initiatives aimed at boosting media companies' presence on the social network thus far in 2014 -- ... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Losing Some Facebook Buzz? - Posted May 21, 2014
April was not kind to BuzzFeed, as the content aggregator saw its total number of Face... [AllFacebook]

CNN Editor Fired for More Than 50 Acts of Plagiarism - Posted May 19, 2014
Shia LaBeouf? Please pick up the white courtesy phone. You think you know a network. As PR professionals, we look up to CNN. It's the the 800 lb. gorilla in the room--or it was before the FOX Ne... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Promoting Publishers With 'Get Interesting News' Posts In News Feed - Posted April 15, 2014
Facebook appears to be testing what amounts to a free mobile ad unit for publishers, with posts in users' ... [AllFacebook]

If You're CNN, Which Do You Choose? The Brand or Ratings? - Posted April 10, 2014
CNN's ratings got a boost from coverage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight that has been called both "breathless" and "speculative." In the process, its reputation has taken a hit. The ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Public Content Solutions Partners Telescope, Vizrt Team Up On Real-Time Social TV - Posted April 2, 2014
Two initial partners in Facebook's Public Content Sol... [AllFacebook]

CNN Ratings Fail: HLN Calls Upon Psychic to Discuss MH370 - Posted March 25, 2014
While the mystery continues, so does the quest for ratings. As it is with any natural disaster, foreign conflict, national-interest kidnapping, or another long-term story that has the nation engrossed in details, broadcast news finds ways to c... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Tributes To The Late Harold Ramis - Posted February 28, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and v... [AllFacebook]

Derek Jeter Wants You to Pay Attention to Him One Last Time - Posted February 14, 2014
Oh hi. One thing is clear this Valentine's Day: Derek Jeter loves the attention--and so do the products he will help promote. The New York Yankees veteran/endorsement machine's announcement (via Facebo... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Buzzes Other Publishers In January Facebook Shares, Engagement - Posted February 6, 2014
BuzzFeed had a strong month in January in terms of engagement on Facebook amo... [AllFacebook]

6,329 'Credentialed Journalists' Will Cover Super Bowl XLVIII - Posted January 29, 2014
In case you needed further proof that the multi-headed hydra we call "the media" still struggles to define its role in a micro-blog world, today brings two very different reports about the state of the journalistic game. We'll start with the bad news: Capital New York... [FishbowlDC]

Google Glass Almost Looks Normal Now - Posted January 28, 2014
We figured Google had to have plans to make Glass a little more palatable. When The Simpsons makes you look bad you know it's time to move, because someone wrote Sunday's jokes months ago and they still felt fresh (especially after the ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Jake Tapper Asks Question During Edward Snowden's Twitter Q&A - Posted January 23, 2014
Edward Snowden's Twitter Q&A which began 80 minutes ago has been quite informative and even featured a question from Jake Tapper, host of CNN's The Lead. Below is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN's Jake Tapper Asks Question During Edward Snowden's Twitter Q&A - Posted January 23, 2014
Edward Snowden's Twitter Q&A which began 80 minutes ago has been quite informative and even featured a question from Jake Tapper, host of CNN's The Lead. Below is ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Blanketing Reporters with Bieber Text Updates - Posted January 23, 2014
Here you go, @HuffPostMedia -- my CNN Bieber alerts that I woke up to. pic.twitter.com/tFa7nPaBHj -- AJ Marechal (@Variety_AJM) January 23, 2014 Uh, no thanks. And can you guess what CNN's homepage looks like at the moment? ... [FishbowlDC]

In Which CNN Proves That Clickbait Headlines Don't Always Work - Posted January 23, 2014
Today in Misreading Media Trends news, lots of people got mad at CNN this morning for this tweet (in case you missed it amidst all the stories about a certain drag-racing Canadian pop star): 14-year-old girl stabbed her little sister 40 times, police say. The reason why will shock you. http://t.co/5ZFqHFrviw -- CNN... [FishbowlDC]

Updates for NBC Washington, CNN @ 11am, and WTOP Mornings - Posted January 17, 2014
Lots of internal news coming out of our top news orgs recently. Here's some more to round out the week. NBC's Alex Wallace will head the network's Washington bureau according to a memo sent out by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Updates for NBC Washington, CNN @ 11am, and WTOP Mornings - Posted January 17, 2014
Lots of internal news coming out of our top news orgs recently. Here's some more to round out the week. NBC's Alex Wallace will head the network's Washington bureau according to a memo sent out by ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Traffic Jam: Chris Christie Dwarfs Justin Bieber, Alex Rodriguez In Mentions - Posted January 17, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is likely hoping that th... [AllFacebook]

Survey Shows SeaWorld's Reputation Damaged but Intact - Posted January 10, 2014
"It's gonna be OK, boy (not really though)." We've written a good bit about SeaWorld's reputation struggles recently; we even included the... [FishbowlDC]

Van Scott Takes His PR Talents from CNN to ABC - Posted January 10, 2014
Here's a quick bit of industry movement on this fine Friday. Van Scott, the man behind the CNN press room and chief contact for our sister site TVNewser, has left his position at th... [FishbowlDC]

The News Is In: Cable News Is Sucking a Little Wind - Posted January 3, 2014
Meh?! The word is out and I think all your ha... [FishbowlDC]

Carson of Downton Abbey Makes a Creepy Santa Claus in Greenpeace PSA - Posted December 5, 2013
Before you ask: no, Carson will not be replacing Brody on Homeland. Greenpeace recruited everyone's favorite sexually repressed butler to spread the message about climate change by posing as Santa and warning that his home in the North Pole will soon disappear (and take Christmas along with it) thanks to the melting... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King: My First Big Break - Posted November 19, 2013
In celebration of Larry King's 80th birthday today, the mediabistroTV crew took the train down to Washington, D.C. to ask the iconic talk show host to look back on his long career and tell us how he got his first big br... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King: My First Big Break - Posted November 19, 2013
In celebration of Larry King's 80th birthday today, the mediabistroTV crew took the train down to Washington, D.C. to ask the iconic talk show host to look back on his long career and tell us how he got his first big br... [FishbowlNY]

PR Challenge: Manage Rob Ford's Re-Election Campaign - Posted November 12, 2013
If you can get past Bill Weir's best Kent Brockman impression, this CNN clip provides an answer to the question "How could anyone still support crack-smoking Toronto mayor Rob Ford?" ... [FishbowlDC]

PR Challenge: Manage Rob Ford's Re-Election Campaign - Posted November 12, 2013
If you can get past Bill Weir's best Kent Brockman impression, this CNN clip provides an answer to the question "How could anyone still support crack-smoking Toronto mayor Rob Ford?" ... [GalleyCat]

James Carville: 'Obama Should Toke on Mayor Ford's Crack Pipe' - Posted November 12, 2013
Yes, politicos, you read that correctly. James Carville, the doppleganger for E.T., CNN's major domo for shock value, and supreme Democratic strategist for the Clintons and anyone else riding into D.C. on an elephant. That James Carville. Evidently, even he has had it with President Obama. The luster has worn. The honeymoon... [FishbowlDC]

The Cost of Plagiarism: Your Credibility - Posted November 6, 2013
Two points from PR and Academics 101: don't steal stuff--and if you're going to borrow from someone else, make sure you make it very clear that you did so. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, or whoever writes his speeches and op-eds, didn't learn either of those lessons, and it's led to lo... [FishbowlDC]

