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Revolving Door Newsletter: 10.21.14
Simon Dumenco Named Editorial Director at Ad Age; Condé Nast Cuts 50 Jobs

Revolving Door Newsletter: 09.26.14
Major Masthead Changes at NYT; Joan Lunden Joins GMA

Revolving Door Newsletter: 06.13.14
Bloomberg Snags IPG Mediabrands CEO; Jill Abramson to Teach at Harvard

Revolving Door Newsletter: 05.20.14
The Guardian Poaches from NYT; NPR Ends Tell Me More

Revolving Door Newsletter: 05.16.14
Dean Baquet Replaces Jill Abramson at NYT; Changes at WSJ

Revolving Door Newsletter: 02.14.14
Changes at People; Hunter Walker Joins Business Insider

Revolving Door Newsletter: 02.04.14
Major Changes at Time Inc.; New Hires at Re/code

Revolving Door Newsletter: 12.17.13
More Changes at CQ Roll Call; Tech Beat Hires at WSJ

Revolving Door Newsletter: 07.23.13.
ESPN Scores Nate Silver; Time Inc. Gets a New CEO

Revolving Door Newsletter: 05.03.13
Layoffs at CQ Roll Call; Kurtz Out at Daily Beast

Revolving Door Newsletter: 01.29.13
The Times Restructures; Warner Bros. Gets a New CEO

Revolving Door Newsletter: 12.04.12
The Daily Shuts Down; The New York Times Offers Buyouts

Revolving Door Newsletter: 10.14.11
The WSJ Europe Publisher Walks; The Times Offers Buyouts

Revolving Door Newsletter: 09.09.11
Falling Back Into Pay Cut Mode; Promotions At The New Grey Lady

Revolving Door Newsletter: 09.06.11
Abramson's First Order of Business; TechCrunch's Fate In AOL's Hands

Revolving Door Newsletter: 06.03.11
Bill Keller Steps Down; Shakeups At Hearst

Revolving Door Newsletter: 09.24.10
Top Execs Out at CNN, NBC; Architectural Digest Rebuilds

Revolving Door Newsletter: 05.21.10
PaidContent Founder Exits; Boards, Natural Solutions Fold

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Cutting Men's Pay in the Newsroom to Give More to Women Is a Great Idea - Posted November 10, 2014
This post is by Angela Washeck, Karen Fratti and Mona Zhang. ... [10,000 Words]

Jill Abramson, Steven Brill Back Long-Form Journalism Start-Up - Posted November 7, 2014
A new start-up venture spearheaded by former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson... [10,000 Words]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 10.22.14 - Posted October 22, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser Mediabistro Exclusive with Dan Rather ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 10.22.14 - Posted October 22, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser Mediabistro Exclusive with Dan Rather ... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlDC Top 5 Stories of the Week - Posted October 17, 2014
Here are your top five stories of the week across the site. 5 - NBC's Nancy Snyderman Apologies for Viol... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlDC Top 5 Stories of the Week - Posted October 17, 2014
Here are your top five stories of the week across the site. 5 - NBC's Nancy Snyderman Apologies for Viol... [FishbowlNY]

Jill Abramson Recalls 'Stern' Meeting with Condi Rice to Pull James Risen Piece for NYTimes - Posted October 13, 2014
Former executive editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson sat down with Lesley Stahl for "60 Minutes Over... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jill Abramson Recalls 'Stern' Meeting with Condi Rice to Pull James Risen Piece for NYTimes - Posted October 13, 2014
Former executive editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson sat down with Lesley Stahl for "60 Minutes Over... [FishbowlNY]

Hillary Clinton Responds to Criticisms by Jill Abramson on Media Expectations - Posted July 24, 2014
During an interview with guest host John Harwood on NPR's "On Point," Hillary Clinton admitted that she might expect more than she should from her relationships with members of the media. Clinton's comments were made in response to criticis... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Hillary Clinton Responds to Criticisms by Jill Abramson on Media Expectations - Posted July 24, 2014
During an interview with guest host John Harwood on NPR's "On Point," Hillary Clinton admitted that she might expect more than she should from her relationships with members of the media. Clinton's comments were made in response to criticis... [FishbowlNY]

