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BuzzFeed Signs Facebook Vet as PR Chief - Posted December 12, 2014
This week, Capital New York broke the news that BuzzFeed had named Facebook vet Liz Wasden as its new head ... [FishbowlDC]

Vox Gets New Cash Infusion As Old School Media Herd Thins - Posted December 1, 2014
The future favors digital media -- and the tide is turning even faster than we thought it would. Vox, the company that just hired PR vet Fay Sliger of VICE and High10 Media... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Brand.com, Waggener Edstrom, DKC PR, and More - Posted November 5, 2014
Dave Armon, friend of the site and president of monitoring software provider Critical Mention for the past three years, is now president and CEO at Brand.com, a maker of content marketing software for both brands and publishers. President and founder Michael Zammuto is heading back into the startup space with a... [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]

VICE Discovers the Ethical Perils of Corporate Sponsorship - Posted October 3, 2014
Looks like the cool kids sometimes get tripped up on ethics, too. According to reports posted earlier this week, VICE -- the very organization that inspired Edelman to make a call to defend itself for ... [GalleyCat]

VICE Discovers the Ethical Perils of Corporate Sponsorship - Posted October 3, 2014
Looks like the cool kids sometimes get tripped up on ethics, too. According to reports posted earlier this week, VICE -- the very organization that inspired Edelman to make a call to defend itself for ... [FishbowlDC]

Longform.org Releasing New App Today - Posted September 17, 2014
Set your timers, friends. Today Apple is set to release its new operating system (probably around the ... [10,000 Words]

The New Yorker PR Director Leaves for Facebook - Posted June 14, 2014
On Friday Capital New York reported that Alexa Cassanos, a communications veteran who has spent nearly seve... [GalleyCat]

Top New York Times Fashion Critic Resigns - Posted January 31, 2014
This morning brought big news for everyone in fashion PR: Cathy Hornyn will step down as The New York Times' chief fashion critic after more than 15 years in the position, effective immediately. ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Should You Pitch to Dr. Oz's New Women's Magazine? - Posted January 27, 2014
Oh hey: a brand-new publication from Hearst will soon hit newsstands, offering "diet, health and fitness tips" to American women! Wait, why are you yawning? This one involves Dr. Oz! ... [FishbowlDC]

Why Are Digital News Orgs Getting Into Print? - Posted January 16, 2014
In a strange twist of events, popular digital news publishing orgs are starting to put out print magazines as an attempt to earn a revenue and increase brand awareness. No, it's not an Onion-type hoax. It's a true story. Capital New York, a leading political and media news blog, was bought by... [10,000 Words]

Random House Prepares to Feel the Wrath of Fox News - Posted January 6, 2014
Today Capital New York describes a "big roll-out" for The Loudest Voice in the Room... [FishbowlDC]

Mayor de Blasio Loses His Comms Director on Inauguration Day - Posted January 2, 2014
Now who's going to help him answer this question? In a story we missed over the holiday, The New York Post ... [FishbowlDC]

Chiara de Blasio and the New Art of Damage Control - Posted December 30, 2013
Did you miss this fascinating study in pre-emptive damage control last week? On Christmas Eve, NYC mayor-to-be Bill de Blasio's transition team released a candid, one-on-one video in which his daughter Chiara tells of suffering through depression while at college and eventually seeking professional help after self-medicating with alcohol and marijuana. The clip... [FishbowlDC]

Friends, Colleagues Remember New York Observer Editor Peter Kaplan - Posted November 30, 2013
As the sad news of the passing at age 59 from cancer of Peter Kaplan spread Friday, current Observer senior editor Colin Campbell suggested "there's no better source on Mr. Kaplan than the editor himself." And so, Campbell for his first pi... [AllTwitter]

The Wall Street Journal Editor Says Native Advertising Is a Deal with the Devil - Posted September 25, 2013
We never pegged The Wall Street Journal managing editor Gerard Baker as a theater major, but he went all Shakespearean... [GalleyCat]

The Wall Street Journal Editor Says Native Advertising Is a Deal with the Devil - Posted September 25, 2013
We never pegged The Wall Street Journal managing editor Gerard Baker as a theater major, but he went all Shakespearean... [FishbowlDC]

No Reader Left Behind: What's Wrong With a $1,000 Subscription? - Posted September 12, 2013
It's nice when a news blog grows up. If you don't live in New York, or care about its politics, you've probably never heard of Capital New York, which was recently bought by Politico. And there's ... [10,000 Words]

Does a Stylish Men's Mag Like 'M' Have an Audience? - Posted September 24, 2012
When we try to come up with sure-fire ways to make a big impression in today's scattershot media world, the very first thought that enters our minds always seems to be "Start an upscale men's fashion magazine!" OK, not really--but ... [FishbowlDC]

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