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Revolving Door Newsletter: 10.31.2014
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Revolving Door Newsletter: 05.26.09
LAT Suspends Spinoff Mag; Portfolio.com Gets Second Life

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Spotted around the media universe

Facebook Global Head of Diversity Maxine Williams Reflects on Her First Year - Posted November 6, 2014
Facebook global head of diversity Maxine Williams spoke with ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Atlantic Partners With NewsHour | DWA Earnings Beat Estimates - Posted October 30, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Atlantic Partners With NewsHour | DWA Earnings Beat Estimates - Posted October 30, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Jeff Bercovici Leaving Forbes for Inc. - Posted October 29, 2014
The departure of Nicole Carter from Inc. to Apple has set in motion an interesting subsequent shift. To replace her as the magazine's San Francisco bureau chief, Inc. has snagged ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jeff Bercovici Leaving Forbes for Inc. - Posted October 29, 2014
The departure of Nicole Carter from Inc. to Apple has set in motion an interesting subsequent shift. To replace her as the magazine's San Francisco bureau chief, Inc. has snagged ... [FishbowlNY]

Forbes Pegs Shane Smith's Net Worth at $400 Million - Posted September 18, 2013
And assuming Jeff Bercovici's calculations are correct, that puts the VICE co-founder way ahead of Tumblr wunderkind David Karp. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Forbes Pegs Shane Smith's Net Worth at $400 Million - Posted September 18, 2013
And assuming Jeff Bercovici's calculations are correct, that puts the VICE co-founder way ahead of Tumblr wunderkind David Karp. ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Removes Ads From Firm That Promises To Lie For Its Customers - Posted May 31, 2013
Dishonesty appears to be a theme this Friday, but in this case,... [AllFacebook]

Jeff Bercovici Tries to Answer Billion-Dollar LAT Question - Posted April 22, 2013
In the wake of this weekend's highly shared New York Times piece about the Koch brothers' interest in Tribune Co. newspapers, Forbes... [FishbowlLA]

Studio City Freelancer Among This Year's S.I. Newhouse Finalists - Posted April 12, 2013
Remember all that business last spring about The Hobbit's 48-frames-per-second technology? Among the reporters covering the topic at that time was Studio City-based freelance writer Hugh Hart for Wired magazine. ... [FishbowlLA]

2013 Mirror Awards Finalists Named - Posted April 10, 2013
The 2013 Mirror Awards finalists have been announced. The awards highlight excellence in media reporting. The winners will be announced Wednesday, June 5, at Cipriani. Congrats to all those nominated. Best Single Article - Traditional/Legacy Media ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

2013 Mirror Awards Finalists Named - Posted April 10, 2013
The 2013 Mirror Awards finalists have been announced. The awards highlight excellence in media reporting. The winners will be announced Wednesday, June 5, at Cipriani. Congrats to all those nominated. Best Single Article - Traditional/Legacy Media ... [FishbowlNY]

LA's Longest-Serving Patch Local Editor is Suddenly Down and Out in Beverly Hills - Posted January 18, 2013
There's something a little strange this morning about the Beverly Hills Patch home page. The familiar smiling thumbnail image and email address for local editor Marie Cunningham has disappeared. ... [FishbowlLA]

Report: Al Jazeera Finalizing Deal to Acquire Current TV - Posted January 2, 2013
A few months ago, Michael Wolff wondered in the pages of USA TODAY - "Who Will Buy Al Gore's Current TV?" He concluded that an Internet behemoth like The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed or even College Humor might make sense. ... [FishbowlLA]

James Patterson Leads World's Top-Earning Authors List - Posted August 9, 2012
Forbes has just released its annual list of the World's Top-Earning Authors. We've listed the top five writers below, along with their income--... [semanticweb.com]

James Patterson Leads World's Top-Earning Authors List - Posted August 9, 2012
Forbes has just released its annual list of the World's Top-Earning Authors. We've listed the top five writers below, along with their income--... [GalleyCat]

TIME Milks Cover Photo of Breastfeeding LA Mom - Posted May 10, 2012
Media mission accomplished. As TIME managing editor Rick Stengel explained earlier today to Forbes blogger Jeff Bercovici, "the whole point of a magazine cov... [FishbowlLA]

Arianna Huffington Fights Claims That She Is Spending AOL Into the Ground - Posted June 16, 2011
Over a week ago, Jeff Bercovici at Forbes wrote a massive takedown of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Arianna Huffington Fights Claims That She Is Spending AOL Into the Ground - Posted June 16, 2011
Over a week ago, Jeff Bercovici at Forbes wrote a massive takedown of ... [FishbowlNY]

Top Six Reasons Why Arianna Huffington Will Be AOL's Undoing - Posted June 7, 2011
Jeff Bercovici at Forbes wrote a significant takedown of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Top Six Reasons Why Arianna Huffington Will Be AOL's Undoing - Posted June 7, 2011
Jeff Bercovici at Forbes wrote a significant takedown of ... [FishbowlNY]

