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Gawker Shares Egregious Time Inc. Spreadsheet [Updated] - Posted August 18, 2014
Wow. Via the Newspaper Guild, Gawker's Hamilton Nolan has obtained an internal Time Inc. spreadsheet that was used to help d... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Shares Egregious Time Inc. Spreadsheet [Updated] - Posted August 18, 2014
Wow. Via the Newspaper Guild, Gawker's Hamilton Nolan has obtained an internal Time Inc. spreadsheet that was used to help d... [FishbowlNY]

Jezebel Calls Out Gawker for Rape Gif Problem - Posted August 11, 2014
The staffers of Jezebel have called out parent company Gawker Media for failing to address a problem in which an anonymous user posts "gifs of violent pornography" in the site's comments section. In a post ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jezebel Calls Out Gawker for Rape Gif Problem - Posted August 11, 2014
The staffers of Jezebel have called out parent company Gawker Media for failing to address a problem in which an anonymous user posts "gifs of violent pornography" in the site's comments section. In a post ... [FishbowlNY]

Jezebel Staffers Disappointed with New Editor - Posted July 7, 2014
Jezebel's incoming editor -- Emma Carmichael -- doesn't start until September, but she's already involved in some drama. According to Capital New York, several of Jezebel's staffers are upset that Carmichael (who is white) ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jezebel Staffers Disappointed with New Editor - Posted July 7, 2014
Jezebel's incoming editor -- Emma Carmichael -- doesn't start until September, but she's already involved in some drama. According to Capital New York, several of Jezebel's staffers are upset that Carmichael (who is white) ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Spreads Gawker Rumor - Posted June 26, 2014
Say what you want about Gawker -- if nothing else, the site's writers love themselves and love the fact that they work at Gawker. In a particularly nonsensical post, Gawker decided to spread a rumor that News Corp. was buying the collection of sites. Weird, right? The post about the sale is... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Spreads Gawker Rumor - Posted June 26, 2014
Say what you want about Gawker -- if nothing else, the site's writers love themselves and love the fact that they work at Gawker. In a particularly nonsensical post, Gawker decided to spread a rumor that News Corp. was buying the collection of sites. Weird, right? The post about the sale is... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News Expands to Apple TV | AT&T, DirecTV Sell Merger - Posted June 25, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News Expands to Apple TV | AT&T, DirecTV Sell Merger - Posted June 25, 2014
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Gawker Suspends Staffer for 'Inadvertent Duplication' - Posted June 24, 2014
Gawker has suspended staff writer Jay Hathaway after he posted a story that featured "several similar phrasings, one outright identical phrase, and a close structural similarity" to a Miami New Times article. The author of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Suspends Staffer for 'Inadvertent Duplication' - Posted June 24, 2014
Gawker has suspended staff writer Jay Hathaway after he posted a story that featured "several similar phrasings, one outright identical phrase, and a close structural similarity" to a Miami New Times article. The author of ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Portugal Hits Highs | Isikoff Joins Yahoo! News - Posted June 24, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Portugal Hits Highs | Isikoff Joins Yahoo! News - Posted June 24, 2014
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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 ... [PRNewser]

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]

VICE Responds to Latest Gawker Broadside - Posted May 30, 2014
The results are in. And if you're a member of the VICE PR team, they are not pretty. Employees of Shane Smith's globe-spanning operation were quick to respond to a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

VICE Responds to Latest Gawker Broadside - Posted May 30, 2014
The results are in. And if you're a member of the VICE PR team, they are not pretty. Employees of Shane Smith's globe-spanning operation were quick to respond to a ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker's Unpaid Intern Saga: Do As I Say, Not As I Do - Posted May 30, 2014
A group of Gawker Media's former unpaid interns are claiming they are entitled to back pay under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. As ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Finds New HQ | Journo Killed in Ukraine | FCC Plan Advances - Posted May 27, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Finds New HQ | Journo Killed in Ukraine | FCC Plan Advances - Posted May 27, 2014
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Gizmodo Editor Replaced - Posted May 23, 2014
Geoff Manaugh [pictured] is out as editor of Gawker's tech site Gizmodo after only nine months. According to a memo obtained by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gizmodo Editor Replaced - Posted May 23, 2014
Geoff Manaugh [pictured] is out as editor of Gawker's tech site Gizmodo after only nine months. According to a memo obtained by ... [FishbowlNY]

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... [TVSpy]

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]

TGI Gawker | Aloha O'Reilly | Gaiman Doodle - Posted May 16, 2014
PRNewser: Any Internet trail that culminates with Gawker's Hamilton Nolan responding to Target with - "Take a moment to contemplate how low the bar for heroism in corporate communications must be..." - is definitely worth catching up to. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TGI Gawker | Aloha O'Reilly | Gaiman Doodle - Posted May 16, 2014
PRNewser: Any Internet trail that culminates with Gawker's Hamilton Nolan responding to Target with - "Take a moment to contemplate how low the bar for heroism in corporate communications must be..." - is definitely worth catching up to. ... [FishbowlNY]

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... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Apple to Buy Beats | Time Inc. Spin-off Set | House Questions Comcast Merger - Posted May 9, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Apple to Buy Beats | Time Inc. Spin-off Set | House Questions Comcast Merger - Posted May 9, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: CNN Slashes Jobs | Networks Cover Benghazi Emails | Viacom Profit Up - Posted May 2, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: CNN Slashes Jobs | Networks Cover Benghazi Emails | Viacom Profit Up - Posted May 2, 2014
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Quentin Tarantino's Gawker Lawsuit is Dismissed - Posted April 23, 2014
Quentin Tarantino attempt to sue Gawker for copyright infringement has hit a road block. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a federal judge has granted Gawker's motion to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Quentin Tarantino's Gawker Lawsuit is Dismissed - Posted April 23, 2014
Quentin Tarantino attempt to sue Gawker for copyright infringement has hit a road block. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a federal judge has granted Gawker's motion to ... [FishbowlNY]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

CJR: Small Sites Should Focus on Loyalty, Not 'Shareable' Content - Posted April 7, 2014
Since the demise of Life, magazine publishers began focusing less on mass audiences. Special-interest magazines, whose content focused on limited subjects and whose advertising rates were lower, were more appealing to advertisers. While some of today's digital giants like Gawker still focus on narrow audiences, others like BuzzFeed lev... [SocialTimes.com]

Gawker Editor Kicks OMG, WTF and Other Terms to the CMS Curb - Posted April 3, 2014
Poynter's Andrew Beaujon has the memo from Gawker editor-in-chief Max Read. And may we just say - in the spirit now of #ThrowbackThursday - that said memo is "epic." Epic is... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Editor Kicks OMG, WTF and Other Terms to the CMS Curb - Posted April 3, 2014
Poynter's Andrew Beaujon has the memo from Gawker editor-in-chief Max Read. And may we just say - in the spirit now of #ThrowbackThursday - that said memo is "epic." Epic is... [FishbowlNY]

Airbnb Sex Party Victim: It's All About Finding the Outlets Most Likely to 'Sneeze' Your Viral Content - Posted April 1, 2014
Talk about backing into some media outreach. Thanks to Inc. reporter Will Yakowicz, there is now a highly entertaining ... [GalleyCat]

Airbnb Sex Party Victim: It's All About Finding the Outlets Most Likely to 'Sneeze' Your Viral Content - Posted April 1, 2014
Talk about backing into some media outreach. Thanks to Inc. reporter Will Yakowicz, there is now a highly entertaining ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Airbnb Sex Party Victim: It's All About Finding the Outlets Most Likely to 'Sneeze' Your Viral Content - Posted April 1, 2014
Talk about backing into some media outreach. Thanks to Inc. reporter Will Yakowicz, there is now a highly entertaining ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Reviewer: I'm Going Back Only if 'On the Brink of Death by Starvation' - Posted March 27, 2014
The second installment of Gawker's nascent series "The Best Restaurant in New York" is a mensch. Reviewers Caity Weaver and Rich Juzwiak offer up an ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Reviewer: I'm Going Back Only if 'On the Brink of Death by Starvation' - Posted March 27, 2014
The second installment of Gawker's nascent series "The Best Restaurant in New York" is a mensch. Reviewers Caity Weaver and Rich Juzwiak offer up an ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buys Oculus | Atlantic Makes Changes | Amazon Credits eBooks - Posted March 26, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buys Oculus | Atlantic Makes Changes | Amazon Credits eBooks - Posted March 26, 2014
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Character Actor James Rebhorn Saves His Best for Last - Posted March 25, 2014
One of the most similarly elegant summaries of the self-obituary written by James Rebhorn shortly before the character actor passed away last Friday comes from Globe and Mail TV writer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Character Actor James Rebhorn Saves His Best for Last - Posted March 25, 2014
One of the most similarly elegant summaries of the self-obituary written by James Rebhorn shortly before the character actor passed away last Friday comes from Globe and Mail TV writer ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sweeney's Successor | Weiner to Pen Column at BI | Bartiromo Given FNC Show - Posted March 25, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Sweeney's Successor | Weiner to Pen Column at BI | Bartiromo Given FNC Show - Posted March 25, 2014
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Here's an Example of Gawker 'Struggling for the Soul of Internet Media' - Posted March 12, 2014
During a Q&A session with Gawker readers, Nick Denton -- founder of the Gawker Media empire -- said some hilarious things. The most humorous was definitely his insinuation that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Here's an Example of Gawker 'Struggling for the Soul of Internet Media' - Posted March 12, 2014
During a Q&A session with Gawker readers, Nick Denton -- founder of the Gawker Media empire -- said some hilarious things. The most humorous was definitely his insinuation that ... [FishbowlNY]

Nick Denton: 'Our Biggest Competitor in Media is BuzzFeed' - Posted March 11, 2014
Nick Denton, founder of Gawker Media, took to a Gawker Kinja site today to answer questions from readers. It was basically Gawker's version of Reddit's popular Ask Me Anything (AMA) series. Our favorite quote from Denton featured him explaining that "Our ... [GalleyCat]