Is Facebook Testing 'Trending Now' News Feed Posts? - Posted November 5, 2013
First hashtags, and now "Trending Now": Is Facebook becoming ... [AllFacebook]

Fox News PR Team Planted Fake Story to Discredit Journalist - Posted October 25, 2013
This week's story about members of the Fox News PR team posting "sockpuppet" comments in threads on various blogs (like our sister site ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Offers Ad-Targeting Suggestions - Posted October 4, 2013
Facebook is trying to help brands that use targeted ads be sure they are aiming properly, adding suggestions for targeting. Reader ... [AllFacebook]

PR Pro Turns a Wedding Ruined by the Shutdown Into a Big Media Win - Posted October 4, 2013
This week, Joy Miller had a problem: her wedding was scheduled for Sunday at Yosemite National Park, and the government shutdown threatened to ruin everything. We'll let her explain: ... [GalleyCat]

PR Pro Turns a Wedding Ruined by the Shutdown Into a Big Media Win - Posted October 4, 2013
This week, Joy Miller had a problem: her wedding was scheduled for Sunday at Yosemite National Park, and the government shutdown threatened to ruin everything. We'll let her explain: ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Cancels Hillary Clinton Biopic - Posted September 30, 2013
The minute CNN announced that it would be producing a film version of Hillary Clinton's career, critics pounced on the move as evidence of the network spinning its wheels on behalf of the former Secretary of State and all-but-certain presidential candidate... [FishbowlDC]

Al-Jazeera Makes the News by Being the Same as Everyone Else - Posted September 17, 2013
America's racists are having a tough week. Not only were many of them exposed earlier this week for freaking out on social media after a foreign, brown woman from the dubious nation of New York won the Miss America ... [GalleyCat]

ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' Reaches Deal With Facebook For Content From New APIs - Posted September 16, 2013
"Dancing with the Stars," ... [AllFacebook]

Politico's Mike Allen Sees Dead People - Posted September 11, 2013
Tuesday night's big party celebrating the return of "Crossfire" was held at the Carnegie Library. As expected, it was QUITE the affair. Newt Gingrich, Stephanie Cutter, S.E. Cupp and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Politico's Mike Allen Sees Dead People - Posted September 11, 2013
Tuesday night's big party celebrating the return of "Crossfire" was held at the Carnegie Library. As expected, it was QUITE the affair. Newt Gingrich, Stephanie Cutter, S.E. Cupp and ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Releases Two APIs That Allow News Organizations To Tap Into Its Real-Time Public Posts - Posted September 9, 2013
Twitter has company in the real-time news-related social media arena, as Facebook Monday announced... [AllFacebook]

Was This the First Time a Customer Purchased a Tweet to Call Out a Brand? - Posted September 3, 2013
Looks like we already have this week's biggest PR fail: a traveler was so upset about British Airways losing his luggage that he paid to promote a tweet to all the brand's followers letting them know how unpleasant his experience had been. "Don't fly @BritishAirways. Their customer service is horrendous." This is an... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook As A Means Of Credit Checking - Posted September 2, 2013
How you socialize online, who with, and how often can make or break your loan appl... [AllFacebook]

Facebook: Embedded Posts Available To All Users - Posted August 21, 2013
Facebook's embedded posts, which were introduced at the end of July for select me... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Sen. Marco Rubio, Mark Zuckerberg To Discuss Immigration Reform At Facebook HQ - Posted August 21, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zucker... [AllFacebook]

Will Al-Jazeera America's Name Doom It to Failure? - Posted August 20, 2013
Today's biggest news in journalistic circles concerns the debut of a cable outlet called Al-Jazeera America, which should begin broadcasting across the ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Begins Rollout Of Embedded Posts - Posted July 31, 2013
Facebook Wednesday announced the rollout of embedded posts, which will allow users to add public posts from the social network elsewhere on the Web, such as on blogs and websites, with those posts including photos, ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Begins Rollout Of Embedded Posts - Posted July 31, 2013
Facebook Wednesday announced the rollout of embedded posts, which will allow users to add public posts from the social network elsewhere on the Web, such as on blogs and websites, with those posts including photos, ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

PR Win: Cleveland Kidnap Victims Break Silence with 'Thank You' Video - Posted July 9, 2013
Here's a great video to show your grandmother the next time she asks "What does a PR company do, anyway?" Last night, Cleveland-based crisis management/media training firm Hennes-Paynter posted this short YouTube video featuring each of the three young women who spent more than a decade in captivity after being abducted by... [FishbowlDC]

Chyron of the Day - Posted July 2, 2013
Yesterday, CNN had a panel of guests try to answer an age old question for us. You'd think the fact that they used one word and censored the either might've been a big clue here, but we guess not. Hat tip to Chris, from Chicago, who grabbed this and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Chyron of the Day - Posted July 2, 2013
Yesterday, CNN had a panel of guests try to answer an age old question for us. You'd think the fact that they used one word and censored the either might've been a big clue here, but we guess not. Hat tip to Chris, from Chicago, who grabbed this and ... [FishbowlNY]

Second Serving: Serena Williams Shows Paula Deen How to Apologize - Posted July 1, 2013
The entire country watched in horror this month as Paula Deen's deep-fried, butter-soaked career came crashing down in a mess of out... [FishbowlDC]

PR Fail: Report Names 'America's Worst Charities' - Posted June 20, 2013
[caption id="attachment_66403" align="alignleft" width="246"] For about 70 cents, you can buy a soda (regular or diet)...[/caption] No industry relies ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Zynga Lays Off 520 | Newsweek's Poor Stats | Chris Cuomo's Conflict? - Posted June 4, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

Light Trash Talking Begins Ahead of Congressional Women's Softball Game - Posted June 3, 2013
It's almost time for the Congressional Women's Softball Game. It's the annual event that pits female lawmakers against female journalists in a softball game that benefits the "Young Survival Coalition." It's always a fun affair, but it's not something that par... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Light Trash Talking Begins Ahead of Congressional Women's Softball Game - Posted June 3, 2013
It's almost time for the Congressional Women's Softball Game. It's the annual event that pits female lawmakers against female journalists in a softball game that benefits the "Young Survival Coalition." It's always a fun affair, but it's not something that par... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Uproar Over Nikki Finke | Blitzer Rumors Swirl | Xanga Shutting Down - Posted June 3, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

Marty'd: The Memorial Day Edition - Posted May 28, 2013
We are All Just News Junkies Online. If you follow Marty Rudolf on Twitter, you're used to frequent attempts at conversation. Randomly, he'll ask questions like, "Does any Spor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Marty'd: The Memorial Day Edition - Posted May 28, 2013
We are All Just News Junkies Online. If you follow Marty Rudolf on Twitter, you're used to frequent attempts at conversation. Randomly, he'll ask questions like, "Does any Spor... [FishbowlNY]

Social Integration Platform Mass Relevance Announces Major Milestones - Posted May 16, 2013
Mass Relevance, a social integration platform that worked with Facebook and CNN on Election Ins... [AllFacebook]

UPDATED: Introducing Facebook For Google Glass - Posted May 16, 2013
While there have been two unofficial Facebook applications for Google Glass, Google announced Thursday at its I/O conference that an ... [AllFacebook]

How Should Brands Respond to Tragedy on Social Media? - Posted April 23, 2013
This post was co-written by the author and his wife, ... [GalleyCat]