AOL Sunk $40 Million Into Patch In First Quarter: Expects Big 2011 Loss - Posted May 5, 2011
Wow. AOL's first quarter results are out and it looks like the company is spending some serious cash to get Patch up and running. We're talking $40 million in the first few months of the year alone. As Forbes' Jeff Bercovici ... [FishbowlLA]

The Real Value of Huffington Post's Blogs - Posted April 22, 2011
As the world knows, angry unpaid bloggers are suing Arianna Huffington for $105 million after the sale to AOL for $315 mi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Real Value of Huffington Post's Blogs - Posted April 22, 2011
As the world knows, angry unpaid bloggers are suing Arianna Huffington for $105 million after the sale to AOL for $315 mi... [FishbowlNY]

The New York Times on Why It Still Pays Writers Who Would Write for Free - Posted April 14, 2011
In light of the current lawsuit by unpaid bloggers against AOL-Huffington Post, HuffPo defenders have made the argument that people knowingly, willingly wrote for the digital n... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New York Times on Why It Still Pays Writers Who Would Write for Free - Posted April 14, 2011
In light of the current lawsuit by unpaid bloggers against AOL-Huffington Post, HuffPo defenders have made the argument that people knowingly, willingly wrote for the digital n... [FishbowlNY]

Bloggers Against Blogger Lawsuit Against HuffPo - Posted April 13, 2011
As you've no doubt heard by now, a class-action lawsuit was filed yesterday by Jonathan Tasini on behalf of unpaid Huffington Post bloggers, contending Arianna and her website are guilty of "unjust enrichment and deceptive business practices." The blogosphere hasn't exactly come out in support of the lawsuit. Dylan Stableford... [FishbowlLA]

How Well Is The Daily Actually Doing? - Posted March 30, 2011
So, people love to hate on The Daily. That whole oldest dog in South Dakota thing. The fact that reporters keep leaving it for else where. But mostly people hate on it because they think no one is re... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How Well Is The Daily Actually Doing? - Posted March 30, 2011
So, people love to hate on The Daily. That whole oldest dog in South Dakota thing. The fact that reporters keep leaving it for else where. But mostly people hate on it because they think no one is re... [FishbowlNY]

AOL/Huffington Post To Freelancers: 'Don't Assume Anything' - Posted March 25, 2011
In a conference call with freelancers earlier this week, Huffington Post executive editor Nico Pitney pleaded for patience. No, AOL is not ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Two Editors Leave The New York Times for Bloomberg View - Posted March 3, 2011
Today Jeff Bercovici ponders the brewing feud between The New York Times and Bloomberg View, and in his post drops this bit of knowledge: [Losing ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Two Editors Leave The New York Times for Bloomberg View - Posted March 3, 2011
Today Jeff Bercovici ponders the brewing feud between The New York Times and Bloomberg View, and in his post drops this bit of knowledge: [Losing ... [FishbowlNY]

A Look at The Film 'Murdoch' - Posted February 23, 2011
Jeff Bercovici has a copy the script for Murdoch, a movie about Rupert Murdoch and his family that will most likely never be made. While Hollywood might be too scared to back... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Look at The Film 'Murdoch' - Posted February 23, 2011
Jeff Bercovici has a copy the script for Murdoch, a movie about Rupert Murdoch and his family that will most likely never be made. While Hollywood might be too scared to back... [FishbowlNY]

Forbes Probes Bloomberg's Motives - Posted January 27, 2011
In the February 14th issue of Forbes, Jeff Bercovici takes a look at the expansion of Bloomberg LP and what it means for the man behind the company. Bercovici ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Forbes Probes Bloomberg's Motives - Posted January 27, 2011
In the February 14th issue of Forbes, Jeff Bercovici takes a look at the expansion of Bloomberg LP and what it means for the man behind the company. Bercovici ... [FishbowlNY]

Freakonomics Blog And NYT.com To Split; Jobs Available - Posted January 14, 2011
The Freakonomics blog and NYTimes.com are parting ways, reports Forbes' Jeff Bercovici. The blog has been hosted by the New York Times since... [MediaJobsDaily]

Newly Appointed Bloomberg View Editors To Work Outside Company Headquarters - Posted January 13, 2011
David Shipley and James P. Rubin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newly Appointed Bloomberg View Editors To Work Outside Company Headquarters - Posted January 13, 2011
David Shipley and James P. Rubin... [FishbowlNY]

More Rumors for The Daily's Date - Posted January 10, 2011
The last we heard The Daily was supposed to launch next Monday, th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More Rumors for The Daily's Date - Posted January 10, 2011
The last we heard The Daily was supposed to launch next Monday, th... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 12.22.10 - Posted December 22, 2010
*Bob Ennis, the ex-hubby in Sunday's scandalous NYT "Vows" story, opens up to Politics Daily's Annie Groer. He blasts the NYT and said he feared the damaging effects it could... [FishbowlDC]

Bill Keller Comments on WikiLeaks - Posted December 16, 2010
Bill Keller, Executive Editor for the New York Times spoke today at a conference hosted by Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab. The title of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill Keller Comments on WikiLeaks - Posted December 16, 2010
Bill Keller, Executive Editor for the New York Times spoke today at a conference hosted by Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab. The title of... [FishbowlNY]

