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2014 Mirror Awards Finalists Announced - Posted April 1, 2014
The finalists for the 2014 Mirror Awards -- which celebrate the best in media reporting -- have been announced. The winners will be announced June 4 at Cipriani on East 42nd Street. Below are all the finalists. Congrats to everyone who was nominated. Best Single Article - Traditional/Legacy Media "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

2014 Mirror Awards Finalists Announced - Posted April 1, 2014
The finalists for the 2014 Mirror Awards -- which celebrate the best in media reporting -- have been announced. The winners will be announced June 4 at Cipriani on East 42nd Street. Below are all the finalists. Congrats to everyone who was nominated. Best Single Article - Traditional/Legacy Media "... [FishbowlNY]

The Awl Hires Matt Buchanan from The New Yorker [Updated] - Posted March 4, 2014
It's a big day for The Awl. The site, which began looking for a new editor months ago, might have finally found one in Matt Buchanan, who ... [GalleyCat]

Ben Dolnick & Choire Sicha Get Booked - Posted September 3, 2013
Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. P... [GalleyCat]

Choire Sicha on the Future of Bookselling - Posted August 15, 2013
Will the Internet destroy literary culture? Author and The Awl co-founder Choire Sicha confessed at Bookish: "... [GalleyCat]

David Simon: 'Anything that says content should be free makes it hard for all writers, everywhere' - Posted April 25, 2012
Journalist and screenwriter David Simon has published his first blog dispatch. His new site is called "The Audacity of Despair." After holding on to his website for many years, the creator of ... [GalleyCat]

The Awl Launches Awl Music - Posted January 11, 2012
The New York Observer is reporting that The Awl has expanded once again. This time it has launched Awl Music, a radio... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Awl Launches Awl Music - Posted January 11, 2012
The New York Observer is reporting that The Awl has expanded once again. This time it has launched Awl Music, a radio... [FishbowlNY]

The Best Romenesko Reactions - Posted November 11, 2011
You probably already know this by now, but last night Jim Romenesko -- a man widely respected in the media world -- resigned early after ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Best Romenesko Reactions - Posted November 11, 2011
You probably already know this by now, but last night Jim Romenesko -- a man widely respected in the media world -- resigned early after ... [FishbowlNY]

What Choire Sicha Reads - Posted September 7, 2011
Choire Sicha, the Co-Founder of The Awl, is the latest to take part in The Atlantic Wire's Media Diet series. As someone who runs a great site, we're surprised that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What Choire Sicha Reads - Posted September 7, 2011
Choire Sicha, the Co-Founder of The Awl, is the latest to take part in The Atlantic Wire's Media Diet series. As someone who runs a great site, we're surprised that ... [FishbowlNY]

HuffPo Faces Criticism After 'Indefinitely' Suspending Writer for Over-Aggregating a Post - Posted July 11, 2011
Earlier today, we aggregated curated an Ad Age post by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HuffPo Faces Criticism After 'Indefinitely' Suspending Writer for Over-Aggregating a Post - Posted July 11, 2011
Earlier today, we aggregated curated an Ad Age post by ... [FishbowlNY]

The Awl Turns Two - Posted April 20, 2011
Two years ago today, Choire Sicha, David Cho and Alex Balk launched ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Awl Turns Two - Posted April 20, 2011
Two years ago today, Choire Sicha, David Cho and Alex Balk launched ... [FishbowlNY]

Looking at Tina Brown's First Newsweek - Posted March 7, 2011
We know, more Newsweek! But it's a big story, so hush. The first redesigned issue hit newsstands today, and... [FishbowlLA]

Looking at Tina Brown's First Newsweek - Posted March 7, 2011
We know, more Newsweek! But it's a big story, so hush. The first redesigned issue hit newsstands today, and... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Looking at Tina Brown's First Newsweek - Posted March 7, 2011
We know, more Newsweek! But it's a big story, so hush. The first redesigned issue hit newsstands today, and... [FishbowlNY]

@DCJourno: Revealed? - Posted February 28, 2011
Today we learned the identity of @MayorEmanuel. But perhaps there's one more revelation concerning a fake Twitter account. Enter Shani Hilton, a D.C. based journalist who is the ... [FishbowlDC]

The Awl is Going to Start Paying Writers...Money - Posted December 15, 2010
Yes, we all missed our chance to suck up to Choire Sicha and Alex Balk. We could have worked for free all these years and look where we'd be now. Damn. Seriously, this is some of the best news we've seen all year. The Great Recession doesn't even come close to describing... [FishbowlLA]

VP of Sales Chris Batty, Director of Sales Michael Cascio Leaving Gawker Media - Posted November 30, 2010
There was some batty news out of Gawker Media: Chris Batty news, to be specific. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Editors Of The Future: How They Work - Posted November 10, 2010
Wondering what the editors of the future will do and how they'll do it? Kevin Nguyen, writing in The Bygone Bureau, asked the editors of three Web publications how they work. The answers are a blend of technological savvy and old-fashioned red-penciling (although the red pencil is now more likely to... [MediaJobsDaily]