Gawker Wants Quentin Tarantino Lawsuit Dropped - Posted March 11, 2014
Gawker is demanding that the lawsuit filed by Quentin Tarantino -- claiming that Gawker violated copyright laws by posting a link to the leaked script to The Hateful Eigh... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Wants Quentin Tarantino Lawsuit Dropped - Posted March 11, 2014
Gawker is demanding that the lawsuit filed by Quentin Tarantino -- claiming that Gawker violated copyright laws by posting a link to the leaked script to The Hateful Eigh... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Attkisson Resigns | John Cook to First Look | ESPN Launches Exit 31 - Posted March 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Attkisson Resigns | John Cook to First Look | ESPN Launches Exit 31 - Posted March 11, 2014
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Gawker's John Cook Leaves for First Look Media - Posted March 10, 2014
John Cook, editor of Gawker, is leaving the site to join Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media. Recode reports that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker's John Cook Leaves for First Look Media - Posted March 10, 2014
John Cook, editor of Gawker, is leaving the site to join Pierre Omidyar's First Look Media. Recode reports that ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Offers VICE a Sincere Mock Apology - Posted March 3, 2014
This is pretty funny. Responding to a weekend interview in The Guardian that relayed some harsh words from VICE co-founder Shane Smith for ... [GalleyCat]

Gawker Offers VICE a Sincere Mock Apology - Posted March 3, 2014
This is pretty funny. Responding to a weekend interview in The Guardian that relayed some harsh words from VICE co-founder Shane Smith for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Offers VICE a Sincere Mock Apology - Posted March 3, 2014
This is pretty funny. Responding to a weekend interview in The Guardian that relayed some harsh words from VICE co-founder Shane Smith for ... [FishbowlNY]

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... [PRNewser]

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. ... [PRNewser]

'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... [GalleyCat]

'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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: MSNBC Announces New Shows | Tarantino Sues Gawker | Van Susteren Blasts Pundit - Posted January 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: MSNBC Announces New Shows | Tarantino Sues Gawker | Van Susteren Blasts Pundit - Posted January 28, 2014
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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... [PRNewser]

Nick Denton to Marry in May - Posted January 16, 2014
Nick Denton is getting hitched. The New York Post reports that Denton, the man behind the Gawker Media empire, will marry ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nick Denton to Marry in May - Posted January 16, 2014
Nick Denton is getting hitched. The New York Post reports that Denton, the man behind the Gawker Media empire, will marry ... [FishbowlNY]

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. ... [PRNewser]

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.... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Romney Responds to MHP | Zimmerman Out at Gawker | Post Spurs Outrage - Posted January 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Romney Responds to MHP | Zimmerman Out at Gawker | Post Spurs Outrage - Posted January 6, 2014
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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 ... [AgencySpy]

The Next Step for Gawker's 'Ethical Viral Engineering' - Posted December 6, 2013
This will stand as the new benchmark of success for a Gawker employee. Start working for Nick Denton; get your own website vertical 18 months later. Per a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Next Step for Gawker's 'Ethical Viral Engineering' - Posted December 6, 2013
This will stand as the new benchmark of success for a Gawker employee. Start working for Nick Denton; get your own website vertical 18 months later. Per a ... [FishbowlNY]

How Viral Upstarts Are Dominating the Social Web - Posted December 5, 2013
Across Facebook and the Twitter feeds recently, Upworthy, Buzzfeed and Gawker have become as commonplace as names like The New York Times and the Daily Mail. With an increasing focus on virality and shareability newer media sources are making b... [SocialTimes.com]

Joel Johnson Named Gawker Media Editorial Director - Posted December 4, 2013
Joel Johnson, founder of Consumerist and former editor of Gizmodo and Kotaku, has been named editorial director of Gawker Media. Johnson had most recently served as an editor-at-large for Gawker. He has previously served as an editor at Boing Boing, Wired... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Joel Johnson Named Gawker Media Editorial Director - Posted December 4, 2013
Joel Johnson, founder of Consumerist and former editor of Gizmodo and Kotaku, has been named editorial director of Gawker Media. Johnson had most recently served as an editor-at-large for Gawker. He has previously served as an editor at Boing Boing, Wired... [FishbowlNY]

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,... [PRNewser]

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,... [AgencySpy]

Gawker: Newspaper Columnists are Too Old - Posted December 3, 2013
Gawker has uncovered something fairly obvious: The majority of newspaper columnists are old dudes. The site crunched the data for columnists at The New York Times, The Washington Post ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker: Newspaper Columnists are Too Old - Posted December 3, 2013
Gawker has uncovered something fairly obvious: The majority of newspaper columnists are old dudes. The site crunched the data for columnists at The New York Times, The Washington Post ... [FishbowlNY]

America's 'Longest Married Couple' Blankets Media - Posted November 26, 2013
John and Ann Betar, the 102-year-old husband and 98-year-old wife who celebrated their 81st wedding anniversary Monday, have been all over the news lately. They have been celebrated by outlets that both pre-date (New York Daily News, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

America's 'Longest Married Couple' Blankets Media - Posted November 26, 2013
John and Ann Betar, the 102-year-old husband and 98-year-old wife who celebrated their 81st wedding anniversary Monday, have been all over the news lately. They have been celebrated by outlets that both pre-date (New York Daily News, ... [FishbowlNY]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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]

Nick Denton Thinks About Things - Posted November 14, 2013
A hot rumor currently circulating is that Nick Denton (Gawker's founder) and Henry Blodgett (Business Insider's founder) will merge their site... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nick Denton Thinks About Things - Posted November 14, 2013
A hot rumor currently circulating is that Nick Denton (Gawker's founder) and Henry Blodgett (Business Insider's founder) will merge their site... [FishbowlNY]

Media Covering Illinois 'Penis Church' Keep It Clean - Posted November 12, 2013
Because in this case, there's no need to be clever, pun-tastic or salacious. The straight Dixon, IL facts are enough to hang some very bizarre headlines and first paragraphs on: "Pastor Denies New Church Intended to Look Like... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media Covering Illinois 'Penis Church' Keep It Clean - Posted November 12, 2013
Because in this case, there's no need to be clever, pun-tastic or salacious. The straight Dixon, IL facts are enough to hang some very bizarre headlines and first paragraphs on: "Pastor Denies New Church Intended to Look Like... [FishbowlNY]

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... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

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]

Reporter Reveals The Weed Fairy's Miami Connection - Posted October 22, 2013
Our favorite tweet from The Weed Fairy, the Brooklyn benefactor who has been making headlines for leaving bowls of pick-me-up around town, was the one stressing they should not be confused with a certain late night TV prankster: Today, Miami New Times reporter (and Columbia Journalism school alum) ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Reporter Reveals The Weed Fairy's Miami Connection - Posted October 22, 2013
Our favorite tweet from The Weed Fairy, the Brooklyn benefactor who has been making headlines for leaving bowls of pick-me-up around town, was the one stressing they should not be confused with a certain late night TV prankster: Today, Miami New Times reporter (and Columbia Journalism school alum) ... [FishbowlNY]

World Wrestling Entertainment's Ryback Is Totally Right About The Internet - Posted October 16, 2013
I am a pro wrestling fan. I've been one since March 20th, 1994. That's almost twenty-years-ago. I'm such a big fan that you can often find me hanging around Reddit's r/SquaredCircle, submitting stuff and commenting on the latest news and gossip. Why is this relevant? Well, for a lot of reasons. But... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

Viral Video: Watch Katy Perry Have Her Feelings Hurt By Jimmy Kimmel's "Mean Tweets" - Posted October 10, 2013
There's been some speculation, mostly by Gawker, that the tweets in Jimmy Kimmel Live's "Mean Tweets" segment are not real. That's probably the case, but I don't see why it matters. The segments are consistantly funny, and the cele... [SocialTimes.com]

Growing Trend: Big Media = Big Jerks - Posted October 9, 2013
Joe Veix of Death and Taxes is calling Buzzfeed out for "stealing" his article on teens taking pictures of each other falling down the stair... [SocialTimes.com]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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 ... [PRNewser]

Gawker's John Cook: 'I Think of Media Ethics the Same Way I Think of Plumber Ethics' - Posted September 19, 2013
The journalist who crowdfunded $200,000 to try and break the story of a Toronto mayor's alleged crack use wide open is back in that Canadian city. Tonight, Gawker editor-in-chief John Cook will chat with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker's John Cook: 'I Think of Media Ethics the Same Way I Think of Plumber Ethics' - Posted September 19, 2013
The journalist who crowdfunded $200,000 to try and break the story of a Toronto mayor's alleged crack use wide open is back in that Canadian city. Tonight, Gawker editor-in-chief John Cook will chat with ... [FishbowlNY]

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... [PRNewser]

Gawker Launches Redesign, Readers Hate It - Posted August 16, 2013
Gawker Media has revamped its website layout once again, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Launches Redesign, Readers Hate It - Posted August 16, 2013
Gawker Media has revamped its website layout once again, ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

When Is A 'Hat Tip' Appropriate (Even When It's Not)? - Posted July 31, 2013
You are not original - your thoughts aren't, at least (mostly). And that's okay! Embrace it. There are lots of folks sharing their thoughts on a range of topics online. Odds are, some will mirror yours. And although it can be disconcerting when this happens, this does NOT mean they've plagiarized you.... [SocialTimes.com]

Jeff Daniels Has No Time for Twitter's Will McAvoy - Posted July 12, 2013
As might be expected, there are a number of renegade Will McAvoy Twitter accounts. Leading the pack is @WillMcAvoyACN, which at press time had su... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jeff Daniels Has No Time for Twitter's Will McAvoy - Posted July 12, 2013
As might be expected, there are a number of renegade Will McAvoy Twitter accounts. Leading the pack is @WillMcAvoyACN, which at press time had su... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times Responds to Gawker Blogger Expose - Posted July 2, 2013
Nitasha Tiku, a senior writer with Gawker, got her hands on a very questionable 2013 email trail between New York Times "You're the Boss" blog contributor W. Cliff Oxfor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Responds to Gawker Blogger Expose - Posted July 2, 2013
Nitasha Tiku, a senior writer with Gawker, got her hands on a very questionable 2013 email trail between New York Times "You're the Boss" blog contributor W. Cliff Oxfor... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Launches Graphs so Readers Can Track Writers' Traffic Stats - Posted June 25, 2013
Gawker is notorious for making their writers worry about traffic stats. Now there's a new level to the madness: "Beautiful, interactive graphs," according to a memo obtained by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Launches Graphs so Readers Can Track Writers' Traffic Stats - Posted June 25, 2013
Gawker is notorious for making their writers worry about traffic stats. Now there's a new level to the madness: "Beautiful, interactive graphs," according to a memo obtained by ... [FishbowlNY]