Revolving Door: 10.14 - Posted October 14, 2010
Here are this week's PR and media highlights from mediabistro's Revolving Door Newsletter: Lauren Kern has been named deputy editor at The New York Times Magazine. She had been executive editor at O,... [PRNewser]

New Hires At Forbes, Including Jeff Bercovici - Posted October 11, 2010
Forbes has now officially announced that Jeff Bercovici, formerly of Aol's Daily Finance blog, has joined their editorial staff to cover tech, media and advertising.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New Hires At Forbes, Including Jeff Bercovici - Posted October 11, 2010
Forbes has now officially announced that Jeff Bercovici, formerly of Aol's Daily Finance blog, has joined their editorial staff to cover tech, media and advertising.... [FishbowlNY]

Columbia Journalism Review Needs a Media Critic - Posted September 29, 2010
Media critics seem to be in high demand these days. On Monday, Jeff Bercovici joined Forbes while John Koblin left his home at New York Observer to start writing for Women's Wear Daily. And now, the Columbia Journalism Review wants to find a new media critic for fiscal and economic policy... [MediaJobsDaily]

A Glut of Media Reporter Resignations - Posted September 27, 2010
Ever want the opportunity to follow in a star's footsteps? Well you might well soon get the chance as two large organizations lost media reporting studs (does that exist) today. Both AOL and New York Observer learned that their star repor... [MediaJobsDaily]

Jeff Bercovici: Retire 'Pajama Jokes' - Posted June 17, 2010
Jeff Bercovici columnist at Daily Finance lays out a case for nixing the pajama dig: Jokes about bloggers in pajamas were already a cliche by 2005, when a group of ... [FishbowlLA]

Amidst Hyperactive News Cycle, White House Focuses on Long Term - Posted April 28, 2010
Despite the fact that White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton have been ... [PRNewser]

Super Bowl PR Winners and Losers - Posted February 8, 2010
[Coke teams up with The Simpsons for their Super Bowl ad.] This is more AgencySpy's territory, but PRNewser wanted to provide a quick recap of who "won" and who "lost" in last night's Super Bowl marketing bonanza. Winners: Pepsi Refresh Although the jury is still out on Pepsi's decision to skip the Super Bowl in... [PRNewser]

Atlantic.com's Biz Editor Out Before Site Launches - Posted January 27, 2010
Because the world of business news isn't saturated enough, Atlantic Media announced a new business site in October to be launched sometime this spring (after an initial push-back from this winter's original date). Originally, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Atlantic.com's Biz Editor Out Before Site Launches - Posted January 27, 2010
Because the world of business news isn't saturated enough, Atlantic Media announced a new business site in October to be launched sometime this spring (after an initial push-back from this winter's original date). Originally, ... [FishbowlNY]

Lifestyle Firm Offers Finder's Fee to Bloggers for New Accounts - Posted January 22, 2010
Katherine Rothman, CEO of KMR Communications extended an offer to bloggers who cover her firm's specialties to help her reel in new accounts in exchange for a fee, according to a DailyFinance.com story today by media critic ... [PRNewser]

NYTimes.com Pay Wall: Media CEOs, Editors And Bloggers Weigh In - Posted January 20, 2010
With The New York Times's pay wall a year away and its details vague, there are many questions still left to be answered. What will this metered system really look like? What will it actually cost? Will it send bloggers to link to other news sources and dete... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYTimes.com Pay Wall: Media CEOs, Editors And Bloggers Weigh In - Posted January 20, 2010
With The New York Times's pay wall a year away and its details vague, there are many questions still left to be answered. What will this metered system really look like? What will it actually cost? Will it send bloggers to link to other news sources and dete... [FishbowlNY]

NYT Defends Blurry Ethical Territory, Takes Swipe At Bloggers - Posted January 4, 2010
The New York Times has had a hell of a time in the last six months trying to determine just exactly how much freedom to allot to their freelance (or non-staff) writers. And the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT Defends Blurry Ethical Territory, Takes Swipe At Bloggers - Posted January 4, 2010
The New York Times has had a hell of a time in the last six months trying to determine just exactly how much freedom to allot to their freelance (or non-staff) writers. And the ... [FishbowlNY]

"HuffPo" Prefers More Formal "HuffPost" - Posted December 23, 2009
HuffPo prefers that people now use the moniker "HuffPost" to "HuffPo". Just hearing it, the suggestion sounds snooty. It's like trying to move from Howie back to Howard (as in WaPo's Kurtz) or from Barack to Barry and back to Barack (as in President Obama). Othe... [FishbowlDC]

MediaElites.com Brings Media's Elite Together With Holiday Spirit - Posted December 17, 2009
MediaElites.com's Aaron Gell and Drew Grant, Advertising Age's Nat Ives and Jeff Bercovici of AOL Daily Finance Last night's Holiday Blowout hosted by MediaElites.com at 200 Orchard had all the ingredients for a good old new media holiday party: open bar, a feeling of good will (donate an old coat!), plenty of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