Hillary Clinton Responds to Criticisms by Jill Abramson on Media Expectations - Posted July 24, 2014
During an interview with guest host John Harwood on NPR's "On Point," Hillary Clinton admitted that she might expect more than she should from her relationships with members of the media. Clinton's comments were made in response to criticis... [FishbowlDC]

Jill Abramson Talks to Katie Couric About What Went Wrong at The New York Times - Posted July 18, 2014
In one of her first post-firing video interviews, deposed New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson spoke with Yahoo!'s Global News Anchor Katie Couric about what went wrong with her career at The Grey Lady. ... [FishbowlDC]

ICYMI - Jay Carney Job Opps, Jill Abramson to Cosmo, Marijuana Laws in DC - Posted July 16, 2014
POLITICO: Jay Carney up for Uber, Apple PR posts Cosmopolitan: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

ICYMI - Jay Carney Job Opps, Jill Abramson to Cosmo, Marijuana Laws in DC - Posted July 16, 2014
POLITICO: Jay Carney up for Uber, Apple PR posts Cosmopolitan: ... [FishbowlNY]

Chelsea Clinton Makes $600K from NBC News Because That's Fair - Posted June 13, 2014
Paging Jill Abramson. You may want to add this chick to your hit list. In a world where networks with too much money hire people with too few qualifications (but a skosh of notoriety), there's... [FishbowlDC]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 6.13.14 - Posted June 13, 2014
From FishbowNY to TVNewser, here are the top stories across Mediabistro. AllTwitter World Cup Brazil 2014- The Most Social Sporting Event in History ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 6.13.14 - Posted June 13, 2014
From FishbowNY to TVNewser, here are the top stories across Mediabistro. AllTwitter World Cup Brazil 2014- The Most Social Sporting Event in History ... [FishbowlNY]

She's Backkk! Jill Abramson Remembers Arthur Gelb for The Huffington Post - Posted May 21, 2014
A week after being fired as executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson has resurfaced, penning a piece in remembrance of former NYTimes managing editor A... [morningmedianewsfeed]

She's Backkk! Jill Abramson Remembers Arthur Gelb for The Huffington Post - Posted May 21, 2014
A week after being fired as executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson has resurfaced, penning a piece in remembrance of former NYTimes managing editor A... [FishbowlNY]

Is Instagram Now 'the Best Crisis PR' Tool? - Posted May 21, 2014
That's what Maureen O'Connor of New York magazine's fashion blog The Cut claimed this morning. The idea is that celebrities in crisis mode are turning to Instagram, rather than more traditional press outlets, to let the public know that they're ON IT and they GET IT. No biggie. O'Connor's key example is ... [FishbowlDC]

Jury Rules Against Former Anheuser-Busch Comms Veep in Equal Pay Case - Posted May 19, 2014
Surprise, surprise: Jill Abramson isn't the only woman in a prominent executive position who *allegedly* received less money than her male predecessors. In a case that should draw the attention of all who work in corporate communications, a jury ruled that Francine Katz... [FishbowlDC]

New York Times Publisher: 'I'm Not Sexist. She Was a Bad Manager.' - Posted May 19, 2014
It would be a sweet picture, if -- you know -- that didn't hate each other so much. Last week, the publishing world stood still for a moment when it ... [FishbowlDC]

Former NYT Executive Editor Jill Abramson Delivers Wake Forest Commencement Address - Posted May 19, 2014
[caption id="attachment_126736" align="alignright" width="280"] via @WFNewsCenter[/caption] This morning at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, o... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former NYT Executive Editor Jill Abramson Delivers Wake Forest Commencement Address - Posted May 19, 2014
[caption id="attachment_126736" align="alignright" width="280"] via @WFNewsCenter[/caption] This morning at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, o... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times Publisher Takes Media to Task for Abramson Coverage - Posted May 17, 2014
The spiraling debate and speculative coverage of Jill Abramson's departure from the New York Times as a pay-inequality issue finally became too much for her boss to bear. This afternoon, New York Times publisher ... [AllTwitter]