Twitter Gets Dumb During Breaking News - Posted April 19, 2013
Ask anyone who watches the news and they'll admit that this wasn't the finest hour for the media. CNN botching facts, NYPost putting pictures of innocent men on their cover, InfoWars saying this is a government coverup. OK, it's a stretch to refer to the jerkoffs at InfoWars as "m... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Twitter Gets Dumb During Breaking News - Posted April 19, 2013
Ask anyone who watches the news and they'll admit that this wasn't the finest hour for the media. CNN botching facts, NYPost putting pictures of innocent men on their cover, InfoWars saying this is a government coverup. OK, it's a stretch to refer to the jerkoffs at InfoWars as "m... [FishbowlNY]

HOAX: 'Red Alert' About Virus That Burns Hard Drives Untrue, Despite Going Viral On Facebook - Posted April 18, 2013
A "red alert" has gone viral on Facebook, warning of "the worst virus announced by CNN," which burns users' hard drives, but no such virus exists, and the red alert is a ... [AllFacebook]

CNN Focuses on Gap between News and Life - Posted April 16, 2013
There was a day when a 24-hours news network sounded like a brilliant idea. We live in a complex world full of complicated events that highlight the worst and best of humanity. From violent wars and corrupt politicians to heroic deeds and acts of selflessness, how could a network not fill its... [FishbowlDC]

How CNN and Wired Leverage Timing, Location and Serendipity to Push Content - Posted April 1, 2013
An eccentric tech entrepreneur turned fugitive, an abrupt change in the papacy, a Japanese tsunami - the fact that each of these stories dominated the news for days and drove a whole lot of traffic confirms that content still reigns supreme. But since every big-news scenario is d... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 29, 2013
The Media Critic The new Prince book from Toure sounds interesting. - CNN's Jake Tapper Spring Fever You guys, this is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 29, 2013
The Media Critic The new Prince book from Toure sounds interesting. - CNN's Jake Tapper Spring Fever You guys, this is ... [FishbowlNY]

How Has Facebook Changed News Delivery? - Posted March 25, 2013
When Facebook introduced its redesigned News Feed, it did more than change how people vie... [AllFacebook]

Guard on Duty During Gardner Museum Heist Talks to CNN - Posted March 22, 2013
The FBI announced earlier this week that it has identified who was behind the 1990 art heist at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, but--spoiler alert--the Feds aren't naming names, and the statute of limitations has run out on the crime, so the creeps that swiped masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt,... [UnBeige]

Guard on Duty During Gardner Museum Heist Talks to CNN - Posted March 22, 2013
The FBI announced earlier this week that it has identified who was behind the 1990 art heist at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, but--spoiler alert--the Feds aren't naming names, and the statute of limitations has run out on the crime, so the creeps that swiped masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt,... [AgencySpy]

A look back at the most social election ever [video] - Posted March 21, 2013
To think that a few elections ago there was no Twitter, Facebook, memes or trends the way we know them today is hard to fathom. While the election seems like a distant thought at this point the impact it had on social TV was enormous. Here's CNN's recap video on how... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook Actually Does Help Deliver News - Posted March 18, 2013
Maybe Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's comparison of News Feed to a personalized newsp... [AllFacebook]

Fish Food - Posted March 18, 2013
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) CPAC's Saddest Panel... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fish Food - Posted March 18, 2013
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) CPAC's Saddest Panel... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Slammed for Coverage of Steubenville Rape Verdict - Posted March 18, 2013
CNN has received a lot of negative attention over the past 24 hours for its reporting on the convictions of the Steubenville, Ohio high school students who were found guilty of raping a classmate after evidence of their crime was widely shared on social media. Most of the outrage focused on... [FishbowlDC]

Pope Francis announcement a huge boon for CNN Digital - Posted March 17, 2013
With last Wednesdays's announcement that Pope Francis would be succeeding Pope Benedict XVI, the internet went into a frenzy. Pope Benedict XVI will forever have the distinction of being the first Pope to join Twitter. Soon after he stepped down, Benedict'... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Budweiser Issues Sassy Social Response to 'Watered Down' Lawsuit - Posted March 4, 2013
Anheuser-Busch, maker of such top-quality "beers" as Budweiser, Michelob and Stella Artois, isn't playing nice in the face of a lawsuit filed by former employees who claim the brewery illegally waters down its products. Yesterday the company took the opportunity to simultaneously mock its accusers a... [FishbowlDC]

Woodward-Gate: Flack 'Threatens' Hack, Internet Explodes - Posted February 28, 2013
Have you been following the latest, dumbest political media scandal? We hope you answered "no", because this one is a real doozy. It's a classic case of "hack" vs. "flack" that will feel very familiar to anyone who has spent some time in PR o... [FishbowlDC]

It's Possible To Post To Facebook From The Afterlife - Posted February 22, 2013
We know how active people are on Facebook when they're alive, but now there are tools that allow people to post to the social network after death. ... [AllFacebook]

Media Relations Fail: FBI Embroiled in 'Sexting' Scandal - Posted February 22, 2013
Someone did NOT take the Obama administration's "No leaks, ever" advice to heart: an internal FBI report that somehow found its way to (we assume) the desk of Wolf Blitzer's in... [FishbowlDC]

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's Spokeswoman Leaves for CNN - Posted February 15, 2013
There's a new job opening for an ambitious, politically-minded PR professional in the greater New York area: Governor Andrew Cuomo's spokeswoman Allison Gollust ... [FishbowlDC]

Tesla's Elon Musk Still Thinks The New York Times Is Out To Get Him - Posted February 15, 2013
On Wednesday we advised Tesla founder/eccentric weirdo Elon Musk to stop insisting that The New York Times auto crit... [FishbowlDC]

PR Fail: Carnival Needs More Cruise Control - Posted February 14, 2013
In CNN's creatively chosen words, the troubled Carnival Triumph is expected "to finally limp into port later today"--but the PR emergency has just begun! Cruise line exec... [FishbowlDC]

The New Social Networks: Which Ones Will Be Useful for PR Pros? - Posted January 14, 2013
As Instagram continues to lose members, Twitter decides whether to go public, Google+ screams "Notice Me!" and Facebook tries to resist th... [FishbowlDC]

CNN IReport Deepens Facebook Integration - Posted January 14, 2013
Cable news network CNN tapped F... [AllFacebook]

PR Win: Gibson Replaces Guitar Destroyed on Delta Flight - Posted January 10, 2013
As proud amateur musicians, we understand the importance of a treasured instrument--especially a premium electric guitar worth thousands of dollars. Today we came across the story of a musician who nearly lost his six-string in transit and experienced two completely opposite reactions from the... [FishbowlDC]

Zite Launches Version 2.0 of iPhone & iPad App - Posted December 6, 2012
Zite, the company that recently sold to CNN for $20 million, has launched version 2.0 of the company's iPhone and iPad application: "For our current fans, don't worry: we've kept all of the things you ... [semanticweb.com]

What's Roland Tweeting? - Posted December 4, 2012
TV One's Roland Martin tweets A LOT. He's approaching his 100,000th tweet. Sure, he's gotten in trouble for his tweets in the past, but... [FishbowlDC]

When Breaking News Isn't Breaking News - Posted December 3, 2012
Like many media-watchers, the first thing I do when I wake up is pull a giant bong rip to prepare myself for the onslaught of stupid D.C. bullshit I'm about to to face check my email. In my foggy, newly-awoken state, I glance through my phone at online sales, bad guest... [morningmedianewsfeed]

