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Bob Saget, Matt Taibbi, & Pen Parentis Get Booked - Posted April 7, 2014
Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date. The next installme... [GalleyCat]

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 ... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buys WhatsApp | First Look Hires Taibbi | Greenwald Vows Return - Posted February 20, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Facebook Buys WhatsApp | First Look Hires Taibbi | Greenwald Vows Return - Posted February 20, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Rolling Stone Loses Star Reporter Matt Taibbi - Posted February 19, 2014
The most recent Rolling Stone item by Matt Taibbi is headlined "The Vampire Squid Strikes Again... [Fishbowl NY]

Rolling Stone Loses Star Reporter Matt Taibbi - Posted February 19, 2014
The most recent Rolling Stone item by Matt Taibbi is headlined "The Vampire Squid Strikes Again... [FishbowlNY]

Rolling Stone Loses Star Reporter Matt Taibbi - Posted February 19, 2014
The most recent Rolling Stone item by Matt Taibbi is headlined "The Vampire Squid Strikes Again... [GalleyCat]

Men's Journal Publisher Chris McLoughlin Moves Over to Rolling Stone - Posted August 21, 2013
It was just last month that we were writing about the strategic alliance between Wenner Media's Fitness and Men's Journal. And how that deal quickly came together through ... [Fishbowl NY]

Men's Journal Publisher Chris McLoughlin Moves Over to Rolling Stone - Posted August 21, 2013
It was just last month that we were writing about the strategic alliance between Wenner Media's Fitness and Men's Journal. And how that deal quickly came together through ... [FishbowlNY]

Daily Beast Columnist: Let's Not Forget These Other Misogynistic Media Men - Posted March 7, 2012
From the outset of the Rush Limbaugh controversy, more than a few members of the public have tweeted about what they perceive to be an egregious double standard. While the conservative talk show host is g... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Taibbi on the Media's Coverage of 'Occupy Wall Street' - Posted October 3, 2011
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Keith Olbermann Adds Contributors to 'Countdown' on Current, Talks Rachel Maddow on NBC - Posted June 17, 2011
Former MSNBC host and soon-to-be Current TV host Keith Olbermann announced a slew of new contributors to his program today. They include Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi, former Richard Nixon staffer John Dean, journalist ... [TVNewser]

The Hollywood Reporter Lands Big Interview With Keith Olbermann - Posted June 7, 2011
Hollywood Reporter senior writer Marisa Guthrie landed a big exclusive interview with Keith Olbermann for this... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Taibbi vs. Megan McArdle: Water for Billionaires - Posted May 16, 2011
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Matt Taibbi Talks Wall Street Fraud on Democracy Now - Posted February 23, 2011
Two of our favorite journos got together today as Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi went on Pacifica Radio's "Democracy Now" to speak with Amy Goo... [FishbowlLA]

LA Has More Than a Few 'Loathsome Americans' - Posted January 24, 2011
The Buffalo Beast has published its annual Matt Taibbi-inspired (he founded the paper) list of the "50 Most... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Taibbi Surprisingly Instrospective Over Gabrielle Giffords Shooting - Posted January 11, 2011
On his Rolling Stone blog, infamous rhetorical bomb-thrower Matt Taibbi ... [FishbowlLA]

Rolling Stone Finally Brings Website Into 21st Century - Posted December 16, 2010
Thank God. Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenne... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Taibbi Dusts Off the Hatchet - Posted December 6, 2010
With his newfound emphasis on the financial industry, we haven't seen much good old-fashioned media savagery out of Matt Taibbi lately. Brutally hilarious hatchet jobs of media creatures like ... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Taibbi at Vroman's Tonight - Posted November 11, 2010
Don't know how we almost missed this. Rolling Stone journo and FBLA favorite Matt Taibbi will be appearing at Vroman's bookstore in Pasadena tonight to discuss his new book "Griftopia." ... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Taibbi On Keith Olbermann's Suspension--'Completely and Utterly Retarded' - Posted November 8, 2010
Rolling Stone journalist and FBLA favorite Matt Taibbi isn't one to hold back on his media criticism. He once threw a pie filled with ... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Taibbi's Ode to the Fact Checker - Posted November 2, 2010
Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi was recently named one of Huffington Post's "... [FishbowlLA]

The Huffington Post To Celebrate Its List Of Game Changers Tonight - Posted October 28, 2010
Tonight, The Huffington Post is holding a special ceremony to celebrate its list of "Game Changers," the "innovators, mavericks and leaders who are changing their fields and inspiring others to follow in their footsteps." This year's ceremony happens to include quite a few bold names in the media industry: ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Huffington Post To Celebrate Its List Of Game Changers Tonight - Posted October 28, 2010
Tonight, The Huffington Post is holding a special ceremony to celebrate its list of "Game Changers," the "innovators, mavericks and leaders who are changing their fields and inspiring others to follow in their footsteps." This year's ceremony happens to include quite a few bold names in the media industry: ... [FishbowlNY]

Matt Taibbi Talks Tea Party on Keith Olbermann - Posted October 15, 2010
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Matt Taibbi thinks Lara Logan is one of the reasons network news 'hasn't mattered since the 70s' - Posted June 30, 2010
Matt Taibbi (right) thinks CBS News correspondent Lara Logan "sucks." He said so in a blog post... [TVNewser]

Matt Taibbi is a Correspondent for Dateline!? - Posted June 2, 2010
Mike Taibbi is a correspondent for Dateline. His son Matt Taibbi writes for Rolling Stone and formerly for True/Slant. Apparently Time Warner Cable isn't clear on that. ... [FishbowlLA]