FishbowlDC Top 5 Stories of the Week - Posted May 16, 2014
This week's top 5 stories across the site. 1. 40 McClatchy Tribune Information Services Positions to be Cut 2. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlDC Top 5 Stories of the Week - Posted May 16, 2014
This week's top 5 stories across the site. 1. 40 McClatchy Tribune Information Services Positions to be Cut 2. ... [FishbowlNY]

Jill Abramson Comes Out Swinging via The New York Post - Posted May 16, 2014
That is not a typo, dear industry cronies. The jilted, former executive editor of The New York Times is still making headlines. Except, as you can see, she did it for the competition. Kinda. Yes, the New York Post's snark comes to the rescue again with this play on words. (And for... [FishbowlDC]

Jill Abramson's Departure Is Bad News for The New York Times - Posted May 15, 2014
Yesterday's announcement that The New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was leaving the Grey Lady to be replaced by managing editor Dean Baquet came as a big surprise to all who don't work in the NYT newsroom. The politics ... [FishbowlDC]

Dean Baquet to Replace Jill Abramson as Executive Editor of NYTimes - Posted May 14, 2014
According to The New York Times, Executive Editor Jill Abramson is "unexpectedly leaving" her position as top editor at the newspaper and will be replaced by managing editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Vanessa Freidman Is Your New York Times Fashion Critic - Posted March 12, 2014
The search is over: The New York Times has named Vanessa Freidman, currently chief fashion critic at Financial Times, as its new arbiter of all things... [FishbowlDC]

Top New York Times Fashion Critic Resigns - Posted January 31, 2014
This morning brought big news for everyone in fashion PR: Cathy Hornyn will step down as The New York Times' chief fashion critic after more than 15 years in the position, effective immediately. ... [FishbowlDC]

Is This the 'Most Secretive White House' in U.S. History? - Posted January 28, 2014
That bold claim came forth last week, loaded with ire directed at one President Barack Obama--if that's his real name [cue the Law & Order doink doink]. The vitr... [FishbowlDC]

NYT D.C. Bureau All Shook Up - Posted November 20, 2013
David Leonhardt is out as The New York Times DC Bureau Chief and Carolyn Ryan is in, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT D.C. Bureau All Shook Up - Posted November 20, 2013
David Leonhardt is out as The New York Times DC Bureau Chief and Carolyn Ryan is in, ... [FishbowlNY]

Big Get: NYT's Berke To Politico - Posted October 24, 2013
This just in... NYT's Rick Berke joins Politico as Executive Editor, which was Jim VandeHei's old position before he got the fancier title of President... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Big Get: NYT's Berke To Politico - Posted October 24, 2013
This just in... NYT's Rick Berke joins Politico as Executive Editor, which was Jim VandeHei's old position before he got the fancier title of President... [FishbowlNY]

NYT Executive Editor Jill Abramson: There's a 'Skeptical Relationship' Between Reporters and PRs - Posted October 6, 2013
[caption id="attachment_74300" align="alignright" width="305"] via Twitter[/caption] The New Yorker Festival has wrapped up for this year, bringing to a close the three-day festival that included talks with writer Edwidge Danticat, actress Toni Collette, and singer Paul Simon. We got our... [FishbowlDC]

Hey Politico, No Hard Feelings, XOXO, NYT - Posted September 17, 2013
Politico and the NYT haven't been on the best of terms as of late. But kind of like Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, friends sometimes get jealous and combative. Back in late April, Politico published a piece by media writer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Hey Politico, No Hard Feelings, XOXO, NYT - Posted September 17, 2013
Politico and the NYT haven't been on the best of terms as of late. But kind of like Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, friends sometimes get jealous and combative. Back in late April, Politico published a piece by media writer ... [FishbowlNY]

