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Are Newsrooms Investing Enough in Social Media Staff? - Posted December 5, 2014
Until every digital-first publication has a social media "director," their social strategies will be scrutinized. Jim Romenesko published an open letter on his blog this week from a reader: From what I've been able to tell, news managers tend to put interns and junior staffers - people with little or no journalism... [SocialTimes.com]

New Haven, Connecticut Has a 'Perception Study Task Force' - Posted November 12, 2014
Today we learned, via Jim Romenesko, that the city of New Haven, Connecticut (home of Yale University) has created its own "perception task force" created to... [PRNewser]

KIRO Reporter Tweets Address of Woman Who Made Assault Claims Against NFL Player - Posted October 3, 2014
The news director of CBS affiliate KIRO has been forced to explain why the name, address, and phone number of a woman claiming she was assaulted by a star NFL football player were released in a reporter's tweet. ... [SocialTimes.com]

KIRO Reporter Tweets Address of Woman Who Made Assault Claims Against NFL Player - Posted October 3, 2014
The news director of CBS affiliate KIRO has been forced to explain why the name, address, and phone number of a woman claiming she was assaulted by a star NFL football player were released in a reporter's tweet. ... [TVSpy]

Texas Firm Admits to Bribing Journalists for Coverage - Posted September 12, 2014
Well, maybe "bribing" is too strong a word. What's a synonym for "we will pay this supposedly objective journalist for giving our client favorable coverage?" In a story that seemed destined to break during PRSA's ... [PRNewser]

HuffPost's Ferguson Fellowship $40k Crowd-Funding Goal Met - Posted September 12, 2014
In August, The Huffington Post joined with Beacon Reader, a crowdfunding platform for primarily freelance journalists, to launch the Ferguson Fellowship, a... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost Responds to Criticisms on Crowd Sourced Ferguson Fellowship - Posted August 22, 2014
Yesterday, The Huffington Post announced the creation of the Ferguson Fellowship, a partnership with the Beacon Reader to enable a citizen journalist to "monitor the activity of the local and count... [FishbowlDC]

Rep Demands That Editor Credit Staff for Press Release - Posted June 24, 2014
Today the always-excellent Jim Romenesko discovered evidence of a big PR no-no in action. Seems that a five-paragraph story in the Jacksonville Daily Record may have borne some resemblance to the two-page press release accompanying the initial pitch--and whoever sent it thought that the team responsible deserved a little... [AgencySpy]

Rep Demands That Editor Credit Staff for Press Release - Posted June 24, 2014
Today the always-excellent Jim Romenesko discovered evidence of a big PR no-no in action. Seems that a five-paragraph story in the Jacksonville Daily Record may have borne some resemblance to the two-page press release accompanying the initial pitch--and whoever sent it thought that the team responsible deserved a little... [PRNewser]

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]

Dumb Survey Results Followed by Even Dumber Reporting - Posted March 5, 2014
Is a news trail about a shocking "tech terms" multiple-choice survey taken by American consumers on behalf of UK outfit Vouchercloud still valid if: a) the LA Times reporter who started it all never ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dumb Survey Results Followed by Even Dumber Reporting - Posted March 5, 2014
Is a news trail about a shocking "tech terms" multiple-choice survey taken by American consumers on behalf of UK outfit Vouchercloud still valid if: a) the LA Times reporter who started it all never ... [FishbowlNY]

Capitol News Service, WTVJ Apologize For 'Reprehensive Party of Florida' Graphic - Posted January 31, 2014
Two Capitol News Service staffers have been fired after the wire service supplied WTVJ, the NBC owned station in Miami, with a political story that included a graphic that read "Reprehensive Party of Florida" instead of "Republican Party... [SocialTimes.com]

ICYMI: CNN Tells the Future; AOL Patch Says 'Goodbye' - Posted January 31, 2014
In case you missed it... A way cool futuristic new program, Dataminr for News, unveiled by CNN yesterday uses Twitter to get tipped off about breaking stories hours before anyone else knows about them. Our friends at ... [FishbowlDC]