Interns Sue Gawker for Unpaid Wages - Posted June 24, 2013
Three former Gawker interns are suing Gawker Media, claiming that the company broke the minimum wage law. Bloomberg reports that the filing claims the interns worked for Gakwer -- writing and editing ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Interns Sue Gawker for Unpaid Wages - Posted June 24, 2013
Three former Gawker interns are suing Gawker Media, claiming that the company broke the minimum wage law. Bloomberg reports that the filing claims the interns worked for Gakwer -- writing and editing ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Snowden on the Run | Paula Deen Canned | Gawker Interns Sue - Posted June 24, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Snowden on the Run | Paula Deen Canned | Gawker Interns Sue - Posted June 24, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Calls Its Own Sponsored Content 'Straight-Up Garbage' - Posted June 11, 2013
No one likes sponsored advertising, but it is apparently here to stay. So it's nice to see Gawker -- which posts plenty of advertorial content -- ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Calls Its Own Sponsored Content 'Straight-Up Garbage' - Posted June 11, 2013
No one likes sponsored advertising, but it is apparently here to stay. So it's nice to see Gawker -- which posts plenty of advertorial content -- ... [FishbowlNY]

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. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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. ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Taco Bell Already Beta-Testing TacOS Version 2.0 - Posted May 13, 2013
[caption id="attachment_126823" align="alignleft" width="437"] via Instagram user sarah1ch5[/caption] SocialTimes recently reported on Taco Bell's Dorito-based taco operating system, or TacOS. As of our last writing, the company was serving up version... [SocialTimes.com]

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]

Nick Denton Explains Google, Probably Hates This Headline Because It's Too Long - Posted April 11, 2013
Nick Denton, the man behind the Gawker Media empire, schooled some people today. Pay attention now, students. The First Lesson: Headlines 101, Bitch. Denton sent a memo (as... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nick Denton Explains Google, Probably Hates This Headline Because It's Too Long - Posted April 11, 2013
Nick Denton, the man behind the Gawker Media empire, schooled some people today. Pay attention now, students. The First Lesson: Headlines 101, Bitch. Denton sent a memo (as... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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 ... [SocialTimes.com]

Deadspin Adopts New Format, Readers Understandably Go Nuts - Posted March 12, 2013
Deadspin has flipped over to the Kinja format, and its readers are not happy about it. Kinja, according to Deadpin's editor, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Deadspin Adopts New Format, Readers Understandably Go Nuts - Posted March 12, 2013
Deadspin has flipped over to the Kinja format, and its readers are not happy about it. Kinja, according to Deadpin's editor, ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

SxSW Has 'Gone Hollywood,' Gossip Press and All - Posted March 10, 2013
With the absence of breakout startups emerging from South by Southwest since Foursquare in 2009, many are wondering whether SxSW has become simply a spring break for the tech set. For instance, SocialTimes received this pitch: "Is South by Southwest the new Spring Break for... [Lost Remote]

SxSW Has 'Gone Hollywood,' Gossip Press and All - Posted March 10, 2013
With the absence of breakout startups emerging from South by Southwest since Foursquare in 2009, many are wondering whether SxSW has become simply a spring break for the tech set. For instance, SocialTimes received this pitch: "Is South by Southwest the new Spring Break for... [SocialTimes.com]

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... [PRNewser]

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,... [PRNewser]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted January 18, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. NRA President Attacks The Journal News, Gawker, for Publishing Gun Owners' Information, January 10 2. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted January 18, 2013
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. 1. NRA President Attacks The Journal News, Gawker, for Publishing Gun Owners' Information, January 10 2. ... [FishbowlNY]

Deadspin and Gawker Switch Managing Editors - Posted January 15, 2013
Deadspin and Gawker have swapped managing editors. Deadspin's managing editor, Tom Scocca, is going to Gawker; while Emma Carmi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Deadspin and Gawker Switch Managing Editors - Posted January 15, 2013
Deadspin and Gawker have swapped managing editors. Deadspin's managing editor, Tom Scocca, is going to Gawker; while Emma Carmi... [FishbowlNY]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

NRA President Attacks The Journal News, Gawker, for Publishing Gun Owners' Information - Posted January 10, 2013
The Journal News has been under near-constant attack for publishing a list of gun owners' names and addresses. People have threatened to shoot editors -- because that makes a whole lot of sense -- ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NRA President Attacks The Journal News, Gawker, for Publishing Gun Owners' Information - Posted January 10, 2013
The Journal News has been under near-constant attack for publishing a list of gun owners' names and addresses. People have threatened to shoot editors -- because that makes a whole lot of sense -- ... [FishbowlNY]

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 "... [PRNewser]

Gawker Lists Its Own Writers Among '50 Least Important Writers of 2012' - Posted December 21, 2012
If you've already had enough holiday cheer (which means you haven't had enough holiday alcohol), you'll probably enjoy Gawker's list of the 50 Least Important Writers of 20... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Lists Its Own Writers Among '50 Least Important Writers of 2012' - Posted December 21, 2012
If you've already had enough holiday cheer (which means you haven't had enough holiday alcohol), you'll probably enjoy Gawker's list of the 50 Least Important Writers of 20... [FishbowlNY]

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.... [FishbowlDC]

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

Lena Dunham Wages War with Gawker - Posted December 11, 2012
Despite what most would think, Lena Dunham is not a fan of Gawker. In fact, she had her lawyer contact the site after Gawker published her book proposal, which fetched her a cool $3.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lena Dunham Wages War with Gawker - Posted December 11, 2012
Despite what most would think, Lena Dunham is not a fan of Gawker. In fact, she had her lawyer contact the site after Gawker published her book proposal, which fetched her a cool $3.... [FishbowlNY]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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... [PRNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Glitch | Foursquare Search | Etsy Accusations - Posted October 16, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Space Jump on YouTube | Reddit Ban | Zynga Lawsuit - Posted October 15, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted October 5, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. The New York Times' New iPad Website Could Mean End of Apple App, October 3 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted October 5, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. The New York Times' New iPad Website Could Mean End of Apple App, October 3 ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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... [FishbowlNY]

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... [PRNewser]

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]

KTLA Reporter Tweets N-Word? - Posted July 9, 2012
Veteran KTLA entertainment reporter Sam Rubin is trying to set the record straight after a message was sent from his Twitter account containing the N-word. Over the weekend, seemi... [TVSpy]

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]

Gawker's New Commenting System Has Some Writers Worried - Posted June 27, 2012
It seems like at least once per month we're writing about Gawker Media's commenters or its commenting systems. The latest development is something co... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker's New Commenting System Has Some Writers Worried - Posted June 27, 2012
It seems like at least once per month we're writing about Gawker Media's commenters or its commenting systems. The latest development is something co... [FishbowlNY]

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

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 ... [AgencySpy]

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 ... [PRNewser]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 8, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. YES Network's Michael Kay (left) Goes to Blows on Twitter with College Student, June 7 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted June 8, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. YES Network's Michael Kay (left) Goes to Blows on Twitter with College Student, June 7 ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Changes Commenting System (Again), Commenters Go Crazy (Again) - Posted June 4, 2012
What is it like to be a Gawker commenter? FishbowlNY honestly wants to know. Is it as difficult as it seems? How long, on average, do they spend per day thinking up the perfect thing to say that no one will ever care about? And when Gawker ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Changes Commenting System (Again), Commenters Go Crazy (Again) - Posted June 4, 2012
What is it like to be a Gawker commenter? FishbowlNY honestly wants to know. Is it as difficult as it seems? How long, on average, do they spend per day thinking up the perfect thing to say that no one will ever care about? And when Gawker ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 ... [FishbowlNY]

Why Richard Lawson Left Gawker For Atlantic Wire - Posted May 30, 2012
It's been almost eight months since entertainment writer and TV recapper extraordinaire Richard Lawson jumped into The Atlantic Wire. After racking up 2.4 million monthly views as Gawker's most popular writer, you'd think Lawson would want to stay put. B... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Why Richard Lawson Left Gawker For Atlantic Wire - Posted May 30, 2012
It's been almost eight months since entertainment writer and TV recapper extraordinaire Richard Lawson jumped into The Atlantic Wire. After racking up 2.4 million monthly views as Gawker's most popular writer, you'd think Lawson would want to stay put. B... [FishbowlNY]

New York's 'The Cut' Adds Gawker Writer - Posted May 29, 2012
New York's fashion blog, The Cut, has added Maureen O'Connor as its new Features Editor, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York's 'The Cut' Adds Gawker Writer - Posted May 29, 2012
New York's fashion blog, The Cut, has added Maureen O'Connor as its new Features Editor, ... [FishbowlNY]

Nick Denton Addresses Gawker Media Changes - Posted May 10, 2012
This afternoon Nick Denton sent Gawker Media staffers a memo outlining some managerial and advertising changes. Nothing major was announced, but here are some highlights via Jim ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nick Denton Addresses Gawker Media Changes - Posted May 10, 2012
This afternoon Nick Denton sent Gawker Media staffers a memo outlining some managerial and advertising changes. Nothing major was announced, but here are some highlights via Jim ... [FishbowlNY]

The Gawker Fox News Mole is Shopping a Memoir - Posted May 2, 2012
Surprise! Joe Muto, Gawker's Fox News Mole -- who never ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Gawker Fox News Mole is Shopping a Memoir - Posted May 2, 2012
Surprise! Joe Muto, Gawker's Fox News Mole -- who never ... [FishbowlNY]

Police Search Gawker's Fox News Mole Apartment - Posted April 25, 2012
The sad saga of Joe Muto, Gawker's Fox News Mole, continues. This morning, Muto tweeted that he was served wit... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Police Search Gawker's Fox News Mole Apartment - Posted April 25, 2012
The sad saga of Joe Muto, Gawker's Fox News Mole, continues. This morning, Muto tweeted that he was served wit... [FishbowlNY]

