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Anna Wintour Musical Returning to Joe's Pub - Posted August 19, 2014
One-man show Ryan Raftery is the Most Powerful Woman in Fashion is way over the top. Raftery's drag-version of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Anna Wintour Musical Returning to Joe's Pub - Posted August 19, 2014
One-man show Ryan Raftery is the Most Powerful Woman in Fashion is way over the top. Raftery's drag-version of ... [FishbowlNY]

Kelly Cutrone Says Fashion People Don't Care About KimYe - Posted August 12, 2014
Kelly Cutrone has never been one to mince words. You wanna cry? Take that elsewhere. If your body is disturbing, she's gonna let ... [PRNewser]

Kim Kardashian Inks Deal with Rizzoli For a Book of Selfies - Posted August 11, 2014
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has become well-known for her selfies. Universe, an imprint of Rizzoli Publications, will publish a collection of her photos in a book entitled Selfish. ... [GalleyCat]

GQ Interviews Kanye West - Posted July 21, 2014
GQ went full Kanye for its latest issue. The 37-year-old artist graces the glossy's cover and was interviewed for an accompanying feature. In the piece, West is typical West -- meaning he says a lot of things that don't make sense, makes a few comments that are truly insightful, and continues... [morningmedianewsfeed]

GQ Interviews Kanye West - Posted July 21, 2014
GQ went full Kanye for its latest issue. The 37-year-old artist graces the glossy's cover and was interviewed for an accompanying feature. In the piece, West is typical West -- meaning he says a lot of things that don't make sense, makes a few comments that are truly insightful, and continues... [FishbowlNY]

Annie Leibovitz and Kanye West Have Hugged it Out - Posted June 19, 2014
You can sleep easier tonight, everyone: Annie Leibovitz and Kanye West have cleared the air. West had ranted about Leibovitz because he was upset that Leibovitz ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Annie Leibovitz and Kanye West Have Hugged it Out - Posted June 19, 2014
You can sleep easier tonight, everyone: Annie Leibovitz and Kanye West have cleared the air. West had ranted about Leibovitz because he was upset that Leibovitz ... [FishbowlNY]

Kanye West is Upset with Annie Leibovitz - Posted June 17, 2014
BREAKING: Kanye West is upset. Again. According to Page Six, West's latest beef is with Annie ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Kanye West is Upset with Annie Leibovitz - Posted June 17, 2014
BREAKING: Kanye West is upset. Again. According to Page Six, West's latest beef is with Annie ... [FishbowlNY]

Kim Kardashian Breastfeeds the Media - Posted June 17, 2014
Who needs The Onion's ClickHole when BuzzFeed gives you things like this? Below the headline "Kim Kardashian's Boobs Take North West For A Walk," writer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Kim Kardashian Breastfeeds the Media - Posted June 17, 2014
Who needs The Onion's ClickHole when BuzzFeed gives you things like this? Below the headline "Kim Kardashian's Boobs Take North West For A Walk," writer ... [FishbowlNY]

Tuesday Morning Stir - Posted June 17, 2014
-New York based digital media agency CA Creative has hired Hanah Snavely as content director (photo above). -A look at Delta's World Cup Twitter gaffe. ... [AgencySpy]

Monday Morning Stir - Posted June 16, 2014
-Kanye West will join Translation on stage at Cannes tomorrow. ... [AgencySpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: Kardashian Sets Instagram Record | #RedskinsPride Backfire - Posted May 30, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

W+K NY Celebrates the World Cup's 'One Time Zone' for ESPN - Posted May 28, 2014
Yesterday we brought you news of Adidas' World Cup spot from TBWA featuring Lionel Messi, a host of other international stars, and a ... [AgencySpy]

Did the 'NY Post' Go Too Far With Its Kimye Wedding Announcement? - Posted May 27, 2014
As everyone knows at this point, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were married this past weekend in an opulent wedding ceremony in Florence, Italy. A lot of people care abou... [PRNewser]

TBWA\Chiat\Day Taps Messi, Kanye for Adidas - Posted May 27, 2014
TBWA\Chiat\Day have launched the "All In Or Nothing" World Cup campaign for Adidas -- the biggest in the company's history, according to The Guardian -- with a spot starring superstar Lionel Messi... [MediaJobsDaily]

TBWA\Chiat\Day Taps Messi, Kanye for Adidas - Posted May 27, 2014
TBWA\Chiat\Day have launched the "All In Or Nothing" World Cup campaign for Adidas -- the biggest in the company's history, according to The Guardian -- with a spot starring superstar Lionel Messi... [AgencySpy]

The Daily Mail Breaks Some Anna Wintour News - Posted May 15, 2014
The chance of a headline typo is certainly maximized at The Daily Mail. So kudos to them for no extra "A's" in extravaganza. Per the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Daily Mail Breaks Some Anna Wintour News - Posted May 15, 2014
The chance of a headline typo is certainly maximized at The Daily Mail. So kudos to them for no extra "A's" in extravaganza. Per the ... [FishbowlNY]