Local Paper Crowdsources the Editorial Process - Posted January 23, 2014
Mistakes, I've made a few... If you want to get a little sad about the current state of local journalism, look no further than our friend Jim Romenesko, who ... [PRNewser]

New Catchphrase? Tim Armstrong Deems Patch an 'Asset with Optionality' - Posted December 12, 2013
For Patch local editors grappling with shopping mall Santa features and overseeing in some cases a great many additional hubs, these words likely rang hollow. But to FishbowlNY's ears, a portion of Tim Armstrong's remark... [GalleyCat]

New Catchphrase? Tim Armstrong Deems Patch an 'Asset with Optionality' - Posted December 12, 2013
For Patch local editors grappling with shopping mall Santa features and overseeing in some cases a great many additional hubs, these words likely rang hollow. But to FishbowlNY's ears, a portion of Tim Armstrong's remark... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New Catchphrase? Tim Armstrong Deems Patch an 'Asset with Optionality' - Posted December 12, 2013
For Patch local editors grappling with shopping mall Santa features and overseeing in some cases a great many additional hubs, these words likely rang hollow. But to FishbowlNY's ears, a portion of Tim Armstrong's remark... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin's Media Relations Strategy: Keep 'Em in the Back Room at Walmart - Posted November 15, 2013
Sarah Palin has made millions telling people how much she hates every media outlet that doesn't pay her, and this week she revealed that her ... [PRNewser]

Snapchat's CEO Can't Handle Your 'Controversial' Questions, OK? - Posted October 8, 2013
What's the first thing you think of when you hear the word "Snapchat?" If you answered "sexting!" then you have something in common with every other person on Earth who's heard the word "Snapchat". Marketers ... [PRNewser]

NYT Apologizes for Calling The Mario Brothers 'Janitors' - Posted September 27, 2013
It's all over: we have found the uncontested winner of this week's "best New York Times... [PRNewser]

Amazon Flack's Comment on How Often He Makes Comments: 'No Comment' - Posted August 19, 2013
Tucked away in this weekend's nth "What Will Amazon's Jeff Bezos Do with The Washington Post?" article lies a less-than-subtle hint at the company's media relations strategy: Wonderful bit in this NYT piece on Amazon: http://t.co/IpvlzJRuHm (via ... [PRNewser]

Tim Armstrong Apologizes for Conference Call Canning - Posted August 13, 2013
We're not sure why it took AOL CEO Tim Armstrong two full business days to circulate an internal apology for his on-the-spot firing of Patch creative director ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tim Armstrong Apologizes for Conference Call Canning - Posted August 13, 2013
We're not sure why it took AOL CEO Tim Armstrong two full business days to circulate an internal apology for his on-the-spot firing of Patch creative director ... [FishbowlNY]

Romenesko Now Offers Sponsored Posts - Posted July 16, 2013
Everyone's got to pay the bills, but when we noticed that Jim Romenesko, journalism stalwart, has started offering sponsored content on his site--our hearts sank just a little. Has it c... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Oh My: George Takei Defuses Controversy Over Facebook 'Ghostwriter' - Posted June 13, 2013
"What is this hoo-ha about my Facebook posts?" That was the very George Takei-like answer from George Takei to the ... [AllFacebook]

George Takei's Beloved Facebook Status Takes Temporary Hit - Posted June 10, 2013
Wired reporter Ryan Tate has a solid recap of the Facebook mini-scandal involving ... [FishbowlLA]

'Chicago Sun-Times' Lays Off Entire Photography Staff - Posted May 30, 2013
It's a sad day for photographers at the Chicago Sun-Times and journalism in general as a sign of the times. As per The Huffington Post, sources told Chicago Tribune med... [MediaJobsDaily]

BuzzFeed Responds To Onion Article - Posted May 29, 2013
An article titled "BuzzFeed Writer Resigns In Disgrace After Plagiarizing '10 Llamas Who Wish They Were Models'" made the rounds among members of the media on ... [FishbowlDC]