Nick Denton Defends Pathetic Fox News Mole Posts By Saying They Brought Traffic - Posted April 17, 2012
Today Gawker announced that it was blowing up its commenting system, which of course brought out the crazies. And while they were entertaining in their passion -- what ever wil... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nick Denton Defends Pathetic Fox News Mole Posts By Saying They Brought Traffic - Posted April 17, 2012
Today Gawker announced that it was blowing up its commenting system, which of course brought out the crazies. And while they were entertaining in their passion -- what ever wil... [FishbowlNY]

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 ... [PRNewser]

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 ... [AgencySpy]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted April 13, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Gawker's Fox News Mole Reveals ... Nothing [Update], April 11 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted April 13, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Gawker's Fox News Mole Reveals ... Nothing [Update], April 11 ... [FishbowlNY]

Fox Threatens Gawker with Legal Action [Updated] - Posted April 13, 2012
It appears that Fox News has had enough of Gawker's meager mole, Joe Muto... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fox Threatens Gawker with Legal Action [Updated] - Posted April 13, 2012
It appears that Fox News has had enough of Gawker's meager mole, Joe Muto... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Ailes Calls Gawker a Porn Site, Reiterates That He's Rich - Posted April 12, 2012
You didn't think we'd get out of the Gawker Fox News Mole story without a comment from Roger Ailes, did you? We certainly hope not. While addressing the media during The Hollywood Reporter's "New York Issue" event, Ailes ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Roger Ailes Calls Gawker a Porn Site, Reiterates That He's Rich - Posted April 12, 2012
You didn't think we'd get out of the Gawker Fox News Mole story without a comment from Roger Ailes, did you? We certainly hope not. While addressing the media during The Hollywood Reporter's "New York Issue" event, Ailes ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker's Fox News Mole Identifies Himself, Promises More Excruciatingly Boring Posts [Updated] - Posted April 12, 2012
And just like that, it was over. Gawker's lackluster Fox News Mole has been fired by Fox, and revealed his identity. He is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker's Fox News Mole Identifies Himself, Promises More Excruciatingly Boring Posts [Updated] - Posted April 12, 2012
And just like that, it was over. Gawker's lackluster Fox News Mole has been fired by Fox, and revealed his identity. He is ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker's Fox News Mole Reveals... Nothing [Updated] - Posted April 11, 2012
Gawker has a current Fox News employee writing "regular dispatches from inside the organization," which is pretty amazing, considering how little you ever hear Fox employees speaking out against the company. However, the debut column is extremely borin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker's Fox News Mole Reveals... Nothing [Updated] - Posted April 11, 2012
Gawker has a current Fox News employee writing "regular dispatches from inside the organization," which is pretty amazing, considering how little you ever hear Fox employees speaking out against the company. However, the debut column is extremely borin... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Gawker Continues its Assault on Frank Bruni - Posted March 27, 2012
For some reason, some of Gawker's writers absolutely hate Frank Bruni, the New York Times columnist. The site has labeled him as one of "10 people who should quit media," someone who once wrote "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Continues its Assault on Frank Bruni - Posted March 27, 2012
For some reason, some of Gawker's writers absolutely hate Frank Bruni, the New York Times columnist. The site has labeled him as one of "10 people who should quit media," someone who once wrote "... [FishbowlNY]

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 Media Adds Two - Posted March 19, 2012
Gawker Media has added two staffers. A.J. Daulerio, Gawker's Editor-in-Chief, tweeted that Rich Juzwiak is joining the site and Capital New York reports that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Media Adds Two - Posted March 19, 2012
Gawker Media has added two staffers. A.J. Daulerio, Gawker's Editor-in-Chief, tweeted that Rich Juzwiak is joining the site and Capital New York reports that ... [FishbowlNY]

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 ... [AgencySpy]

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]

Hey Journalists: Tumblr is Looking for You - Posted January 6, 2012
Gawker recently posted the headline, "Tumblr Is Launching Its Own Journalism Operation." Our immediate thoughts: Wow, really? That would be awesome. Or, wait, would it? Maybe not. Could be. Hmm, why would the platform want to do... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Hey Journalists: Tumblr is Looking for You - Posted January 6, 2012
Gawker recently posted the headline, "Tumblr Is Launching Its Own Journalism Operation." Our immediate thoughts: Wow, really? That would be awesome. Or, wait, would it? Maybe not. Could be. Hmm, why would the platform want to do... [FishbowlNY]

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

Gawker Writer Fired After Using N-Word in Post - Posted January 6, 2012
Well that was quick. The New York Observer is reporting that Seth Abramovitch, the Gawker writer who somehow thought using the n-word in a post about Kanye West was funny, ha... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Writer Fired After Using N-Word in Post - Posted January 6, 2012
Well that was quick. The New York Observer is reporting that Seth Abramovitch, the Gawker writer who somehow thought using the n-word in a post about Kanye West was funny, ha... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Writer Apologizes to Those Who Think N-Word is Offensive - Posted January 5, 2012
Last night Kanye West went on a Twitter rant for almost two hours about a variety of things (The Jetsons got a mention!), most notably his declaration that he was going to launch a company called DONDA. Donda, as most people know, was the name of West's mother, who died suddenly... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Writer Apologizes to Those Who Think N-Word is Offensive - Posted January 5, 2012
Last night Kanye West went on a Twitter rant for almost two hours about a variety of things (The Jetsons got a mention!), most notably his declaration that he was going to launch a company called DONDA. Donda, as most people know, was the name of West's mother, who died suddenly... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Buzzfeed Poaches Two from Gawker - Posted December 7, 2011
A tipster notified us (and notified us, and notified us) that Buzzfeed has expanded its editorial staff by adding two from the Gawker Media empire. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Buzzfeed Poaches Two from Gawker - Posted December 7, 2011
A tipster notified us (and notified us, and notified us) that Buzzfeed has expanded its editorial staff by adding two from the Gawker Media empire. ... [FishbowlNY]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted December 2, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. A. J. Daulerio Named EIC of Gawker, Tommy Craggs EIC of Deadspin, November 28 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted December 2, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. A. J. Daulerio Named EIC of Gawker, Tommy Craggs EIC of Deadspin, November 28 ... [FishbowlNY]

A.J. Daulerio Named EIC of Gawker, Tommy Craggs EIC of Deadspin - Posted November 28, 2011
Nick Denton just tweeted some big news: A.J. Daulerio has been named the Editor-in-Chief of Gawker, and Tommy Craggs will be succeeding D... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A.J. Daulerio Named EIC of Gawker, Tommy Craggs EIC of Deadspin - Posted November 28, 2011
Nick Denton just tweeted some big news: A.J. Daulerio has been named the Editor-in-Chief of Gawker, and Tommy Craggs will be succeeding D... [FishbowlNY]

Hackers Attack Twitter Account of Norwegian Terrorist Anders Behring Breivik - Posted August 1, 2011
A hacker or hackers who claimed to be affiliated with hacking group Anonymous Norway focused their attention on the Twitter account of Anders Behring Breivik, who admitted to carrying out the terrorist attacks in Norway July 22 that claimed 77 lives. The Twitter account still exists, although all t... [SocialTimes.com]

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. ... [PRNewser]

Database for Fox Employees Hacked, then Leaked - Posted May 10, 2011
Last night an Internet hacking group called Lulz Security hacked a database containing Fox Broadcasting employees' passwords and emails, then leaked them online via its Twitter account. Lulz also took over a Fox affiliate's Twi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Database for Fox Employees Hacked, then Leaked - Posted May 10, 2011
Last night an Internet hacking group called Lulz Security hacked a database containing Fox Broadcasting employees' passwords and emails, then leaked them online via its Twitter account. Lulz also took over a Fox affiliate's Twi... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Nick Denton: 'Unless the twin towers are falling or Brett Favre actually sent the cock shot, it probably isn't news.' - Posted February 7, 2011
The Atlantic Wire has an interview with Nick Denton for their "media diet" series today, in which he discusses what he reads, among other things. Denton lists some usual su... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nick Denton: 'Unless the twin towers are falling or Brett Favre actually sent the cock shot, it probably isn't news.' - Posted February 7, 2011
The Atlantic Wire has an interview with Nick Denton for their "media diet" series today, in which he discusses what he reads, among other things. Denton lists some usual su... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Sheila McClear, New York Post Features Writer: Gawker is 20-Something Version of CNN - Posted January 21, 2011
The Awl runs a recurring item called "Random New Yorker," and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sheila McClear, New York Post Features Writer: Gawker is 20-Something Version of CNN - Posted January 21, 2011
The Awl runs a recurring item called "Random New Yorker," and ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Political Editor at New York Post Quits - Posted December 8, 2010
Gawker is reporting that Gregg Birnbaum abruptly left his position yesterday. The reason he left, well, that's not so clear. But have no fear! Gawker will speculate: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Political Editor at New York Post Quits - Posted December 8, 2010
Gawker is reporting that Gregg Birnbaum abruptly left his position yesterday. The reason he left, well, that's not so clear. But have no fear! Gawker will speculate: ... [FishbowlNY]

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, ... [PRNewser]

Leno's New Promo | O'Reilly Defends Obama | New Media Guidelines | Gawker's Cold Embrace | Ad Money Returns | The Bieber Experience - Posted February 19, 2010
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Leno's New Promo | O'Reilly Defends Obama | New Media Guidelines | Gawker's Cold Embrace | Ad Money Returns | The Bieber Experience - Posted February 19, 2010
... [FishbowlNY]

Is The Associated Press Running On Slave Labor? - Posted February 16, 2010
No one in their right mind is going to tell you that journalism -- especially online journalism -- pays very well. Sure, there are a couple of examples where people have made names for themselves and ended up a featured (and well paid) columnist for a newspaper's website or a blog,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Is The Associated Press Running On Slave Labor? - Posted February 16, 2010
No one in their right mind is going to tell you that journalism -- especially online journalism -- pays very well. Sure, there are a couple of examples where people have made names for themselves and ended up a featured (and well paid) columnist for a newspaper's website or a blog,... [FishbowlNY]