Cond Nast Sued Over Vogue KimYe Cover Shoot Video - Posted April 21, 2014
Vogue is certainly getting plenty of headlines out of its Kanye West/Kim Kardashian cover. Even if not all of them are positive. The latest ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cond Nast Sued Over Vogue KimYe Cover Shoot Video - Posted April 21, 2014
Vogue is certainly getting plenty of headlines out of its Kanye West/Kim Kardashian cover. Even if not all of them are positive. The latest ... [FishbowlNY]

Vogue KimYe Cover Selling Well - Posted April 8, 2014
The April issue of Vogue -- featuring Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in what appeared to be a David's Bridal ad on the cover -- is selling quit... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vogue KimYe Cover Selling Well - Posted April 8, 2014
The April issue of Vogue -- featuring Kim Kardashian and Kanye West in what appeared to be a David's Bridal ad on the cover -- is selling quit... [FishbowlNY]

Yikes... Will the Kimye Cover Vanquish Vogue?! (Answer: No.) - Posted March 26, 2014
So that escalated quickly. One minute we were all gasping at Anna Wintour's decision to put Kanye West and ... [PRNewser]

No April Fool's: Kim and Kanye Are on the Cover of Vogue - Posted March 21, 2014
We always imagined that, when looking back at the lives we've led on some day in the distant future, we would be able to pinpoint the moment when we finally lost it--"it" being our faith in humanity, ourselves and all the things we hold dear. ... [PRNewser]

The Kim Kardashian Vogue Cover is Here - Posted March 21, 2014
Like we said -- what Kanye West wants, Kanye West gets. After months of pestering Anna Wintour to put his boo Kim Kardashian ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Kim Kardashian Vogue Cover is Here - Posted March 21, 2014
Like we said -- what Kanye West wants, Kanye West gets. After months of pestering Anna Wintour to put his boo Kim Kardashian ... [FishbowlNY]

Bill O'Reilly: Jay-Z and Kanye West are a 'Disease' - Posted February 28, 2014
Bill O'Reilly, the best journalist ever according to Bill O'Reilly, knows why Amer... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill O'Reilly: Jay-Z and Kanye West are a 'Disease' - Posted February 28, 2014
Bill O'Reilly, the best journalist ever according to Bill O'Reilly, knows why Amer... [FishbowlNY]

Savannah Guthrie Helps Seth Meyers Prepare for 'Worst Guests' - Posted February 24, 2014
The media blitz for Seth Meyers has included a THR cover story, weekend coverage in the New York Times and down-the-hall air time this morning on Today. Tonight, it's finally time for the affable Weekend Update anchor to sho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Savannah Guthrie Helps Seth Meyers Prepare for 'Worst Guests' - Posted February 24, 2014
The media blitz for Seth Meyers has included a THR cover story, weekend coverage in the New York Times and down-the-hall air time this morning on Today. Tonight, it's finally time for the affable Weekend Update anchor to sho... [FishbowlNY]

Drake 'Disgusted' at Rolling Stone, Which Dropped His Cover Shot for Philip Seymour Hoffman - Posted February 13, 2014
Last Friday Rolling Stone told Drake and his media team that it would pull his planned cover for one featuring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. The corresponding interview/profile, posted today after a teaser, also included some negative comments Drake made about friend and collaborator Kanye West's most recent album--quotes... [PRNewser]

Drake is Mad at Rolling Stone [Updated] - Posted February 13, 2014
Drake -- the emotional, sweater rocking rapper who really just talks -- is mad at Rolling Stone. In an interview with the magazine, Drake apparently dissed Kanye West's Yeezus by saying "There were some real questionable bars on there. Like that 'Swaghili' line? Come on, man. Fabolous wouldn't say some shit... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Drake is Mad at Rolling Stone [Updated] - Posted February 13, 2014
Drake -- the emotional, sweater rocking rapper who really just talks -- is mad at Rolling Stone. In an interview with the magazine, Drake apparently dissed Kanye West's Yeezus by saying "There were some real questionable bars on there. Like that 'Swaghili' line? Come on, man. Fabolous wouldn't say some shit... [FishbowlNY]

The Kim Kardashian Vogue Cover is (Maybe) Happening - Posted February 3, 2014
Ask and Ye shall receive. According to Jezebel, "a well-placed source" said Kanye West might finally get to see his girl Kim Kardashian on the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Kim Kardashian Vogue Cover is (Maybe) Happening - Posted February 3, 2014
Ask and Ye shall receive. According to Jezebel, "a well-placed source" said Kanye West might finally get to see his girl Kim Kardashian on the ... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: GQ or Interview - Posted January 23, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. Today we have GQ taking on Interview. GQ's latest cover features Katy Perry and her amazing personality. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cover Battle: GQ or Interview - Posted January 23, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. Today we have GQ taking on Interview. GQ's latest cover features Katy Perry and her amazing personality. ... [FishbowlNY]

