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Morning Media Newsfeed: Google Buys Songza | MSNBC Holds Second Place - Posted July 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Google Buys Songza | MSNBC Holds Second Place - Posted July 2, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Harry McCracken Joins Fast Company - Posted July 1, 2014
Harry McCracken has found his new home: Fast Company. According to McCracken, he's joining the magazine July 21 as its new technology editor. McCracke... [Fishbowl NY]

Harry McCracken Joins Fast Company - Posted July 1, 2014
Harry McCracken has found his new home: Fast Company. According to McCracken, he's joining the magazine July 21 as its new technology editor. McCracke... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: Fast Company or The New Republic - Posted May 22, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This fight features Fast Company taking on The New Republic. For its latest issue, Fast Company went with a photograph of Anna Kendrick lying on what looks like a giant bed of hair. Gross.... [Fishbowl NY]

Cover Battle: Fast Company or The New Republic - Posted May 22, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This fight features Fast Company taking on The New Republic. For its latest issue, Fast Company went with a photograph of Anna Kendrick lying on what looks like a giant bed of hair. Gross.... [FishbowlNY]

How NBC is Using Whisper to Promote 'Rosemary's Baby' - Posted May 15, 2014
Michael Heyward is #10 on Fast Company's list of the '100 Most Creative People in Business 2014.' Heyward is the Founder and CEO of ... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

PR Is Essential for Startups...or Is It?! - Posted April 25, 2014
These guys (don't) get it... Many professional communicators will argue that every single worthwhile startup needs some public relations assistance by default--but some ambitious tech entrepreneurs disagree! Shocking, we know. A recent point... [PRNewser]

#NewKlout Helps Users Raise Their Score. Are These Scores Now Useless? - Posted February 7, 2014
Maybe you were one of the people who got an email yesterday introducing you to #NewKlout, which came with a ready-made hashtag and now offers suggestions for how you can raise your Klout score to something you can be proud of. "Klout helps people who want to be great at social media,"... [PRNewser]

Mattell's Top Designer Defends Barbie's 'Unrealistic' Body - Posted February 6, 2014
Here's one we found fascinating: Mattell has obviously gotten a lot of criticism in recent years for presenting young girls with an unattainable standard via Barbie, "the most popular fashion doll ever produced." We were particularly taken with the "... [PRNewser]

Here's Why We All Hate Conference Calls - Posted February 4, 2014
You may have caught this Tripp and Tyler video when it went live at the end of January, but we'd like to share it after seeing it for the first time yesterday via Fast Company because it couldn't be more accurate. ... [PRNewser]

Your 'Safest Man to Have Sex With in America' Pitch Can Only Work So Many Times - Posted January 15, 2014
Hey @PRNewser seen this twice. RT: @ron_fournier: Subject of email I just deleted unopened: "The safest man to have sex with in America. -- Gary Karr (@garykarr) January 15, 2014 That "safest man" would be Ramin Bastani, founder of "an STD app" called ... [PRNewser]

Facebook Testing Different Fonts For News Feed - Posted January 10, 2014
When Facebook Co-Founder and CEO ... [AllFacebook]

Retail Startup Hopes You're Still Aware of the Cronut Craze - Posted December 16, 2013
For many, the "what the hell is that" cronut phenomenon has come and gone, wearing out its 12 minutes of fame to make way for other, less "innovative" pastry diversions. But a certain "... [AgencySpy]

Retail Startup Hopes You're Still Aware of the Cronut Craze - Posted December 16, 2013
For many, the "what the hell is that" cronut phenomenon has come and gone, wearing out its 12 minutes of fame to make way for other, less "innovative" pastry diversions. But a certain "... [PRNewser]

Will Alicia Keys/BlackBerry End the Celebrity 'Creative Director' Trend? - Posted November 4, 2013
In the past we've commented on the ridiculousness of big brands giving "creative director" titles to celebrities who can't open a successful movie: Justin Tim... [PRNewser]

'Data Ninjas' Help Vocativ Journalists Mine the Deep Web - Posted October 28, 2013
Getting to the bottom of the "unindexed, un-Google-able Web" (a.k.a. deep Web) is a time-consuming, multilingual operation. To support the efforts of journalists in that direction at Vocativ, the company relies on a half-dozen specialists it likes to call "data ninjas." That tidbit and several others can be found in Fast Company... [GalleyCat]

'Data Ninjas' Help Vocativ Journalists Mine the Deep Web - Posted October 28, 2013
Getting to the bottom of the "unindexed, un-Google-able Web" (a.k.a. deep Web) is a time-consuming, multilingual operation. To support the efforts of journalists in that direction at Vocativ, the company relies on a half-dozen specialists it likes to call "data ninjas." That tidbit and several others can be found in Fast Company... [Fishbowl NY]

