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New York Times Names Styles Reporter - Posted December 18, 2013
The New York Times has hired John Koblin as a styles reporter. Koblin comes to the paper from Deadspin, where he has worked for the past year. In a memo obtained ... [Fishbowl NY]

New York Times Names Styles Reporter - Posted December 18, 2013
The New York Times has hired John Koblin as a styles reporter. Koblin comes to the paper from Deadspin, where he has worked for the past year. In a memo obtained ... [FishbowlNY]

Deadspin Investigation Leads to Sacking of ESPN Columnist Sarah Phillips - Posted May 2, 2012
A great investigative piece by Deadspin's John Koblin published late yesterday uncovered some very disturbing things about ESPN.com columnist Sarah Phillips. If the story is true, and by all accounts it seems to be, Phillips conspired to hijack the popular Facebook page NBA Memes from its owner to drive traffic to... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker Media Adds Two - Posted March 19, 2012
Gawker Media has added two staffers. A.J. Daulerio, Gawker's Editor-in-Chief, tweeted that Rich Juzwiak is joining the site and Capital New York reports that ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker Media Adds Two - Posted March 19, 2012
Gawker Media has added two staffers. A.J. Daulerio, Gawker's Editor-in-Chief, tweeted that Rich Juzwiak is joining the site and Capital New York reports that ... [FishbowlNY]

Alix Freedman Leaves WSJ for Reuters - Posted September 7, 2011
Alix Freedman -- a veteran of The Wall Street Journal for almost 30 years -- is leaving the paper to join Reuters. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Alix Freedman Leaves WSJ for Reuters - Posted September 7, 2011
Alix Freedman -- a veteran of The Wall Street Journal for almost 30 years -- is leaving the paper to join Reuters. ... [FishbowlNY]

Time Inc PR Chief Dawn Bridges Leaving For 'New Opportunities' - Posted January 4, 2011
Dawn Bridges, who was chief of PR at Time Inc. since 2004, is leaving the company—"to move on to new opportunities and challenges," Bridges said in a statement. WWD's John Kobl... [MediaJobsDaily]

Sales for iPad Magazines Fall - Posted December 29, 2010
John Koblin of WWD has a report today that iPad magazines from popular titles like GQ, Wired, Glamour, and Vanity Fair are hitting a rough ... [Fishbowl NY]

Sales for iPad Magazines Fall - Posted December 29, 2010
John Koblin of WWD has a report today that iPad magazines from popular titles like GQ, Wired, Glamour, and Vanity Fair are hitting a rough ... [FishbowlNY]

Cond 's Advance Publications Opens Corporate Development SVP Role for Andrew Siegel - Posted December 14, 2010
After stints at GE and Yahoo! Andrew Siegel will be joining ... [Fishbowl NY]

Cond 's Advance Publications Opens Corporate Development SVP Role for Andrew Siegel - Posted December 14, 2010
After stints at GE and Yahoo! Andrew Siegel will be joining ... [FishbowlNY]

WSJ. Beefs Up Staff - Posted December 10, 2010
After rolling out her debut issue of WSJ. with the help of only five workers, editor Deborah Needleman is ready to surround ... [Fishbowl NY]

WSJ. Beefs Up Staff - Posted December 10, 2010
After rolling out her debut issue of WSJ. with the help of only five workers, editor Deborah Needleman is ready to surround ... [FishbowlNY]

Bon App tit Adds Christine Muhlke and Meghan Sutherland To Editing Staff - Posted December 6, 2010
After signing on as editor-in-chief at in late October, Adam Rapoport is making sure the foodie mag keeps a pr... [Fishbowl NY]

Bon App tit Adds Christine Muhlke and Meghan Sutherland To Editing Staff - Posted December 6, 2010
After signing on as editor-in-chief at in late October, Adam Rapoport is making sure the foodie mag keeps a pr... [FishbowlNY]

Scott Dadich To Keep Things Strictly Digital At Conde Nast - Posted October 18, 2010
Until last Friday, Scott Dadich was juggling two job titles at once: creative director at Wired and Cond Nast's executive... [Fishbowl NY]

Scott Dadich To Keep Things Strictly Digital At Conde Nast - Posted October 18, 2010
Until last Friday, Scott Dadich was juggling two job titles at once: creative director at Wired and Cond Nast's executive... [FishbowlNY]

Nick Summers Moves To The New York Observer, Much To The Consternation Of One Village Voice Tipster - Posted October 14, 2010
By now, you're likely aware that John Koblin has left The New York Observer for WWDier pastures. Now, nearly a month since the announcement that he was leaving made its way across the interwebs, comes news of his successor, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Nick Summers Moves To The New York Observer, Much To The Consternation Of One Village Voice Tipster - Posted October 14, 2010
By now, you're likely aware that John Koblin has left The New York Observer for WWDier pastures. Now, nearly a month since the announcement that he was leaving made its way across the interwebs, comes news of his successor, ... [FishbowlNY]