Kanye West's Legal Team Takes Down Spoof 'Coinye' Altcoin - Posted January 16, 2014
(CoinDesk) Just days after Chicago rapper Kanye West dispatched his legal team against the creators of the script-based cryptocurrency Coinye, formerly Coinye West, the altcoin's development team has officially folded its launch plans. The announcement was issued via the project's website, which posted the... [Bitcoins Insider]

Oh Yeezus! Cryptocurrency Gets Hip with Kanye-Inspired 'Coinye West' - Posted January 3, 2014
(NBC News) There are plenty of digital currencies out there for those of us fed up with the boring old paper kind bank produced and backed by the government. But what about the oft-neglected overlap between frenzied crypto-anarchists and hip hop fans? Later this month, ... [Bitcoins Insider]

So, Kanye and Creative Directors Do Share a Common Bond After All - Posted December 3, 2013
Have you ever noticed how much Kanye West has in common with your Creative Director? The over-inflated egos, aimless pontificating, batshit crazy quotes. Well, you're not alone: some mystery genius (or geniuses) created ... [AgencySpy]

Zappos Gives Kanye Some 'Sh-t' - Posted November 21, 2013
If Bret Easton Ellis hosts a podcast and nobody listens, does it make a sound? It does if the guest is Kanye West and his latest beef goes about as well as his beefs with Vogue and Jim... [PRNewser]

Bret Easton Ellis Kicks Off Podcast with Kanye West - Posted November 18, 2013
We've all read the incendiary Bret Easton Ellis tweets. So it's somewhat surprising, for anyone not familiar with his voice, to hear how mellow he sounds. Off the top of his new PodcastOne show, Ellis is one part NPR-worthy and another college campus groovy DJ. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bret Easton Ellis Kicks Off Podcast with Kanye West - Posted November 18, 2013
We've all read the incendiary Bret Easton Ellis tweets. So it's somewhat surprising, for anyone not familiar with his voice, to hear how mellow he sounds. Off the top of his new PodcastOne show, Ellis is one part NPR-worthy and another college campus groovy DJ. ... [FishbowlNY]

The 'I Quit Girl' Hangs Out with Carson Daly - Posted October 4, 2013
The Next Media Animation saga of Marina Shifrin is a story tailor-made for TODAY's new "Orange" guy. And so, this morning, there she was, recounting the madness to Carson Daly. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The 'I Quit Girl' Hangs Out with Carson Daly - Posted October 4, 2013
The Next Media Animation saga of Marina Shifrin is a story tailor-made for TODAY's new "Orange" guy. And so, this morning, there she was, recounting the madness to Carson Daly. ... [FishbowlNY]

Martha Stewart vs. Apple PR, Round One - Posted September 27, 2013
Everyone's favorite domestic goddess first learned to use a microwave while in prison--and she still hasn't mastered certain fruit-themed tech toys. Martha Stewart almost beat Kanye West for most ridiculous Twitter outburst last night. It seems she dropped her iPad on Wednesday and spent much of Thursday evening sitting, tweeting and (presumably)... [PRNewser]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You North West's Baby Face, MTV Video Music Awards - Posted August 30, 2013
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos posted to the social network by celebrities and ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You North West's Baby Face, MTV Video Music Awards - Posted August 30, 2013
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos posted to the social network by celebrities and ... [Lost Remote]

Big Morning for 'Today:' Manning, Anderson, Jenner and One Direction - Posted August 22, 2013
NBC's breakfast show had an outsized helping of news this morning, including an interview with kidnapped Hannah Anderson, a revelation from just-sentenced WikiLeaker ... [TVNewser]

Even Kanye Can't Pitch to Vogue - Posted August 14, 2013
We know how tough it can be to score press placements for your clients--especially when they have their hearts set on a feature in nose-in-the-air publications like Vogue. Like every good PR pro, Kanye West knows that his client...err, his newborn daughter, North, sh... [PRNewser]

Kanye West Wants His Baby on Vogue Cover - Posted August 14, 2013
Kanye West is very good at being Kanye West. What does a Kanye West do? Endlessly shove himself in the spotlight because no one has ever bothered to tell him "No, stop that" or "Your new album is garbage." West's latest move is to convince ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Kanye West Wants His Baby on Vogue Cover - Posted August 14, 2013
Kanye West is very good at being Kanye West. What does a Kanye West do? Endlessly shove himself in the spotlight because no one has ever bothered to tell him "No, stop that" or "Your new album is garbage." West's latest move is to convince ... [FishbowlNY]

Lexus, ATTIK Combine Kaleidoscope, Cirque du Soleil for Interactive Music Video - Posted July 22, 2013
Today, Lexus joins Kanye West on the interactive music video bandwagon. To promote the 2014 Lexus IS sport sedan, ATTIK and Blueyed Pictures created "Amazing Mix," a surprisingly cool interactive adscape with Cirque du Soleil characters... [AgencySpy]