'Data Ninjas' Help Vocativ Journalists Mine the Deep Web - Posted October 28, 2013
Getting to the bottom of the "unindexed, un-Google-able Web" (a.k.a. deep Web) is a time-consuming, multilingual operation. To support the efforts of journalists in that direction at Vocativ, the company relies on a half-dozen specialists it likes to call "data ninjas." That tidbit and several others can be found in Fast Company... [FishbowlNY]

Fast Company Wants to Know How You Manage Your Insane PR Lifestyle - Posted September 13, 2013
The obvious answer to the question "How do you get it all done?" is "I work my f*cking ass off", but Fast Company turned it into a bit of a game this week by encouraging readers who work in the always-insane media/communications world to demonstrate, via six second Vine clip, how... [PRNewser]

Former LA Times Tech Reporter Bets on Lighthaus - Posted August 28, 2013
David Sarno is ready to roll up his sleeves. Per a nifty item in Fast Company by ... [Fishbowl NY]

Former LA Times Tech Reporter Bets on Lighthaus - Posted August 28, 2013
David Sarno is ready to roll up his sleeves. Per a nifty item in Fast Company by ... [FishbowlNY]

8,400 Developers Bought Facebook Mobile App Install Ads In 2Q, Vs. 3,800 In 1Q - Posted July 31, 2013
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said during... [AllFacebook]

Cover Battle: Fast Company or Businessweek - Posted June 20, 2013
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. Today we have Fast Company versus Bloomberg Businessweek. Fast Company went with a cover advising us all to "unplug" from social media. Here's what we always say when this tired subject comes up: If you feel ... [Fishbowl NY]

Cover Battle: Fast Company or Businessweek - Posted June 20, 2013
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. Today we have Fast Company versus Bloomberg Businessweek. Fast Company went with a cover advising us all to "unplug" from social media. Here's what we always say when this tired subject comes up: If you feel ... [FishbowlNY]

MTV Movie Awards To Feature Facebook Integration - Posted April 10, 2013
The MTV Movie Awards April 14 will feature the social network ... [AllFacebook]

Stephen Colbert Forces Bill Clinton to Tweet Like the Rest of Us - Posted April 9, 2013
You'd think former President Bill Clinton, master of shameless self-promotion, would know all about hyping himself on Twitter, right? Apparently not! In his famous state of perpetual insecurity, Clinton asks Stephen Colbert, "What if you tweet and nobody tweets back?" Colbert isn't just a genius when it comes to self-promotion: he knows... [PRNewser]

How to Pitch Your Tech Product/Client to FastCompany - Posted April 3, 2013
If you have tech or startup clients, your dream score would be a feature in Fast Company, the magazine of choice for those obsessed with the tech biz. The mag's Chris Dannen, editor of the software-focused Co.Labs, recently published a "... [PRNewser]

Land $2 Per Word and Up at Inc. - Posted April 2, 2013
Inc., a monthly publication targeting the entrepreneurial community, is currently accepting pitches for all sections. "We are a magazine about people who are incredibly passionate and have the will to start a business from scratch," managing editor ... [Fishbowl NY]

Land $2 Per Word and Up at Inc. - Posted April 2, 2013
Inc., a monthly publication targeting the entrepreneurial community, is currently accepting pitches for all sections. "We are a magazine about people who are incredibly passionate and have the will to start a business from scratch," managing editor ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Disabled Website At HQ, Prompting Employees To Use Mobile - Posted March 22, 2013
Facebook has been big on dogfooding its employees, and it appears the latest round came when the company shut off its website internally, forcin... [AllFacebook]

Twitter, Facebook Did Not Make Fast Company's List of Innovative Companies - Posted February 11, 2013
Fast Company today released its annual list of the 50 most innovative companies. While smaller social networks like Pinterest made the cut, Facebook and Twitter were noticeably absent this year. Why? "Neither produced inno... [SocialTimes.com]

Applebee's Makes the Most of Its 'Casual' Reputation - Posted January 9, 2013
Ask the average guy on the street for a prime example of a generic, mediocre "casual dining" chain and chances are very good that he'll name Applebee's, The Olive Garden, or both (though you might get the occasional Outback Steakhouse or T.G.... [AgencySpy]

Applebee's Makes the Most of Its 'Casual' Reputation - Posted January 9, 2013
Ask the average guy on the street for a prime example of a generic, mediocre "casual dining" chain and chances are very good that he'll name Applebee's, The Olive Garden, or both (though you might get the occasional Outback Steakhouse or T.G.... [PRNewser]