MediaElites.com Brings Media's Elite Together With Holiday Spirit - Posted December 17, 2009
MediaElites.com's Aaron Gell and Drew Grant, Advertising Age's Nat Ives and Jeff Bercovici of AOL Daily Finance Last night's Holiday Blowout hosted by MediaElites.com at 200 Orchard had all the ingredients for a good old new media holiday party: open bar, a feeling of good will (donate an old coat!), plenty of... [FishbowlNY]

Rodale Restructures Management, Promotes Michaelson To President, CMO - Posted December 16, 2009
Men's Health publisher Rodale Inc. announced a sweeping restructuring of its management team yesterday, along with the promotion of customer marketing EVP ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rodale Restructures Management, Promotes Michaelson To President, CMO - Posted December 16, 2009
Men's Health publisher Rodale Inc. announced a sweeping restructuring of its management team yesterday, along with the promotion of customer marketing EVP ... [FishbowlNY]

Newsweek Cover Photographer At Center Of Rights Controversy - Posted November 18, 2009
Yesterday we reported on the controversy brought up by what some are calling a "sexist" cover of Sarah Palin on the current issue of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsweek Cover Photographer At Center Of Rights Controversy - Posted November 18, 2009
Yesterday we reported on the controversy brought up by what some are calling a "sexist" cover of Sarah Palin on the current issue of ... [FishbowlNY]

Conde Nast Digital's Schutte: We're Not A Late Bloomer - Posted November 10, 2009
Today Folio magazine posted an interview with Drew Schutte, senior vice president and chief revenue officer of Cond&ea... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Conde Nast Digital's Schutte: We're Not A Late Bloomer - Posted November 10, 2009
Today Folio magazine posted an interview with Drew Schutte, senior vice president and chief revenue officer of Cond&ea... [FishbowlNY]

Thrillist Responds to Blog Swarm Over Weekend Junket - Posted October 23, 2009
[Bloggers & journalists throwing down on sponsors' dime, via RandomNightOut] In the debate about journalism ethics after Thrillist's Jet Mystery junket last week, there were no flies on the company or sponsors. The... [PRNewser]

Newsweek Calls Thrillist-Tripping Journos on Ethics Violations - Posted October 22, 2009
The 150 journalists and guests who had the pleasure of vacationing last weekend in Jamaica for free were repaying their hosts/benefactors, Thrillist.com and Jetblue, with tons of tweets and Internet hype. Some would say that's worth it's weight in gold for the New York-... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsweek Calls Thrillist-Tripping Journos on Ethics Violations - Posted October 22, 2009
The 150 journalists and guests who had the pleasure of vacationing last weekend in Jamaica for free were repaying their hosts/benefactors, Thrillist.com and Jetblue, with tons of tweets and Internet hype. Some would say that's worth it's weight in gold for the New York-... [FishbowlNY]

It's Spin City for Moguls & Machers at Michael's - Posted September 30, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The flacks were certainly out in full force today at Michael's. It seemed anyone who was (or represents) anyone was out and about with something to spin. Well, at least it's a sign that life goes on in Manhattan no matter how bleak New York magazine says ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

It's Spin City for Moguls & Machers at Michael's - Posted September 30, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The flacks were certainly out in full force today at Michael's. It seemed anyone who was (or represents) anyone was out and about with something to spin. Well, at least it's a sign that life goes on in Manhattan no matter how bleak New York magazine says ... [FishbowlNY]

Atlantic Wire Launches With (Media) Star-Studded Fete - Posted September 23, 2009
All of the (op-ed) stars were out last night to celebrate the launch of Atlantic Wire, the opinion aggregating sister site to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Atlantic Wire Launches With (Media) Star-Studded Fete - Posted September 23, 2009
All of the (op-ed) stars were out last night to celebrate the launch of Atlantic Wire, the opinion aggregating sister site to ... [FishbowlNY]

Former HarperCollins CEO Jane Friedman Is Looking for Romance - Posted August 26, 2009
When news broke that former HarperCollins CEO Jane Friedman had raised $3 million in start-up funds for her new OpenRoad Integrated Media digital publishing venture, ... [GalleyCat]

Runner's World Credits Web Site For Sub Increase|LA Weekly Writer Responds To Criticism|Ivanka To Wed Jared|Brill & Crovitz Discuss Journalism Online|Praise For Andrew Sullivan - Posted July 17, 2009
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Runner's World Credits Web Site For Sub Increase|LA Weekly Writer Responds To Criticism|Ivanka To Wed Jared|Brill & Crovitz Discuss Journalism Online|Praise For Andrew Sullivan - Posted July 17, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

The Printed Blog Stops Printing|Gannett Names New Communciations VP|Newspaper Ad Fail|Kliger Joins TV Guide|Bercovici Not Working For Mediaite -- Now He's Ranked 152 - Posted July 7, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Printed Blog Stops Printing|Gannett Names New Communciations VP|Newspaper Ad Fail|Kliger Joins TV Guide|Bercovici Not Working For Mediaite -- Now He's Ranked 152 - Posted July 7, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

Another Magazine Death: Vibe Reportedly Closing - Posted June 30, 2009
Jeff Bercovici at AOL's DailyFinance is reporting that music magazine Vibe is ceasing publication. Just last month, the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Another Magazine Death: Vibe Reportedly Closing - Posted June 30, 2009
Jeff Bercovici at AOL's DailyFinance is reporting that music magazine Vibe is ceasing publication. Just last month, the... [FishbowlNY]