Summertime, and the TMZ Video Embedding is Easy - Posted July 11, 2013
Wednesday's altercation in the streets of Hollywood between Mr. Khloe Kardashian and a pair of paparazzi vehicles is the latest instant national story anchored around some exclusive TMZ video. The gossip site ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Summertime, and the TMZ Video Embedding is Easy - Posted July 11, 2013
Wednesday's altercation in the streets of Hollywood between Mr. Khloe Kardashian and a pair of paparazzi vehicles is the latest instant national story anchored around some exclusive TMZ video. The gossip site ... [FishbowlNY]

Lou Reed Reviews Kanye West - Posted July 2, 2013
And really, what else do you need to know? The review appears on NYC-based The Talkhouse's beta website and is a must-read. It doesn't matter if you have already, plan to or never will listen to Kanye's newest. Yeezus, people; this is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lou Reed Reviews Kanye West - Posted July 2, 2013
And really, what else do you need to know? The review appears on NYC-based The Talkhouse's beta website and is a must-read. It doesn't matter if you have already, plan to or never will listen to Kanye's newest. Yeezus, people; this is ... [FishbowlNY]

Journo Jukebox: The Sabrina Siddqui Edition - Posted July 1, 2013
One of the newest features in the Fishbowl is our Journo Jukebox. It's a chance for you to get to know some of the people who cover Washington a little better. The rules are simple. We ask a subject to turn on their iPod, put it on shuffle and tell us... [PRNewser]

Journo Jukebox: The Sabrina Siddqui Edition - Posted July 1, 2013
One of the newest features in the Fishbowl is our Journo Jukebox. It's a chance for you to get to know some of the people who cover Washington a little better. The rules are simple. We ask a subject to turn on their iPod, put it on shuffle and tell us... [FishbowlDC]

Kim Kardashian And Kanye West's Baby Girl Becomes Twitter Sensation - Posted June 21, 2013
Within an hour of the announcement that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West named their baby "North West," the name became a global trendin... [AllTwitter]

Bonnie Fuller Talks Kim-Kanye Baby Pics - Posted June 17, 2013
From the moment Kanye West revealed from a stage that Kim Kardashian was pregnant, the race has likely been on among magazines like People and OK! for rights to the exclusive first photos of the famous couple's child. Now that the baby girl has officially arrived, we thought we'd check in... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bonnie Fuller Talks Kim-Kanye Baby Pics - Posted June 17, 2013
From the moment Kanye West revealed from a stage that Kim Kardashian was pregnant, the race has likely been on among magazines like People and OK! for rights to the exclusive first photos of the famous couple's child. Now that the baby girl has officially arrived, we thought we'd check in... [FishbowlNY]

Yeezus Lives! Kanye West Pops into Design Miami Basel - Posted June 14, 2013
(Photo: Seth Browarnik for Design Miami Basel) When last we saw Kanye West, he was wandering the tulip-lined halls of the European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF). His latest appearance on the internatio... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Open Graph Sponsored Stories: Laser-Focused Ad-Targeting For Facebook Apps, Content - Posted June 7, 2013
Mobile application install ads and domain sponsored stories are currently the most widely used ways for advertising apps or conte... [AllFacebook]

AP LA's Anthony McCartney on the Joys of Covering Celebrity Courtroom Drama - Posted April 10, 2013
Although there will be some fireworks during Katherine Jackson vs. AEG, this legal matter will in all likelihood not be as striking to AP entertainment reporter Anthony McCartney as the Conrad Murray tria... [FishbowlLA]

Green Light Stars in The Great Gatsby Trailer - Posted April 5, 2013
The third trailer for Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of The Great Gatsby has been released, showing off the movie's crowded soundtrack. The film will feature songs by Beyonce, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Lana Del Ray--Spotify has ... [GalleyCat]

Jacobs Leaves GlobalHue for CCO Gig at NYC Studio - Posted March 8, 2013
Well, this was news to us, but after spending the last three years at GlobalHue, Michael Jacobs has moved on, joining up as chief creative officer at New York-based marketing technology studio, iRGONOMIC, which seems to be focused on t... [AgencySpy]

INFOGRAPHIC: How Social Are The Six Most-Nominated Artists At The Grammy Awards? - Posted February 8, 2013
With the 55th Annual Grammy Awards taking place Sunday night, e... [AllFacebook]

Taylor Swift Sex Tape Hoax Floods Facebook - Posted February 7, 2013
If you will allow us to paraphrase Kanye West:... [AllFacebook]

4 Super Bowl 'Rebranding' Reviews: What Worked? What Didn't? - Posted February 4, 2013
Since today is officially Review the Super Bowl day, we thought we'd riff on a theme we saw in several of last night's big-name ads: rebranding. The companies in question aren't exactly hurting for money (except for one very notable exception), but they wanted to use the Super Bowl as a... [PRNewser]