When Breaking News Isn't Breaking News - Posted December 3, 2012
Like many media-watchers, the first thing I do when I wake up is pull a giant bong rip to prepare myself for the onslaught of stupid D.C. bullshit I'm about to to face check my email. In my foggy, newly-awoken state, I glance through my phone at online sales, bad guest... [FishbowlNY]

Karl Rove is 'Gross Egg That Has a Head Cold' - Posted November 7, 2012
If you haven't watched Karl Rove attempt to throw a giant rotten peach at Fox News' election coverage Tuesday night, do yourself a favor and watch it... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Karl Rove is 'Gross Egg That Has a Head Cold' - Posted November 7, 2012
If you haven't watched Karl Rove attempt to throw a giant rotten peach at Fox News' election coverage Tuesday night, do yourself a favor and watch it... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Election Night: The Empire State Building Will Determine The Winner - Posted November 6, 2012
Didn't think CNN could come up with a dumber pseudo-branding stunt than beaming its reporters into the studio as holograms that weren't really holograms? Well, tonight everyone's favorite name in cable news plans t... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Finance Reporter Corrects Sloppy Report On Sandy Flooding Stock Exchange - Posted October 30, 2012
The biggest reporting botch during Hurricane Sandy goes to the National Weather Service with CNN as a close second. Meanwhile, credit for correcting that report goes to Politico's Ben White. Asked if something felt off about CNN'... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Politico Finance Reporter Corrects Sloppy Report On Sandy Flooding Stock Exchange - Posted October 30, 2012
The biggest reporting botch during Hurricane Sandy goes to the National Weather Service with CNN as a close second. Meanwhile, credit for correcting that report goes to Politico's Ben White. Asked if something felt off about CNN'... [FishbowlNY]

Obama To MTV: No Facebook Profile For Malia - Posted October 29, 2012
President ... [AllFacebook]

How CNN Integrated Zite - Posted October 26, 2012
Dan Rowinski of ReadWrite reports, "The integration of old media and new media can often be like trying to mix oil and water. Even when smart media entities have been proactive in approaching the new digital paradigm - the world of smartphones and tablets, social... [semanticweb.com]

Twitter Partners With 2,000 Brands For Even More Expanded Tweets - Posted October 26, 2012
Over the summer, Twitter announced that it would be working with select partners to create expanded tweets - tweets that display rich content, such as embedded videos or articles, when clicke... [AllTwitter]

CNN Pulls Post on Voting Patterns of "Hormonal" Women - Posted October 25, 2012
Whether a woman (or man) votes Republican or Democrat may depend on several factors, including her upbringing, personal values, religion, geographical location, financial situation, etc. Most women, however, strongly feel that their hormones will not affect the decisions they make at the voting booth this Novembe... [FishbowlDC]

TV Responds to Trump's Latest BS - Posted October 25, 2012
Had enough Trump for a lifetime or two? Too bad! This morning our colleagues at TVNewser posted an amusing roundup of the TV networks' varied responses to his moronic "offer" to donate money to the President's charity of choice as long as Obama releases his school and passport re... [FishbowlDC]

Journalists Note Facebook's Role In 2012 Election - Posted October 4, 2012
Some of the premier journalists of the 2012 election cycle joined ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Adds 'Registered To Vote' Life Event - Posted September 25, 2012
With Election Day just weeks away, Facebook continued its efforts to push voter registration, following up on its creation of the I'm Voting application with CNN with the addition of a new ... [AllFacebook]

Bad PR: Clinton Rep Tells Buzzfeed Reporter to 'F**k Off' - Posted September 24, 2012
Today in Bad Media Relations News, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's well-named spokesman ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN and the Ambassador's Diary: An Ethics Fail? - Posted September 24, 2012
Did CNN commit a serious ethical lapse by keeping deceased Libya ambassador ... [FishbowlDC]

UPDATED: Pittsburgh Hostage-Taker Uses Facebook To Post Updates - Posted September 21, 2012
A 22-year old Pittsburgh ma... [AllFacebook]

Scandal du Jour: Plagiarism! - Posted September 7, 2012
"The Words" is a new film starring ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Highlights GOP-Flavored Apps Over Drinks At Republican Convention - Posted August 30, 2012
The six hottest political apps for Facebook were the talk of Tampa, Fla. today during the social network's cocktail reception they're call... [AllFacebook]

UPDATED: Romney, Ryan Dominate Facebook-CNN Election Insights - Posted August 29, 2012
Not surprisingly, a visit to the Facebook-CNN Election Insights tool today reveals that Gov. ... [AllFacebook]

Breaking: Political Conventions Often Inspire Bad Behavior! - Posted August 29, 2012
Today CNN confirmed an earlier ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook-CNN Election Insights Offers Real-Time Data On People Talking About Obama, Romney, Biden, Ryan - Posted August 27, 2012
Facebook and CNN Mo... [AllFacebook]

Facebook, CNN Launch I'm Voting App - Posted August 22, 2012
Facebook and CNN Wednesday officially launched the ... [AllFacebook]

Time Magazine 'Satisfied' That Fareed Zakaria Plagiarizing Was 'Isolated Incident' - Posted August 16, 2012
Fareed Zakaria is staying out of trouble with on Time magazine. Zakaria received ridicule for plagiarizing a Ne... [FishbowlLA]

What Does Facebook Have In Store For The Republican, Democratic Conventions? - Posted August 16, 2012
With the 2012 presidential ele... [AllFacebook]

Paul Ryan Is The Most Talked About Politican On Facebook - Posted August 15, 2012
Mitt Romney's weekend bombshell naming seven-term Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate continues to reverberat... [AllFacebook]

Revolving Door: 'CBS This Morning', 'Elvis Duran in the Morning', NPR, and More - Posted August 13, 2012
"CBS This Morning" begins each program with an "Eye Opener," a segment recapping the day's big news in 90 seconds. Below, watch as some CBS NEWS interns give their own version of an "Eye Opener", in which they recap their experiences at the network. (TVNewser) ... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: Jim Walton to Step Down as President of CNN Worldwide, Elizabeth Spiers Launches Startup, and More - Posted August 6, 2012
According to Ad Age, New York Observer Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Spiers, is leaving to launch her own startup, which will focus on content and commerce in the health and wellness arena. (... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Stock Falls Below $20 - Posted August 2, 2012
What can $20 buy you? A share of Facebook stock. For the first time, the price of a share of the social network ... [AllFacebook]

Revolving Door: Norah O'Donnell Replaces Erica Hill on 'CBS This Morning', Dick Cheney Interviewed by ABC's Jonathan Karl, and More - Posted July 30, 2012
CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Norah O'Donnell has been named co-host... [FishbowlDC]

Off the Beaten Path with CNN's Soledad O'Brien - Posted July 23, 2012
"There's a tremendous niche in telling stories that fly under the radar," Soledad O'Brien told the audience at the Paley Center for Media in New York last Thursday. O'Brien, anchor of t... [FishbowlDC]

In Washington State, You Can Register To Vote Through Facebook - Posted July 17, 2012
Facebook pages love polls. You can vote for which slugger will win the ... [AllFacebook]

Andy Rooney, Don Cornelius, Among 2012 Giants of Broadcasting - Posted July 17, 2012
An eclectic group of TV and radio pioneers has been selected as Giants of Broadcasting. This year's class includes the late Don Cornelius, who was the revolutionary Soul Train host from 1971 to 1993. The man who gave Archie Bunker life, Norman Lear , is among the 2012 group. The producer-extraordinaire, Lear... [FishbowlLA]

