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SnapStream DVR Users Can Upload TV Screenshots, Video Clips Directly to Facebook - Posted December 3, 2014
Digital-video-recorder and TV-search company SnapStream, which brings "DVR on steroids" functionality to PCs and Macs, introduced several social features,... [AllFacebook]

They're Back: Hoax Status Updates Claiming Copyright to Intellectual Property on Facebook - Posted December 1, 2014
We at AllFacebook.com hereby declare that the status updates many Facebook users are seeing in... [AllFacebook]

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]

The Huffington Post Continues to Dominate Facebook Publishers in Interactions, Shares - Posted September 11, 2014
The Huffington Post continued to dominate among ... [AllFacebook]

Gawker Finally Asks Whether 'PR People Deserve Our Sympathy' - Posted June 12, 2014
Gawker's Hamilton Nolan--who joined the outlet after a stint as a reporter at PR Week--has some opinions about the communications industry. Some ... [FishbowlDC]

Vice and Gawker Play Dirty, But Reveal A Lot About Today's Media - Posted June 3, 2014
You've probably already seen the piece Gawker's Hamilton Nolan wrote last Friday, ... [10,000 Words]

Breaking Into Content Marketing - Posted May 19, 2014
Anyone who considers herself a "serious" journalist might balk at the thought of working for the advertising side of a company. But facing the increasingly dire state of journalism today, many writers are hopping on the branded bandwagon, at least part-time. There are the obvious benefits to content ma... [10,000 Words]

Target CMO's Response to Gawker: #PRWin? - Posted May 16, 2014
In case you missed it, this week Target's CMO Jeff Jones took the (relatively) bold step of responding directly to an anonymous employee's complaint that scored coverage on G... [FishbowlDC]

It's Official: Bloggers Are 'Journalists' Too - Posted April 18, 2014
Disclaimer: this image is approximately 80% accurate Today seems to be both Good Friday and "News About... [FishbowlDC]

THR 'Most Powerful' List Reflects New Media's Influence - Posted April 16, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter just released its annual "most powerful people in New York media" list, and the most surprising thing about it is how unsurprising the new listings are. Former Ma... [FishbowlDC]

Can HBO's Silicon Valley Improve Silicon Valley's Reputation? - Posted February 24, 2014
Yesterday HBO debuted the trailer for Mike Judge's sitcom Silicon Valley. Looks like a Big Bang Theory/Workaholics mash-up: they're nerds, but they aren't one-dimensional punchlines; they're Millennials, but they don't spend all their time figuring out how they can manage to do less work. In an amazing coincidence, Napst... [FishbowlDC]

Valentino PR Apologizes for Using Pics from Philip Seymour Hoffman's Wake - Posted February 10, 2014
When a Page Six headline calls you "appalling", it may be time to think about what you've done. ... [FishbowlDC]

'Dumb Starbucks' Makes Venti Media Waves - Posted February 9, 2014
Whatever the nature of the bizarre coffee shop that opened Friday at 1802 Hillhurst Avenue in Los Angeles' Los Feliz district, it's brewing up - two days later - some very impressive east coast coverage. Following an initial report by LA public radio statio... [AllTwitter]

McDonald's Canada Has No Pink Slime to Show You - Posted February 4, 2014
Question: why is McDonald's so much better at corporate reputation in Canada than in the States? Last summer we finally stumbled across that behind-the-scenes "here's why our food looks so much better in the ads" clip, and this week our beefy friends up north responded to the infamous "pink goo" image you... [FishbowlDC]

Super Bowl XLVIII's Biggest Loser: New Jersey Transit - Posted February 3, 2014
One name that definitely didn't get any good press last night: New Jersey Transit. Most who regularly commute to the city know the horrors of Penn Station at rush hour. We like to call it a Seventh Circle filled with exhausted professionals boarding standing-room only trains, desperate to return to the relative... [FishbowlDC]

Office Max Fails on 'Daughter Killed in Car Crash' Story - Posted January 24, 2014
We know you heard about this corporate comms nightmare: Gawker, BuzzFeed, Forbes and pretty much every other blog ran stories about the fact that Offic... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Correspondent Was Totally (Not) High During Pot Report - Posted January 15, 2014
We're pretty sure Randi Kaye was just feeling the crowd's vibe after those tacos, and Wiki Answers tells us there's no such thing as a "contact high"--but Anderson Cooper couldn't stop smiling. ... [FishbowlDC]