Four Career Lessons From the 12.12.12 Concert - Posted December 13, 2012
Rock on! If you were glued to your TV, laptop or mobile device last night for the 12.12.12 concert to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief, you're not alone. After all, according to its site it was broadcast to more than two billion households worldwide!... [MediaJobsDaily]

Facebook Releases 2012 Year In Review, Allows Users To Follow Suit - Posted December 12, 2012
With 2012 drawing to a close, Wednesday was year in review ti... [AllFacebook]

What Happens If You Let Kanye Into His Zone? - Posted November 2, 2012
This afternoon a game came to my attention that just may be the best thing on the Internet--Kanye Zone, an interactive web experience from Otter Spice Productions that invites you to "keep Kanye out of his zone." The game, which I caught wind of on Twitter, features Kan... [SocialTimes.com]

Kanye West Quits Twitter, But Promises To Be Back - Posted October 5, 2012
Publicity stunt? Angry reaction? Nonsensical nonsense? All are good guesses as to why Kanye West has hit the "Delete" button on his Twitter account. Will you miss him? Kanye has been one of the most entertaining things to come out of Twitter, ever. His twe... [AllTwitter]

Two By Four Battles DraftFCB for Chicago Wiffle Ball Supremacy - Posted July 17, 2012
In his 2007 song "The Good Life," Kanye West spends a verse giving shout-outs to all of his favorite cities that, for Yeezy, are representative of a life that is in fact "good." However, when he mentions his own hometown, West qualifies it... [AgencySpy]

Ronda Rousey is Ready to Beat Up Kim Kardashian - Posted July 12, 2012
Meet R... [FishbowlLA]

W+K, Dodge Establish 'New Rules' of Carmaking - Posted July 9, 2012
Anything backed by the opening thumps of Kanye West/Jay-Z's "No Church in the Wild" is bound to be epic. W+K's latest spot for Dodge is no exception. This 90-second instructional ad makes car creators look like Mad Men, minus the ... [AgencySpy]

New York Launches Statewide Business Ad Campaign - Posted June 22, 2012
The state of New York and Governor Andrew Cuomo tapped BBDO NY for the above TV spot, "The New New York, a Whole New Approach to Business." And, before you pushed play, you could probably guess what celeb they got to narrate the spot, who they got to direct it, and... [AgencySpy]

Kathryn & Ross Petras On Assembling a 'Modern' Poetry Collection - Posted April 30, 2012
Happy National Poetry Month! All throughout April, we interviewed poets about working in the digital age. To end the month, we spoke with brother-sister writing team Kathryn & Ross Petras. Many have come to know the Petras siblings for the The St... [GalleyCat]

Yoke Brings Ontology Graph to Facebook Dating To Reveal Connections, And Make Them, Too - Posted March 27, 2012
A new matchmaking app from one of the founders of Adaptive Semantics hit Facebook yesterday. Adaptive Semantics, you may recall, developed the JuLiA semantic text-parsing technology that's now part of AOL's to... [AllTwitter]

Yoke Brings Ontology Graph to Facebook Dating To Reveal Connections, And Make Them, Too - Posted March 27, 2012
A new matchmaking app from one of the founders of Adaptive Semantics hit Facebook yesterday. Adaptive Semantics, you may recall, developed the JuLiA semantic text-parsing technology that's now part of AOL's to... [semanticweb.com]

Lisa May Channels Her Inner Kanye West - Posted February 6, 2012
Rapping isn't for everyone -- even for those born in Inglewood. Kevin &... [FishbowlLA]

Friday Odds and Ends - Posted January 6, 2012
-Havas-owned digital agency Archibald Ingall Stretton hired David Shavrick and Joshua Sacks as executive creative director and general manager, respe... [AgencySpy]

N-Word Gets Gawker Blogger Canned - Posted January 6, 2012
In a post about Kanye West's new company DONDA, Seth Abramovitch... [FishbowlLA]

Kanye West Launched A Business On Twitter Last Night - Posted January 5, 2012
Music man Kanye West took to Twitter last night in a frenzy, launching a business that would see "as many amazing powerful smart talented wealthy people..." get involved as possible. If you don't follow West's Twitter feed (@K... [10,000 Words]

Kanye West Went Ballistic on Twitter, Introduced a New Company - Posted January 5, 2012
Kanye West posted 91 tweets from last night into today. That sort of behavior would normally get a person unfollowed, but this is Kanye bringing the Kanye. And mixed up in there, he introduced his new company, DONDA, that "will be comprised of ov... [PRNewser]