Facebook Adds Controls To Curb Cyberbullying - Posted July 13, 2012
Facebook has long been adamant about preventing cyberbullying, and the company announced recently that ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Newest Feature Could Be Banking - Posted July 11, 2012
It's no secret that Facebook is trying to become a destination site, where you do pretty much everything possible online through the social ne... [AllFacebook]

CNN, Facebook Announce Several Initiatives For 2012 Presidential Election - Posted July 9, 2012
CNN and Facebook are gearing up for the ... [AllFacebook]

Revolving Door: Anderson Cooper; CNN; NBC News head talks Ann Curry, and more - Posted July 2, 2012
Anderson Cooper revealed in an email to The Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan that he's gay. "I couldn't be any more happy,... [FishbowlDC]

UPDATED: CNN, Fox Issue Statements After Incorrect SCOTUS Ruling Reported - Posted June 28, 2012
Zoinks! Both Fox and CNN, in a rush to report this morning's historic Supreme Court health care ruling, told everyone ... [FishbowlDC]

New Louisiana Law: Sex Offenders Must Identify As Such On Facebook - Posted June 21, 2012
A new Louisiana law aimed at sex offenders mandates that they must identify their ... [AllFacebook]

WNBC is 'Quiet' as Sue Simmons Delivers Final Newscast Tonight - Posted June 15, 2012
It's a run for the ages. Sue Simmons closes the book on her storied 32 years as WNBC anchor. She'll sit alongside her legendary partner Chuck Scarborough... [FishbowlLA]

Can (And Should) Journalists Stay Purely Objective? - Posted June 6, 2012
Roland Martin doesn't think so. "The idea of being objective is a ridiculous one. Let's just be honest," he said in Mediabistro's latest So What Do You Do? interview. "Everybody -... [10,000 Words]

Revolving Door: Anthony Bourdain to CNN, Staff changes at the 'Times-Picayune,' and More - Posted May 29, 2012
Anthony Bourdain is heading to CNN and CNN International for a new weekend show. The network says the new programmin... [FishbowlDC]

Zite Launches Publisher Sections Featuring CNN, HuffPo - Posted April 5, 2012
Tom Cheredar of VentureBeat reports that Zite, a company that we have covered before, has added publisher sections to its digital magazine apps. Cheredar writes, " Zite lets yo... [semanticweb.com]

Revolving Door: WNBC, WSJ on Pinterest, iPad Mags, and More - Posted March 26, 2012
James Murdoch has resigned from another corporate board. [via] ... [GalleyCat]

Questionable Hiring Practices | Newsweek's Financial Losses | NPR versus CNN - Posted March 22, 2012
This morning's news includes staff changes at NPR and AP as well as questions being raised regarding hiring decisions at Roll Call. Former Roll Call Editor Spills Beans About Questionable Racial Hiring Practices (via FishbowlDC) ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Revolving Door: CNN/Mashable Rumors, 'Game Change' Premiere Photos, and More - Posted March 12, 2012
As we mentioned on the Ticker, CNN could be preparing for a $200 million purchase of ... [FishbowlDC]

Time Inc, CNN Make Executive Comms Changes - Posted February 28, 2012
Time Inc. has named former News Corp. comms exec Teri Everett EVP of corporate communications, effective March 5. Everett stepped down from her role at News Corp. -- SVP of corporate affairs and communications -- on ... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: 'NYT's Shadid, MSNBC & Pat Buchanan, and More - Posted February 17, 2012
Sad news to report (we have too much ... [GalleyCat]

The Pros and Cons of Covering the Election on Twitter - Posted February 16, 2012
Social media's imprint on presidential election coverage continues to expand. As Jim Roberts, assistant managing editor at The New York Times... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: Greg Kelly, GigaOm & paidContent, and More - Posted February 10, 2012
Greg Kelly is back on the air at Good Day New York after authorities decided not to prosecute ... [FishbowlDC]

Romney Saying Words: Poor, Safety Nets, Middle Class - Posted February 1, 2012
Hot on the heels of his win in last night's Florida primaries, Mitt Romney went on CNN to say that he's not concerned about... [GalleyCat]

Revolving Door: Le HuffPo, NY Times' Abramson to Debut at Davos, NBC Publishing eBooks, and More - Posted January 26, 2012
Le Huffington Post made its debut on Monday in France with Anne Sinclair as editorial director. Sinclair, a former TV anchor, is the wife of infamous former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, aka DSK. At the pre... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: 'Today' turns 60, @SpinReviews, Top Media Pinners, and more - Posted January 13, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32565" align="alignleft" width="184" caption="The January 6, 1964 cover"][/caption] Today ... [FishbowlDC]

Piers Morgan Thought Patrice O'Neal Was a 'She' - Posted December 2, 2011
Earlier this week, comedian ... [FishbowlLA]

Statement From Herman Cain's Lawyer About Latest Sexual Allegations Could Hurt More Than Help - Posted November 28, 2011
Herman Cain broke the news today that he's going to be accused of being an adulterer. Seriously, are The Daily Show writers running this campaign? WTF Herman Cain! WTF! While on CNN's ... [GalleyCat]

CNN Seeks Detail-Oriented Copy Editor - Posted November 19, 2011
If you're a self-appointed grammar cop and can't stand the sight of a ... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: NYT's Bits, NY Mag's Price, James Murdoch, and More - Posted November 10, 2011
The New York Times Bits blog has a new logo and lots of other changes like expanded coverage, new staffers, and a daily email newsletter. The newsstand price of ... [FishbowlDC]

Piers Morgan Quitting America's Got Talent - Posted November 9, 2011
... [FishbowlLA]

Showing Up Is Only Part of the News Media Battle - Posted November 9, 2011
The decision about which news stories media outlets cover live has been front and center in the wake of Monday's press conference with one of Herman Cain's accusers, Sharon Bialek, and her lawyer, Gloria Allred. So naturall... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: CNN, 'Harper's Bazaar,' YouTube, and More - Posted October 31, 2011
CNN is revamping its morning programming, bringing Ashleigh Banfield and Soledad ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: CNN, Disney/ABC, Porter Novelli, and More - Posted October 26, 2011
[caption id="attachment_29283" align="alignleft" width="155" caption="Former Senator and U.S. ambassador Carol Moseley Braun"][/caption] Former TVNewser editor Steve Krakauer has been promoted to CNN... [FishbowlDC]

Media Wrestles With Graphic Gadhafi Photos - Posted October 20, 2011
[caption id="attachment_29014" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: Max Rossi/Reuters"][/caption] Today's tremendous news comes from the struggle in Libya where images and amateur video are emerging that... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King Lands Johnny Depp Interview for CNN - Posted October 11, 2011
Former CNN host Larry King sat down with actor Johnny Depp for an exclusive ... [FishbowlLA]

Zite Sells to CNN for Just Over $20M - Posted August 30, 2011
[UPDATED: 4:10pm ET] Last week, our own Jennifer Zaino spoke to Zite CEO, Mark Johnson about the startup, Zite. One ... [AllTwitter]

Amid CNN Acquisition Speculation, Zite's Focus Remains on Relevant -- And Disinterested -- Content Discovery - Posted August 25, 2011
Zite CEO Mark Johnson says he's flattered by the rumors this week of a multi-million dollar CNN acquisition. He won't comment on them, of course, but he is flattered. What he will say is that the... [semanticweb.com]