Politicians Do a Decent Job Reading Mean Tweets About Themselves - Posted January 14, 2014
We're not Jimmy Kimmel's biggest fans, but we do like his "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" series for illustrating two facts: Twitter is a massive sh*tshow Actors don't take themselves as seriously as we think they do (or do they?) Today NowThisNews decided to apply that great idea to the political realm with mixed results.... [FishbowlDC]

Fired Fox Flack Paid $8M to STFU - Posted December 9, 2013
Back in August we reported on the problematic firing of Brian Lewis, head of PR for Fox News and longtime confidante of network chief Roger Ailes. While the storied flack initially had ... [GalleyCat]

Don't Try to Pay Gawker to Place Your Clients' Links - Posted December 3, 2013
Former PR professional and reigning purveyor of righteous indignation Hamilton Nolan has a message for "stealth" marketing firms: how dumb are you, again? In short,... [FishbowlDC]

Don't Try to Pay Gawker to Place Your Clients' Links - Posted December 3, 2013
Former PR professional and reigning purveyor of righteous indignation Hamilton Nolan has a message for "stealth" marketing firms: how dumb are you, again? In short,... [GalleyCat]

PR, Not Traffic, Got Copyranter Fired from BuzzFeed - Posted November 26, 2013
Mark Duffy, aka Copyranter aka our favorite advertising curmudgeon, made some waves in the incestuous blog news world last month by announcing his imminent departure from BuzzFeed. Ini... [FishbowlDC]

Gossip Writers: Social Media Made Celebrity Image Management Easier Than Ever - Posted November 25, 2013
(George) Rush and (Joanna) Malloy were two of America's best known old-school gossip columnists, but they decided to call it quits three years ago? Why? In a complaint that will sound familiar to every journalist everywhere, they say they'd had it with celebs' newfound ability to manage their im... [FishbowlDC]

One-Time Gawker Recapper Richard Lawson Joins Vanity Fair - Posted November 25, 2013
Forget the recent exit of the Vanity Fair Oscar party from the Sunset Tower. The real Hollywood VF moving and shaking these days is going on in the publication's Tinseltown editorial ranks. ... [FishbowlLA]

Here's Mayor Rob Ford's 'Yes, I've Smoked Crack' Press Conference - Posted November 5, 2013
We don't know if you guys have been as compelled by the "Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Smoked Crack and We've Seen the Tape" story as Gawker wanted you to be, but today's press conference is well worth three minutes of your time: In terms of media relations and speechifying, we think you'll... [FishbowlDC]

Crisis Alert: Axe Body Spray Sends 8 Teens to the Hospital - Posted November 1, 2013
Axe has always sold its body odor cover-ups on the dubious premise that their rank industrial odor somehow doubles as Kryptonite for teenage girls. A recent i... [FishbowlDC]

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Media Publishers' Social Engagement Is Exploding On Facebook - Posted October 30, 2013
Facebook has introduced several new features in recent weeks aimed at aiding the media industry, including ... [AllFacebook]

The (False) Truth About Viral Content - Posted October 15, 2013
Quite a few of us saw this picture last week. Tens of thousands shared it, and many used it as inspiration for a blog post or op-ed. Depending on your political affiliation, it was either a perfect embodiment of the "childish" government shutdown or yet another example of "The Media" manipulating... [FishbowlDC]

Study: Millennials With Kids Are No Different Than Their Own Parents - Posted October 3, 2013
Everyone everywhere is trying to tell us how to better target Millennials. Research says that they want to be rewarded and entertained while making the world a ... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed's Favorite Marketing 'Bot' Account Is a Weird Product Launch Stunt - Posted September 24, 2013
In case you spend even more time trolling blogs and Twitter feeds than we do, you've probably heard of horse_ebooks. Here are prime examples of the feed at work, posted over the past week: No circus act lifts or beach body workouts. -- Horse ebooks (@Horse_ebooks) September 20, 2013 ... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News Flack's Firing Just Got Ugly - Posted August 27, 2013
Based on last week's reports regarding top Fox News PR man Brian Lewis' abrupt departure from the compa... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Testing Page Info On Shared Links? - Posted August 13, 2013
Facebook appears to be testing a new addition to links that are shared on the social network, incorporating information about the Facebook page of the... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Yahoo! Eyes Hulu | Gawker Raises $200K | Fashion Mags' Ad Report - Posted May 28, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