Gawker Writer Apologizes to Those Who Think N-Word is Offensive - Posted January 5, 2012
Last night Kanye West went on a Twitter rant for almost two hours about a variety of things (The Jetsons got a mention!), most notably his declaration that he was going to launch a company called DONDA. Donda, as most people know, was the name of West's mother, who died suddenly... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gawker Writer Apologizes to Those Who Think N-Word is Offensive - Posted January 5, 2012
Last night Kanye West went on a Twitter rant for almost two hours about a variety of things (The Jetsons got a mention!), most notably his declaration that he was going to launch a company called DONDA. Donda, as most people know, was the name of West's mother, who died suddenly... [FishbowlNY]

Kanye's Tweets - Reenacted By Kids! [VIDEO] - Posted December 29, 2011
Kanye West is well-known for his Twitter insights, offering little slivers of Kanye wisdom in each 140-characters. Tweets like "I've finally realized as long as you use profanity when you talk about art and fashion it's better accepted!!!" abound on his Twitter feed, wi... [10,000 Words]

Entertainment Weekly's Kristen Baldwin Talks 'Entertainers of the Year' - Posted December 13, 2011
In a year of Adele on the radio, Bridesmaids at the box office, Jay-Z and Kanye on the Throne, and Charlie Sheen on another planet entirely, how the hell do you pick the definitive Entertainer of the Year? Surprisingly, the folks at Entertainment Weekly say their choice for the top spot was... [FishbowlLA]

Entertainment Weekly's Kristen Baldwin Talks 'Entertainers of the Year' - Posted December 13, 2011
In a year of Adele on the radio, Bridesmaids at the box office, Jay-Z and Kanye on the Throne, and Charlie Sheen on another planet entirely, how the hell do you pick the definitive Entertainer of the Year? Surprisingly, the folks at Entertainment Weekly say their choice for the top spot was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Entertainment Weekly's Kristen Baldwin Talks 'Entertainers of the Year' - Posted December 13, 2011
In a year of Adele on the radio, Bridesmaids at the box office, Jay-Z and Kanye on the Throne, and Charlie Sheen on another planet entirely, how the hell do you pick the definitive Entertainer of the Year? Surprisingly, the folks at Entertainment Weekly say their choice for the top spot was... [FishbowlNY]

Artists Sing the Praises of File Sharing While Entertainment Execs Seethe - Posted December 12, 2011
The free file hosting service Megaupload is on the entertainment industry's s**t list for making copyright infringement so easy-peasy. But several high-profile artists - the sort that create that copyrighted material in the first place - have recently expressed their unabashed support for the site in a new music video. In the... [FishbowlLA]

Maybach to be Discontinued; Hip Hop Will Move On - Posted November 29, 2011
Daimler ... [PRNewser]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted October 10, 2011
-Gordon Ramsay... [AgencySpy]

Watch the Hype: How Twitter is Making the New Jay-Z and Kanye West Album More Epic - Posted August 12, 2011
This week, one of the most-talked about music collaborations ever was released: Watch the Throne, the new album by Jay-Z and Kanye West. Kanye in particular is of course already known for ... [SocialTimes.com]

Kanye and Gaga Invest in Turntable.fm - Posted August 8, 2011
Turntable.fm, you beautiful creature. So many of us thought that you had disappeared but here you are again, getting back to business and, reportedly, being funded by two of the biggest names in contemporary pop music: Lady Gaga and Kanye West. Although the news is still only ... [SocialTimes.com]

Billboard's Bill Werde: 'If You're Gonna Write About Music, You Better Love It' - Posted May 9, 2011
Think you've got it bad as a writer? Try being a music journalist when not one, but two of the industries you rely on are struggling. "If you want a career writing about music, my advice to you would probably be medical school, maybe law," joked Billboard editorial director Bill Werde in... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Billboard's Bill Werde: 'If You're Gonna Write About Music, You Better Love It' - Posted May 9, 2011
Think you've got it bad as a writer? Try being a music journalist when not one, but two of the industries you rely on are struggling. "If you want a career writing about music, my advice to you would probably be medical school, maybe law," joked Billboard editorial director Bill Werde in... [FishbowlNY]

Sprint Induces Seizures with 'All Together Now' - Posted April 12, 2011
... [AgencySpy]

Kanye West Interrupts MTV's Inaugural O Music Awards - Posted April 11, 2011
Yo, SocialTimes reader: I'm really happy for you, Imma let you finish, but Kanye West received his own category in MTV's inaugural O Music Awards, which ... [SocialTimes.com]

Nike Delivers Again With New Kobe Bryant Video - Posted February 19, 2011
... [SportsNewser]

The Music That Ruled Social Media in 2010 - Posted February 9, 2011
Online music chart website We Are Hunted has released their research for the last half of 2010, showing which artists won the year's social media battle. Their findings, which measure artists' "buzzworthiness" ov... [AgencySpy]