Vibe Has Folded - Posted June 30, 2009
From Jeff Bercovici at AOL's Daily Finance: Vibe magazine, the urban-music magazine founded in 1993 by Quincy Jones, is the latest victim of th... [FishbowlLA]

Employed And Unemployed Alike Swap Swag At ASSME Bash - Posted June 25, 2009
Just as we were about to leave ASSME's Swag-a-Thon -- a charity event/blowout hosted by the organization representing the "sh*tcanned media elite" -- we heard the unmistakable voice of New York Times media columnist ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Employed And Unemployed Alike Swap Swag At ASSME Bash - Posted June 25, 2009
Just as we were about to leave ASSME's Swag-a-Thon -- a charity event/blowout hosted by the organization representing the "sh*tcanned media elite" -- we heard the unmistakable voice of New York Times media columnist ... [FishbowlNY]

Boston Magazine Gets New Editor, Publisher, Layoffs And Furloughs - Posted June 22, 2009
Boston magazine has fired its editor and imposed additional staff cuts and furloughs today. The magazine's editor, James Burnett, is out, replaced by Minnesota Monthly ed... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Boston Magazine Gets New Editor, Publisher, Layoffs And Furloughs - Posted June 22, 2009
Boston magazine has fired its editor and imposed additional staff cuts and furloughs today. The magazine's editor, James Burnett, is out, replaced by Minnesota Monthly ed... [FishbowlNY]

Colbert's Newsweek Ripe For Criticism - Posted June 10, 2009
Newsweek's latest issue, which was guest edited by political satirist Stephen Colbert, tried to escape ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Colbert's Newsweek Ripe For Criticism - Posted June 10, 2009
Newsweek's latest issue, which was guest edited by political satirist Stephen Colbert, tried to escape ... [FishbowlNY]

Portfolio.com Media Blogger Moving On - Posted May 21, 2009
Earlier this month, we noticed that Portfolio.com media blogger ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Portfolio.com Media Blogger Moving On - Posted May 21, 2009
Earlier this month, we noticed that Portfolio.com media blogger ... [FishbowlNY]

Portfolio.com Media Blogger Writes for NYMag.com - Posted May 6, 2009
Last night, former Portfolio.com Mixed Media blogger Jeff Bercovici had a byline on a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Portfolio.com Media Blogger Writes for NYMag.com - Posted May 6, 2009
Last night, former Portfolio.com Mixed Media blogger Jeff Bercovici had a byline on a ... [FishbowlNY]

Portfolio Magazine Has Closed - Posted April 27, 2009
Portfolio Magazine, the glossy business publication that featured pieces by literary-minded journalists like Michael Lewis and Tom Wolfe, has closed. Editor-in-Chief ... [GalleyCat]

Portfolio Folds - Posted April 27, 2009
Conde Nast Portfolio is closing. Jeff Bercovici writes on the Portfolio blog: Our editor in chief, Joanne Lipman, just broke the news to staff, saying the decision had been made "because of financial reasons at Advance," Conde Nast's parent company. "It's not anything that the company wanted to do." She said... [FishbowlDC]

Breaking: Portfolio Folds - Posted April 27, 2009
Portfolio magazine, the two-year-old Conde Nast business monthly, has folded as of this morning. Thus far, there's been no official word on whether Web site Portfolio.com will live on in any capacity, but it's not looking likely, as there's no mention of future plans for the site in an ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: Portfolio Folds - Posted April 27, 2009
Portfolio magazine, the two-year-old Conde Nast business monthly, has folded as of this morning. Thus far, there's been no official word on whether Web site Portfolio.com will live on in any capacity, but it's not looking likely, as there's no mention of future plans for the site in an ... [FishbowlNY]

Business Mag Gets Shut Down...Not For Lack of Material, Of Course... - Posted April 27, 2009
Conde Nast Portfolio has folded according to The Business Insider: Executives just finished a meeting to inform staffers. In the meeting, there was a round of applause for editor Joanne Lipman. Also read Gawker's Oct. 08 take on why the magazine ... [FishbowlLA]

Why I Followed Andrew Sullivan to the Financial District - Posted April 21, 2009
It's sort of fitting that my last FBNY post should be about ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Why I Followed Andrew Sullivan to the Financial District - Posted April 21, 2009
It's sort of fitting that my last FBNY post should be about ... [FishbowlNY]

New Hires and Blog Launches at Portfolio.com - Posted April 14, 2009
Looks like Portfolio.com is kicking back into gear. Jeff Bercovici is... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New Hires and Blog Launches at Portfolio.com - Posted April 14, 2009
Looks like Portfolio.com is kicking back into gear. Jeff Bercovici is... [FishbowlNY]

Boston Globe Raising Prices - Posted April 9, 2009
Union members at the The Boston Globe, which is set to lose $85 million this year, are mad because its parent company -- the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Boston Globe Raising Prices - Posted April 9, 2009
Union members at the The Boston Globe, which is set to lose $85 million this year, are mad because its parent company -- the ... [FishbowlNY]