TNR Grills NYT's Jill Abramson; Editor Declares Politico 'Evanescent' in its Reporting - Posted August 20, 2013
That story on NYT's Jill Abramson by Politico's Dylan Byers from April is the one that just won't die. In it, he predicted her potential demise and wrote that a number of journalists in the newsroom didn't like her brusque mann... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TNR Grills NYT's Jill Abramson; Editor Declares Politico 'Evanescent' in its Reporting - Posted August 20, 2013
That story on NYT's Jill Abramson by Politico's Dylan Byers from April is the one that just won't die. In it, he predicted her potential demise and wrote that a number of journalists in the newsroom didn't like her brusque mann... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 06.20.13 - Posted June 20, 2013
Michael Hastings' wife confronts NY Times -- Since Michael Hasting's tragic death was reported Tuesday, numerous friends, coworkers and journalists have published remembran... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List 06.20.13 - Posted June 20, 2013
Michael Hastings' wife confronts NY Times -- Since Michael Hasting's tragic death was reported Tuesday, numerous friends, coworkers and journalists have published remembran... [FishbowlNY]

Politico Hires New Editor, Perhaps New Publicist As Well - Posted June 3, 2013
Late Sunday evening, Politico publicist media reporter Dy... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Politico Hires New Editor, Perhaps New Publicist As Well - Posted June 3, 2013
Late Sunday evening, Politico publicist media reporter Dy... [FishbowlNY]

FNC's Van Susteren Named 97th 'Most Powerful' Woman - Posted May 22, 2013
Forbes' annual "100 Most Powerful Women in the World" list published Wednesday. Included on the list is Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren in the 97th slot. The ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FNC's Van Susteren Named 97th 'Most Powerful' Woman - Posted May 22, 2013
Forbes' annual "100 Most Powerful Women in the World" list published Wednesday. Included on the list is Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren in the 97th slot. The ... [FishbowlNY]

Female NYT Scribe Calls Editor 'Passive Aggressive' - Posted April 27, 2013
One takeaway by reporters from Politico media reporter Dylan Byers' much-discussed piece on NYT Executive Edi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Female NYT Scribe Calls Editor 'Passive Aggressive' - Posted April 27, 2013
One takeaway by reporters from Politico media reporter Dylan Byers' much-discussed piece on NYT Executive Edi... [FishbowlNY]

Fish Food - Posted April 24, 2013
(A sprinkling of things we think you ought to know...) Byers' NYT story faces Twitter backlash-- Politico media reporter Dylan Byers' ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fish Food - Posted April 24, 2013
(A sprinkling of things we think you ought to know...) Byers' NYT story faces Twitter backlash-- Politico media reporter Dylan Byers' ... [FishbowlNY]

Hollywood, Meet the New York Times’ New Culture Editor - Posted March 8, 2013
Nikki Finke was first on the west coast this morning to some major Grey Lady news: the appointmen... [FishbowlLA]

NYT Staffers Walk Out: 'We're just looking for a fair contract' - Posted October 8, 2012
This afternoon around 3:30, about 375 New York Times staffers walked out in an effort to protest management's handling of contract negotiations. "We're trying to save the essence of The New York Times," said Metro columnist Michael Powell. Staffers wore stickers that read "Believe us." ... [FishbowlLA]

Deborah Needleman Hired to Run 'New York Times' Style Magazine - Posted September 27, 2012
T, also known as The New York Times' style magazine, has a new editor. Deborah Needleman, the editor-in-chief of The Wall Street Journal style magazine, is going to be in charge of T. Acco... [MediaJobsDaily]

14 Media Women Comprise Forbes' List of World's 100 Most Powerful Women List - Posted August 23, 2012
When Forbes releases their annual rankings, people listen so their latest list is no different. Their World's 100 Most Powerful Women list was released and out of the 100 names, 14 women are in media. Congrats to the power women! ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Who Let the Dogs In? Man's Best Friend Gains Entree and Influence - Posted July 30, 2012
Lately canines have been getting the attention and red carpet treatment they deserve. No longer stay-at-home dogs, they now accompany their owners to venues such as banks (left), hotels, ballparks, and even the alter. They have certainly earned their reward, since they play a role in many aspects of hu... [FishbowlDC]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Politico's Juana Summers - Posted April 13, 2012
Say hello to Politico national political reporter Juana ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Politico's Juana Summers - Posted April 13, 2012
Say hello to Politico national political reporter Juana ... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times Reporter Anthony Shadid Dies On Assignment in Syria - Posted February 17, 2012
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Anthony Shadid died of an asthma attack while on assignment in Syria yesterday. He was only 43 years old. LA Observed got a hold of NYT editor Jill Abramson's memo to sta... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: Le HuffPo, NY Times' Abramson to Debut at Davos, NBC Publishing eBooks, and More - Posted January 26, 2012
Le Huffington Post made its debut on Monday in France with Anne Sinclair as editorial director. Sinclair, a former TV anchor, is the wife of infamous former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, aka DSK. At the pre... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Beer in space; NYTimes.com's comments; Iowan raised by lesbians; Facebook's 60,000 characters; Foursquare + magazines - Posted December 1, 2011
HuffingtonPost: Natural Light Is First Beer In Space, Launched By Brew's Facebook Fans New York Times: A Note to Our Readers About Comments (from ... [FishbowlDC]