Big Corporations Among Major Donors to MLK Memorial - Posted August 24, 2011
[caption id="attachment_26303" align="alignleft" width="319" caption="Photo: Amy Ta/NPR"][/caption] The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, which will have its official dedication this Sunday, August 28, had financial help from some major corporations. ... [FishbowlDC]

Favorite Media Tweets of the Week - Posted August 19, 2011
... [FishbowlLA]

Roll Call: CNN, Allison & Partners, Carol's Daughter, and More - Posted August 17, 2011
Neel Khairzada has joined CNN as the publicist for correspondent Erin Burnett and her upcoming program. She spent the previous two yea... [FishbowlDC]

New Home | Maternity Madness | S-U-I-N-G - Posted August 12, 2011
FishbowlLA: ?? Lots of accolades from CNN as its longtime business reporter ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Replaying Mayweather-Ortiz 24/7 - Posted August 12, 2011
The late Nick Charles would be happy to know that CNN is getting involved in the sports world once again. The cable news network will replay HBO's 24/7 Mayweather/Ort... [TVNewser]

CNN Replaying Mayweather-Ortiz 24/7 - Posted August 12, 2011
The late Nick Charles would be happy to know that CNN is getting involved in the sports world once again. The cable news network will replay HBO's 24/7 Mayweather/Ort... [SportsNewser]

Pacquiao, Marquez Heads to CNN - Posted August 7, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25421" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Pacquiao vs. Marquez in 2008"][/caption] Boxing fans out there are getting a little love from HBO and parent company ... [FishbowlDC]

Now That's a Statement! Pies, Punches, and More from the News Corp. Scandal - Posted July 19, 2011
Because this scandal needed more drama, someone ... [FishbowlDC]

Derek Jeter Hit 3,000th Home Run According To CNN - Posted July 9, 2011
Stick to what you know, CNN. [H/T SB Nation]... [TVNewser]

Derek Jeter Hit 3,000th Home Run According To CNN - Posted July 9, 2011
Stick to what you know, CNN. [H/T SB Nation]... [SportsNewser]

Revolving Door: Mark Halperin Steps in It, and More Media Changes - Posted June 30, 2011
... [GalleyCat]

Going Beyond Your Target Audience with Multicultural Outreach - Posted June 30, 2011
As we mentioned ... [FishbowlDC]

In Blogging Space, Spoils Go To Early Posters - Posted June 20, 2011
The breaking news is that a new service from Regator has resulted from tweaking its semantic algorithms to find within its human-curated collection of web content emerging stories and to quickly alert bloggers and journalists about them via a desktop app. Regator actually has been around ... [semanticweb.com]

The GOP Debate: Many Questions, Some Answers, Lots of Grunting - Posted June 14, 2011
[caption id="attachment_22613" align="alignleft" width="324" caption="Photo: David S. Holloway / CNN Saint Anselm College Manchester, New Hampshire"][/caption] According to Mashable, Mitt Romney came out on top of the GOP debate last night in Fa... [FishbowlDC]

Tips to integrate hashtags into daily news coverage - Posted June 14, 2011
I may be dating myself here, but I remember when Twitter didn't automatically link @usernames and when #hashtag was a workaround to make disjointed streams of updates easier to find in their clunky search engine. Well, Twitter has done a good job of integrating those ideas of its users to make t... [10,000 Words]

Rachel Maddow Hints That Anderson Cooper Should Come Out - Posted April 25, 2011
In an interview with The Guardian, Rachel M... [FishbowlLA]

Journalism, Social Media and PR: An Interview with Romey Louangvilay - Posted April 21, 2011
The context of social media in journalism today cannot be ignored. Several mainstream media organizations such as The Guardian, Slate, and The New Yo... [10,000 Words]

Media Companies on a Tech Launching Spree - Posted April 20, 2011
The Washington Post, GQ, and CNN have each announced new ... [FishbowlDC]

ESPN's LZ Granderson To Write Weekly Column For CNN Opinion - Posted April 12, 2011
Starting today, ESPN columnist LZ Granderson will write a weekly column for CNN Opinion on how social and c... [TVNewser]

ESPN's LZ Granderson To Write Weekly Column For CNN Opinion - Posted April 12, 2011
Starting today, ESPN columnist LZ Granderson will write a weekly column for CNN Opinion on how social and c... [SportsNewser]

Biometrics, Social Media Among the Latest Research Trends - Posted March 24, 2011
[caption id="attachment_17936" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="L to R: Ted McConnell, ARF; Lee Brown, Groupon; and Naveen Selvadurai, foursquare. Photo: Nancy Lazarus"][/caption] Social media's growing role in research was a visible theme throughout the ARF/Advertis... [FishbowlDC]

Meet 'Producer Matthew' Keys: Aggregation Journalist - Posted March 21, 2011
Uprising in Egypt. Earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Missile strikes in Libya. Major news has broken in every corner of the world during the past few weeks. In that time, Matthew Keys has proven himself to be a must follow for the latest from these hot spots. ... [10,000 Words]

Winners Announced for First-Ever CNN iReport Awards - Posted March 16, 2011
The winners of the inaugural edition of the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN.com Taps LATimes.com's Tenny Tatusian as Homepage Editor - Posted March 16, 2011
CNN.com has a new homepage editor: Tenny Tatusian, previously associate editor for ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Roll Call: CNN's New CMO, M Booth, M&C Saatchi, and More - Posted March 11, 2011
CNN Worldwide has named Janet Roll as the company's new EVP and CMO, reporting to the president of the company, Jim Walton. Roll joins from BET Netw... [FishbowlDC]

CNN.com, TIME.com Launch Global Public Square Blog - Posted March 9, 2011
CNN.com and TIME.com teamed up to launch ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Oops of the Day - Posted March 8, 2011
From Nigel Pritchard, VP of PR for CNN Worldwide. Shortly after- ... [FishbowlDC]

Oops of the Day - Posted March 8, 2011
From Nigel Pritchard, VP of PR for CNN Worldwide. Shortly after- ... [GalleyCat]

Glenn Beck: Has Everyone Dulled to His Edge? - Posted March 8, 2011
Glenn Beck's ascension in the talk radio and TV news stratosphere had a pulpy blend of polarization, right wing Muscle Milk, and a pint of vitriolic I.P.A. The longer Beck stuck his neck out the more feathers he ruffled; the more feathers he ruff... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Takes On Slavery, Human Trafficking with The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery - Posted March 7, 2011
CNN.com launched the Freedom Project blog as the online base for CN... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN's Twitter World Cup Coverage Wins Prestigious UK Journalism Award - Posted February 24, 2011
CNN has just won a prestigious UK journalism award for its innovative use of Twitter to cover the 2010 World Cup. The Royal Television Society, established as the Television Society in 1927 - nine years bef... [AllTwitter]

CNN App for Android Honeycomb Tablets Now Available via Android Market - Posted February 24, 2011
CNN announced the launch of its CNN App for the Android Honeycomb tablet platform, available free-of-charge via the Android Market. As the cable news network ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Royal Television Society Recognizes CNN's South Africa 2010: Twitter Buzz - Posted February 24, 2011
CNN's South Africa 2010: Twitter Buzz received an award in the category of Innovative News at the United Kingdom's Royal Television Society... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

How to Make Your Own Virtual Newspaper with Twitter - Posted February 22, 2011
Who needs a newspaper when you have Twitter? This post may sound redundant to those in the know; but for those new to Twitter, here are some ways you can use the site as a one stop spot for your news - including links to get you started.... [AllTwitter]