Media Reporters' Online News Hindsight: 'It Was Stupid For Newspapers To Give Away Their Sh*t For Free' - Posted April 8, 2009
Portfolio.com's Jeff Bercovici spoke about the challenges of covering the media world at last night's Gelf Magazine Media Circus event in Brooklyn. Last night was Gelf Magazine's inaugural Media Circus speaking series event, and we headed to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media Reporters' Online News Hindsight: 'It Was Stupid For Newspapers To Give Away Their Sh*t For Free' - Posted April 8, 2009
Portfolio.com's Jeff Bercovici spoke about the challenges of covering the media world at last night's Gelf Magazine Media Circus event in Brooklyn. Last night was Gelf Magazine's inaugural Media Circus speaking series event, and we headed to ... [FishbowlNY]

Michael Wolff: 'What Do Men in Their Fifties and Sixties Know About Girls in Their Twenties? - Posted April 3, 2009
Yesterday Jeff Bercovici reported that Michael Wolff is set to h... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Michael Wolff: 'What Do Men in Their Fifties and Sixties Know About Girls in Their Twenties? - Posted April 3, 2009
Yesterday Jeff Bercovici reported that Michael Wolff is set to h... [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]

New Media Blog Coming To The Market? - Posted March 26, 2009
Our sister publication, FishBowlNY, has an interesting update to our Dan Abrams story, with exclusive content from Abrams and his right-hand woman Rachel... [MediaJobsDaily]

TVNewser Summit Roundup - Posted March 11, 2009
A quick shout-out to everyone who came out for the first TVNewser Summit yesterday. And not to go all Donald Trump on you, but it was huge. It was a half-day packed with news, information, advice and debate about where the TV News industry is heading. • Portfolio.com... [TVNewser]

Cathie Black to Stay On at Hearst - Posted January 12, 2009
No one is going anywhere! That at least appears to be today's media news theme regarding the industry's top dogs. We already told you that Bill Keller has denied rumors h... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cathie Black to Stay On at Hearst - Posted January 12, 2009
No one is going anywhere! That at least appears to be today's media news theme regarding the industry's top dogs. We already told you that Bill Keller has denied rumors h... [FishbowlNY]

Gazing Into the Kristol Ball - Posted December 29, 2008
Over at Portfolio.com Jeff Bercovici points out the today marks the one year anniversary of the Times announcing they'd hired Bill Kristol for their op-ed page. No word yet on whether the Times int... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gazing Into the Kristol Ball - Posted December 29, 2008
Over at Portfolio.com Jeff Bercovici points out the today marks the one year anniversary of the Times announcing they'd hired Bill Kristol for their op-ed page. No word yet on whether the Times int... [FishbowlNY]

What Surprised Michael Wolff Most About Rupert Murdoch May Also Surprise You! - Posted December 10, 2008
The party for Michael Wolff's much ballyhooed official Rupert Murdoch biography The Man Who Owns the News was held last night at the stunning penthouse of Milk Studios on the West... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What Surprised Michael Wolff Most About Rupert Murdoch May Also Surprise You! - Posted December 10, 2008
The party for Michael Wolff's much ballyhooed official Rupert Murdoch biography The Man Who Owns the News was held last night at the stunning penthouse of Milk Studios on the West... [FishbowlNY]

NYT Co. Considers Asset Sales - Posted December 10, 2008
Well, one supposes it's better than bankruptcy (also, a corruption scandal!). The Financial Times is reporting that the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT Co. Considers Asset Sales - Posted December 10, 2008
Well, one supposes it's better than bankruptcy (also, a corruption scandal!). The Financial Times is reporting that the ... [FishbowlNY]

Ta Ta Turk Unit - Posted December 5, 2008
A tipster tells FishbowlDC that, yesterday morning, CNN parted ways with its CNN Turk Unit, which was based out of DC. Related: Portfolio's Jeff Bercovici reports on more cuts at CNN. ... [FishbowlDC]

William Kristol is Ambivalent About His Future at the New York Times - Posted November 19, 2008
William Kristol is apparently ambivalent about his future at the New Yor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

William Kristol is Ambivalent About His Future at the New York Times - Posted November 19, 2008
William Kristol is apparently ambivalent about his future at the New Yor... [FishbowlNY]

Turner to Dobbs: "You're So Mean and Nasty To The Illegal Immigrants" - Posted November 12, 2008
Today's Ted Turner post revolves around a stop at his old stomping ground at Time Warner. Portfolio.com's Jeff Bercovici writes ... [TVNewser]

Scarborough's "Girlfriend," Hillary, and Obama as "The Best Story" - Posted November 11, 2008
With the election over, journalists and pundits gathered for a "Media & The Presidency" panel at the Rainbow Room in New York last night. Portfolio.com's Jeff Bercovici writes ... [TVNewser]

Election Night '08: Party Lines - Posted November 5, 2008
You don't need us to tell you that last night was a night for celebration! Parties abounded across the city. While FBNY was twittering the night away at th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Election Night '08: Party Lines - Posted November 5, 2008
You don't need us to tell you that last night was a night for celebration! Parties abounded across the city. While FBNY was twittering the night away at th... [FishbowlNY]

