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NY Times Profits Plummet 21 Percent - Posted July 29, 2014
As usual, the New York Times' earnings report features both good and bad news (we suppose that pun is intended). While the Times' digital subscriptions continued to grow, the lack of print ad dollars ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NY Times Profits Plummet 21 Percent - Posted July 29, 2014
As usual, the New York Times' earnings report features both good and bad news (we suppose that pun is intended). While the Times' digital subscriptions continued to grow, the lack of print ad dollars ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Ghana Sets Ratings Record | Apple Settles eBook Suit - Posted June 18, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Ghana Sets Ratings Record | Apple Settles eBook Suit - Posted June 18, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AT&T to Acquire DirecTV | NYT Publisher Speaks | CNN Fires Editor - Posted May 19, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AT&T to Acquire DirecTV | NYT Publisher Speaks | CNN Fires Editor - Posted May 19, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

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

NY Times Reports Increases in Ad Revenue and Circulation - Posted April 24, 2014
The New York Times Company announced its first quarter earnings this morning, and at least for the first three months of the year, things have been going well. The company reported that total revenue increased by 2.6 percent compared to last year, and both print and digital ad revenue were up. Digital... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NY Times Reports Increases in Ad Revenue and Circulation - Posted April 24, 2014
The New York Times Company announced its first quarter earnings this morning, and at least for the first three months of the year, things have been going well. The company reported that total revenue increased by 2.6 percent compared to last year, and both print and digital ad revenue were up. Digital... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Journalists Shot | Schultz's Legal Woes | Blade Sues U.S. Gov't - Posted April 7, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Journalists Shot | Schultz's Legal Woes | Blade Sues U.S. Gov't - Posted April 7, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Arthur Sulzberger Jr. and Mark Thompson Talk Advertising and Family Legacy at the Times - Posted March 14, 2014
Arthur Sulzberger Jr., chairman of the The New York Times, surveyed a restaurant full of media elites yesterday and declared that his family would never sell the Times. The Ochs-Sulzberger clan has owned th... [GalleyCat]

Arthur Sulzberger Jr. and Mark Thompson Talk Advertising and Family Legacy at the Times - Posted March 14, 2014
Arthur Sulzberger Jr., chairman of the The New York Times, surveyed a restaurant full of media elites yesterday and declared that his family would never sell the Times. The Ochs-Sulzberger clan has owned th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Arthur Sulzberger Jr. and Mark Thompson Talk Advertising and Family Legacy at the Times - Posted March 14, 2014
Arthur Sulzberger Jr., chairman of the The New York Times, surveyed a restaurant full of media elites yesterday and declared that his family would never sell the Times. The Ochs-Sulzberger clan has owned th... [FishbowlNY]

Arthur Sulzberger and Mark Thompson Talk NY Times - Posted March 13, 2014
[View the story "Highlights from Media Minds Series" on Storify]... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Arthur Sulzberger and Mark Thompson Talk NY Times - Posted March 13, 2014
[View the story "Highlights from Media Minds Series" on Storify]... [FishbowlNY]

NY Times Now Boasts 760,000 Digital Subscribers - Posted February 6, 2014
The New York Times' digital offerings continue to lure readers. The Times company announced that in 2013, revenue from digital only subscribers jumped 36 percent. In... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NY Times Now Boasts 760,000 Digital Subscribers - Posted February 6, 2014
The New York Times' digital offerings continue to lure readers. The Times company announced that in 2013, revenue from digital only subscribers jumped 36 percent. In... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times Company CEO Plunks Down Seven Figures for 'Dilapidated' Four-Bedroom - Posted December 11, 2013
Perhaps it's time for Merriam-Webster's One-Percenter Dictionary. Because as noted this afternoon on Twitter by Michael Calderone and HuffPost Media, this rarefied group's definition of English-language words can be a little different than yours or ours. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Company CEO Plunks Down Seven Figures for 'Dilapidated' Four-Bedroom - Posted December 11, 2013
Perhaps it's time for Merriam-Webster's One-Percenter Dictionary. Because as noted this afternoon on Twitter by Michael Calderone and HuffPost Media, this rarefied group's definition of English-language words can be a little different than yours or ours. ... [FishbowlNY]

KTLA Reporter: Kingsley Smith's Departure Part of 'Ill-Advised Dismantling' of KTTV - Posted October 30, 2013
KTLA reporter Sam Rubin takes to Facebook to offer his version of the events that led to KTTV news director ... [TVSpy]