Should Gawker Take Down Crack-Smoking Mayor With Public Money? - Posted May 21, 2013
In Toronto, citizens are wrestling with a difficult scenario: wily, unstable mayor Rob Ford is now implicated in a video that allegedly shows him smoking crack cocaine.... [10,000 Words]

Gawker Adds Senior Writer - Posted April 12, 2013
Gawker has named Nitasha Tiku a senior writer. Tiku comes to the site from The New York Observer's BetaBeat. She had been with the Observer for almost two years. Prior to her time there, Tiku contributed to New York's Daily Intelli... [FishbowlLA]

Accusations Mount Against Tech Power Broker Michael Arrington - Posted April 3, 2013
[caption id="attachment_123264" align="alignleft" width="320"] Via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] It began with a Facebook status update from an ex-girlfriend, alleging that he had beaten her. Gossip blog ... [AllFacebook]

Colin Powell's Facebook Page Is Back Up After Hacking - Posted March 11, 2013
The Facebook page of former Secretary of State Colin Powell has been restored after suffering a hacking attack earlier Monday. ... [AllFacebook]

Chuck Hagel and 'Friends of Hamas': Anatomy of a Smear Campaign - Posted February 20, 2013
Don't you just hate it when people (especially anonymous people) spread false claims about yourself or your clients? Everybody does! This week's journalistic hackery scandal isn't really our stock in trade, but it is certainly an interesting one for anyone concerned with promoting stories and earning media me... [FishbowlDC]

Deadspin Shows Donald Trump the New Way to Do PR - Posted January 18, 2013
Sports blog Deadspin received far more attention than usual this week thanks to its blockbuster reporting on the Manti Te'o fake girlfriend scandal/PR stunt (we still think he's full of it, but time will tell). In fact, the article even got a bit of unsolicited praise from everyone's least favorite hair-challenged blowhard,... [FishbowlDC]

Florida Gov Bought a Rescue Dog for His Campaign, Then Replaced It - Posted January 15, 2013
Politics is a slick business. We know this, you know this...everybody knows this. But a little bit of investigative reporting by the Tampa Bay Times that exposed a ... [FishbowlDC]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted January 11, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. New CBS Game Show Offering Editorial Assistant Job at Cosmopolitan as Top Prize, January 9 2. ... [FishbowlLA]

A.J. Daulerio Steps Aside as Editor of Gawker, John Cook Takes Over - Posted January 10, 2013
The A.J. Daulerio Gawker era is coming to a close. According to New York's Daily Intelligencer, Daulerio is stepping down as e... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Is '$100 PR' For Real? - Posted January 10, 2013
Yesterday Gawker's Hamilton Nolan took the opportunity to give free press to a barely believable project called "... [FishbowlDC]

Where in the World is Michelle Fields? - Posted December 14, 2012
Since departing The Daily Caller, Michelle Fields has kept a low profile. You can still catch her on TV every now and then, but she has focused her efforts into her own website, www.MichelleFields.com.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Where in the World is Michelle Fields? - Posted December 14, 2012
Since departing The Daily Caller, Michelle Fields has kept a low profile. You can still catch her on TV every now and then, but she has focused her efforts into her own website, www.MichelleFields.com.... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Hates Girls (Which Sponsors Its Site) - Posted December 11, 2012
This morning our sister site FishbowlNY brings news that star/writer/maestr... [FishbowlDC]

New York Post Publishes Another Offensive Photo - Posted December 4, 2012
We're usually more concerned with the acts of PR departments than Editorial departments, but today the always-classy New York Post reached a new low by publishing a photo of a man about to be crushed by a subway train. Cue inevitable outrage. In a terrible tragedy that involves one of New ... [FishbowlDC]

Man Fools More Than 500,000 Facebook Users Pretending To Be Lottery Winner - Posted November 30, 2012
As we learned earlier with the ubiquitous "In response to the new Facebook guidelines," posts, Facebook users will share just about anything -- especially if they've got a shot at $1 million. Recently, a Facebook user named Nolan Daniels posted a photo of hi... [AllFacebook]

MSG to Employees Stranded by Sandy: Come in or Lose Vacation Days - Posted November 2, 2012
We've read plenty of reports about companies using Hurr... [FishbowlDC]