Jann Wenner Names Gus Wenner Editor of RollingStone.com - Posted May 20, 2013
Jann Wenner, the owner of Rolling Stone's publisher, Wenner Media, has a son named Gus Wenner. The former Wenner has named the latter Wenner -- all... [FishbowlLA]

Jann Wenner Names Gus Wenner Editor of RollingStone.com - Posted May 20, 2013
Jann Wenner, the owner of Rolling Stone's publisher, Wenner Media, has a son named Gus Wenner. The former Wenner has named the latter Wenner -- all... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jann Wenner Names Gus Wenner Editor of RollingStone.com - Posted May 20, 2013
Jann Wenner, the owner of Rolling Stone's publisher, Wenner Media, has a son named Gus Wenner. The former Wenner has named the latter Wenner -- all... [FishbowlNY]

The Boston Globe Returns the Favor, Sends Chicago Tribune Doughnuts - Posted May 3, 2013
Last month, as the staff of The Boston Globe was working on overdrive to chronicle every foreseeable angle of the Boston bombing story, the Chicago Tribune sent them pizza and snacks. On Friday, a grateful Globe returned the token of journalistic camaraderie and sent the Second City newsies doughnuts, ... [FishbowlLA]

WSJ Wants Someone to Cover CEOs - Posted May 3, 2013
According to a memo, The Wall Street Journal is searching for a staffer to cover "executives, management and corporate leadership trend." Sounds breathtaking. Here's another snippet from the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WSJ Wants Someone to Cover CEOs - Posted May 3, 2013
According to a memo, The Wall Street Journal is searching for a staffer to cover "executives, management and corporate leadership trend." Sounds breathtaking. Here's another snippet from the... [FishbowlNY]

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]

When Should PR Pros 'Tell Journalists How to Do Their Jobs?' - Posted March 29, 2013
Well here's a highly fraught debate: to what degree should PR pros manage the message in content created by the journalists they pitch? When does "making helpful suggestions" turn into "telling journalists how to do their jobs?" This week journalist Jim Romenesko (who everyone in medi... [PRNewser]

A Good Example of Aaron Kushner’s Media M.O. - Posted March 15, 2013
From the outset of Aaron Kushner's reign as owner-publisher of the Orange County Register, we've been impressed by his willingness to engage not just the community but also outside reporters and critics. In this... [FishbowlLA]

The Problem With the Old Media and New Media Debate - Posted February 14, 2013
I am intrigued by the meta story surrounding the University of Toledo sexual harassment and resignation scandal. It's not the story of leaked text messages that gets me, as gross and tiring as it is. Instead, it's the old media versus new media argument that has resurfaced because of it. Which... [TVSpy]

New York Times Buyout Deadline Hours Away, Joe Sexton Leaves [Update] - Posted January 24, 2013
The next few days are going to be rough at the New York Times. Not only is the deadline for editors to accept buyouts today at 5 pm, Jill Abramson said in a memo that st... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Buyout Deadline Hours Away, Joe Sexton Leaves [Update] - Posted January 24, 2013
The next few days are going to be rough at the New York Times. Not only is the deadline for editors to accept buyouts today at 5 pm, Jill Abramson said in a memo that st... [FishbowlNY]

Would You Watch A Newspaper Reality Show? - Posted January 23, 2013
Like many work places, newsrooms often come with a set of stereotypical cast members. From the clueless out-of-town editor brought in by corporate to the cub reporter seeking a scandal in every story he covers to the this-trial-ain't-my-first-rodeo cops reporter to the no-nonsense city editor. (I said stereotypical, didn't I?) That makes... [10,000 Words]

