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Walter Isaacson to Serve as Keynote Speaker at BEA - Posted May 19, 2014
Famed biography writer Walter Isaacson has been named this year's keynote speaker at the forthcoming BookExpo America (BEA) conference. The Slate Group editor-in-chief Jacob Weisberg will sit with Isaacson for an interview. According to the press release, the two will discuss Isaacso... [AllTwitter]

Walter Isaacson to Serve as Keynote Speaker at BEA - Posted May 19, 2014
Famed biography writer Walter Isaacson has been named this year's keynote speaker at the forthcoming BookExpo America (BEA) conference. The Slate Group editor-in-chief Jacob Weisberg will sit with Isaacson for an interview. According to the press release, the two will discuss Isaacso... [GalleyCat]

More Roger Ailes Bio Reviews: 'Disingenuous,' Unmemorable - Posted January 20, 2014
The New York Times made room for a second book review of the Gabriel Sherman unauthorized biography of Fox N... [TVNewser]

NYT Book Review of Ailes Bio: 'Actually Fair and Balanced, Carefully Documented' - Posted January 13, 2014
With "The Loudest Voice in the Room," Gabriel Sherman's unauthorized biography of Roger Ailes set for release tomorrow, New York Times media repor... [TVNewser]

Vogue Profiles Marissa Mayer - Posted August 16, 2013
We love the faux-gravity-defying photo by Mikael Jansson of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer that crowns the Web version of Jacob Weisberg's profile pi... [GalleyCat]

Vogue Profiles Marissa Mayer - Posted August 16, 2013
We love the faux-gravity-defying photo by Mikael Jansson of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer that crowns the Web version of Jacob Weisberg's profile pi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vogue Profiles Marissa Mayer - Posted August 16, 2013
We love the faux-gravity-defying photo by Mikael Jansson of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer that crowns the Web version of Jacob Weisberg's profile pi... [FishbowlNY]

A Lot of Media People Partied Last Night - Posted January 29, 2013
The whirlwind surrounding the New Republic continued last night as Chris ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Lot of Media People Partied Last Night - Posted January 29, 2013
The whirlwind surrounding the New Republic continued last night as Chris ... [FishbowlNY]

Slate Names Matt Turck Publisher - Posted August 27, 2012
Slate, the online magazine from The Washington Post Company, has named Matt Turck its new publisher. Turck has been Slate's vice president of sales and marketing since 2009. Turck will su... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Slate Names Matt Turck Publisher - Posted August 27, 2012
Slate, the online magazine from The Washington Post Company, has named Matt Turck its new publisher. Turck has been Slate's vice president of sales and marketing since 2009. Turck will su... [FishbowlNY]

Good Luck, Council On Ethical Blogging and Aggregation - Posted March 12, 2012
Simon Dumenco, a Media Reporter for Ad Age, has come up with something called the Council on Ethical Blogging and Aggregation (CEBA). The group, according to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Good Luck, Council On Ethical Blogging and Aggregation - Posted March 12, 2012
Simon Dumenco, a Media Reporter for Ad Age, has come up with something called the Council on Ethical Blogging and Aggregation (CEBA). The group, according to ... [FishbowlNY]

TNR Makes Changes to Web Team and Announces Brand New Class of Reporter-Researchers - Posted October 19, 2010
Today TNR.com Editor Greg Veis announces two additions to its web... [FishbowlDC]

Slate's The Big Money Closed for Business - Posted July 30, 2010
Less than two years after the Washington Post's Slate Group launched The Big Money, they've announced the business/economy site is being shuttered, effective immediately. Romenesko obtained the internal memo: The problem, in a nutshell, is that the site is not pointed toward profitability on a fast enough timetable. We've struggled to grow the... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Slate Sets Its WHCA Dinner Table - Posted April 22, 2010
Slate will attend Prom. No celebs, but fun should be had. The big names at the table are solely those of Slate descent. Dinner guests include: Jacob Weisberg, David Plotz, ... [FishbowlDC]

News Notes: Media Types and Pols at "First Draft of History" - Posted October 2, 2009
• Today's schedule at the Atlantic's "First Draft of History," Washington's Ideas Forum at the Newseum... CNBC's Maria Bartiromo interviews Larry Summers, Jacob Weisberg interviews Brian Schweitzer, Howard Fineman interviews ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.21.09 - Posted July 21, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Online Women's Mag Double X Launches - Posted May 12, 2009
Way back in November, Slate chairman and editor-in-chief Jacob Weisberg told us about the three ladies that would be helming his newest spin-off venture... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Online Women's Mag Double X Launches - Posted May 12, 2009
Way back in November, Slate chairman and editor-in-chief Jacob Weisberg told us about the three ladies that would be helming his newest spin-off venture... [FishbowlNY]

