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Revolving Door Newsletter: 11.14.14
John Cook Leaves The Intercept; Layoffs at GQ

Revolving Door Newsletter: 10.31.2014
Matt Taibbi out at First Look; Denise Warren leaves The New York Times

Revolving Door Newsletter: 03.11.14
First Look Media Poaches from Gawker; ESPN Expands Beyond Sports

Revolving Door Newsletter: 01.03.14
Tim Tebow Joins ESPN; WaPo May Lose Ezra Klein

Revolving Door Newsletter: 10.29.13
Woodward's New Role at WaPo, President of Poynter Retires

Revolving Door Newsletter: 01.11.13
Gawker Gets a New EIC; Pink Slips Imminent at Time

Revolving Door Newsletter: 04.30.10
ABC News Slashes 350+ Jobs; Forbes Family to Pass the Torch?

Revolving Door Newsletter: 04.02.10
Conde Gussies Up Glossies with New Hires; Ex-Gawkers Move On

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Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon, Hachette End Dispute | CNN Picks Up Three Originals - Posted November 14, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Amazon, Hachette End Dispute | CNN Picks Up Three Originals - Posted November 14, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Report: As a Manager, Matt Taibbi Made a Loud and Unwelcome Racket - Posted October 30, 2014
This afternoon, by way of an entirely unpredictable "second look" from First Look Media, we have an internal item bylined to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Report: As a Manager, Matt Taibbi Made a Loud and Unwelcome Racket - Posted October 30, 2014
This afternoon, by way of an entirely unpredictable "second look" from First Look Media, we have an internal item bylined to ... [FishbowlNY]

The Silence at The Intercept Is A Reflection of Startup Newsroom Difficulties - Posted April 18, 2014
Just over two months after publishing its first revelations about the NSA's mass surveillance program, First Look Media's The Intercept is taking a break. Well, sort of. The newest member of the team (that we know of), built around former Guardian... [TVSpy]

ICYMI: Everyone is Leaving Everywhere - Posted March 11, 2014
Monday was a big day for getting the heck out of Dodge. Here's a run-down of all the journos who jumped ship yesterday: David Ellis ditched Bloomberg for a VP gig over at CQ Roll Call. -by ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Attkisson Resigns | John Cook to First Look | ESPN Launches Exit 31 - Posted March 11, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Attkisson Resigns | John Cook to First Look | ESPN Launches Exit 31 - Posted March 11, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

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

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

Gawker's Crackstarter Campaign is Over - Posted July 19, 2013
Gawker's Rob Ford Crackstarter campaign is officially over. When it first started, we wondered here why readers shou... [TVSpy]

Mike Allen's Hoarding Problem: The Photo Evidence - Posted June 20, 2013
That's a picture someone sent Gawker of Politico reporter Mike Allen's office when he wor... [FishbowlDC]

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

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

Gawker Post Reaming Rupert Murdoch's Mostly-White Team Ignites Race Debate - Posted April 25, 2013
When Gawker's John Cook noticed a grainy photo of Rupert Murdoch "hanging with the Dow Jones team" on the News Corporation CEO's Tumblr, he proposed to his readers a game. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Post Reaming Rupert Murdoch's Mostly-White Team Ignites Race Debate - Posted April 25, 2013
When Gawker's John Cook noticed a grainy photo of Rupert Murdoch "hanging with the Dow Jones team" on the News Corporation CEO's Tumblr, he proposed to his readers a game. ... [FishbowlNY]

Gawker's John Cook Guts McKay Coppins' BuzzFeed Story on Marco Rubio - Posted April 16, 2013
McKay Coppins, BuzzFeed's political editor, is no stranger to haters among his New York media compatriots. In January, the bespectacled politics wonk ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker's John Cook Guts McKay Coppins' BuzzFeed Story on Marco Rubio - Posted April 16, 2013
McKay Coppins, BuzzFeed's political editor, is no stranger to haters among his New York media compatriots. In January, the bespectacled politics wonk ... [FishbowlNY]

WTF? With Matt Lewis - Posted April 12, 2013
If for nothing else, the unpredictable musings of Matthew Lewis in his twice-weekly column at The Week can get people talking. But what's he saying? Lewis, who is Christian, writes in his ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Ex-Gawker EIC A.J. Daulerio to Consult for BuzzMedia - Posted March 22, 2013
It was just a few months ago that A.J. Daulerio vacated the EIC position at Gawker and was replaced by ... [FishbowlLA]

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

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

A.J. Daulerio Steps Aside as Editor of Gawker, John Cook Takes Over - Posted January 10, 2013
The A.J. Daulerio Gawker era is coming to a close. According to New York's Daily Intelligencer, Daulerio is stepping down as e... [FishbowlLA]

Tony Ortega Gifts Gawker with Ex-Scientologists Rap Song - Posted December 10, 2012
The latest Church of Scientology scoop fomented by former Village Voice editor-in-chief Tony Ortega is a Thetan level doozy. One that will be reverberating across MSM outlets for days. Th... [GalleyCat]

Tony Ortega Gifts Gawker with Ex-Scientologists Rap Song - Posted December 10, 2012
The latest Church of Scientology scoop fomented by former Village Voice editor-in-chief Tony Ortega is a Thetan level doozy. One that will be reverberating across MSM outlets for days. Th... [FishbowlLA]