NY Times to Pay Dividend for First Time in Five Years - Posted September 20, 2013
Mark Thompson, president and CEO of The New York Times, has made some investors happy. In ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NY Times to Pay Dividend for First Time in Five Years - Posted September 20, 2013
Mark Thompson, president and CEO of The New York Times, has made some investors happy. In ... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times Names Meredith Kopit Levien Exec VP of Advertising - Posted July 15, 2013
Meredith Kopit Levien has been named the new executive VP of advertising for The New York Times. Levien comes to the Times from Forbes, where she most recently served as chief revenue officer. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Names Meredith Kopit Levien Exec VP of Advertising - Posted July 15, 2013
Meredith Kopit Levien has been named the new executive VP of advertising for The New York Times. Levien comes to the Times from Forbes, where she most recently served as chief revenue officer. ... [FishbowlNY]

Media Big Shots Discuss Future of Media - Posted May 24, 2013
Here is some video of I Want Media's annual "Future of Media" talk. Taking part in this year's discussion were Mark Thompson... [FishbowlLA]

Mark Thompson 'Very Pleased' With Efforts to Sell Boston Globe - Posted May 14, 2013
The New York Times Company officially put The Boston Globe up for sale in late February, so naturally, everyone wants an update on the situation. Aside from a list of about 800 rumored buyers, ther... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mark Thompson 'Very Pleased' With Efforts to Sell Boston Globe - Posted May 14, 2013
The New York Times Company officially put The Boston Globe up for sale in late February, so naturally, everyone wants an update on the situation. Aside from a list of about 800 rumored buyers, ther... [FishbowlNY]

I Want Media's 'Future of Media' Panelists Announced - Posted May 8, 2013
Each year I Want Media offers those interested its "The Future of Media" talk, and this year's lineup includes some heavy hitters. Panelists include Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times; ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

I Want Media's 'Future of Media' Panelists Announced - Posted May 8, 2013
Each year I Want Media offers those interested its "The Future of Media" talk, and this year's lineup includes some heavy hitters. Panelists include Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times; ... [FishbowlNY]

Dateline’s Josh Mankiewicz Details the Three Main Motives for Murder - Posted April 10, 2013
Longtime former KTTV weatherman Mark Thompson, most recently a regular guest and guest host on KFI AM 640's Tim Conway Jr. show, has a new podcast. And if the ... [FishbowlLA]

New York Times Company to Sell Boston Globe - Posted February 20, 2013
The New York Times Company is seeking a buyer for the Boston Globe. The company has teamed up with Evercore Partners to help sell its New England Media Group, which includes the Globe and its website; the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and its site; and GlobeDirect, the Globe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Company to Sell Boston Globe - Posted February 20, 2013
The New York Times Company is seeking a buyer for the Boston Globe. The company has teamed up with Evercore Partners to help sell its New England Media Group, which includes the Globe and its website; the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and its site; and GlobeDirect, the Globe... [FishbowlNY]

Robert Christie, New York Times Communications Exec, Departs Company - Posted January 17, 2013
Robert Christie, senior vice president of corporate communications for The New York Times Company since 2010, is leaving the company. Christie came to the Times from Dow Jones ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Robert Christie, New York Times Communications Exec, Departs Company - Posted January 17, 2013
Robert Christie, senior vice president of corporate communications for The New York Times Company since 2010, is leaving the company. Christie came to the Times from Dow Jones ... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times Staffers Betting on How Long CEO Mark Thompson Will Last - Posted December 17, 2012
We've told you how New York Times staffers aren't too thrilled about their new CEO, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Staffers Betting on How Long CEO Mark Thompson Will Last - Posted December 17, 2012
We've told you how New York Times staffers aren't too thrilled about their new CEO, ... [FishbowlNY]

Jill Abramson: NY Times CEO Mark Thompson 'Full Of Energy And Ideas' - Posted November 27, 2012
New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson says she and new Times CEO Mark Thompson have a strong relationship, and that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jill Abramson: NY Times CEO Mark Thompson 'Full Of Energy And Ideas' - Posted November 27, 2012
New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson says she and new Times CEO Mark Thompson have a strong relationship, and that ... [FishbowlNY]