Kanye West Spends Saturday Night Retweeting Lines from his new Album - Posted February 7, 2011
What did you do Saturday night? While we all can't be hitting up the clubs and partying til dawn, we wouldn't think twice if Kanye West was. But the rapper/producer and Twitter celebrity stayed in on Saturday, getting a bit of an ego boost from his followers. He asked ... [AllTwitter]

W+K Teases Nike 'Black Mamba' Film - Posted January 31, 2011
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Eminem's Life Story Highlighted in Chiat's New Grammy Ad - Posted January 6, 2011
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Josh Groban Releases "New Album": The Best Tweets of Kanye West - Posted January 4, 2011
Poor Kanye. He doesn't seem to ever get a break in the Twitterverse. This time, Jimmy Kimmel has enlisted the help of Josh Groban to poke fun at the besieged Twitter celeb, by showing a commercial for Groban's ne... [TVSpy]

Catching Up with the One Twitter User Kanye West Used to Follow - Posted December 27, 2010
Steven Holmes, the teenager in Conventry, England, whose Twitter account hip-hop artist ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Year's Most Retweeted Tweets: Stephen Colbert to Receive First-Ever Golden Tweet Award - Posted December 15, 2010
Twitter's year-end wrap-up continued in full force, as the microblogging service followed up ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

5 Most Interesting Faces on Twitter's 2010 List - Posted December 10, 2010
To celebrate the end of 2010, Twitter has released an interactive app commemorating "Who's New on Twitter". The microblogging platform saw more than 100 million new accounts in 2010, a... [AllTwitter]

Hooray for Twitter Bots! - Posted December 9, 2010
When we recently referenced Seinfeld and The Big Lebowski on Twitter, we got auto-replies back from @hellooooonewman and ... [FishbowlLA]

Kanye's Tweets - Reenacted by Kids! [VIDEO] - Posted November 24, 2010
Kanye West is well-known for his Twitter insights, offering little slivers of Kanye wisdom in each 140-characters. Tweets like "I've finally realized as long as you use profanity when you talk about art and fashion it's better accepted!!!" abound on his Twitter feed, ... [AllTwitter]

Kanye West Cancels 'Today' Concert After Interview - Posted November 12, 2010
The Matt Lauer-Kanye West beef continues. Ealier this week we noted W... [TVNewser]

Should Kanye West Take a Break? - Posted November 11, 2010
The Today show aired the Kanye West interview ... [PRNewser]

Twitter Does Discographies - Posted October 22, 2010
@Discographies distills a musician's entire career into 140 characters. The author of the account is keeping their identity secret, but we can't help but wonder if a pro music critic is hiding behind the curtain. ... [FishbowlLA]

Kevin Thau at Nokia World 2010: Twitter Is Not a Social Network - Posted September 14, 2010
While Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone were ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Press Release is Dead, Again - Posted September 13, 2010
Hey look: someone else decided that the press release is officially "dead." This time, it's Advertising Age media columnist Simon Dumenco, who says Twitter is the killer: The long-suffering, much-maligned press release, I'd argue, finally died this summer, thanks particularly to JetBlue and BP, with a little moral support... [PRNewser]

Biz Stone: Twitter 'A Triumph of Humanity' - Posted June 10, 2010
The Newhouse School at Syracuse University hosted the 2010 Mirror Awards today, and WebNewser was there as ABC News' "Nightline" anchor Terry Moran presented the i-3 award to Biz Stone and the team at Twitter. Moran knows a thin... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Best Holiday Party Invite We've Received (So Far) - Posted November 25, 2009
Music industry focused PR and online marketing agency Shore Fire Media sent out invites to their annual holiday party today. Appropriately, they riff on the Kanye West MTV Awards fiasco meme. We'... [PRNewser]

Politico Engages, Then Disengages in Kanye-gate - Posted September 16, 2009
Earlier today, Politico posted video of President Obama calling hip hop idiot artist, Kanye West a "jackass" prior to an interview with CNBC's John Harwood. We're not sure how they got their hands on the vid but shortly after, it was then taken down with ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.16.09 - Posted September 16, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What know and what we're reading this Wednesday mo... [FishbowlDC]

How Did Kanye West Do on Leno? - Posted September 15, 2009
In his much hyped interview on the first night of "The Jay Leno... [PRNewser]

Obama Interviews: Fact or Fiction? - Posted September 14, 2009
NYT's Adam Nagourney is reporting that President Obama may do back-to-back (to-back) interviews on the Sunday shows: White House officials said that while nothing is certain - schedules are still be worked out and all that - they are looking to land Mr. Obama to back-to-back appear... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.04.09 - Posted September 4, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting li... [FishbowlDC]

Non-Reader Kanye West Publishes - Posted May 27, 2009
Hip-hop star Kanye West has just published a book of "Kanye-isms" with co-author J. Sakiya Sandifer. Entitled "Thank You And You're Welcome," the slim book contains 52-pages of West wisdom. In a blog-bai... [GalleyCat]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted May 27, 2009
Eater SF is determined to unmask local food critics- BayNewser Gawker's Blood Copy campaign is a Messy McPieface- ... [FishbowlLA]