What People Are Saying About Newsweek Ending Print Edition - Posted October 18, 2012
As you know, Newsweek has decided to end its print edition. We're sad about it, but not everyone is. Below is a sampling of what people are saying about an icon going dark. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What People Are Saying About Newsweek Ending Print Edition - Posted October 18, 2012
As you know, Newsweek has decided to end its print edition. We're sad about it, but not everyone is. Below is a sampling of what people are saying about an icon going dark. ... [FishbowlNY]

Finke-Easton Ellis Feud Gets a Whole Lot Uglier - Posted July 19, 2012
Reclusive blogger Nikki Finke appears to be foolishly going after someone who has no fear of her. In the latest bit of news connected to the public feud that erupted last Friday between Finke and author Bret Easton Ellis thanks to an article on Gawker and quick echo at the New York... [FishbowlLA]

Bret Easton Ellis Fills In the Nikki Finke Blanks - Posted July 18, 2012
In case you have not been paying attention, Gawker did a rather dishonorable thing the other day. They picked up on one old and two new tweets from @BretEastonEllis ... [FishbowlLA]

The Best Responses to Politico's Absurd Media Bias Article - Posted June 1, 2012
Politico recently published a piece accusing the New York Times and Washington Post of being "blatantly" biased in favor of Barack Obama. The piece was od... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Best Responses to Politico's Absurd Media Bias Article - Posted June 1, 2012
Politico recently published a piece accusing the New York Times and Washington Post of being "blatantly" biased in favor of Barack Obama. The piece was od... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 10, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I want the wedding to be celebratory not militarized." -- Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow show last night in response to whether ... [FishbowlDC]

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

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

Has Gawker Spooked Fox News? - Posted August 26, 2011
Fox News has declared Gawker "dead or dying,"reporting that the site's traffic is down 75%, though that doesn't appear to be even close to the truth. The erroneous numbers were first mentioned on the ... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker Suing Chris Christie Over Fox News Probe - Posted July 25, 2011
Gawker is bringing Governor Chris Christie to court, alleging that he and Roger Ailes have exchanged emails that go beyond the typical LOLCat forward. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Suing Chris Christie Over Fox News Probe - Posted July 25, 2011
Gawker is bringing Governor Chris Christie to court, alleging that he and Roger Ailes have exchanged emails that go beyond the typical LOLCat forward. ... [FishbowlNY]

Did The New York Times Hack Into a Goldman Sachs' Email Account? - Posted June 1, 2011
That's a pretty serious accusation. But Felix Salmon questions the New York Times... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Did The New York Times Hack Into a Goldman Sachs' Email Account? - Posted June 1, 2011
That's a pretty serious accusation. But Felix Salmon questions the New York Times... [FishbowlNY]

Why Isn't the New York Observer Covering Trump? - Posted April 14, 2011
Donald Trump's clunky, absurd, and arguably racist birther claims and attention-begging presidential run is the sort of story that the New York Observer is known to cover with relish. But, as... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Why Isn't the New York Observer Covering Trump? - Posted April 14, 2011
Donald Trump's clunky, absurd, and arguably racist birther claims and attention-begging presidential run is the sort of story that the New York Observer is known to cover with relish. But, as... [FishbowlNY]

Scientology Might Have a Spy Working Within New York Media - Posted March 1, 2011
John Cook, writing for The New York Observer, has a very interesting piece today that alleges ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Scientology Might Have a Spy Working Within New York Media - Posted March 1, 2011
John Cook, writing for The New York Observer, has a very interesting piece today that alleges ... [FishbowlNY]

Active Duty Marines "Reverse-Embed" With the Media - Posted August 5, 2010
What PR professional wouldn't want to take a year off from their job and embed themselves in a newsroom? Financial implications aside, we can imagine most would jump at the opportunity. Yahoo's John Cook reports a fascinating story on how military public affair... [PRNewser]

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

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

Salon.com Lays Off Six - Posted August 17, 2009
Gawker is reporting that Salon.com has laid off six editorial staffers last week, or 20 percent of its edit department. CEO Rich... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Salon.com Lays Off Six - Posted August 17, 2009
Gawker is reporting that Salon.com has laid off six editorial staffers last week, or 20 percent of its edit department. CEO Rich... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News Producer Ambushed - Posted June 22, 2009
So, it happened. Gawker's John Cook finally ambushed FNC producer Jesse Watters - the producer known for his ambush reporting on The O'Reilly Factor. But Watters backed out of his driveway before Cook... [TVNewser]

Fake Factor: Jesse Watters Twitter Feed a Hoax - Posted April 27, 2009
After all the back-and-forth on Friday between Gawker and O'Reilly Factor "ambush" producer Jesse Watters, it appeared to continue over the weekend as Watters responded on Twitter. And as Watters kept tweeting, Gawker kept responding. But there wa... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Gawker Attempts to Ambush the Fox News "Ambusher" - Posted April 24, 2009
Gawker's John Cook is on a mission. He's trying to get an interview with Fox News Channel producer Jesse Watters who is known for his ambush interviews for Bill O'Reilly's show. Cook phoned Watters yesterday attempting to get an interview and was ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

NYT's Bill Carter and Ben Silverman: Too Close for Comfort? - Posted July 13, 2007
Radar's busting NY Times show-biz reporter Bill Carter on his sleeping with friendship with those he covers, like ... [FishbowlLA]

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