Covering President-Elect Barack Obama: The Newsweek Edition, So Nice They Used it Twice? - Posted November 5, 2008
Earlier today we posted a (juicy) excerpt from Newsweek's special election issue. On Brian Lehrer t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering President-Elect Barack Obama: The Newsweek Edition, So Nice They Used it Twice? - Posted November 5, 2008
Earlier today we posted a (juicy) excerpt from Newsweek's special election issue. On Brian Lehrer t... [FishbowlNY]

Journos Wonder If They're Still McCain's Base - Posted September 22, 2008
Jeff Bercovici over at Portfolio asks if Presidential Nominee John McCain... [FishbowlLA]

Murdoch on FNC's "Popularity and Profit" and Olbermann's "Bad Behavior" - Posted September 11, 2008
From the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed: On the heels of a not-so-glowing book excerpt in Vanity Fair of Rupert Murdoch (including his not-so-glowing comments about Fox News and ... [TVNewser]

The MSNBC Anchor Shake-Up: Reactions - Posted September 8, 2008
Some reaction to the Olbermann/Matthews/Gregory news: • Portfolio's Jeff Bercovici predicts ... [TVNewser]

"Maddow to Fox?"...And Other Recent Storylines - Posted August 21, 2008
Was Rachel Maddow being shopped to Fox News? That's what Radio Equalizer hinted at, and Jossip ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Katie Couric & The Fashion Flock - Posted August 13, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE You'd think all the fabulous fashionistas would have fled Gotham by now (they've got to rest up for Fashion Week which is just around the corner). Nothing doing: The style mavens and social swans that populate the front row of those shows you can never get into were out... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Katie Couric & The Fashion Flock - Posted August 13, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE You'd think all the fabulous fashionistas would have fled Gotham by now (they've got to rest up for Fashion Week which is just around the corner). Nothing doing: The style mavens and social swans that populate the front row of those shows you can never get into were out... [FishbowlNY]

Larry King Gets a Square and Another Book - Posted July 15, 2008
Weinstein Books has announced that it will publish Larry King's new autobiography titled,"What Am I Doing Here?" Speaking of softballs - how easy is that title to make ... [FishbowlLA]

Portfolio Takes Sam Zell to Task for Boob Jokes, Being a Boob - Posted July 11, 2008
In an open letter to Sam Zell, Portfolio writer Jeff Bercovici implores Zell to hire a speech writer to punch up the "zany" press releases he puts out on the wires. ... [FishbowlLA]

Media Writers Weigh In on Carr Column - Posted July 7, 2008
Responses to David Carr's column from around the blogosphere: • Politico's Michael Calderone recognizes the "aggre... [TVNewser]

Details' Peres On Which Women's Mag He'd Edit: 'I'm Waiting for Cindi to F*ck It All Up At Glamour' - Posted April 30, 2008
Ok, so he was joking... Last night's panel, from left: Maxim editorial director Jim Kaminsky, Details EIC Dan Peres, Playboy EIC Chris Napolitano, Elle executive editor Alexandra Postman, Glamour EIC Cindi Leive and Marie Claire EIC Joanna Coles In what felt to many like an Ellies week amuse-bouche, 1... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Details' Peres On Which Women's Mag He'd Edit: 'I'm Waiting for Cindi to F*ck It All Up At Glamour' - Posted April 30, 2008
Ok, so he was joking... Last night's panel, from left: Maxim editorial director Jim Kaminsky, Details EIC Dan Peres, Playboy EIC Chris Napolitano, Elle executive editor Alexandra Postman, Glamour EIC Cindi Leive and Marie Claire EIC Joanna Coles In what felt to many like an Ellies week amuse-bouche, 1... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Captain Picard, I Presume? - Posted February 20, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE Between the heinous weather that has us nursing what must be walking pneumonia, a deadly dull award season (Does anybody really care about the Oscars without the parties?) and some mind-numbingly bad television we've been forced to endure (What the hell happened to Nip/Tuck... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Captain Picard, I Presume? - Posted February 20, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE Between the heinous weather that has us nursing what must be walking pneumonia, a deadly dull award season (Does anybody really care about the Oscars without the parties?) and some mind-numbingly bad television we've been forced to endure (What the hell happened to Nip/Tuck... [FishbowlNY]

Barry Diller: "Editorship Is Going To Emerge As the Real Value-Add" - Posted January 30, 2008
IAC chairman Barry Diller introduces Tina Brown at today's MPA/ASME awards Though we snuck in sometime between the salad and the sea bass at today's Magazine Lifetime Achievement Awards Luncheon at Manhattan's Gotham Hall, we still managed to squeeze in some QT with the F.O.T's* and the S.O.B's* at today's Magazine Publishers... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barry Diller: "Editorship Is Going To Emerge As the Real Value-Add" - Posted January 30, 2008
IAC chairman Barry Diller introduces Tina Brown at today's MPA/ASME awards Though we snuck in sometime between the salad and the sea bass at today's Magazine Lifetime Achievement Awards Luncheon at Manhattan's Gotham Hall, we still managed to squeeze in some QT with the F.O.T's* and the S.O.B's* at today's Magazine Publishers... [FishbowlNY]