CNN iReport Launches CNN iReport Awards - Posted February 15, 2011
User-generated news community CNN iReport announced the launch of the CNN iReport Awards,... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN Readying App for Android Tablets - Posted February 2, 2011
Lost among the hoopla over that other news app that launched Wednesday, CNN announced that it will launch a CNN App for Android-powered tablets. The announcement was made at Google's press event Wednesday at its headquarters in Mountain Vi... [PRNewser]

CNN Readying App for Android Tablets - Posted February 2, 2011
Lost among the hoopla over that other news app that launched Wednesday, CNN announced that it will launch a CNN App for Android-powered tablets. The announcement was made at Google's press event Wednesday at its headquarters in Mountain Vi... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Arizona Shootings, Egyptian Protests Drive CNN.com January Traffic - Posted February 1, 2011
Driven by the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson, Ariz., and the political turmoil in Egypt, traffic to CNN.com was up 10 percent in January compared with the year-ago month. The site drew 44 million page views on the d... [PRNewser]

Arizona Shootings, Egyptian Protests Drive CNN.com January Traffic - Posted February 1, 2011
Driven by the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson, Ariz., and the political turmoil in Egypt, traffic to CNN.com was up 10 percent in January compared with the year-ago month. The site drew 44 million page views on the d... [Inside Mobile Apps]

We Don't Know Who This Barak Obama Guy Is, But CNN Thinks He's Important - Posted January 25, 2011
Above is a screen grab of CNN's programming schedule for Tuesday night. Typos happen, but spelling the president's name incorrectly is pretty bad, and doing so on the day of the State o... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bryan Monroe Joins CNN as Editor of CNNPolitics.com - Posted January 10, 2011
CNNPolitics.com has a new editor: Bryan Monroe, formerly a visiting professor at Northwestern Uni... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Redesigned CNN Press Room Opens Its Doors - Posted January 7, 2011
CNN launched a redesigned CNN Press Room, formatted blog-style, with items in reverse chronological order and containing abstracts. The new CNN Press Room also contains an embeddable video player and offers access to the CNN Worldwide fact sheet, images, and individual contacts in the cable news network's PR department.... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Larry King Taking His Talents To The MLB Network? - Posted December 17, 2010
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CNN App for iPad Debuts - Posted December 14, 2010
This is CNN ... for the iPad. CNN App for iPad is now available via the iTunes Store, free-of-charge, and CNN also announced that its iPhone and iPod Touch app is now also available free, and an update will bring live breaking-news video to its international app. CNN App for iPad offers... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Twitter is a "Real-Time Network" Not a "Social Network": Biz Stone [Interview] - Posted December 13, 2010
Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, appeared on CNN's Reliable Sources Sunday to discuss the impact that Twitter has on the journalism and news medi... [AllTwitter]

Catch Biz Stone on CNN's Reliable Sources This Sunday - Posted December 10, 2010
Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder and media darling, will be making an appearance this Sunday on CNN's Reliable Sources. You can catch Stone talking about the journalism industry with host Howard Kurtz live this Sunday on Kurtz' Rel... [AllTwitter]

CNN iReport Global Challenge: The World Waits on Nauru - Posted December 6, 2010
The world's smallest republic is the only country holding up CNN iReport's biggest project, as Nauru is the only country that ha... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Users Can Donate to Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2010 via Facebook - Posted November 23, 2010
CNN is accepting donations for the Top 10 CNN Heroes of 2010, with the help of Facebook, as readers can support the honorees' causes by clicking the Donate Now tab on the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN.com to Offer Content in Advance of Debut of Taliban Documentary on CNN - Posted November 22, 2010
CNN will air one-hour documentary Taliban Saturday, Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, but related content will be available on CNN.com three days earlier, as visitors to www.cnn.com/taliban (... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Mediate Senior Editor, Former TVNewser Editor Steve Krakauer Named Digital Producer for CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight - Posted November 15, 2010
Mediaite senior editor and former TVNewser editor ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

"Twitter is not to be a triumph of technology but of humanity" - Biz Stone - Posted November 10, 2010
Biz Stone made an appearance on Wolf Blitzer's The Situation Room last night, and answered some rapid-fire, 140-character questions from Blitzer and Twitter users. A l... [AllTwitter]

Victory Speeches from CNN.com, CNN Mobile - Posted November 3, 2010
CNN released its Election Day statistics for CNN.com via Omniture and for CNN Mobile via ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Look for CNNArabic.com - Posted November 1, 2010
CNN launched a redesigned CNNArabic.com aimed at covering the Middle East and north Africa, as well as Arab-speaking communities worldwide, and bringing the site in line with the design, look, and f... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Tarnished Media Figure Revolving Door: Rick Sanchez Returns, Jay Mariotti Out - Posted October 22, 2010
Twitter regained one controversial media figure and lost another, as sister blog TVNewser reports ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN.com Updates Stats for Coverage of Chilean Miners - Posted October 14, 2010
CNN.com updated its usage statistics for its coverage of the rescue of the formerly trapped miners from the northern Atacama desert in Chile, citing data from ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Rescue of Chilean Miners Also Boosts CNN.com, CNN Mobile - Posted October 13, 2010
The ongoing rescue of the trapped miners from the northern Atacama desert in Chile is also resulting in a feel-good story at CNN.com, as data from ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN Hits the Campaign Trail with CNN.com Election Center, CNN Election Center App - Posted October 13, 2010
The CNN.com Election Center is open for business, along with a ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN Wire Store Is No More - Posted October 12, 2010
The CNN Wire Store, a commercial self-service online storefront for wire stories that launched last September, was shut down about six weeks ago, with no positions being eliminated. It was launche... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Lou Dobbs: Background Checking His Employees Would Be 'Racial Profiling' - Posted October 8, 2010
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What's on Oprah Winfrey's iPad? - Posted October 6, 2010
Apps from CNN and ABC News made the short list of favorite iPad apps from Op... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Daily Beast Strikes Again, Names Howard Kurtz Washington Bureau Chief - Posted October 5, 2010
Whether or not Newsweek has anything to do with it, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

MSNBC's New Tagline Speaks to the Brand - Posted October 5, 2010
MSNBC is publicly announced its new tagline today: "Lean Forward." According to The New York Times, the new slogan "embraces its progressive political identity," juxtaposing the number two cable news chan... [FishbowlDC]

LeBron: The Decision Backlash Was Due To Race - Posted September 30, 2010
Maverick Carter, LeBron James' BFF and LRMR Marketing CEO, told CNN's ... [TVNewser]

LeBron: The Decision Backlash Was Due To Race - Posted September 30, 2010
Maverick Carter, LeBron James' BFF and LRMR Marketing CEO, told CNN's ... [SportsNewser]

CNN, 'People,' and Cartoon Network Partner for Anti-Bullying Initiative - Posted September 28, 2010
CNN's Anderson Cooper will host a one-hour town hall special on Friday, October 8 titled Bullying: No Escape; an AC 360 Special report with People Magazine and Cartoon Network t... [FishbowlDC]

CNNPolitics.com Sports a New Look - Posted September 28, 2010
CNN.com spruced up its CNNPolitics.com in time for the buildup to the midterm elections. New features include: "The Top 5," a da... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CNN, Online News Association Tell the Story of The Art of Collaborative Storytelling - Posted September 27, 2010
CNN and the Online News Association co-hosted an event in Atlanta last Thursday, The Art of Collaborative Storytelling, which examined the changing nature of storytelling and newsgathering, including community participation. The discussion was moderated by CNN International anchor and correspondent ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Cond Nast Fails a Drill While 30 Rock Has More Plotline Fodder, Plus Other News of the Day - Posted September 24, 2010
- Cond Nast employees received quite the email today, when a company-wide alert was sent out saying "We have received reports that a firearm has been discharged on the 10th floor of 750 building, 3rd Avenue in New York. If you are in a safe location, remain where... [MediaJobsDaily]