Need a Job? Become A Ghost Twitterer - Posted March 27, 2009
The expediential growth of Twitter&#151they increased 6.1 million in January to 9.8 million unique visitors in February&#151has made the site a media phenomenon. It's so big even celebs are getting in on the action. You can actually subscribe to the feeds of such mega... [MediaJobsDaily]

Jamster Lists Top Valentine's Content - Posted February 11, 2009
Fox Mobile Distribution is feeling the love this Valentine's Day and sharing the most popular love-themed mobile content downloads from its Jamster service. Cupids who want to get their beloved or secret crush a little something might pick up some tips from Jamster's top Valen... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

It's not all Hearts & Flowers for Valentine's Day - Posted February 6, 2009
Mobile entertainment site Thumbplay is once again reporting some pre-Valentine's Day statistics, showing that romance is alive and well, at least on our cell phones. After tracking downloads from November through January, Thumbplay says it saw a 40% rise in love ballad downloads over t... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Youth Inaugural Ball...Like a Prom With Booze...Really Pricey Booze - Posted January 21, 2009
First off, the Youth Ball was at the Washington Hilton Hotel where Ronald Reagan was shot. Why did you need to know that? Because it's weird and that's why you read blogs at work. There were two ballrooms. One room ha... [FishbowlLA]

Wil Wheaton is Beating Britney Spears - Posted January 8, 2009
The finalists for the Best Celebrity Blogger for the Web Blog Awards are Kat Dennings, John Mayer, Britney Spears, ... [FishbowlLA]

Our Final List Round-Up of 2008! - Posted December 31, 2008
More lists! Maybe itemizing things makes the terrible year media we ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Our Final List Round-Up of 2008! - Posted December 31, 2008
More lists! Maybe itemizing things makes the terrible year media we ... [FishbowlNY]

Universal Music to Launch Online Video Site: Source - Posted September 29, 2008
Universal Music appears to be ready to introduce an online video portal similar to Hulu, an anonymous source within the company told CNET News. The largest of the four major music labels would likely offer music videos as well as other programming related to artists in their catalog, whi... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

That Kanye Video - Posted September 12, 2008
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Motorola Launches Two ROKRs for the U.S., Plus a Third Overseas - Posted August 6, 2008
Motorola may be in plenty of trouble, but that hasn't stopped the company from continuing to release mobile media-focused handsets. Gearlog... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Kanye West Graduates From Design Fan to Architecture Critic - Posted January 16, 2008
We'd seen our cohorts at Curbed LA wearing those slatted shades and all, but turns out they're even more hardcore Kanye West fans than we thought. Only someone who diligently reads West's blog... [UnBeige]

Grammy Noms Announced. No One Surprised. - Posted December 6, 2007
After ridiculous speculation (no duh Amy Winehouse would get nominated), the list of Grammy contenders was released this morning. Leading the pack: Kanye West an... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.15.07 - Posted November 15, 2007
Good morning Washington. Most of you don't count religious services as a regular activity. An ABC release announces, "On Tuesday, November 20, ABC News' Charles Gibson will conduct an exclusive, wide-ranging interview with President George Bush... [FishbowlDC]

Kanye West Does Care About Designer People - Posted November 14, 2007
The news that Kanye West is flipping his Beverly Hills manse, which includes "plans to build two-story contemporary by world renowned architect" sent us clicking over to Your Mama at the ex-cellent Realestalker blog for the scoop. Turns out the architect is ... [UnBeige]

Vultures Swarm All the Way to eBay After Murakami Gala - Posted November 2, 2007
Among the classier guests who attended the Takashi Murakami gala opening at LA's MOCA last Sunday were Christina Ricci, Pharrell Williams, Cindy Crawford, Courtney Love (if you can believe it) and special guests Kanye West and Marc Jacobs (who are apparently big fans of ... [UnBeige]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 30, 2007
Best Subhead of the Day: This Patrick Goldstein story bears the subhead, A recently published history of screenwriting reveals that Hollywood's contempt for writers goes back decades. We can't think o... [FishbowlLA]

Emmy Coverage: The Best Of The Blogs - Posted September 16, 2007
Joan Rivers, of all people, feigns boredom: Joan Rivers hunkers down with a VH1 camera crew and some blogging software in what we imagine is the first of an ongoing effort to eliminate her presenc... [FishbowlLA]

Inside Kanye West's New Crib - Posted January 24, 2007
Via Denzeen, a rendering of rapper Kanye West's nearly-completed New York apartment, designed by minimalist architect Claudio Silvestrin. More ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Inside Kanye West's New Crib - Posted January 24, 2007
Via Denzeen, a rendering of rapper Kanye West's nearly-completed New York apartment, designed by minimalist architect Claudio Silvestrin. More ... [FishbowlNY]

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