Time Inc. Reuses Recipes But Cites Sources...Is It Plagiarism? - Posted February 8, 2010
Last week we reported how the trend of "reverse-publishing" was catching on at Meredith and Hearst, where the publishing companies were taking online recipes and p... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time Inc. Reuses Recipes But Cites Sources...Is It Plagiarism? - Posted February 8, 2010
Last week we reported how the trend of "reverse-publishing" was catching on at Meredith and Hearst, where the publishing companies were taking online recipes and p... [FishbowlNY]

Paste Magazine Thrives Through Belt-Tightening - Posted January 12, 2010
While giant publishers with seemingly limitless budgets were forced to reassess their finances and even shutter publications over the last two years, a small, 8-year-old music magazine has been quietly expanding through innovative solutions to its cost problem. Paste... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Paste Magazine Thrives Through Belt-Tightening - Posted January 12, 2010
While giant publishers with seemingly limitless budgets were forced to reassess their finances and even shutter publications over the last two years, a small, 8-year-old music magazine has been quietly expanding through innovative solutions to its cost problem. Paste... [FishbowlNY]

Tucker Carlson Launches The Daily Caller - Posted January 11, 2010
This is a great month to be a conservative pundit on the Web: Matt Drudge's protege Andrew Breitbart last week ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tucker Carlson Launches The Daily Caller - Posted January 11, 2010
This is a great month to be a conservative pundit on the Web: Matt Drudge's protege Andrew Breitbart last week ... [FishbowlNY]

Daily Show Slams Obama| Breitbart Attacks Gawker's Deal With Business Insider | Ben Silverman Heads Up DumbDumb | Snooki Applies For New Jo - Posted January 8, 2010
The Daily Show: Who said Jon Stewart took it easy on this administration? Last night he slammed Obama for breaking his promise of an "open government." On C-Span. MediaIte... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Daily Show Slams Obama| Breitbart Attacks Gawker's Deal With Business Insider | Ben Silverman Heads Up DumbDumb | Snooki Applies For New Jo - Posted January 8, 2010
The Daily Show: Who said Jon Stewart took it easy on this administration? Last night he slammed Obama for breaking his promise of an "open government." On C-Span. MediaIte... [FishbowlNY]

Breitbart Debuts New Media Site BigJournalism.com - Posted January 7, 2010
Just in case there weren't already enough Web sites keeping tabs on the media and reporting on what they're reporting on, Matt Drudge protege Andrew Breitbart has entered the fray with h... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breitbart Debuts New Media Site BigJournalism.com - Posted January 7, 2010
Just in case there weren't already enough Web sites keeping tabs on the media and reporting on what they're reporting on, Matt Drudge protege Andrew Breitbart has entered the fray with h... [FishbowlNY]

Liberal Criticism of PBS Too Quick To The Draw - Posted January 6, 2010
"Tavis Smiley Ends Racism" reads a Gawker post today about the PBS host, but they're not talking about The Covenant with Black America edit... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Liberal Criticism of PBS Too Quick To The Draw - Posted January 6, 2010
"Tavis Smiley Ends Racism" reads a Gawker post today about the PBS host, but they're not talking about The Covenant with Black America edit... [FishbowlNY]

Pay The Writer? Not With This Technology! - Posted January 6, 2010
The clip above of sci-fi writer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pay The Writer? Not With This Technology! - Posted January 6, 2010
The clip above of sci-fi writer ... [FishbowlNY]

Happy New Year From FishbowlNY! - Posted December 31, 2009
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Happy New Year From FishbowlNY! - Posted December 31, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

2010 Prediction: Gawker Will Be Sued By Joe Francis - Posted December 31, 2009
This isn't so much a New Year's prediction as a New Year's fact: Joe Francis and his publicist have already declared war on Gawker for naming him Douche Of the Decade and pin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

2010 Prediction: Gawker Will Be Sued By Joe Francis - Posted December 31, 2009
This isn't so much a New Year's prediction as a New Year's fact: Joe Francis and his publicist have already declared war on Gawker for naming him Douche Of the Decade and pin... [FishbowlNY]

The Year In Citizen Journalism Heralds Next Year's Trend - Posted December 30, 2009
You might say that the impact of "citizen journalism" on 2009 started with US Airways Flight 1549 crashing into the Hudson River, and the pictures of the plane hitting Twitter before any news outlets had them. And of course the role that Twitter played in helping Americans find out about protests... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Year In Citizen Journalism Heralds Next Year's Trend - Posted December 30, 2009
You might say that the impact of "citizen journalism" on 2009 started with US Airways Flight 1549 crashing into the Hudson River, and the pictures of the plane hitting Twitter before any news outlets had them. And of course the role that Twitter played in helping Americans find out about protests... [FishbowlNY]

WSJ Wine Column No More|Yes, We Know There Are Fashion Bloggers In The Front Row|Francis Threatens Suit|TMZ Expands|2010 Predictions - Posted December 28, 2009
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WSJ Wine Column No More|Yes, We Know There Are Fashion Bloggers In The Front Row|Francis Threatens Suit|TMZ Expands|2010 Predictions - Posted December 28, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

NYT Freelancer Takes Perks, History Shows Firing Imminent - Posted December 28, 2009
When the daily e-mail group Thrillist.com held its JetBlue Mystery vacation for 150 journalists and contest winners in October, it raised a hu... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT Freelancer Takes Perks, History Shows Firing Imminent - Posted December 28, 2009
When the daily e-mail group Thrillist.com held its JetBlue Mystery vacation for 150 journalists and contest winners in October, it raised a hu... [FishbowlNY]

Shafrir, Lawson To Return To Gawker - Posted December 23, 2009
As revealed by TheAwl.com yesterday, and confirmed by Gawker editor-in-chief Gabri... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Shafrir, Lawson To Return To Gawker - Posted December 23, 2009
As revealed by TheAwl.com yesterday, and confirmed by Gawker editor-in-chief Gabri... [FishbowlNY]

Last Minute Gift Ideas|Rushfield Leaves Gawker|Another List For 2009|Thoughts On Leaving NYT, Set To Verse - Posted December 22, 2009
TVNewser: Last minute ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Last Minute Gift Ideas|Rushfield Leaves Gawker|Another List For 2009|Thoughts On Leaving NYT, Set To Verse - Posted December 22, 2009
TVNewser: Last minute ... [FishbowlNY]

David Carr Gives Us Reasons To Be Thankful - Posted December 21, 2009
With a blizzard keeping us from joining our families this weekend, and this year's almost-total dissolution of media jobs and funds, is there anything we can sit down and be grateful for once we finally gather around the hearth this holiday? ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

David Carr Gives Us Reasons To Be Thankful - Posted December 21, 2009
With a blizzard keeping us from joining our families this weekend, and this year's almost-total dissolution of media jobs and funds, is there anything we can sit down and be grateful for once we finally gather around the hearth this holiday? ... [FishbowlNY]

Layoffs Hit New York Times - Posted December 17, 2009
After weeks of anticipation, yesterday was the day for layoffs at The New York Times. New York magazine's Daily Intel blog and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Layoffs Hit New York Times - Posted December 17, 2009
After weeks of anticipation, yesterday was the day for layoffs at The New York Times. New York magazine's Daily Intel blog and ... [FishbowlNY]

Mag Publishers Ready For Tablet|Times-Journal Battle Rages On|Gawker Wins First Round In Dane-Gayheart Fight|More On Gawker - Posted December 16, 2009
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mag Publishers Ready For Tablet|Times-Journal Battle Rages On|Gawker Wins First Round In Dane-Gayheart Fight|More On Gawker - Posted December 16, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times Co.'s CIO Knows How To Pump You Up - Posted December 15, 2009
The kids over at Gawker have found out an interesting hobby of The New York Times Company's Chief Information Officer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Co.'s CIO Knows How To Pump You Up - Posted December 15, 2009
The kids over at Gawker have found out an interesting hobby of The New York Times Company's Chief Information Officer ... [FishbowlNY]

AdWeek Celebrates The Best Of The Aughts - Posted December 14, 2009
We're only a couple of weeks away from 2010, and that means it's time for every publication still in existence to start doing a "Best Of The Decade" list like its VH1's entire programming line-up. Lists are great because they are fun, subjective, and get people talking. We've seen Time... [morningmedianewsfeed]

AdWeek Celebrates The Best Of The Aughts - Posted December 14, 2009
We're only a couple of weeks away from 2010, and that means it's time for every publication still in existence to start doing a "Best Of The Decade" list like its VH1's entire programming line-up. Lists are great because they are fun, subjective, and get people talking. We've seen Time... [FishbowlNY]

Another Times Buyout: Magazine Editor Paul Tough - Posted December 11, 2009
We learned from a guild memo to New York Times staffers yesterday that 74 editorial staffers have taken the buyout offers provided by the company. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Another Times Buyout: Magazine Editor Paul Tough - Posted December 11, 2009
We learned from a guild memo to New York Times staffers yesterday that 74 editorial staffers have taken the buyout offers provided by the company. ... [FishbowlNY]

Mediaite Launches Three More Niche Sites - Posted December 8, 2009
Lets face it, New York media rankings are interesting to a small group of people: the power players involved, and their parents. So it was surprising when MSNBC's Dan Abrams launched his muc... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mediaite Launches Three More Niche Sites - Posted December 8, 2009
Lets face it, New York media rankings are interesting to a small group of people: the power players involved, and their parents. So it was surprising when MSNBC's Dan Abrams launched his muc... [FishbowlNY]

D-Day At NYT, More Info Emerges On Buyouts - Posted December 7, 2009
Today is the deadline for New York Times staffers to accept or reject the buyout offers that went out in October. We've been keeping our ear to the ground for information about who has agreed to take the buyouts, just as last Friday executive editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

D-Day At NYT, More Info Emerges On Buyouts - Posted December 7, 2009
Today is the deadline for New York Times staffers to accept or reject the buyout offers that went out in October. We've been keeping our ear to the ground for information about who has agreed to take the buyouts, just as last Friday executive editor ... [FishbowlNY]

DailyCandy Cuts Six Full-Time Local Editors - Posted December 4, 2009
Comcast-owned DailyCandy had some bad news for its staffers yesterday. On the same day that daily online newsletter publisher's parent company announced the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