Wesley Morris Leaves Boston Globe for Grantland - Posted January 4, 2013
Wesley Morris, the Pulitzer-winning veteran of The Boston Globe, is leaving the paper for a full-time spot with Grantland. Morris has been with the Globe for the past 10 years. He had been a contributor to Gra... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wesley Morris Leaves Boston Globe for Grantland - Posted January 4, 2013
Wesley Morris, the Pulitzer-winning veteran of The Boston Globe, is leaving the paper for a full-time spot with Grantland. Morris has been with the Globe for the past 10 years. He had been a contributor to Gra... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times' 'Snow Fall' Piece is a Huge Hit - Posted December 27, 2012
We loved The New York Times' amazing "Snow Fall" piece, written by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times' 'Snow Fall' Piece is a Huge Hit - Posted December 27, 2012
We loved The New York Times' amazing "Snow Fall" piece, written by ... [FishbowlNY]

Philly.com Posts Naked Photo of John Bolaris' Fianc e, Blames 'production glitch' - Posted November 27, 2012
Former Philadelphia meteorologist John Bolaris is making headlines again after his fianc e, former Playboy model Erica Smitheman, took control of his Twitter account Sunday. Hello this is Erica ...love John , he loves you all,I guess it's ok if I send you all a naked photo or two..don't tell my love --... [TVSpy]

How Reddit Stole a Colorado Journalist's Wizard of Oz Thunder - Posted November 5, 2012
Friday was another bittersweet day for Rick Polito. Actor George Takei posted a screen grab on Facebook of the Boulder, CO freelance journalist's hilarious bygone Wizard of Oz gag synopsis. However, because Takei sourced a Reddit user's errant crop job, tens of thousands of people initially liked and ... [FishbowlLA]

The Best Wizard of Oz Synopsis Ever Written - Posted October 26, 2012
The above synopsis of The Wizard of Oz was written by Rick Polito in 1998, when he was a journalist for the Marin Independent Journal. The picture just went viral when someone posted it on Reddit. Polito tells ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Best Wizard of Oz Synopsis Ever Written - Posted October 26, 2012
The above synopsis of The Wizard of Oz was written by Rick Polito in 1998, when he was a journalist for the Marin Independent Journal. The picture just went viral when someone posted it on Reddit. Polito tells ... [FishbowlNY]

Internet Catches Up to TV Critic's Cheeky Wizard of Oz Synopsis - Posted October 26, 2012
Fifteen years after being recognized in the LA Times by Roy Rivenburg as the "TV Listing of the Week," a brief Wizard of Oz plot synopsis is getting a major new round of props thanks to Reddit and Imgur. ... [FishbowlLA]

Los Angeles Times Gets Their Armstrongs Wrong - Posted October 18, 2012
Either the Los Angeles Times needs a copy editor for their headlines, or a dead astronaut just lost an endorsement deal with Nike. The headline has been corrected since thi... [FishbowlLA]

New York Times Union Members to Walk Out Over Contract - Posted October 8, 2012
The long-lasting contract negotiations between The New York Times and the Newspaper Guild of New York is taking a new twist today:... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Union Members to Walk Out Over Contract - Posted October 8, 2012
The long-lasting contract negotiations between The New York Times and the Newspaper Guild of New York is taking a new twist today:... [FishbowlNY]

AnonymASS Tipster of the Week - Posted October 5, 2012
We conclude the week with this love note from a reader that came in this morning. Good morning to you too, AnonymASS! "Betsy, I know it's tough to be a journalist, but put down the vitriolic pen for a minute and report on important things going on in media like this: [... [FishbowlDC]

USA Today Says Its Logo is 'Cool' - Posted September 14, 2012
As we've mentioned, the new USA Today logo is sort of odd. In a memo obtained by Jim Romenesko, Sam Wa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

USA Today Says Its Logo is 'Cool' - Posted September 14, 2012
As we've mentioned, the new USA Today logo is sort of odd. In a memo obtained by Jim Romenesko, Sam Wa... [FishbowlNY]

Unfortunate Photo Snafu for Orange County Where - Posted September 3, 2012
Jim Romenesko points out this unfortunate (and awesome) photo placement in the latest issue of Orange County Where magazin... [FishbowlLA]