More Matthews... - Posted October 11, 2007
Portfolio's Jeff Bercovici: Matthews is a jerk. And while being a jerk is sometimes a useful journalistic tool, Matthews is a jerk for no reason; he doesn't seem to get the distinction between adversarial, which every journalist should be, and being combative. When Matthews brags about how "independent" he is, what he... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.29.07 - Posted August 29, 2007
Good morning Washington. If Imus returns, you are not interested. An NBC release announced, "MSNBC's ratings growth continued this summer, as the network delivered the strongest growth of any cable news net in August in total day (M-S... [FishbowlDC]

Sundown on Sunset: Initial Acts of Violence - Posted August 24, 2007
KNBC's Laurel Erickson gets physical with a Telemundo techie. NYU's Jay Rosen slaps Michael Skube around in the LAT. JT LeRoy... [FishbowlLA]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Forget Michael Caine — It's Star Jones! - Posted June 6, 2007
Imagine our disappointment when we heard that had we chosen to come by on Monday, we'd have been sipping Bloody Marys at the bar with Claire Danes and Natasha Richardson. Luckily, there were enough faces in today's crowd from filmdom, fashi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Forget Michael Caine — It's Star Jones! - Posted June 6, 2007
Imagine our disappointment when we heard that had we chosen to come by on Monday, we'd have been sipping Bloody Marys at the bar with Claire Danes and Natasha Richardson. Luckily, there were enough faces in today's crowd from filmdom, fashi... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY Summer Music Preview: Who Was Your First? - Posted May 23, 2007
With the 2007 summer concert season upon us — one marked by the heralded return of rock relics like the Police and Genesis — FishbowlNY (inspired by Concert.TV's tagline) asked selected media types to recount their first time ... at a live sho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY Summer Music Preview: Who Was Your First? - Posted May 23, 2007
With the 2007 summer concert season upon us — one marked by the heralded return of rock relics like the Police and Genesis — FishbowlNY (inspired by Concert.TV's tagline) asked selected media types to recount their first time ... at a live sho... [FishbowlNY]

Inside The Time 100 Party - Posted May 9, 2007
America Ferrera and John Mayer It's arguably the most exclusive magazine party of the year. (Graydon Carter's Vanity's Fair Oscar party perhaps being the other.) John Edwards mingled with John Mayer. Sir Richard Branson (just back f... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Inside The Time 100 Party - Posted May 9, 2007
America Ferrera and John Mayer It's arguably the most exclusive magazine party of the year. (Graydon Carter's Vanity's Fair Oscar party perhaps being the other.) John Edwards mingled with John Mayer. Sir Richard Branson (just back f... [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]

Lunch at Michael's: Post-Hasselhoff, All Business - Posted March 21, 2007
We're guessing many of our favorite media celebrity regulars have headed south with their families for spring break or to rev up from the endless winter doldrums that have left us feeling a bit grumpy. Today, the tables were packed with a cross section of Prada and Gucci ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Post-Hasselhoff, All Business - Posted March 21, 2007
We're guessing many of our favorite media celebrity regulars have headed south with their families for spring break or to rev up from the endless winter doldrums that have left us feeling a bit grumpy. Today, the tables were packed with a cross section of Prada and Gucci ... [FishbowlNY]

The OJ Slow News Day Report - Posted March 20, 2007
It looks as if Judith Regan's lawsuit against HarperCollins for firing her last December is still on, according to Radar's Jeff Bercovici. After nearly producing an agreement, settlement talks between the controversy-courting publisher and the media conglomerate that fired her fell apart about three weeks ago, according to a source close... [GalleyCat]

You Mean There's Interest in a Book By Jenna Bush? - Posted January 26, 2007
When word first circulated last week that Co-First Daughter Jenna Bush was shopping a memoir, we ignored it - well, at least I did - because I didn't expect there to be much publisher interest in a book about her reported working with underprivileged children in Centr... [GalleyCat]

Lunch at Michael's: Gay Talese, John Huey and The Guys - Posted January 17, 2007
The scene at 55th and Fifth resembled something of a men's club today where the power suits -- and ties -- ruled. Media machers including Time Inc.'s editor-in-chief John Huey, ad man Jerry Della Femina and the sartorially splendid Ga... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Gay Talese, John Huey and The Guys - Posted January 17, 2007
The scene at 55th and Fifth resembled something of a men's club today where the power suits -- and ties -- ruled. Media machers including Time Inc.'s editor-in-chief John Huey, ad man Jerry Della Femina and the sartorially splendid Ga... [FishbowlNY]

Regan's Attorney Unveils Supportive "Ear-witness" - Posted December 27, 2006
As AP publishing industry correspondent Hillel Italie reported yesterday, Judith Regan's former temp claims she overheard that phone call, and if Carmen del Toro is to be believed, Regan never uttered the phrase "Jewish cabal" during her conversation with HarperCollins attorney Mark Jackson. Italie gets a somewhat unusual response from Harper... [GalleyCat]

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