DailyCandy Cuts Six Full-Time Local Editors - Posted December 4, 2009
Comcast-owned DailyCandy had some bad news for its staffers yesterday. On the same day that daily online newsletter publisher's parent company announced the ... [FishbowlNY]

More On Gawker Media's Full-Time Status - Posted December 3, 2009
Monday morning Nick Denton announced that for the first time ever, Gawker Media writers would have the opportunity to become full-time employees instead of freelancers. Ostensibly good news in this win... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More On Gawker Media's Full-Time Status - Posted December 3, 2009
Monday morning Nick Denton announced that for the first time ever, Gawker Media writers would have the opportunity to become full-time employees instead of freelancers. Ostensibly good news in this win... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Offers Writers Full-Time Employment - Posted November 30, 2009
Writing as a "career" isn't easy, in part due to the fact that no company will let you treat it like one. Journalism, whether it be for an online publication or traditional print media, is no longer considered a full-time job, even when it is. From freelancers to permalancers to contractors,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Offers Writers Full-Time Employment - Posted November 30, 2009
Writing as a "career" isn't easy, in part due to the fact that no company will let you treat it like one. Journalism, whether it be for an online publication or traditional print media, is no longer considered a full-time job, even when it is. From freelancers to permalancers to contractors,... [FishbowlNY]

Former Editor: Playgirl's "A Relevant Brand Name Once Again," Thanks In Part To Levi - Posted November 20, 2009
Levi Johnston with the author, Nicole Caldwell, at last week's Playgirl photo shoot Levi Johnston is standing naked in a 13th-floor studio in midtown Manhattan holding a hockey stick. He swivels his head and looks into the camera as -- click -- the photo is taken. This is the money shot: the one... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former Editor: Playgirl's "A Relevant Brand Name Once Again," Thanks In Part To Levi - Posted November 20, 2009
Levi Johnston with the author, Nicole Caldwell, at last week's Playgirl photo shoot Levi Johnston is standing naked in a 13th-floor studio in midtown Manhattan holding a hockey stick. He swivels his head and looks into the camera as -- click -- the photo is taken. This is the money shot: the one... [FishbowlNY]

Bloomberg Looks To Cut BusinessWeek Staffers - Posted November 18, 2009
It's been a busy week for the new Bloomberg LP-owned BusinessWeek. First, there was the appointment ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bloomberg Looks To Cut BusinessWeek Staffers - Posted November 18, 2009
It's been a busy week for the new Bloomberg LP-owned BusinessWeek. First, there was the appointment ... [FishbowlNY]

Layoffs Underway At The Associated Press? - Posted November 17, 2009
Rumors of more layoffs at the Associated Press have been swirling for a number of weeks, as the news organization moves towards its goal of reducing its global ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Layoffs Underway At The Associated Press? - Posted November 17, 2009
Rumors of more layoffs at the Associated Press have been swirling for a number of weeks, as the news organization moves towards its goal of reducing its global ... [FishbowlNY]

Does Andrew Sorkin Get Pageview Bonuses From The Times? - Posted November 9, 2009
Certain New York media blogs are all puffed with self-righteousness over the news that Dealbreaker's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Does Andrew Sorkin Get Pageview Bonuses From The Times? - Posted November 9, 2009
Certain New York media blogs are all puffed with self-righteousness over the news that Dealbreaker's ... [FishbowlNY]

Why "Self-Destructive" LA Times Writer Is Better Suited For Gawker - Posted November 5, 2009
Richard Rushfield (center) Photo via FishbowlLA Richard Rushfield is one of the few West Coasters that are still kept on ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Why "Self-Destructive" LA Times Writer Is Better Suited For Gawker - Posted November 5, 2009
Richard Rushfield (center) Photo via FishbowlLA Richard Rushfield is one of the few West Coasters that are still kept on ... [FishbowlNY]

GawkerTV Launches With Intern Workforce, Optimistic About Ad Sales - Posted November 3, 2009
Today's launch of Gawker.TV is the product of Richard Blakeley's three years as Nick Denton's video editor. Now the This Is Why You're Fat co-autho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

GawkerTV Launches With Intern Workforce, Optimistic About Ad Sales - Posted November 3, 2009
Today's launch of Gawker.TV is the product of Richard Blakeley's three years as Nick Denton's video editor. Now the This Is Why You're Fat co-autho... [FishbowlNY]

New York City's Media Marathon - Posted November 2, 2009
This weekend wasn't just Halloween in Manhattan, it was also the setting for the 40th Annual New York City Marathon, one of the most difficult (and longest running) endurance races in the world, and certainly one of the largest. It attracts professional athletes, celebrities, and your every day runners from around... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York City's Media Marathon - Posted November 2, 2009
This weekend wasn't just Halloween in Manhattan, it was also the setting for the 40th Annual New York City Marathon, one of the most difficult (and longest running) endurance races in the world, and certainly one of the largest. It attracts professional athletes, celebrities, and your every day runners from around... [FishbowlNY]

Blogger-Penned This Is Why Your Fat Launches With Two Events - Posted October 30, 2009
Richard Blakeley and Nick McGlynn - Image via Random Night Out Last night, media bar Destination (co-owned by Dan Maccarone of Hard Candy Shell, which has redesigned major media sites from ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Blogger-Penned This Is Why Your Fat Launches With Two Events - Posted October 30, 2009
Richard Blakeley and Nick McGlynn - Image via Random Night Out Last night, media bar Destination (co-owned by Dan Maccarone of Hard Candy Shell, which has redesigned major media sites from ... [FishbowlNY]

GalleyCat Readers Give Back|Bon App Raises Rate Base|Boston Globe Gets New Publisher|Gawker May Hire New Women - Posted October 29, 2009
GalleyCat: GalleyCat readers ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

GalleyCat Readers Give Back|Bon App Raises Rate Base|Boston Globe Gets New Publisher|Gawker May Hire New Women - Posted October 29, 2009
GalleyCat: GalleyCat readers ... [FishbowlNY]

The Atlantic Becomes Latest Publication To Trumpet Digital Ad Sales Program - Posted October 26, 2009
It's a baffling recent development to receive daily press announcements from publishers that are "proudly introducing" a new digital ad structure or employee. We've seen the Meredith Corporation promote ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Atlantic Becomes Latest Publication To Trumpet Digital Ad Sales Program - Posted October 26, 2009
It's a baffling recent development to receive daily press announcements from publishers that are "proudly introducing" a new digital ad structure or employee. We've seen the Meredith Corporation promote ... [FishbowlNY]

Layoffs Come To WWD - Posted October 26, 2009
Over the weekend, Gawker reported that WWD, the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Layoffs Come To WWD - Posted October 26, 2009
Over the weekend, Gawker reported that WWD, the ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker, The Business Insider Join Forces - Posted October 22, 2009
This morning we noticed something strange: a Gawker post written by someone named The Business Insider. Some digging revealed the exa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker, The Business Insider Join Forces - Posted October 22, 2009
This morning we noticed something strange: a Gawker post written by someone named The Business Insider. Some digging revealed the exa... [FishbowlNY]

More Layoffs At Conde Nast As Brides Cuts Staffers - Posted October 7, 2009
The New York Observer reports that Brides has laid off about a dozen staffers today, the third day in horrible ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More Layoffs At Conde Nast As Brides Cuts Staffers - Posted October 7, 2009
The New York Observer reports that Brides has laid off about a dozen staffers today, the third day in horrible ... [FishbowlNY]

Party Bite: Eater Celebrates Relaunch - Posted October 7, 2009
Spotted Pig owner Ken Friedman and Lockhart Steele Lockhart Steele hosted a private bash for friends and foodies on the third floor of The Spotted Pig Monday night to celebrate the relaunch of his Eater site. The attendees included ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Party Bite: Eater Celebrates Relaunch - Posted October 7, 2009
Spotted Pig owner Ken Friedman and Lockhart Steele Lockhart Steele hosted a private bash for friends and foodies on the third floor of The Spotted Pig Monday night to celebrate the relaunch of his Eater site. The attendees included ... [FishbowlNY]

Food Blog Eater To Launch Redesign, Expansion - Posted October 1, 2009
We can confirm the rumors circulating: Lockhart Steele's foodie blog, Eater, will be at the center of a design overhaul starting tomorrow. (In fact, when we visited the site today we got this redirect message: "We've taken the liberty of redi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Food Blog Eater To Launch Redesign, Expansion - Posted October 1, 2009
We can confirm the rumors circulating: Lockhart Steele's foodie blog, Eater, will be at the center of a design overhaul starting tomorrow. (In fact, when we visited the site today we got this redirect message: "We've taken the liberty of redi... [FishbowlNY]

What Will The Gawker Sex Tape Lawsuit Mean For Bloggers? - Posted September 24, 2009
First there was the not so scandalous sex tape featuring a three-way romp between married celeb couple Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayhear... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What Will The Gawker Sex Tape Lawsuit Mean For Bloggers? - Posted September 24, 2009
First there was the not so scandalous sex tape featuring a three-way romp between married celeb couple Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayhear... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker's Blakeley Arrested - Posted September 14, 2009
It took over a week for news to surface about Gawker video editor Richard Blakeley's arrest, but today Gawker and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker's Blakeley Arrested - Posted September 14, 2009
It took over a week for news to surface about Gawker video editor Richard Blakeley's arrest, but today Gawker and ... [FishbowlNY]

Tablet Editor Jesse Oxfeld Takes On Theatre Reviewing Duties At The Observer - Posted September 8, 2009
Jesse Oxfeld, the current executive editor for online Jewish magazine Tablet and former editor at Mediabistro.com, Gawker... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tablet Editor Jesse Oxfeld Takes On Theatre Reviewing Duties At The Observer - Posted September 8, 2009
Jesse Oxfeld, the current executive editor for online Jewish magazine Tablet and former editor at Mediabistro.com, Gawker... [FishbowlNY]

Two Years After Aquisition, ALM Spins Off Again - Posted September 8, 2009
Two years after acquiring ALM, Incisive Media has decided to spin-off the unit into "a separately structured, independent company operating once again under the ALM brand," the company announced today. Since the acquisition in 2007, ALM, which owns pubs including ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Two Years After Aquisition, ALM Spins Off Again - Posted September 8, 2009
Two years after acquiring ALM, Incisive Media has decided to spin-off the unit into "a separately structured, independent company operating once again under the ALM brand," the company announced today. Since the acquisition in 2007, ALM, which owns pubs including ... [FishbowlNY]