Media News Friday Frenzy - Posted September 24, 2010
Today started with the massive media news about the departures of CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein and NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker and the news keeps coming. PRNewser colleagu... [FishbowlDC]

CNN, Eatocracy, foursquare Sink Teeth Into Weeklong Series Eatocracy: Mind, Body and Wallet - Posted September 24, 2010
Is CNN.com's Eatocracy blog, which ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Mashable Social Good Summit: Social Media's Growing Role - Posted September 21, 2010
Leveraging social media to help solve some of the world's toughest problems was the theme of Mashable's Social Good Summit in New York on Monday. The conference was held in par... [FishbowlDC]

Press Sec Gibbs Makes the Morning Show Rounds - Posted August 31, 2010
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was back from his vacation and hitting the morning shows... [FishbowlDC]

Every Camera in LA Will Be At the Emmys - Posted August 27, 2010
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which oversees the Emmys, will have eight cameras set up backstage at the Nokia Theater for ... [FishbowlDC]

Huffington Post Buys Adaptive Semantics To Keep Up With 100000 Comments A Day - TechCrunch (blog) - Posted June 17, 2010
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Lou Dobbs Leaving CNN, John King To Host New Program In 7pm Time Slot - Posted November 12, 2009
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CNN PR on Website Re-Launch: 'The More Open You Are With Employees, The Less Likely You Are to Have Leaks' - Posted October 23, 2009
CNN held a large press event last night to reveal the new CNN.com. TVNewser and Webnewser both have reports. "Some CNN employees were surprised that details o... [FishbowlDC]

Reuters Reporter Upset As AP Breaks CNN iPhone App Embargo - Posted September 29, 2009
Have the tides turned? Bloggers honored the news embargo on CNN's iPhone app, which launched at 8am ET today, while the Associated Press did not. That annoyed at least one reporter, Reuters' Robert MacMillan, who ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Top 10 Stories, According to CNN - Posted January 5, 2009
CNN wanted to alert FBLA to its Top 10 Stories, so it sent out notice. We said where do we salute. CNN.com's Top 10 Stories in 2008 (and corresponding Page Views) 1. Obama: 'This is your victory' Nov. 5: 4.8 million page views 2. Actor Heath Ledger dies at 28 Sept. 22: 4.4 million page... [FishbowlLA]

USA Network Retains Crown: Most Watched Cable Network - Posted December 26, 2008
USA Network, bolstered by the success of Tony Shalhoub's detective series "Monk" and other shows like "Burn Notice" and "Psych," has claimed the most-watched cable programming crown again, averaging about 2.8 mil... [FishbowlLA]

TVNewser Attempts to 'Twitter-view' CNN's Rick Sanchez - Posted September 19, 2008
Pushing the boundaries of technology, our sister site, TVNewser is conducting a live Twitter interview with CNN anchor Rick Sanchez right now. Check ... [FishbowlLA]

Kevin Roderick Vs. Eric Longabardi: Two People You Don't Want to See in a Bikini Mud Wrestling Match - Posted August 13, 2008
We're not sure what bloggers Kevin Roderick and Eric Longabardi have against each other, but we know they won't be sharing a toothbrush any time soon. Longabardi, over at ERSNews.com, ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Looking to Cut Costs By Hiring One-Man Bureaus -- Or Is It? - Posted August 12, 2008
Talk about cutting to the bone, CNN is planning on hiring sole individuals in various domestic cities as "all-platform journalists" in "one-person shops," the cable network announced from its Atlanta heavens today. The journos will typically carry hand-held cameras, a laptop, an air card, a satellit... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Confirms Ryan Seacrest Is In Talks To Replace Larry King - Posted May 8, 2008
Sources close to Ryan Seacrest have confirmed to FBLA that Ryan Seacrest is in talks with CNN to shimmy into Larry King's chair. Now "talks" can mean a lot of things, and our source also says, "I don't think it's going to happen." Why? Well, ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted April 16, 2008
The Boss Pimps Obama: Bruce Springsteen joins the red carpet-worthy list of celebs pimping for Barack Obama. Springsteen, y'all. Now can we stop talking about elitism and snobbery? ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Producer Chez Pazienza Dooced and Yet, Life Goes On - Posted February 19, 2008
Dooced! Who knew that CNN was so retro? Chez Pazienza, producer of American Morning, got fired for writing his blog, Deus Ex Malcontent. He spills at HuffPost: During my final conve... [FishbowlLA]

Phil Bronstein named editor-at-large of Hearst newspapers - Posted January 24, 2008
Per CNN: "Hearst Newspapers announced today that San Francisco Chronicle Editor Phil Bronstein will be shifting his role from running day-to-day operations in the newsroom to taking on broader strategic responsibilities... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Exclusive: Face of Us Weekly, Ken Baker, Leaves The Mag - Posted January 13, 2008
Ken Baker, the editorial director of Usmagazine.com, and quite possibly the most senior employee of Us Weekly (he's been there eight years -- longer than Janice Min) sent a surprising e-mail to friends. The e-mail: Friends, I've decided that Golden Globes weekend is... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Wants Avatar News in Second Life - Posted October 30, 2007
CNN is launching a virtual news bureau on Second Life. Reuters uses a real journalist/avatar on the site, but CNN is extending its i-Report concept by asking Second Life residents to contribute news, photos and videos. CNN-branded kiosks will be scattered throughout the comm... [FishbowlLA]

Media Exec Looks At Gathering Storm Clouds And Sees Bright Future - Posted September 19, 2007
Research analysts show that ad spending has been down for two consecutive quarters, but CBS CEO Leslie Moonves and his rivals don't seem to care. CNNMoney.com reports out of the Merrill Lynch media and entertainment conf... [FishbowlLA]

Michael Moore's Unchosen One - Posted July 25, 2007
CNN didn't select Michael Moore's YouTube'd question in Monday night's presidential debate. Lucky for him, HuffPo let him ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted July 24, 2007
Better Than A Shrimp On A Hamster Wheel: Reporters Mark Z. Barabak and Michael Finnegan ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted July 23, 2007
Something's Gotta Give: Former actress, Sen. Sheila Kuehl, wants to protect the "postmortem right of publicity" for dead celebrities, like ... [FishbowlLA]

User-Generated Content: How Much Does it Cost If It's Free? - Posted May 30, 2007
User-created content is all the rage! Heinz, as in ketchup and Mrs. Kerry, is looking for amateur ad types, but it's expensive to wade through crap. And they should know. ABC offers I-Caught, a magazine show using video ... [FishbowlLA]

News You Don't Want To Miss: Tuesday RoundUp - Posted May 29, 2007
From the annals of "All News Is Local" come some of the top stories to hit our inbox. Well, the top stories that aren't about 11-year-old boys shooting giant pigs: NPR: Day to Day ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted January 8, 2007
Rich People Are More Interesting Than You, Part XXVII: The sons of Rod Stewart and Aaron Spelling are working with someone Robin Abcarian dubs a "baby mogul" on a reality show... [FishbowlLA]

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