Irina Aleksander Says Goodbye To The New York Observer - Posted November 4, 2010
The Awl's Choire Sicha reported that Irina Aleksander... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Irina Aleksander Says Goodbye To The New York Observer - Posted November 4, 2010
The Awl's Choire Sicha reported that Irina Aleksander... [FishbowlNY]

Tony Curtis, a.k.a. Sidney Falco, Dies at 85 - Posted September 30, 2010
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How To Resign Classily - Posted August 3, 2010
From the Awl, a real e-mail sent from an intern to the editor-in-chief of a well-known web publication: This is not going to work out. After last week, I can no longer in good conscience stay at [NAME OF PUBLICATION]. I don't think making bar graphs and quoting other websites is going... [MediaJobsDaily]

Another Blogger Publishes List of "Banned" PR Firms - Posted May 14, 2010
First it was Wired editor-in-chief Chris Anderson. Then it was Lifehacker'... [PRNewser]

Bob Miller Shares Lessons from HarperStudio - Posted May 13, 2010
At the BookNet Canada Technology Forum conference in March, Workman Publishing group publisher Bob Miller delivered a lecture entitled, "C... [GalleyCat]

HarperStudio Ponders Future After Bob Miller - Posted March 17, 2010
As dramatic staffing news rocked HarperStudio today, staffers opened an online dialogue with readers about the future of the HarperCollins imprint. HarperStudio publisher ... [GalleyCat]

Denton To Gawker Employees: Get A W-2 Or I'll Cut Your Hours - Posted December 1, 2009
Gawker Media is "going legit," as The Awl reported last night, but not without some hard choices. "Workers at the company's various blogs will have the choice between going full-time, as actual employees, or staying as contract workers, but only working four days a week," says former Gawker writer Choire Sicha. He... [MediaJobsDaily]

Mary Gaitskill's Real Life GalleyCat - Posted August 25, 2009
Over at The Awl, editor Choire Sicha has turned a new essay by Mary Gaitskill into an emotional contest that the ca... [GalleyCat]

Gawker's Servers Struggle|Iranian Detainees Have San Fran Roots|The Awl Celebrates 1M|AP Managing Editors Honor Public Service|Luke Russert Answers Essential Questions - Posted August 3, 2009
Video: "Jon & Kate + 8" is back on the air tonight after a short hiatus. Will you be watching? AgencySpy: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker's Servers Struggle|Iranian Detainees Have San Fran Roots|The Awl Celebrates 1M|AP Managing Editors Honor Public Service|Luke Russert Answers Essential Questions - Posted August 3, 2009
Video: "Jon & Kate + 8" is back on the air tonight after a short hiatus. Will you be watching? AgencySpy: ... [FishbowlNY]

Maer Roshan to TheWeek.com - Posted May 8, 2009
The Radar refugees are resurfacing. Aaron Gell signed on as editor-in-chief of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Maer Roshan to TheWeek.com - Posted May 8, 2009
The Radar refugees are resurfacing. Aaron Gell signed on as editor-in-chief of ... [FishbowlNY]

Choire Sicha Happily Unaware of TheAwl.com's Traffic - Posted April 22, 2009
Earlier this week, Choire Sicha and Alex Balk launched TheAwl.com to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Choire Sicha Happily Unaware of TheAwl.com's Traffic - Posted April 22, 2009
Earlier this week, Choire Sicha and Alex Balk launched TheAwl.com to ... [FishbowlNY]

Awl Together Now: Balk and Choire Launch a Website - Posted April 20, 2009
Rumors that former Gawker-ers (and RadarOnline-ers) Alex Balk and Choire Sicha had some sort of secret project in the works have been flying around for a while now. Turns out the rumors wer... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Awl Together Now: Balk and Choire Launch a Website - Posted April 20, 2009
Rumors that former Gawker-ers (and RadarOnline-ers) Alex Balk and Choire Sicha had some sort of secret project in the works have been flying around for a while now. Turns out the rumors wer... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.16.09 - Posted January 16, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Arianna Thinks Opinion is Good, Also Facts! - Posted December 22, 2008
Choire Sicha interviewed Arianna Huffington for this weekend's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Arianna Thinks Opinion is Good, Also Facts! - Posted December 22, 2008
Choire Sicha interviewed Arianna Huffington for this weekend's ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker to Become a Boys' Club? - Posted December 2, 2008
Not to beat this to death, but it has yet to be noted that with the departure of Sheila McClear from ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker to Become a Boys' Club? - Posted December 2, 2008
Not to beat this to death, but it has yet to be noted that with the departure of Sheila McClear from ... [FishbowlNY]