Rendon Group Defends Itself|Rodale Launches Children's Health|Gawker's Had A Good Seven Years - Posted September 4, 2009
PRNewser: The Rendon Group fires back against media outlets like The Washington Post. Folio: Rodale is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rendon Group Defends Itself|Rodale Launches Children's Health|Gawker's Had A Good Seven Years - Posted September 4, 2009
PRNewser: The Rendon Group fires back against media outlets like The Washington Post. Folio: Rodale is ... [FishbowlNY]

Julia Allison Shills For Sony - Posted August 19, 2009
New York media personality, blogger and entrepreneur ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Julia Allison Shills For Sony - Posted August 19, 2009
New York media personality, blogger and entrepreneur ... [FishbowlNY]

One Last Thought On Robert Novak|Newsday Rejects Ad Chastising Parent Co.|Time Inc. Buys Detroit Home|More Reaction To Reader's Digest Ch. 11 News|Is Anyone Profiting From Gawker's Threesome Video? - Posted August 18, 2009
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One Last Thought On Robert Novak|Newsday Rejects Ad Chastising Parent Co.|Time Inc. Buys Detroit Home|More Reaction To Reader's Digest Ch. 11 News|Is Anyone Profiting From Gawker's Threesome Video? - Posted August 18, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

On The Menu: A Former Fishbowl-er Takes On J-School - Posted August 13, 2009
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

On The Menu: A Former Fishbowl-er Takes On J-School - Posted August 13, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Bill Hoffman Leaves Page Six - Posted August 11, 2009
After reporting on the newest hire at New York Post gossip column ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill Hoffman Leaves Page Six - Posted August 11, 2009
After reporting on the newest hire at New York Post gossip column ... [FishbowlNY]

Twitter Outage: What Happened - Posted August 7, 2009
Okay, the Twitter outage yesterday wasn't the end of the world. But it did put a crimp in our usual routine and made gathering breaking news and information that much more challenging for a good part of the day. Yesterday, Twitter said its technical difficulties were ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Twitter Outage: What Happened - Posted August 7, 2009
Okay, the Twitter outage yesterday wasn't the end of the world. But it did put a crimp in our usual routine and made gathering breaking news and information that much more challenging for a good part of the day. Yesterday, Twitter said its technical difficulties were ... [FishbowlNY]

Emily Smith Leaves Life & Style For Page Six - Posted August 7, 2009
Both Gawker and Dylan Stableford at The Wrap have reported that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Emily Smith Leaves Life & Style For Page Six - Posted August 7, 2009
Both Gawker and Dylan Stableford at The Wrap have reported that ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

WaPo Writer's Gawker Experience Raises Questions Of Fair Use - Posted August 3, 2009
We feel a bit guilty blogging about this right now, fearing that it will just add fuel to the fire raging over blogs (like this one) that draw information and quotes from stories in news sources like The Washington Post. But thanks to an article in the Post this w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WaPo Writer's Gawker Experience Raises Questions Of Fair Use - Posted August 3, 2009
We feel a bit guilty blogging about this right now, fearing that it will just add fuel to the fire raging over blogs (like this one) that draw information and quotes from stories in news sources like The Washington Post. But thanks to an article in the Post this w... [FishbowlNY]

On The Menu: How To Make It In NYC & Gawker's Hamilton Nolan - Posted July 30, 2009
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

On The Menu: How To Make It In NYC & Gawker's Hamilton Nolan - Posted July 30, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

At Gawker, Traffic Graphs Only Tell Part Of The Story - Posted July 28, 2009
Yesterday, Gawker's Nick Denton boasted about the tremendous revenue growth his company had experienced during the first half of the year, despite the recession. Denton also published ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

At Gawker, Traffic Graphs Only Tell Part Of The Story - Posted July 28, 2009
Yesterday, Gawker's Nick Denton boasted about the tremendous revenue growth his company had experienced during the first half of the year, despite the recession. Denton also published ... [FishbowlNY]

Digital Book Publishing, Gawker's Revenues and Ashton Kutcher On The Menu - Posted July 28, 2009
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Digital Book Publishing, Gawker's Revenues and Ashton Kutcher On The Menu - Posted July 28, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

McGraw-Hill Cuts 550 Employees - Posted July 16, 2009
A few days after announcing that it was looking to sell BusinessWeek, publisher ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

McGraw-Hill Cuts 550 Employees - Posted July 16, 2009
A few days after announcing that it was looking to sell BusinessWeek, publisher ... [FishbowlNY]

New Chapters Start For Stableford, Froelich - Posted July 14, 2009
Yesterday, Gawker got the scoop that former FishbowlNY editor and Mediabistro.com managing editor Dylan Stableford had been la... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New Chapters Start For Stableford, Froelich - Posted July 14, 2009
Yesterday, Gawker got the scoop that former FishbowlNY editor and Mediabistro.com managing editor Dylan Stableford had been la... [FishbowlNY]

NYPost.com Editor Calls Shenanigans On Daily News' Timestamping - Posted July 9, 2009
This afternoon, we got an email from NYPost.com News Editor Cassie Carothers pointing us to an alleged case of back timestamping by their rival ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYPost.com Editor Calls Shenanigans On Daily News' Timestamping - Posted July 9, 2009
This afternoon, we got an email from NYPost.com News Editor Cassie Carothers pointing us to an alleged case of back timestamping by their rival ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN May Be Sued Over MJ Footage|Jackson Family Hires Power Publicists|CBS Snags Gawker's Lawson|Layoffs At Spin|This Week's Best Media Throwdowns - Posted July 1, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video TVNewser: CNN has warned staffers that i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN May Be Sued Over MJ Footage|Jackson Family Hires Power Publicists|CBS Snags Gawker's Lawson|Layoffs At Spin|This Week's Best Media Throwdowns - Posted July 1, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video TVNewser: CNN has warned staffers that i... [FishbowlNY]

Friday's RTCA Dinner Wrap Up|Meredith Titles Show Ad Growth In July|Gawker's Denton Says He's Not Bored|NYT's Pogue Takes Heat For Speaker's Fee|Dumenco Continues Anti-HuffPo Campaign - Posted June 22, 2009
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Friday's RTCA Dinner Wrap Up|Meredith Titles Show Ad Growth In July|Gawker's Denton Says He's Not Bored|NYT's Pogue Takes Heat For Speaker's Fee|Dumenco Continues Anti-HuffPo Campaign - Posted June 22, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Observer Picks Up Majority Stake In Webby Winner Very Short List - Posted June 15, 2009
Today, IAC and the Observer Media Group officially announced their deal passing majority control of IAC's email newsletter Very Shor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Observer Picks Up Majority Stake In Webby Winner Very Short List - Posted June 15, 2009
Today, IAC and the Observer Media Group officially announced their deal passing majority control of IAC's email newsletter Very Shor... [FishbowlNY]

New Magazine Launch: Jewish Online Mag Tablet - Posted June 10, 2009
In the midst of recent magazine closures and more layoffs, it's always heartening to see a new pub launch. And even online only content p... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New Magazine Launch: Jewish Online Mag Tablet - Posted June 10, 2009
In the midst of recent magazine closures and more layoffs, it's always heartening to see a new pub launch. And even online only content p... [FishbowlNY]

Denton, Newmark, Fuller, Twitter's Dorsey And WSJ's Murray Talk Media's Future - Posted June 3, 2009
We interrupt coverage of Mediabistro Circus to bring you news of another media panel going on at New York University today as part of New York's Internet Week. I Want Media hosted a panel earlier today featuring former Star magazine editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Denton, Newmark, Fuller, Twitter's Dorsey And WSJ's Murray Talk Media's Future - Posted June 3, 2009
We interrupt coverage of Mediabistro Circus to bring you news of another media panel going on at New York University today as part of New York's Internet Week. I Want Media hosted a panel earlier today featuring former Star magazine editor ... [FishbowlNY]

Friedman Gives Back $75K|Double X Takes On Jezebel|10 Reasons Why Bailing Out Newspapers Is A Bad Idea|Mag Publishers' Buyout Deal|Bankrupt Tribune Denied Severance - Posted May 13, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Friedman Gives Back $75K|Double X Takes On Jezebel|10 Reasons Why Bailing Out Newspapers Is A Bad Idea|Mag Publishers' Buyout Deal|Bankrupt Tribune Denied Severance - Posted May 13, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [FishbowlNY]

Has Jossip Folded? - Posted April 20, 2009
Click on the homepage of Jossip.com and you will find a message that says "We're on Pause." Gawker however ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Has Jossip Folded? - Posted April 20, 2009
Click on the homepage of Jossip.com and you will find a message that says "We're on Pause." Gawker however ... [FishbowlNY]

True/Slant Launches, Experiments With Sponsored Content - Posted April 9, 2009
At this point it's becoming fairly clear that as the panic increases over the demise of newspapers we are entering an era of 'we're willing to try anything' decision making (closing papers as bargaining tactic, anyone?), which may or may not result in a blurring and/or redefining of ethical lines when... [morningmedianewsfeed]

True/Slant Launches, Experiments With Sponsored Content - Posted April 9, 2009
At this point it's becoming fairly clear that as the panic increases over the demise of newspapers we are entering an era of 'we're willing to try anything' decision making (closing papers as bargaining tactic, anyone?), which may or may not result in a blurring and/or redefining of ethical lines when... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Gawker Named 'Most Valuable Blog' - Posted February 23, 2009
Gawker may be slimming down...again! But that hasn't stopped finance blog 24/7 Wall St. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Named 'Most Valuable Blog' - Posted February 23, 2009
Gawker may be slimming down...again! But that hasn't stopped finance blog 24/7 Wall St. ... [FishbowlNY]

Time to Help Save Your Newspapers - Posted February 5, 2009
The newspaper crisis is no longer just an industry conversation for those of us who work in and follow the media. Time's new cover story 'How to Save Your Newspaper' is penned by former Time... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time to Help Save Your Newspapers - Posted February 5, 2009
The newspaper crisis is no longer just an industry conversation for those of us who work in and follow the media. Time's new cover story 'How to Save Your Newspaper' is penned by former Time... [FishbowlNY]