CJR Proves Media Columnist Richard Prince's Point - Posted August 24, 2012
A funny thing happened on the way to our Wednesday August 22 "So What Do You Do?" interview with "Journal-isms" media columnist Richard Prince. ... [GalleyCat]

Google Uses Print Newspaper Ad To Advertise Search Ad Effectiveness - Posted August 15, 2012
Google searches frequently help drive traffic to news stories at newspaper websites. But here's a different twist on the relationship between the search giant and newspapers: Using a newspaper to drive advertisers to the search giant. That's what Google apparently hopes to achieve in its new ad, which Globe and Mail media reporter... [10,000 Words]

Media General Cuts 75 - Posted July 31, 2012
Media General, the company that sold 63 papers to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in May, is dropping 75 staffers. According to a memo obtained by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media General Cuts 75 - Posted July 31, 2012
Media General, the company that sold 63 papers to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in May, is dropping 75 staffers. According to a memo obtained by ... [FishbowlNY]

Sam Grobart Leaves New York Times for Businessweek - Posted July 20, 2012
Sam Grobart is leaving The New York Times for Bloomberg Businessweek. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sam Grobart Leaves New York Times for Businessweek - Posted July 20, 2012
Sam Grobart is leaving The New York Times for Bloomberg Businessweek. ... [FishbowlNY]

WDBJ Urges Viewers to Look Up Porn Online - Posted July 13, 2012
For a story about a former porn star who is now volunteering as a local EMT, Roanoke CBS-affiliate WDBJ urged viewers to check out her adult films online. "The Cave Spring Rescue Squad has been around for more than 60 years. In that time, it's... [TVSpy]

WDBJ Urges Viewers to Look Up Porn Online - Posted July 13, 2012
For a story about a former porn star who is now volunteering as a local EMT, Roanoke CBS-affiliate WDBJ urged viewers to check out her adult films online. "The Cave Spring Rescue Squad has been around for more than 60 years. In that time, it's... [SocialTimes.com]

Creator of 'Sorkinisms' Video Chats With Romenesko - Posted June 28, 2012
Media blogger Jim Romenesko tracked down Kevin Porter, the 22-year-old Los Angeles resident behind of the ... [FishbowlLA]

Should Writers Be Allowed To Recycle Material? - Posted June 20, 2012
Journalist and author Jonah Lehrer has come under media scrutiny this week after he was caught recycling his own writing from The Wall Street J... [GalleyCat]

Jonah Lehrer's Situation Gets Worse [Update] - Posted June 20, 2012
Jonah Lehrer, formerly of Wired and recently hired by The New Yorker, is in serious trouble. Jim Ro... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jonah Lehrer's Situation Gets Worse [Update] - Posted June 20, 2012
Jonah Lehrer, formerly of Wired and recently hired by The New Yorker, is in serious trouble. Jim Ro... [FishbowlNY]

Jonah Lehrer's Situation Gets Worse [Update] - Posted June 20, 2012
Jonah Lehrer, formerly of Wired and recently hired by The New Yorker, is in serious trouble. Jim Ro... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Cohen Joins The New York Times - Posted June 14, 2012
Jim Romenesko is reporting that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Cohen Joins The New York Times - Posted June 14, 2012
Jim Romenesko is reporting that ... [FishbowlNY]

Intern Aftermath - Posted June 7, 2012
Earlier in the week, we got tipped off by a WaPo staffer that management had released an internal document to the entire newsroom introducing the current crop of interns and what drew them to the paper. One intern, Rosie Powers, ... [FishbowlDC]

Warren Buffett Won't Stop Buying Newspapers Until He's Dead - Posted May 24, 2012
Warren Buffett is going to buy more newspapers. Yes, in addition to the 63 his Berkshire Hathaway Media Group ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Warren Buffett Won't Stop Buying Newspapers Until He's Dead - Posted May 24, 2012
Warren Buffett is going to buy more newspapers. Yes, in addition to the 63 his Berkshire Hathaway Media Group ... [FishbowlNY]