Forbes Acquires True/Slant - Posted May 25, 2010
It looks like all the rumors were true. Forbes Media has acquired digital news site True/Slant. Forbes was already an investor in the site. Founder Lewis Dvorkin ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Man Behind Glenn Beck? A 31-Year-Old 'Insurgent of 2010' - Posted December 22, 2009
'Tis the season for lists -- when the ins and outs, bests and worsts are compiled for all to click. This week The New York Observer has its list of "Insurgents of 2010," described as "the punks who will make this city hum again." They profile 31-year-old Chris Balfe who runs the... [TVNewser]

Goldman Sachs' PR Move? $500 Million To Small Businesses - Posted November 18, 2009
Goldman Sachs announced a new initiative this week to invest $500 million in 10,000 U.S. small businesses. According to The New York Times, Goldman ... [PRNewser]

Skeptic Michael Shermer is Blogging at True/Slant - Posted November 17, 2009
Michael Shermer author and publisher of Skeptic Magazine is now at True/Slant. He was gracious enough to give us a moment of his time to ask him about it... [FishbowlLA]

Imus at FBN: Day One. 'Congratulations and Condolences' - Posted October 5, 2009
Don Imus' debut on Fox Business was appropriately subdued: "I thought we were on last week," Imus said at 6:05, after business and news headlines. "Trial run," said news sidekick ... [TVNewser]

Matt Fleischer Joins True/Slant - Posted August 17, 2009
Matt Fleischer sent us an email begging us to post about his latest attempt at infamy - a column at the new media business model hybrid True/Slant (or as everyone else calls it, 'that site ... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Taibbi's Goldman Sachs Article Wins Socially Conscious Prize - Posted August 10, 2009
Matt Taibbi's nearly 10,000-word Rolling Stone article dissecting Goldman Sachs has been awarded a ... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Taibbi's Goldman Sachs Article Wins Socially Conscious Prize - Posted August 10, 2009
Matt Taibbi's nearly 10,000-word Rolling Stone article dissecting Goldman Sachs has been awarded a ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN May Be Sued Over MJ Footage|Jackson Family Hires Power Publicists|CBS Snags Gawker's Lawson|Layoffs At Spin|This Week's Best Media Throwdowns - Posted July 1, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video TVNewser: CNN has warned staffers that i... [Fishbowl NY]

CNN May Be Sued Over MJ Footage|Jackson Family Hires Power Publicists|CBS Snags Gawker's Lawson|Layoffs At Spin|This Week's Best Media Throwdowns - Posted July 1, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video TVNewser: CNN has warned staffers that i... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: 65 Journalists to Get Paid 'Small Amount' by True/Slant - Posted April 15, 2009
True/Slant has made a 'soft launch' as an 'original content news network'. Or the best way we've come up with to further stalk Matt Taibbi. Or former LAT editor Matt Welch. We love how True... [FishbowlLA]

Read Matt Taibbi's Piece About the Financial Meltdown - Posted March 26, 2009
We overheard at a cocktail party, someone describe Matt Taibbi as the only journalist alive that could possibly have groupies. No, Rachel Maddow is technically not a journalist.... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.20.09 - Posted January 20, 2009
Happy Inauguration Day 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

The NYT Tightens Its Belt, Adds Bono to the Masthead - Posted October 23, 2008
Lots of New York Times news to discuss today! You may recall, way back in the early days of August before Sarah Palin was even a glimmer in ... [Fishbowl NY]

The NYT Tightens Its Belt, Adds Bono to the Masthead - Posted October 23, 2008
Lots of New York Times news to discuss today! You may recall, way back in the early days of August before Sarah Palin was even a glimmer in ... [FishbowlNY]

The Electorate: John McCain is 'Proud' of Them, Taibbi, Not So Much - Posted October 16, 2008
So, while the star of last night's debate was arguably 'Joe the Plumber' (look for his debut this Saturday on SNL!) the exchange that caught our attention was when ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Electorate: John McCain is 'Proud' of Them, Taibbi, Not So Much - Posted October 16, 2008
So, while the star of last night's debate was arguably 'Joe the Plumber' (look for his debut this Saturday on SNL!) the exchange that caught our attention was when ... [FishbowlNY]

The Public Thinks the Press is Too Tough on Palin, Matt Taibbi Thinks the Public Gets What it Deserves - Posted October 9, 2008
A new Pew Research survey finds that 38% of the public think that the press has been too tough on ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Public Thinks the Press is Too Tough on Palin, Matt Taibbi Thinks the Public Gets What it Deserves - Posted October 9, 2008
A new Pew Research survey finds that 38% of the public think that the press has been too tough on ... [FishbowlNY]

The Daily Beast Launches - Posted October 6, 2008
Tina Brown's The Daily Beast is up and open for business. She answers questions here. The site is named after the paper in ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.25.08 - Posted September 25, 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 t... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.10.08 - Posted September 10, 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]

Which TVNewsers Rock the Vote? - Posted August 3, 2008
If you plan on heading to see the new movie, "Swing Vote," this weekend — and indications are you haven't seen it yet — you'll notice a lot of TVNewsers gracing the screen. The Kevin Costner movie is based around the completely-ridiculous-yet-still-technically-possible concept that one... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.13.07 - Posted November 13, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think The Washington Post's reaction to Tim Page was too harsh. "Mitt Romney Lose... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 02.09.07 - Posted February 9, 2007
David Francis has moved to the top spot in our Rising Star competition. Vote here. Matt Taibbi notes a change in Joe Klein's columns. "I was initially confused because my orig... [FishbowlDC]

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