Three Career Tips from the Bottom/Middle of the Masthead - Posted October 24, 2011
Most of us strive to make it to the top of our chosen professions. It's not easy to get there, however, so it never hurts to take some tips from those that are already at "the top of the masthead." This past week, The New Yorker profiled Jill Abramson, the first... [10,000 Words]

Revolving Door: Leadership Changes at the 'NY Times,' and More - Posted June 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_21919" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Left to right: Baquet, Abramson, Keller. Photo: Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times"][/caption] Jill Abramson has been named the executive editor of ... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Jill Abramson To Temporarily Focus On Digital - Posted May 19, 2010
Talk about trial by fire: the New York Times' managing editor Jill Abramson is putting aside her normal work for six months to do a "total immersion" in the paper's digital side. "We really want this to be one newsroom, and it is part of the way there, not... [MediaJobsDaily]

The Best Of Daedalus's The Future Of News - Posted April 12, 2010
Ananova, the world's first virtual newscasterDaedalus is tackling the future of news in their spring issue, with fourteen essays from prominent writers and thinkers about what is happening to news media. We selected our favorite quotes and collected them here. The links are all to PDF files, but they're not v... [MediaJobsDaily]

A Look At The Future Of Investigative Reporting, Just In Time For IRE Conference - Posted June 10, 2009
TVNewser contributor Alissa Krinsky's timing sure is good. She has a piece up on the future of investigative journalism just in time for the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference this weekend, held this year in Baltimore. Krinsky also interviews ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Look At The Future Of Investigative Reporting, Just In Time For IRE Conference - Posted June 10, 2009
TVNewser contributor Alissa Krinsky's timing sure is good. She has a piece up on the future of investigative journalism just in time for the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference this weekend, held this year in Baltimore. Krinsky also interviews ... [FishbowlNY]

NYTimes Admits Coverage Failure Leading Up To Iraq War - Posted October 1, 2008
Did anyone else spot this nugget in Jill Abramson's review of Bob Woodward's latest book? In "Plan of Attack" Woodward acknowledges an error of his own: he admits he should have pushed The Washington Post to publish a front-page artic... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYTimes Admits Coverage Failure Leading Up To Iraq War - Posted October 1, 2008
Did anyone else spot this nugget in Jill Abramson's review of Bob Woodward's latest book? In "Plan of Attack" Woodward acknowledges an error of his own: he admits he should have pushed The Washington Post to publish a front-page artic... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 02.12.08 - Posted February 12, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's the birthday of Abe Lincoln and Sen. Arlen Specter. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | BOOKS | ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 02.12.08 - Posted February 12, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's the birthday of Abe Lincoln and Sen. Arlen Specter. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | BOOKS | ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 05.09.07 - Posted May 9, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release announced "World News with Charles Gibson" was "the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54 for the week of April 30." Averaging 8.10 million Total Viewers, "World News" won every night last week in both categories, outperforming NBC's "Nightly News" by 610,000 Total... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 05.09.07 - Posted May 9, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release announced "World News with Charles Gibson" was "the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54 for the week of April 30." Averaging 8.10 million Total Viewers, "World News" won every night last week in both categories, outperforming NBC's "Nightly News" by 610,000 Total... [FishbowlNY]

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