Letter Sparks Concern That Mark Thompson Misled About Sex Allegations - Posted November 16, 2012
A new letter has fanned the flames already scorching new New York Times CEO Mark Thompson. The ex-BBC chief has claimed that he only learned of the sex allegations against British... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Letter Sparks Concern That Mark Thompson Misled About Sex Allegations - Posted November 16, 2012
A new letter has fanned the flames already scorching new New York Times CEO Mark Thompson. The ex-BBC chief has claimed that he only learned of the sex allegations against British... [FishbowlNY]

BBC Directors Quit Over Handling of Pedophilia Scandal - Posted November 12, 2012
Imagine this nightmare scenario: A well-known TV/radio host and media personality--let's say Johnny Carson--dies peacefully after spending decades in the public eye as a respected entertainer, philanthropist and occasional newsmaker. As the public mou... [PRNewser]

New York Times Staffers a Little Worried About Mark Thompson, Their New CEO - Posted November 12, 2012
Today marks the beginning of the Mark Thompson era at The New York Times Company, and it could be a long time before he settles in comfortably. Thompson comes aboard as his past stint at BB... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Staffers a Little Worried About Mark Thompson, Their New CEO - Posted November 12, 2012
Today marks the beginning of the Mark Thompson era at The New York Times Company, and it could be a long time before he settles in comfortably. Thompson comes aboard as his past stint at BB... [FishbowlNY]

Incoming New York Times CEO Already in Trouble - Posted October 24, 2012
Mark Thompson -- the New York Times' new CEO -- hasn't officially started yet, but he's already facing some heat for things that happened in his past. Thompson was the former head of the BBC during Jimmy Savile's tenure. Savile, a celebrity who died last year, is now the target of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Incoming New York Times CEO Already in Trouble - Posted October 24, 2012
Mark Thompson -- the New York Times' new CEO -- hasn't officially started yet, but he's already facing some heat for things that happened in his past. Thompson was the former head of the BBC during Jimmy Savile's tenure. Savile, a celebrity who died last year, is now the target of... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times Union Members Continue Demonstrations - Posted October 23, 2012
The struggle between the Newspaper Guild of New York and The New York Times to get a new contract hammered out continues. Unionized staffers a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Union Members Continue Demonstrations - Posted October 23, 2012
The struggle between the Newspaper Guild of New York and The New York Times to get a new contract hammered out continues. Unionized staffers a... [FishbowlNY]

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

Mark Thompson Joins CNNMoney - Posted September 28, 2012
Mark Thompson has joined CNNMoney as assistant managing editor. Thompson previously worked at Reuters in a variety of roles. At CNNMoney, Thompson is overseeing the site's international c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mark Thompson Joins CNNMoney - Posted September 28, 2012
Mark Thompson has joined CNNMoney as assistant managing editor. Thompson previously worked at Reuters in a variety of roles. At CNNMoney, Thompson is overseeing the site's international c... [FishbowlNY]

Heidi and Frank Taking Over for Mark & Brian - Posted August 20, 2012
It sure didn't take long for KLOS-FM to officially fill the Mark & Brian void. In a press release this morning from Cumulus Media, it was revealed that starting September 4, ... [FishbowlLA]

Mark & Brian Sign Off from KLOS-FM - Posted August 18, 2012
It was the end of an era this week on KLOS-FM (95.5) as Mark & Brian signed off for the final time after a 25-year run. Fans were anticipating Mark Thompson's departure from the morning show after he announced his retirement, but ... [GalleyCat]

Mark & Brian Sign Off from KLOS-FM - Posted August 18, 2012
It was the end of an era this week on KLOS-FM (95.5) as Mark & Brian signed off for the final time after a 25-year run. Fans were anticipating Mark Thompson's departure from the morning show after he announced his retirement, but ... [FishbowlLA]

The New York Times Company Reveals Compensation Package of Incoming CEO - Posted August 17, 2012
Mark Thompson, the new chief executive officer of The New York Times Company, is going to earn an annual salary of $1 million. Plus, his sign-on bonus to be paid in stocks and stock options is valued at $3 million, ac... [TVNewser]

New York Times to Pay Mark Thompson $1 Million - Posted August 17, 2012
Mark Thompson, the new CEO of the The New York Times Company, has a lot of work ahead of him. So hopefully, an annual base salary of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times to Pay Mark Thompson $1 Million - Posted August 17, 2012
Mark Thompson, the new CEO of the The New York Times Company, has a lot of work ahead of him. So hopefully, an annual base salary of ... [FishbowlNY]