David Plotz's Book Party: Have You Read The Good Book Lately? - Posted April 2, 2009
Have you read the bible? This was perhaps the most frequent question bandied about at last night's book party for David Plotz's Good Book held at the Tribec... [morningmedianewsfeed]

David Plotz's Book Party: Have You Read The Good Book Lately? - Posted April 2, 2009
Have you read the bible? This was perhaps the most frequent question bandied about at last night's book party for David Plotz's Good Book held at the Tribec... [FishbowlNY]

Weisberg Chimes In on "Foreign Policy" Purchase - Posted September 30, 2008
Earlier on FishbowlDC: "So That's What Susan Glasser Will Do Next..." Slate Group Editor-in-Chief Jacob Weisberg sent out an email to Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive staffers this morning, obtained by FishbowlDC, in which he elaborates on the purchase of Foreign Policy magazine. Weisberg adm... [FishbowlDC]

FBLA Goes to the Party: Weisberg Book Party - Posted February 21, 2008
Slate's Jacob Weisberg read from his new book The Bush Tragedy at a Domino-sponored shindig in Brentwood. 300 guests stormed Arianna Huffington's mansion house. (Or home, as the invitations read.) ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 12.10.07 - Posted December 10, 2007
Good morning Washington. For those of you wondering why we're not including the Politico, Roll Call and The Hill in our "Pictures of Morning Papers" feature -- which we'd love to do -- it's because a.) Politico and Roll Call are usually a day behind in posting theres and b.) The Hill... [FishbowlDC]

FBLA Goes to the Party: Slate V - Posted September 6, 2007
Slate V, the video branch of the online mag, threw a party at the cavernous Avalon last night, complete with open bar, roving waiters, and a big buffet. Infiniti provided the decoration, in the form of a car. No raffle, and the back seat wasn't big enough for any Tommy... [FishbowlLA]

Ellies 2007: Handicapping The Races - Posted May 1, 2007
New York's Adam Moss [left] and the New Yorker's David Remnick [right] flank Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner at the 2006 National Magazine Awards Counting down the hours to tonight's National Magazine Awards in New ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ellies 2007: Handicapping The Races - Posted May 1, 2007
New York's Adam Moss [left] and the New Yorker's David Remnick [right] flank Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner at the 2006 National Magazine Awards Counting down the hours to tonight's National Magazine Awards in New ... [FishbowlNY]

Christopher Hitchens: Va. Tech Shootings A 'Non-Story' - Posted April 30, 2007
Virginia Tech was a "non-story," no more important than news of a "traffic accident." Magazine editors should be ashamed of themselves for not publishing the Danish cartoons. Anna Nicole was a "fat slut." Religion "poisons everything." Oh, and women? They still aren't funny. Some words of wisdom offered by Vanity Fair contributi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Christopher Hitchens: Va. Tech Shootings A 'Non-Story' - Posted April 30, 2007
Virginia Tech was a "non-story," no more important than news of a "traffic accident." Magazine editors should be ashamed of themselves for not publishing the Danish cartoons. Anna Nicole was a "fat slut." Religion "poisons everything." Oh, and women? They still aren't funny. Some words of wisdom offered by Vanity Fair contributi... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

Slate Finally Puts End To Monkey(fishing) Business, Issues Yet Another Apology - Posted February 7, 2007
Remember the controversy over that fabricated Slate article on monkeyfishing? No? Probably because it grabbed attention for a few short weeks in June 2001 before fading into the haze of media scandals past. Well, Slate ran an article penned by James For... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Slate Finally Puts End To Monkey(fishing) Business, Issues Yet Another Apology - Posted February 7, 2007
Remember the controversy over that fabricated Slate article on monkeyfishing? No? Probably because it grabbed attention for a few short weeks in June 2001 before fading into the haze of media scandals past. Well, Slate ran an article penned by James For... [FishbowlNY]

Mag Editors On Truth Serum: 'I Have So F*cked Up' - Posted January 30, 2007
All hail the editors-in-chief (from left): CosmoGIRL!'s Susan Schulz, Redbook's Stacy Morrison, mediabistro.com founder and CEO Laurel Touby, Men's Journal's Tom Foster, Slate's Jacob Weisberg; Jane's Brandon Holley, and Departures's Richard Story Photo by David Vanderheyden Slate's Jacob Weisberg called Slate a "cult." Jane's Brandon Ho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mag Editors On Truth Serum: 'I Have So F*cked Up' - Posted January 30, 2007
All hail the editors-in-chief (from left): CosmoGIRL!'s Susan Schulz, Redbook's Stacy Morrison, mediabistro.com founder and CEO Laurel Touby, Men's Journal's Tom Foster, Slate's Jacob Weisberg; Jane's Brandon Holley, and Departures's Richard Story Photo by David Vanderheyden Slate's Jacob Weisberg called Slate a "cult." Jane's Brandon Ho... [FishbowlNY]

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