Patch Executive Declares Company the Nation's 'Most Significant Media Organization' - Posted May 21, 2012
Several Bay Area Patch sites received a total of nine San Francisco Peninsula Press Club Awards over the weekend, prompting Chief Content Officer Rachel Feddersen to triumphantly declare via email that Patch.com was "the most significant medi... [FishbowlLA]

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 New York Times Company Makes Corporate Cuts, Including Veteran George Freeman - Posted May 4, 2012
Jim Romenesko is reporting that The New York Times Company has laid off a slew of people on the corporate side, including longtime lawyer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New York Times Company Makes Corporate Cuts, Including Veteran George Freeman - Posted May 4, 2012
Jim Romenesko is reporting that The New York Times Company has laid off a slew of people on the corporate side, including longtime lawyer ... [FishbowlNY]

Rupert Murdoch Addresses the Troops - Posted May 1, 2012
After this morning's brutal report from the British panel, you had to figure Rupert Mu... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rupert Murdoch Addresses the Troops - Posted May 1, 2012
After this morning's brutal report from the British panel, you had to figure Rupert Mu... [FishbowlNY]

How To Avoid Getting Fired For Your Blog - Posted April 13, 2012
When I started blogging about journalism, I did so at the urging of a hiring editor (who didn't, ultimately, hire me but did inspire me). I had all these great digital skills, she told me, but she asked why had I presented her with carbon-based clips (i.e. paper) instead of a... [10,000 Words]

Don't Mess with The Daily's Twitter Policy - Posted February 28, 2012
File this under "Reading Can Be Helpful." According to Jim Romenesko, Luke Kummer, a reporter for The Daily, resigned after seeing that one o... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Don't Mess with The Daily's Twitter Policy - Posted February 28, 2012
File this under "Reading Can Be Helpful." According to Jim Romenesko, Luke Kummer, a reporter for The Daily, resigned after seeing that one o... [FishbowlNY]

The AP Adds to White House Team - Posted February 22, 2012
The Associated Press has named Anne Gearan as its new National Security writer, assigned to the White House. In a memo obtained by Jim Romenesko, the AP's Washington Bureau Chief, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The AP Adds to White House Team - Posted February 22, 2012
The Associated Press has named Anne Gearan as its new National Security writer, assigned to the White House. In a memo obtained by Jim Romenesko, the AP's Washington Bureau Chief, ... [FishbowlNY]

Patch Wants to Patch Things Up - Posted February 10, 2012
Looks like Patch is trying to establish a united front. Jim Romenesko wrote a piece that suggested that AOL's hyperlocal news network wa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Patch Wants to Patch Things Up - Posted February 10, 2012
Looks like Patch is trying to establish a united front. Jim Romenesko wrote a piece that suggested that AOL's hyperlocal news network wa... [FishbowlNY]

Reuters Vet Departs Company - Posted February 9, 2012
David Schlesinger, who has been with Reuters for 25 years, is leaving the company. According to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Reuters Vet Departs Company - Posted February 9, 2012
David Schlesinger, who has been with Reuters for 25 years, is leaving the company. According to ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 2, 2012
Quotes of the Day Reuters' Shafer confronts intern issue "Most interns shd pay to intern." -- Reuters' media writer Jack Shafer, who engaged in a battle with New York Observer... [FishbowlDC]

Andrew Beaujon Joins Poynter - Posted February 1, 2012
Looks like Poynter has found its replacement for Jim Romenesko. Director of Poynter Online Julie Moos ... [FishbowlLA]

Andrew Beaujon Joins Poynter - Posted February 1, 2012
Looks like Poynter has found its replacement for Jim Romenesko. Director of Poynter Online Julie Moos ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Andrew Beaujon Joins Poynter - Posted February 1, 2012
Looks like Poynter has found its replacement for Jim Romenesko. Director of Poynter Online Julie Moos ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook: Average Journalist Has Seen 320% Increase In Subscribers Since November - Posted January 25, 2012
On average, journalists using Facebook's subscribe feature have seen a 320 percent increase in subscribers since November, according to a Facebook analysis of 25 journalists. This sample included local, national and international journalists who report on various platforms. The growth is coming from social and interest-based discovery, wrote ... [TVSpy]