Gawker Grabs $2 Million in Revenue in One Day - Posted September 27, 2012
Gawker Media boss Nick Denton just had the pleasure of sending out what must have been one of the most delightful memos to write in all his years. According to Denton, on Tuesday Gawker made $2 milli... [FishbowlLA]

Worst. PR Stunt. Ever. (Back Pain Edition) - Posted August 10, 2012
Courtesy of Gawker, we bring you what will undoubtedly be the worst PR move of this or, arguably, any... [FishbowlDC]

Gawker Doubles Number of Black Staffers with Cord Jefferson - Posted August 7, 2012
Cord Jefferson's first day as Gawker's west coast contributing editor generated some breaking (and obvious) news - - Cord Jeffers... [FishbowlLA]

Compared To Yahoo And Formspring, Is Facebook A Secure Network? - Posted July 18, 2012
Facebook may play fast and loose with most of your personal information, but at l... [AllFacebook]

Walmart's Facebook Contest Might Send Rapper Pitbull To Alaska - Posted July 3, 2012
Walmart and Energy Sheets teamed up for a simple Facebook contest: The individual Walmart ... [AllFacebook]

Revolving Door: 'The Newsroom' debuts, More on Ann Curry - Posted June 25, 2012
The media has been very busy weighing in ... [FishbowlDC]

An Associate at a Firm That Reps Walmart Was Caught Posing as a Student at a Closed Presser - Posted June 14, 2012
Warehouse Workers United (WWU), a group representing the interests of warehouse employees, says a PR associate at Mercury Public Affairs, a firm that ... [GalleyCat]

An Associate at a Firm That Reps Walmart Was Caught Posing as a Student at a Closed Presser - Posted June 14, 2012
Warehouse Workers United (WWU), a group representing the interests of warehouse employees, says a PR associate at Mercury Public Affairs, a firm that ... [FishbowlDC]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 1, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Caroline Bermudez Bids Adieu to Morning Zoo, May 29 ... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: The Pulitzer Prizes, The Mirror Awards, 'GMA,' & More - Posted April 16, 2012
The Pulitzer Prize winners were just announced. Among them: Sara Ganim and members of the Harrisburg, PA ... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: The Pulitzer Prizes, The Mirror Awards, 'GMA,' & More - Posted April 16, 2012
The Pulitzer Prize winners were just announced (click that link for more info about the winning stories). Among them: Sara Ganim and members of the Harrisburg, PA ... [GalleyCat]

How (Not) To Reject Job Applicants - Posted March 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_10429" align="alignright" width="300" caption="photologue_np"][/caption] What's the proper way to reject job applicants? Canned email? Personal response? How about a long list of 42 application do's and dont's? That's what one employer did. ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Rosie Gets Canceled | More Busts at High Times Magazine | Ranking Journalism Schools - Posted March 19, 2012
So far this morning, in addition to a couple of staff additions at Gawker, we're reminded of a few things: anyone can get fired, smuggling drugs and magazine publishing don't mix well, and journalism schools deserve to be ranked. Gawker Media Adds Two (via FishbowlNY) ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Gawker PR Manager Heading Back to CBS - Posted January 17, 2012
Just over a year after joining the company, Gawker's PR manager, Kevin Prince is heading back to broadcast TV. He announced today that he'll be the social media producer for CBS This Morning starting on Monday. "I missed the editorial side of broadcast and the ... [GalleyCat]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted January 13, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Gawker Writer Fired After Using N-Word in Post, January 6 ... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker Editor: N-Word Did Not Get Blogger Fired - Posted January 11, 2012
It's clear that using the word "nigga" in a post didn't exactly help Seth Abramovitch's career at Gawker. But A.J. Daulerio, the site's new editor, felt the need to write ... [FishbowlLA]

N-Word Gets Gawker Blogger Canned - Posted January 6, 2012
In a post about Kanye West's new company DONDA, Seth Abramovitch... [FishbowlLA]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted December 9, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. NFL Magazine's Inaugural Issue Catches Tebow Fever, December 5 ... [FishbowlLA]

Media Undecided About Which Sites People Are Actually Reading - Posted May 23, 2011
The media traffic wars are heated folks. It started, it seems, a couple of weeks ago, when the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism released a study showing that The Drudge Report is a major traffic driver, trumping social networks. ... [FishbowlDC]