Sara Vilkomerson Is The Latest Departure From The New York Observer - Posted October 7, 2010
According to Foster Kamer of The Village Voice's Runnin' Scared blog, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Sara Vilkomerson Is The Latest Departure From The New York Observer - Posted October 7, 2010
According to Foster Kamer of The Village Voice's Runnin' Scared blog, ... [FishbowlNY]

Revolving Door: 9.30 - Posted September 30, 2010
Here are this week's PR and media highlights from mediabistro's Revolving Door Newsletter: Jane Bianchi has been named senior news editor at Seventeen... [PRNewser]

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]

John Koblin Exits the New York Observer - Posted September 27, 2010
The Village Voice reports that John Koblin quit the New York Observer and is moving to Women's Wear Daily. Former Observer editor Peter Kaplan, is editorial director for Fairchild Fashion Group, which includes WWD. Kaplan ran the Obs... [Fishbowl NY]

John Koblin Exits the New York Observer - Posted September 27, 2010
The Village Voice reports that John Koblin quit the New York Observer and is moving to Women's Wear Daily. Former Observer editor Peter Kaplan, is editorial director for Fairchild Fashion Group, which includes WWD. Kaplan ran the Obs... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Observer.com Enjoys Tennis, Tennis WAGS, Slideshows - Posted August 25, 2010
The New York Observer is falling into chaos or devolving into a sh*tstorm. But that won't stop the pink paper from jumping on the "oh boy, we need a US Open (... [SportsNewser]

Does Observer Story Reflect A More Aggressive NY Times PR Strategy? - Posted April 14, 2010
How much more can be written about The New York Times versus The Wall Street Journal rivalry? A lot more, mostly because the Journal will launch its New York edition -- aimed dir... [PRNewser]

Scandalous NYT David Paterson Story Not Even About David Paterson - Posted February 17, 2010
One day we'll all look back on the David Paterson/New York Times alleged expose and laugh about how desperate we all were for a juicy story in the middle of a long, cold February... [Fishbowl NY]

Scandalous NYT David Paterson Story Not Even About David Paterson - Posted February 17, 2010
One day we'll all look back on the David Paterson/New York Times alleged expose and laugh about how desperate we all were for a juicy story in the middle of a long, cold February... [FishbowlNY]

Zachery Kouwe Resigns From New York Times Over Plagiary Charges - Posted February 17, 2010
This has not been a good month for looking over your shoulder and copying your classmates work: Just last week, Gerald Posner from The Daily Beast ... [Fishbowl NY]

Zachery Kouwe Resigns From New York Times Over Plagiary Charges - Posted February 17, 2010
This has not been a good month for looking over your shoulder and copying your classmates work: Just last week, Gerald Posner from The Daily Beast ... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times Won't Address Paterson Rumors - Posted February 16, 2010
In the Sunday edition of The New York Times, Clark Hoyt fumed about the nature of salacious rumor-mongering about the alleged sex scandal his paper was assumed to be writin... [Fishbowl NY]

New York Times Won't Address Paterson Rumors - Posted February 16, 2010
In the Sunday edition of The New York Times, Clark Hoyt fumed about the nature of salacious rumor-mongering about the alleged sex scandal his paper was assumed to be writin... [FishbowlNY]

No News Means Fake News - Posted February 10, 2010
Is the New York Post's column about Governor David Paterson maybe, possibly having an affair becoming more believabl... [Fishbowl NY]

No News Means Fake News - Posted February 10, 2010
Is the New York Post's column about Governor David Paterson maybe, possibly having an affair becoming more believabl... [FishbowlNY]

Newsday's Pay Wall Experiment Yields Disappointing Results - Posted January 26, 2010
No matter how you try to sugarcoat it, trying to make people pay for online news content isn't easy. And Long Island daily Newsday -- ... [Fishbowl NY]

Newsday's Pay Wall Experiment Yields Disappointing Results - Posted January 26, 2010
No matter how you try to sugarcoat it, trying to make people pay for online news content isn't easy. And Long Island daily Newsday -- ... [FishbowlNY]

Check Out The New Yorker's Masthead - Posted November 11, 2009
Conde Nast weekly The New Yorker doesn't publish a masthead, so its staff, titles and editorial structure is sort of a well-kept secret. And, it's one of th... [Fishbowl NY]

Check Out The New Yorker's Masthead - Posted November 11, 2009
Conde Nast weekly The New Yorker doesn't publish a masthead, so its staff, titles and editorial structure is sort of a well-kept secret. And, it's one of th... [FishbowlNY]

One Last Gourmet Party - Posted October 16, 2009
We'd like to end the week on a high note, but on this gloomy, cold October Friday in New York City, this story from The New York Observer about the last hurrah fo... [Fishbowl NY]

One Last Gourmet Party - Posted October 16, 2009
We'd like to end the week on a high note, but on this gloomy, cold October Friday in New York City, this story from The New York Observer about the last hurrah fo... [FishbowlNY]