Social Media Jobs: Fast Company, TMG, Inside Network - Posted January 4, 2013
This week, Fast Company is hiring an art production manager for print and tablet, while ... [SocialTimes.com]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted October 26, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Cover Battle: W or Fast Company, Octonber 18 ... [Fishbowl NY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted October 26, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Cover Battle: W or Fast Company, Octonber 18 ... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: W or Fast Company - Posted October 18, 2012
Welcome back to FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. Today we have W versus Fast Company. The above is actually one of four covers W did ... [Fishbowl NY]

Cover Battle: W or Fast Company - Posted October 18, 2012
Welcome back to FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. Today we have W versus Fast Company. The above is actually one of four covers W did ... [FishbowlNY]

Crowdfunding via Kickstarter: A New Kind of PR? - Posted September 20, 2012
Chances are you've heard the name Kickstarter, the fundraising startup that calls itself "the world's largest funding platform for creat... [PRNewser]

Ogilvy's MediaXchange Mixer Was a Blast - Posted September 14, 2012
This week the people of Ogilvy PR's Media Influence group did a bit of what they do best: hosting an informal get-together for representatives from some of New ... [PRNewser]

Ogilvy's MediaXchange Mixer Was a Blast - Posted September 14, 2012
This week the people of Ogilvy PR's Media Influence group did a bit of what they do best: hosting an informal get-together for representatives from some of New ... [AgencySpy]

What Are Your 'Social Media Rules'? - Posted August 17, 2012
If you missed Fast Company's "Rules of Social Media" feature last week, now's the time to check it out. In a great example of crowd-sourcing con... [PRNewser]

Thunderclap Migrating From Twitter To Facebook - Posted June 21, 2012
Thunderclap, a mass-messaging service that gained popularity on Twitter, has set it... [AllFacebook]

4 Questions With Anjali Mullany, Social Media Editor at Fast Company - Posted May 21, 2012
"Four Questions With ..." is a monthly series of interviews with different social media and community editors in the news industry. So, what is it like to be a social media or community editor? What are the job responsibilities and how does one end up landing such a gig? The goal of... [10,000 Words]

Break into Business Mags With Inc. - Posted April 24, 2012
If you've been following start-up culture and are looking to break into business magazines, you might find a home in Inc. While Inc. occupies the same shelf space of other business publications like Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Forbes, the magazine has a distinction that separates itself from i... [TVSpy]

Break into Business Mags With Inc. - Posted April 24, 2012
If you've been following start-up culture and are looking to break into business magazines, you might find a home in Inc. While Inc. occupies the same shelf space of other business publications like Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Forbes, the magazine has a distinction that separates itself from i... [10,000 Words]

Start Up A Contributor Relationship With Inc. - Posted April 24, 2012
If you follow the burgeoning startup scene in New York, Inc. may have some assignments for you. While Inc. occupies the same shelf space of other business publications like Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Forbes, the magazine has a distinction that separates itself from its competitors. "We are a ... [Fishbowl NY]

Start Up A Contributor Relationship With Inc. - Posted April 24, 2012
If you follow the burgeoning startup scene in New York, Inc. may have some assignments for you. While Inc. occupies the same shelf space of other business publications like Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Forbes, the magazine has a distinction that separates itself from its competitors. "We are a ... [FishbowlNY]

Earn $2 a Word for Startup Stories - Posted April 24, 2012
While Inc. occupies the same shelf space of other business publications like Entrepreneur, Fast Company and Forbes, the magazine has a distinction that separates itself from its competitors. "We are a magazine about people who are incredibly passionate and have the will to start a business from scratch," ... [FishbowlLA]

Publishing Your News Content to Google Currents - Posted December 15, 2011
Here on 10,000 Words, we've shown you a few tips on how to define your newsroom's mobile presence, as well as some ... [TVSpy]

TabCo Set to Launch It's Predictive-UI Tablet - Posted August 12, 2011
TabCo is set to release it's new product on Monday, and the industry is buzzing ab... [semanticweb.com]

Al Jazeera to Bring Children's Channel to the U.S. - Posted March 9, 2011
Fast Company is reporting that Al Jazeera is in talks with Comcast and Time Warner to bring Al Jazeera's Children's Channel to the U.S. as early as 2012. The channel carries syndicated and original programming - translat... [Fishbowl NY]

Al Jazeera to Bring Children's Channel to the U.S. - Posted March 9, 2011
Fast Company is reporting that Al Jazeera is in talks with Comcast and Time Warner to bring Al Jazeera's Children's Channel to the U.S. as early as 2012. The channel carries syndicated and original programming - translat... [FishbowlNY]