Talk the Talk | Look Who Isn't Talking | Telling Apple Nothing - Posted March 14, 2011
PRNewser: Julia Allison, Gawker's favorite person to talk about not wanting to talk about, has hired her first PR agency... [FishbowlLA]

Gawking at the New Gawker Layout - Posted February 7, 2011
Gawker debuted a new look Monday, and editor-in-chief Remy Stern posted a guide to the site's new layout. Highlights: The biggest difference between the old version of the site and the new one you're seeing today is that th... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Why Doesn't Twitter Matter to Gawker? - Posted February 2, 2011
The much-blogged-about Gawker redesign is finally upon us, and we here at AllTwitter - like many in the Twitter-sphere and beyond - are scratching our heads about one specific design change: the lack of a Twiter button. There is no way ... [AllTwitter]

Foot-Fetish Video Featuring Coach's Wife, Nasty Reply to Letter to Football Team Drive Gawker, Deadspin in December - Posted January 4, 2011
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton was pleased with December's results at his network of sites, particularly flagship site ... [PRNewser]

Foot-Fetish Video Featuring Coach's Wife, Nasty Reply to Letter to Football Team Drive Gawker, Deadspin in December - Posted January 4, 2011
Gawker Media founder Nick Denton was pleased with December's results at his network of sites, particularly flagship site ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Slate Widget Allows Users to See if Their Gawker Accounts Were Hacked - Posted December 13, 2010
Slate has a handy tool for Gawker readers who are concerned about whether their email addresses were compromised in the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

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]

Gawker Exploited Gruesome Photo of Murder Victim for Web Traffic - Posted November 10, 2010
On the morning of October 25 in New York, a 21-year-old kid named Christopher Jusko was brutally attacked in the hallway of an East Village apartment building. He was stabbed in the neck and back, stumbled down two flights of stairs and onto the sidewalk, where he collapsed and died. By that... [FishbowlLA]

Huffington Post Fires Back While Tabloids Fail the Accuracy Test, Plus Other News of the Day - Posted September 28, 2010
- The Week is starting to look rather Radar-y. As the Business Insider points out, the weekly publication has attempted to booster its website over the past year, and in doing so it has brought on six new digital hires, including three from the now defunct magazine Radar. Sounds like an... [MediaJobsDaily]

More Threads Unravel For American Apparel: Employee Found Dead - Posted September 1, 2010
American Apparel employee Danarichie Lyndon Sindo was found dead in a fifth-floor restroom yesterday, ... [FishbowlDC]

Hell Hath No Fury Like A Freelancer Scorned - Posted March 25, 2009
We all want to get paid well and on time, especially when our month-to-month income is less reliable than our landlord's need for rent. Well if this is what really matters to you as a freelancer, Gawker has created a list of magazines where you might not want to... [MediaJobsDaily]

Wintour Out At Vogue: Don't Think So, Says Newhouse - Posted December 2, 2008
We here at FBLA don't want to tread on blogger territory too harshly, but we only bring up Gawker's "scoop" on Anna Wintour's departure from ... [FishbowlLA]

Sharon Waxman Skewers Nick Denton, Internet - Posted October 6, 2008
Sharon Waxman takes aim at Snarker-in-chief Nick Denton (which we get) as well as the flight of talented journali... [FishbowlLA]

Nick Denton: 'I Felt I'd Done My Job' - Posted October 6, 2008
Our sister site, Agency Spy has an interview today with Gawker... [FishbowlLA]

Hey Gawker, Nice Story ... One Week Late - Posted June 25, 2008
We expect Old Media stalwarts like Business Week to come late to the party, but Gawker? Aren't you guys supposed to have your "witty" retort at the ready before anyone has even said anything? A week afte... [FishbowlLA]

FBNY Dishes About All Things Gawker - Posted April 14, 2008
Our sister blog, Fishbowl NY, wakes up a lot earlier than us. It also works harder than we do, smiles less often and wears more black. But that's beside the point. FBNY has all the scoop about the Gawker sales, including this quote from Nick Denton "To be blunt: they each had... [FishbowlLA]