Journos Report on Their Relationships With Fox News PR - Posted January 19, 2012
Jim Romenesko has spoken with a press pool full of journalists who report on the craziness of dealing with the Fox News PR department. More specifically, d... [PRNewser]

Arthur Brisbane Responds to Critics - Posted January 12, 2012
A couple hours ago we pointed out how absurd the article Arthur Brisbane recently posted on the New York Times' website was. Bris... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Arthur Brisbane Responds to Critics - Posted January 12, 2012
A couple hours ago we pointed out how absurd the article Arthur Brisbane recently posted on the New York Times' website was. Bris... [FishbowlNY]

San Diego Union-Tribune Now U-T San Diego - Posted January 3, 2012
The San Diego Union-Tribune is no more. The 144-year-old paper will henceforth be known as "U-T San Diego." According to a memo to staff, obtained by ... [FishbowlLA]

The New York Post Bashes Times with Gusto - Posted December 29, 2011
You have got to love the New York Post. When the New York Times accidentally sent an email meant for 300 to over eight million yesterday, the Post saw a chance to attack, and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New York Post Bashes Times with Gusto - Posted December 29, 2011
You have got to love the New York Post. When the New York Times accidentally sent an email meant for 300 to over eight million yesterday, the Post saw a chance to attack, and ... [FishbowlNY]

Craigslist Founder Wants to Bring Fact Checking Back - Posted November 28, 2011
Throughout the media industry, fact checking departments have been decimated by budget cuts, and it shows. Inaccuracies in news media are becoming increasingly common, and short of the financial windfalls needed to hire back professional fact checkers, there are no easy answers. But Craig Newmark has a few ideas.... [FishbowlLA]

FOX News and Good Morning America Steal Pics from Student Newspaper - Posted November 23, 2011
Some of the best coverage of the UC Davis pepper spray controversy has come from the university's student newspaper, the California Aggie. And the professional press has noticed. Aggie editor Jason Alpert spoke with ... [FishbowlLA]

Jim Romenesko Launches New Website - Posted November 21, 2011
Shortly after his resignation from Poynter, in the wake of what many critics called a manufactured attribution scandal, Jim Romenesko officially launched his new site Jimromenesko.com over the weekend. His first post detailed the ugly behind-the-scenes dealings that hastened his departure from Poynter. His contention seems to be ... [FishbowlLA]

The Best Romenesko Reactions - Posted November 11, 2011
You probably already know this by now, but last night Jim Romenesko -- a man widely respected in the media world -- resigned early after ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Best Romenesko Reactions - Posted November 11, 2011
You probably already know this by now, but last night Jim Romenesko -- a man widely respected in the media world -- resigned early after ... [FishbowlNY]

Poynter Editor: Jim Romenesko's Posts Have "Incomplete Attribution" But Aren't Plagiarism - Posted November 10, 2011
Today, Poynter editor Julie Moos ... [10,000 Words]

Jim Romenesko Accused of Improper Attribution - Posted November 10, 2011
Jim Romenesko, the Godfather of media blogging, announced a semi-retirement from his popular Poynter blog a couple of months ago. Today he probably wishes he had retired fully--because an assistant editor at the Columbia Journalism R... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: Hurricane Irene Coverage, Slate, Romenesko, and More - Posted August 25, 2011
[caption id="attachment_26392" align="alignleft" width="307" caption="Hurricane Irene Photo: NOAA"][/caption] ... [PRNewser]

Gawker Takes Stock of Media Critics, Proclaims LAT's Rainey 'Not Memorable' - Posted August 25, 2011
In the wake of Wednesday's news that Poynter's Jim Romenesko is semi-retiring and Slate's Jack Shafer has been laid off, Gawker has declared this the twilight of media critics. They've compiled a list of those critics of note still standing, and it's a short one... [FishbowlLA]