Henry Luce and the Beginning of Time - Posted March 2, 2011
Fast Company recently took a look at Henry Luce, the co-founder of Time Inc., and the origins of its flagship title, Time, and its worth a read. Th... [Fishbowl NY]

Henry Luce and the Beginning of Time - Posted March 2, 2011
Fast Company recently took a look at Henry Luce, the co-founder of Time Inc., and the origins of its flagship title, Time, and its worth a read. Th... [FishbowlNY]

How to Get Called "a F&#%ing Idiot" and Other VisID Observations - Posted October 25, 2010
Today on FastCoDesign, Steve McCallion ran a piece called "The Real Lesson of the Gap Debacle: Log... [AgencySpy]

Interview: Jennifer Risi, EVP, Weber Shandwick - Posted September 22, 2010
On Tuesday, October 5, Weber Shandwick will be hosting its third annual VOICEBOXX event in New York City. This year's topic of discussion is "Breaking Through the Sound Barrier: How to Get Heard in a Death-by-Information-Ov... [PRNewser]

CosmoGirl's Ribeiro Joins The Knot - Posted January 21, 2010
The Knot Inc. has hired magazine vet Michelle Lee Ribeiro in the newly created position of deputy editor. In her new role, Ribeiro will oversee content across all of the company's properties... [Fishbowl NY]

CosmoGirl's Ribeiro Joins The Knot - Posted January 21, 2010
The Knot Inc. has hired magazine vet Michelle Lee Ribeiro in the newly created position of deputy editor. In her new role, Ribeiro will oversee content across all of the company's properties... [FishbowlNY]

Getting The Skinny On The BusinessWeek Deal As Bid Deadline Looms - Posted September 14, 2009
After tracking the upcoming BusinessWeek sale all summer, the magazine's own media columnist ... [Fishbowl NY]

Getting The Skinny On The BusinessWeek Deal As Bid Deadline Looms - Posted September 14, 2009
After tracking the upcoming BusinessWeek sale all summer, the magazine's own media columnist ... [FishbowlNY]

Afar Publisher John Sheehy: 'Downturn Is Actually Helping' Travel Mag Launch - Posted August 12, 2009
The Afar team celebrates the mag launch at 632 Hudson last night in NYC. From left: Co-founder Joseph Diaz, editor-in-chief Susan West, publisher John Sheehy... [Fishbowl NY]

Afar Publisher John Sheehy: 'Downturn Is Actually Helping' Travel Mag Launch - Posted August 12, 2009
The Afar team celebrates the mag launch at 632 Hudson last night in NYC. From left: Co-founder Joseph Diaz, editor-in-chief Susan West, publisher John Sheehy... [FishbowlNY]

Mansueto Eyes BusinessWeek - Posted August 5, 2009
Over the past few weeks, BusinessWeek's own media columnist Jon Fine has been tracking the efforts by the magazine's owner, McGraw... [Fishbowl NY]

Mansueto Eyes BusinessWeek - Posted August 5, 2009
Over the past few weeks, BusinessWeek's own media columnist Jon Fine has been tracking the efforts by the magazine's owner, McGraw... [FishbowlNY]

Web Voters Award Sklar Two Mirror Award People's Choice Prizes - Posted May 21, 2009
Former Huffington Post contributor Rachel Sklar nabbed two People's Choice awards following online voting for Mirror Award nominees. 2009 marks the third year that Syracuse University's S.I. Newho... [Fishbowl NY]

Web Voters Award Sklar Two Mirror Award People's Choice Prizes - Posted May 21, 2009
Former Huffington Post contributor Rachel Sklar nabbed two People's Choice awards following online voting for Mirror Award nominees. 2009 marks the third year that Syracuse University's S.I. Newho... [FishbowlNY]

Noah Robischon to Leave Gawker for FastCompany.com - Posted November 12, 2008
FBNY has learned that Noah Robischon, managing editor of the Gawker Media Network, will be leaving the company to take up as the new executive editor of fastcompany.com starting December 1. We hear from ... [Fishbowl NY]

Noah Robischon to Leave Gawker for FastCompany.com - Posted November 12, 2008
FBNY has learned that Noah Robischon, managing editor of the Gawker Media Network, will be leaving the company to take up as the new executive editor of fastcompany.com starting December 1. We hear from ... [FishbowlNY]

Fast Company's Safian Was on Way Out at Fortune - Posted January 9, 2007
We broke the news yesterday of Fortune's Bob Safian getting the nod as editor-in-chief and m... [Fishbowl NY]

Fast Company's Safian Was on Way Out at Fortune - Posted January 9, 2007
We broke the news yesterday of Fortune's Bob Safian getting the nod as editor-in-chief and m... [FishbowlNY]

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