When Will The Layoffs Start At Conde Nast? - Posted September 30, 2009
Like many media watchers, The New York Observer's John Koblin, who has been diligently tracking the goings on at ... [Fishbowl NY]

When Will The Layoffs Start At Conde Nast? - Posted September 30, 2009
Like many media watchers, The New York Observer's John Koblin, who has been diligently tracking the goings on at ... [FishbowlNY]

Could Conde Nast Cut Budgets By 25 Percent? - Posted September 15, 2009
With McKinsey & Co. wrapping up its time at Conde Nast, the speculation has begun about how the magazine publisher will change its business in the coming months. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Could Conde Nast Cut Budgets By 25 Percent? - Posted September 15, 2009
With McKinsey & Co. wrapping up its time at Conde Nast, the speculation has begun about how the magazine publisher will change its business in the coming months. ... [FishbowlNY]

McKinsey Wraps Up At Conde Nast - Posted September 9, 2009
Today we have another dispatch about McKinsey's work at Conde Nast from The New York Observer... [Fishbowl NY]

McKinsey Wraps Up At Conde Nast - Posted September 9, 2009
Today we have another dispatch about McKinsey's work at Conde Nast from The New York Observer... [FishbowlNY]

McKinsey Takes A Look At Vogue, Traveler - Posted August 19, 2009
The New York Observer's John Koblin continues his coverage of McKinsey & Co.'s examination of C... [Fishbowl NY]

McKinsey Takes A Look At Vogue, Traveler - Posted August 19, 2009
The New York Observer's John Koblin continues his coverage of McKinsey & Co.'s examination of C... [FishbowlNY]

First On FBNY: More Cuts At Conde? (With Updates) - Posted August 13, 2009
A FishbowlNY tipster tells us there were layoffs at The New Yorker yesterday, the same day the New York Observer featured a story hinting that the magazine wou... [Fishbowl NY]

First On FBNY: More Cuts At Conde? (With Updates) - Posted August 13, 2009
A FishbowlNY tipster tells us there were layoffs at The New Yorker yesterday, the same day the New York Observer featured a story hinting that the magazine wou... [FishbowlNY]

Mourning The Loss Of Conde Nast's "Gilded Age" - Posted August 12, 2009
The New York Observer's John Koblin has gone deep within the depths of 4 Times Square to ... [Fishbowl NY]

Mourning The Loss Of Conde Nast's "Gilded Age" - Posted August 12, 2009
The New York Observer's John Koblin has gone deep within the depths of 4 Times Square to ... [FishbowlNY]

Journal Looks To Develop New York-Centric Culture Pages - Posted July 8, 2009
Since snatching up The Wall Street Journal last year, Rupert Murdoch has made a few changes -- in an attempt to expand the business paper into a more general interest read. Now, Th... [Fishbowl NY]

Journal Looks To Develop New York-Centric Culture Pages - Posted July 8, 2009
Since snatching up The Wall Street Journal last year, Rupert Murdoch has made a few changes -- in an attempt to expand the business paper into a more general interest read. Now, Th... [FishbowlNY]

Wall Street Journal Moves On - Posted June 11, 2009
Tomorrow, The Wall Street Journal will complete its move from its home downtown to News Corp.'s corporate headquarters at 1211 Avenue of the Americas. In advance of the move fro... [Fishbowl NY]

Wall Street Journal Moves On - Posted June 11, 2009
Tomorrow, The Wall Street Journal will complete its move from its home downtown to News Corp.'s corporate headquarters at 1211 Avenue of the Americas. In advance of the move fro... [FishbowlNY]

The Grey Lady Debates on How to Charge for Web Content - Posted May 15, 2009
From John Koblin at the New York Observer: By the end of June, The New York Times will come to a decision on how to charge for some of its c... [FishbowlLA]

Newsweek Editor Profiled In Advance Of Relaunch - Posted May 13, 2009
Next Monday, Newsweek will reveal a new, reformatted, slicker version of itself. If you want a little hint as to what the new Newsweek will be like, you can check out the New York Observer... [Fishbowl NY]

Newsweek Editor Profiled In Advance Of Relaunch - Posted May 13, 2009
Next Monday, Newsweek will reveal a new, reformatted, slicker version of itself. If you want a little hint as to what the new Newsweek will be like, you can check out the New York Observer... [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]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Morning Reading List, 09.19.08 - Posted September 19, 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]

Sulzberger on the Times: Optimistic or Tonedeaf? - Posted September 12, 2008
Over at the NYO John Koblin got the inside line on ... [Fishbowl NY]

Sulzberger on the Times: Optimistic or Tonedeaf? - Posted September 12, 2008
Over at the NYO John Koblin got the inside line on ... [FishbowlNY]

Rolling Stone Queries Readers on Planned Redesign - Posted July 17, 2008
The windows of Macy's stores natonwide are spotlighting the new line of t-shirts that feature iconic Rolling Stone covers (the $36 purchase price includes a free one-year subscription), and now comes news that the magazine is pondering a major ... [UnBeige]

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