Jim Romenesko Announces 'Semi-Retirement' - Posted August 24, 2011
If there's one media journalist who keeps the rest of the media world on their toes, it's Jim Romenesko. The guy somehow finds the latest, most vital news before anyone else does. So that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jim Romenesko Announces 'Semi-Retirement' - Posted August 24, 2011
If there's one media journalist who keeps the rest of the media world on their toes, it's Jim Romenesko. The guy somehow finds the latest, most vital news before anyone else does. So that ... [FishbowlNY]

Fish Food - Posted April 5, 2011
(A Sprinkling of Things We Think You Ought to Know...) *Beware of being tardy to Cantor's Presser: If you're going to House Maj. Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) noon press conference today, it turns out you have to be there right smack at noon -- or else you won't get in. Despite a... [FishbowlDC]

15 to 20 People Have Already Applied to the Best Journalism Want Ad in the World - Posted March 24, 2011
Yesterday, in a bit of unsolicited advice to the Huffington Post, we suggested that they follow up on their desire to hire only professional journalists, not lowly bloggers, by taking some tips from the be... [morningmedianewsfeed]

15 to 20 People Have Already Applied to the Best Journalism Want Ad in the World - Posted March 24, 2011
Yesterday, in a bit of unsolicited advice to the Huffington Post, we suggested that they follow up on their desire to hire only professional journalists, not lowly bloggers, by taking some tips from the be... [FishbowlNY]

The New York Times Wins Design Award for Haiti Coverage - Posted March 11, 2011
The New York Times has won the Gold Medal and Best in Show awards from the Society of News Design (SND) for its coverage of the Haiti earthquake tragedy. The organization awarded the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New York Times Wins Design Award for Haiti Coverage - Posted March 11, 2011
The New York Times has won the Gold Medal and Best in Show awards from the Society of News Design (SND) for its coverage of the Haiti earthquake tragedy. The organization awarded the ... [FishbowlNY]

HuffPo Writes To Newspaper Guild's President, Gets His Name Wrong - Posted February 23, 2011
The Newspaper Guild recently launched a campaign urging Arianna Huffington to share her $315 million windfall by paying contributors. In the spirit of open dialogue, Huffington Post spokesman Mario Ruiz resp... [FishbowlLA]

Freedom Communications Outlines Policy on Social Media - Posted February 15, 2011
Freedom Communications, parent of 27 daily newspapers and more than 100 publications in total, sent a memo to employees regarding its ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

It's Awards Season at the Tribune Company - Posted January 21, 2011
Well, you don't hear this from very many American corporations these days. The executive class of the Tribune Company is giving bonuses to a few people other than themselves. Jim Romenesko got a hold of the memo explaining the Tribune Company's "Outstanding Employee Aw... [FishbowlLA]

The Daily Mail Is Caught Plagiarizing From The New York Times - Posted January 21, 2011
There is no question that plagiarism in any form is fundamentally wrong and has no place in the world of journalism. However, if you do decide to take some liberties with "sharing content" from another source, then yo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Daily Mail Is Caught Plagiarizing From The New York Times - Posted January 21, 2011
There is no question that plagiarism in any form is fundamentally wrong and has no place in the world of journalism. However, if you do decide to take some liberties with "sharing content" from another source, then yo... [FishbowlNY]

Tales From 1990 - Posted August 13, 2010
Two stories have hit the intertubes today of very talented journalists struggling with new media. Susie Gharib, profiled by MarketWatch writer Jon Friedman, is "one of the best and most popular business-television journalists on the... [MediaJobsDaily]

Newsday Columnist Takes A Stand Against Paid Content - Posted November 2, 2009
We've known since February that Newsday.com was going to be put behind a paywall so its parent company Cablevision could see if any of that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsday Columnist Takes A Stand Against Paid Content - Posted November 2, 2009
We've known since February that Newsday.com was going to be put behind a paywall so its parent company Cablevision could see if any of that ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 09.01.08 - Posted September 1, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.27.07 - Posted December 27, 2007
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS Most of you sp... [FishbowlDC]

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