Mo' Margaret B., Mo' Peggy Seltzer. Mo Fiction - Posted March 4, 2008
More Margaret B. Jones/Peggy Seltzer info: Gawker has some of her author interview, now vanished from Penguin's site, but found here: At one point I was sho... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker's New io9.com Has Like, Design Futurism and Zany Architecture and Stuff - Posted January 3, 2008
As soon as we trained ourselves not to look at the header (why, why do they want to make us cry?), Gawker's new sci-fi blog io9 lured us in with what is pretty much all design-related content. The blog, which debuted yesterday, is edited by Annalee Newitz, who used to work... [UnBeige]

Gawker's New io9.com Has Like, Design Futurism and Zany Architecture and Stuff - Posted January 3, 2008
As soon as we trained ourselves not to look at the header (why, why do they want to make us cry?), Gawker's new sci-fi blog io9 lured us in with what is pretty much all design-related content. The blog, which debuted yesterday, is edited by Annalee Newitz, who used to work... [AgencySpy]

Gawker Abused in Salon - Posted December 26, 2007
In a piece about Gawker and celebrity news, Heather Havrilesky asks Salon readers: But in this head-spinning year of celebrity obsession and backlash, did we gain anything by listening in on Alec Baldwin's private phone message to his daughter, or watching camera-phone footage of David Hasselhoff drunkenly scarfing down a hamburger, or... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset - Posted November 30, 2007
Evel Knievel dies at age 69. Martin Scorsese's newest film: La Clave Reserva Just in time for the holidays! KOST fires Kim ... [FishbowlLA]

Spencer Pratt Tutored at USC, Outed at Gawker - Posted November 27, 2007
Gawker posts about Spencer Pratt's old tutor who got the Hills resident evil mastermind through freshman English at USC. The tutor, ... [FishbowlLA]

SNL Live: Sklar Approves - Posted November 19, 2007
Does the Huffington Post pay by the word? 4511. On the live Saturday Night Live show. And only 5 comments. Gawker... [FishbowlLA]

Charlie LeDuff: Who's Your Daddy? - Posted November 8, 2007
Author Charlie LeDuff traveled the globe for the NY Times, and now lives in Hollywood, but he's a million miles away from all the strike action. Why? Because he and his little daughter are at home or driving to Yoga World or going to the park. He writes in ... [FishbowlLA]

WGA Strike Snippets of News - Posted November 5, 2007
The WGA members seem to be worried about their public image. Maybe if they start the picket lines before 9 (like when the Teamsters go to work), the strikers might be taken m... [FishbowlLA]

Grigoriadis Dissects Gawker, Finds Shriveled Heart - Posted October 15, 2007
Vanessa Grigoriadis gets back at Gawker for making fun of her wedding write-up. Writing in New York, Grigoriadis writes: Like most journali... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker Clubs Baby Seals, Neal Pollack's Son - Posted September 28, 2007
Gawker hit a new low, posting a hit piece about a 4-year-old this week. They called said 4-year-old "the worst," declared they "hate" him and justified it all by explaining that he's not a 4-year-old; he's Neal Pollack's... [FishbowlLA]

Jeffrey Epstein, Prince Andrew, And Nipple Torture - Posted September 26, 2007
While Gawker was speculating about the state of John Connolly's Vanity Fair story on sleazebag Jeffrey Epstein, the ... [FishbowlLA]

Vogue: Fat September - Posted August 21, 2007
Glossed Over live blogs the September Vogue, and lives to tell. Gawker notes that the same issue has gained a little weight, while Jossip po... [FishbowlLA]

Choire Sicha Defends Los Angeles Times on Theresa Duncan - Posted August 20, 2007
Over at Gawker, Choire Sicha sticks up for his new pals at the LA Times, claiming that there w... [FishbowlLA]

Sale of Mediabistro.com Inspires Tears, Tantrums Too - Posted July 18, 2007
News of mediabistro.com's sale has caused quite a stir in Blogotopia. Well, bloggers like traffic, and who knew that Laurel Touby + boa would r... [FishbowlLA]

Greg Gutfeld in NY Observer--Once Ate Reagan's Chicken - Posted May 23, 2007
George Gurley profiles Greg Gutfeld in the NY Observer. Gutfeld adores Paul Lynde, has gotten fired quite a few times, and thinks liberalism is all abou... [FishbowlLA]

R.I.P. Socialite Rank - Posted April 26, 2007
Socialite Rank is shutting down, and the creators are working on a book about the whole experience. Were we all just pawns in their little game? ... [FishbowlLA]

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