Roll Call: Calypso Communications, Group M, Oxygen Media, and More - Posted August 15, 2012
Calypso Communications, an integrated, full-service public relations, marketing, and creative design firm in Northern New England, recently promoted Creative Director Mike Teixeira to Vice President and Creative Director. Teixeira has been with Calypso for the past four years, during which time he has led the agenc... [PRNewser]

Media Reacts to The NY Times Hiring Mark Thompson - Posted August 15, 2012
Now that the dust has settled and everyone has had a moment to analyze the The New York Times Company naming Mark Thompson its new CEO, it's time for everyone to tear him apart. However, s... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media Reacts to The NY Times Hiring Mark Thompson - Posted August 15, 2012
Now that the dust has settled and everyone has had a moment to analyze the The New York Times Company naming Mark Thompson its new CEO, it's time for everyone to tear him apart. However, s... [FishbowlNY]

Former BBC Director is New New York Times CEO - Posted August 14, 2012
The new New York Times CEO has a TV background. Mark Thompson, the outgoing director general of the BBC, was named CEO of The Times today, succeeding Janet Robinson who left the company with a ... [TVNewser]

New York Times Names Mark Thompson CEO - Posted August 14, 2012
Mark Thompson has been named the new president and CEO of The New York Times Company. Thompson is the outgoing director general of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), a position he has held since 2004. Aside from a two year ... [FishbowlLA]

George Entwistle Tapped to Lead The BBC - Posted July 5, 2012
The BBC has found its new director general. The UK public broadcaster has named ... [TVNewser]

Another Big Change at KLOS-FM - Posted June 28, 2012
It's not quite as momentous as Mark Thompson's recently announced decision to retire from the ... [GalleyCat]

Another Big Change at KLOS-FM - Posted June 28, 2012
It's not quite as momentous as Mark Thompson's recently announced decision to retire from the ... [FishbowlLA]

After 25 Wacky Years, KLOS-FM Morning Duo Mark and Brian About to Be Broken Up - Posted June 13, 2012
Huge scoop for Don Barrett at LARadio.com. In an exclusive two-part interview available to website members, ... [GalleyCat]

After 25 Wacky Years, KLOS-FM Morning Duo Mark and Brian About to Be Broken Up - Posted June 13, 2012
Huge scoop for Don Barrett at LARadio.com. In an exclusive two-part interview available to website members, ... [FishbowlLA]

BBC Chief Mark Thompson Stepping Down - Posted March 20, 2012
The director general of the BBC, Mark Thompson, is stepping down later this year following the London Olympics and the Queen's Jubile... [TVNewser]

TIME's Cover - Posted November 10, 2011
In this week's cover story, TIME's Mark Thompson reports: "Never has the U.S. public been so separate, so removed, so isolated from the people it pays to protect it..... Most Americans have not served in uniform, no longer have a parent ... [FishbowlDC]

TIME Unveils Swampland 2.0 and Battleland Blogs - Posted April 18, 2011
Managing Editor of TIME.com Jim Frederick and Rick Stengel, the managing editor of TIME, announced today the re-launch of their popul... [FishbowlDC]

Ax Swings at BBC Online: 25 Percent Budget Reduction, 360 Job Losses by 2013-14 - Posted January 24, 2011
The British Broadcasting Corp. announced a massive cutback in its online operations, which will reduce the budget at BBC Online by 25 percent by 2013, and result in the loss of up to 360 jobs. BBC Online will ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Fox 11's Mark Thompson Discovers Divorcees at Strip Clubs, Investigates Fully - Posted November 20, 2009
... [FishbowlLA]

NY Press Club Awards Recognize Times' David Barstow, BusinessWeek - Posted May 20, 2009
The New York Press Club yesterday announced the 62 winners of its 2009 Journalism Awards. BusinessWeek led the award count with seven wins, while The New York Times' ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NY Press Club Awards Recognize Times' David Barstow, BusinessWeek - Posted May 20, 2009
The New York Press Club yesterday announced the 62 winners of its 2009 Journalism Awards. BusinessWeek led the award count with seven wins, while The New York Times' ... [FishbowlNY]

Zell Continues To Pour More Thought Into Funny Press Releases Than, Oh, The Press He's Releasing - Posted April 8, 2008
Per E&P: The Tribune Co. named Marc Chase president of Tribune Interactive with a press release that lives up to the company's new-found sense of humor (so long as you're not making fun of Sam Zell, that is). T... [FishbowlLA]

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