Should Yahoo Buy Gawker, The New York Times? - Posted January 26, 2009
So what's in store for Yahoo? New CEO Carol Bartz will be announcing the company's first quarter results tomorrow, and all signs point towards the numbers being less than spectacular.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Should Yahoo Buy Gawker, The New York Times? - Posted January 26, 2009
So what's in store for Yahoo? New CEO Carol Bartz will be announcing the company's first quarter results tomorrow, and all signs point towards the numbers being less than spectacular.... [FishbowlNY]

Lesser of Two Evils: Media Companies Explore Alternatives to Laying Off - Posted January 15, 2009
Not that long ago news that major media companies were mandating unpaid weeks off and significant salary cuts would have been greeted with outrage. These days, while not great news, one is tempted to breathe a sigh of relief: it's better than being laid off! And it certainly seems... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lesser of Two Evils: Media Companies Explore Alternatives to Laying Off - Posted January 15, 2009
Not that long ago news that major media companies were mandating unpaid weeks off and significant salary cuts would have been greeted with outrage. These days, while not great news, one is tempted to breathe a sigh of relief: it's better than being laid off! And it certainly seems... [FishbowlNY]

Today's NYT News Round-Up - Posted January 12, 2009
Let's talk more about The New York Times, which lately seems to be filling in as some sort of representative for the state of journalism everywhere, both good and bad. First up rumors of Bi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Today's NYT News Round-Up - Posted January 12, 2009
Let's talk more about The New York Times, which lately seems to be filling in as some sort of representative for the state of journalism everywhere, both good and bad. First up rumors of Bi... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker's Sheila McClear Respectfully Says Goodbye - Posted December 30, 2008
Nothing like ending the year with your own layoff post. Over at Gawker Sheila McClear ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker's Sheila McClear Respectfully Says Goodbye - Posted December 30, 2008
Nothing like ending the year with your own layoff post. Over at Gawker Sheila McClear ... [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]

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]

More on the Time Inc. Layoffs - Posted November 20, 2008
A tipster tells us that Southern Progress arm of Time Inc. has been hit again in the current round of layoffs (we reported... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More on the Time Inc. Layoffs - Posted November 20, 2008
A tipster tells us that Southern Progress arm of Time Inc. has been hit again in the current round of layoffs (we reported... [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]

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 ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

Nick Denton: Doom-Mongering the Future of Media - Posted November 12, 2008
Never one to let things lie Nick Denton held a "doom-mongering" summit of sorts at Gawker headquarters last night apparenty feeling that it was time for... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nick Denton: Doom-Mongering the Future of Media - Posted November 12, 2008
Never one to let things lie Nick Denton held a "doom-mongering" summit of sorts at Gawker headquarters last night apparenty feeling that it was time for... [FishbowlNY]

Radar: The Long Goodbye Continues - Posted October 28, 2008
Yep, everyone is still reeling from Friday's sudden folding of Radar and the horror show... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Radar: The Long Goodbye Continues - Posted October 28, 2008
Yep, everyone is still reeling from Friday's sudden folding of Radar and the horror show... [FishbowlNY]

Bill Keller: No More Layoffs at the NYT - Posted October 28, 2008
Here's a little slice of sunshine in an otherwise gloomy day. At the annual New York Times State of the Newsroom meeting executive editor Bill Keller ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill Keller: No More Layoffs at the NYT - Posted October 28, 2008
Here's a little slice of sunshine in an otherwise gloomy day. At the annual New York Times State of the Newsroom meeting executive editor Bill Keller ... [FishbowlNY]

Radar Folding? [Updated] Magazine Folds, AMI Purchases Website - Posted October 24, 2008
Gawker is reporting (and FBNY has also heard separately from sources within) that Maer Roshan's multiply-launched magazine ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Radar Folding? [Updated] Magazine Folds, AMI Purchases Website - Posted October 24, 2008
Gawker is reporting (and FBNY has also heard separately from sources within) that Maer Roshan's multiply-launched magazine ... [FishbowlNY]

Elizabeth Spiers' New (ish) Project: An Online Maxim for Women - Posted October 23, 2008
Elizabeth Spiers, who launched Gawker back in 2002 along with Nick Denton, and also had a hand in launching this bl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Elizabeth Spiers' New (ish) Project: An Online Maxim for Women - Posted October 23, 2008
Elizabeth Spiers, who launched Gawker back in 2002 along with Nick Denton, and also had a hand in launching this bl... [FishbowlNY]

Things Left Unsaid?: The New Yorker Profiles Arianna Huffington - Posted October 6, 2008
For the past few weeks rumors have abounded that The New Yorker was preparing a "hit piece" on Arianna Huffington. Since the term "hit piece" is not somet... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Things Left Unsaid?: The New Yorker Profiles Arianna Huffington - Posted October 6, 2008
For the past few weeks rumors have abounded that The New Yorker was preparing a "hit piece" on Arianna Huffington. Since the term "hit piece" is not somet... [FishbowlNY]

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]

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]

As the New York Media World Turns - Posted October 1, 2008
Two different stories are floating around the very fishbowl-like world of New York media today (hey we didn't just pluck our name from a hat). First off, Radar is reporting that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

As the New York Media World Turns - Posted October 1, 2008
Two different stories are floating around the very fishbowl-like world of New York media today (hey we didn't just pluck our name from a hat). First off, Radar is reporting that ... [FishbowlNY]

NYMag.com's Daily Intel Decides There Is Something in a Name! - Posted September 24, 2008
We're at bit late to this, but it looks like New York Magazine's blog Daily Intel has finally capitulated to the byline. Up until August, when the change took place, Daily Intel posts by staff bloggers (contributors wer... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYMag.com's Daily Intel Decides There Is Something in a Name! - Posted September 24, 2008
We're at bit late to this, but it looks like New York Magazine's blog Daily Intel has finally capitulated to the byline. Up until August, when the change took place, Daily Intel posts by staff bloggers (contributors wer... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker and the Palin Emails: Taking a Look at the Numbers - Posted September 18, 2008
We've been keeping our eye on Gawker's Palin post numbers as they continue to escalate. The current tally of views the post has received stands at 777,453, meaning ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker and the Palin Emails: Taking a Look at the Numbers - Posted September 18, 2008
We've been keeping our eye on Gawker's Palin post numbers as they continue to escalate. The current tally of views the post has received stands at 777,453, meaning ... [FishbowlNY]

The AP Turns Down the Secret Service, Next Stop the Google? - Posted September 18, 2008
As Gawker's numbers continue to shoot through the roof (the Palin email post currently has 758,000 hits, we're waiting to hear back from the Gawker powers that be as to whether that's a record) the Palin emails a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The AP Turns Down the Secret Service, Next Stop the Google? - Posted September 18, 2008
As Gawker's numbers continue to shoot through the roof (the Palin email post currently has 758,000 hits, we're waiting to hear back from the Gawker powers that be as to whether that's a record) the Palin emails a... [FishbowlNY]

Wherein Gawker Hijacks the Election - Posted September 17, 2008
We love the idea of Gawker becoming a player in this election SO much — because seriously, how else could it get any crazier? (No really, how e... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wherein Gawker Hijacks the Election - Posted September 17, 2008
We love the idea of Gawker becoming a player in this election SO much — because seriously, how else could it get any crazier? (No really, how e... [FishbowlNY]

Does Gawker Have Screen Grabs of Sarah Palin's Personal Email Acct? - Posted September 17, 2008
It looks like John McCain's aversion to the Google may be a good thing after all, or at least something to be envied if you're Sarah... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Does Gawker Have Screen Grabs of Sarah Palin's Personal Email Acct? - Posted September 17, 2008
It looks like John McCain's aversion to the Google may be a good thing after all, or at least something to be envied if you're Sarah... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker Wanted: Denton Signing Off As Managing Editor - Posted September 2, 2008
After eight successful (there's a graph if you don't believe us) months Nick Denton is stepping down as managing editor at Gawker. Think you're up for... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Wanted: Denton Signing Off As Managing Editor - Posted September 2, 2008
After eight successful (there's a graph if you don't believe us) months Nick Denton is stepping down as managing editor at Gawker. Think you're up for... [FishbowlNY]

NYT: In the Market For a Little Deja Vu? - Posted August 4, 2008
Last week Gawker pointed out that something about the New York Times was sounding awfully fa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT: In the Market For a Little Deja Vu? - Posted August 4, 2008
Last week Gawker pointed out that something about the New York Times was sounding awfully fa... [FishbowlNY]

In Which the 'Montauk Monster' Gives New Meaning to Dog Days of Summer Media Blogging - Posted July 31, 2008
We've sort of been ignoring the Montauk Monster up until now, mostly because between the water bug we found in the bathtub yesterday and seeing Jaws at far too young an age we've had our fill of scary water monster stories. However! Being that it's a s... [morningmedianewsfeed]

In Which the 'Montauk Monster' Gives New Meaning to Dog Days of Summer Media Blogging - Posted July 31, 2008
We've sort of been ignoring the Montauk Monster up until now, mostly because between the water bug we found in the bathtub yesterday and seeing Jaws at far too young an age we've had our fill of scary water monster stories. However! Being that it's a s... [FishbowlNY]

Who is Who? New York's '2,109' Most Notable - Posted July 7, 2008
We all know "notable" New Yorkers never get tired of hearing about themselves, much as the blogosphere never tires of writing about them. To that end, Gawker is reporting th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Who is Who? New York's '2,109' Most Notable - Posted July 7, 2008
We all know "notable" New Yorkers never get tired of hearing about themselves, much as the blogosphere never tires of writing about them. To that end, Gawker is reporting th... [FishbowlNY]

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 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]

When Being Dooced Is Only One Side of the Story - Posted March 6, 2007
Sometimes, even us freewheeling bloggers like to exercise a little restraint. Because reporting on publishing people getting fired for what's clearly a case of going overboard on a small matter is, frankly, not the best use of our time and resources. But since Gawker's now gone ahead and present... [GalleyCat]

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