Ex-Gawker Editor Speculates on Why Denton Shuttered Valleywag - Posted November 20, 2008
Over at the L.A. Times ex-Gawker editor (and recent Radaronline scribe) Choire Sicha is speculating as to w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ex-Gawker Editor Speculates on Why Denton Shuttered Valleywag - Posted November 20, 2008
Over at the L.A. Times ex-Gawker editor (and recent Radaronline scribe) Choire Sicha is speculating as to w... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Lays Off 19 Editorial Staff Including Moe Tkacik - Posted October 3, 2008
Gawker had their own black Friday newsdump today. In a move that may soon become known as the Denton doctrine, Gawker head Nick Denton announced that he was preemptively lay... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Lays Off 19 Editorial Staff Including Moe Tkacik - Posted October 3, 2008
Gawker had their own black Friday newsdump today. In a move that may soon become known as the Denton doctrine, Gawker head Nick Denton announced that he was preemptively lay... [FishbowlNY]

Dude, You Adequately Attributed My Quote - Posted August 15, 2008
Where does aggregation end and plagiarism begin? Bill Boyarsky (former City Editor of the Los Angeles Times and current columnist for Truth Dig): "The... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dude, You Adequately Attributed My Quote - Posted August 15, 2008
Where does aggregation end and plagiarism begin? Bill Boyarsky (former City Editor of the Los Angeles Times and current columnist for Truth Dig): "The... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.14.08 - Posted August 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. Who won yesterday's Hottest of the Hotties contest? Join us after the jump... Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Aggregation Vs. Plagiarism: Old and New Media Not As Divided As You'd Think - Posted August 12, 2008
Pop + Politics poses an interesting question to former L.A. Times City Editor Bill Boyarsky and former Gawker editor Choire Sicha: "Where does aggregation end and plagiaris... [FishbowlLA]

Andrew Breitbart: Sensitive Olden Days Guy - Posted August 7, 2008
Choire Sicha penned a piece in Radar about Andrew Breitbart's new venture into the conservative... [FishbowlLA]

A Pox on Commenters and the Apocalyptic Horse They Rode in On! - Posted July 22, 2008
The recent chatter about online commenters is refusing to die down (apologies for the bad pun). You may recall how a few weeks ago Time's Lev Grossman was wonde... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Pox on Commenters and the Apocalyptic Horse They Rode in On! - Posted July 22, 2008
The recent chatter about online commenters is refusing to die down (apologies for the bad pun). You may recall how a few weeks ago Time's Lev Grossman was wonde... [FishbowlNY]

All Good Things, Etc.: Jezebel Moe to Radar - Posted July 22, 2008
Radar announced late last night that Jezebel stalwart Moe Tkacik is decamping to the website as of A... [morningmedianewsfeed]

All Good Things, Etc.: Jezebel Moe to Radar - Posted July 22, 2008
Radar announced late last night that Jezebel stalwart Moe Tkacik is decamping to the website as of A... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.18.08 - Posted July 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Above, Luke Russert and James Carville spearhead XM radio's coverage of the MLB All-Star Game. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 26, 2007
Brother Against Brother: It took three reporters and Lord knows how many man hours to do it, but the LAT put together this thinly veiled plea to get mentioned on both The Daily Show and The Colber... [FishbowlLA]

Breaking: Denton's Valleywag Poaches Editor From Business 2.0 - Posted June 14, 2007
Denton: Less blogging, more tanning We just got word that Valleywag has a new editor in Owen Thomas of Business 2.0. Thomas, a former online editor for Time Inc., currently edits 2.0's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: Denton's Valleywag Poaches Editor From Business 2.0 - Posted June 14, 2007
Denton: Less blogging, more tanning We just got word that Valleywag has a new editor in Owen Thomas of Business 2.0. Thomas, a former online editor for Time Inc., currently edits 2.0's ... [FishbowlNY]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [FishbowlNY]

Meta Intel: New York Blog Rips Gawker On Lack Of Disclosure, Fails To Note Own - Posted February 28, 2007
Following a pair of Gawker posts — on the Observer's redesign and the undulating Frank Bruni imbroglio ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Meta Intel: New York Blog Rips Gawker On Lack Of Disclosure, Fails To Note Own - Posted February 28, 2007
Following a pair of Gawker posts — on the Observer's redesign and the undulating Frank Bruni imbroglio ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Fires Mohney, Rehires Sicha - Posted January 18, 2007
Gawker Media has fired Chris Mohney, the first-ever managing editor of its flagship, Gawker, six months into his tenure. Daily Intel, edited by former Gawker co-editor Jesse Oxfeld (and former mediabistro.com editor), has ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Fires Mohney, Rehires Sicha - Posted January 18, 2007
Gawker Media has fired Chris Mohney, the first-ever managing editor of its flagship, Gawker, six months into his tenure. Daily Intel, edited by former Gawker co-editor Jesse Oxfeld (and former mediabistro.com editor), has ... [FishbowlNY]

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