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So What Do You Do, Nelson George, Writer, Producer and Filmmaker?
The prolific author discusses his 20-plus years of multimedia multitasking, his latest Michael Jackson project, and what it takes to make a strong idea come to life.

So What Do You Do, Sharon Waxman, Founder of The Wrap?
The entertainment media fixture talks about establishing The Wrap as a credible source, the downfall of trade mags, and why quality content shouldn't be completely free.

So What Do You Do, Harvey Levin, Executive Producer and Host, TMZ?
TMZ ringmaster Harvey Levin spills on breaking the news of Michael Jackson's death, from delivering continuous scoop to earning street cred from traditional media.

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Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'American Idol' Winner Caleb Johnson - Posted May 27, 2014
  Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted t... [AllFacebook]

GlobalHue Utilizes Michael Jackson Song for Jeep - Posted May 14, 2014
Michigan-based agency GlobalHue built their recent campaign for Jeep on the recently-released Michael Jackson single "Love Never Felt So Good." The series of three 30-second spots all make use of the posthumously released song, which was co-written by ... [AgencySpy]

'Harry Potter' Play Set to Open in 2015 - Posted December 20, 2013
J.?K. Rowling has signed on as a co-producer for a Harry Potter play. The author behind the beloved Harry Potter book series will not write the script, but she does plan on serving as a collaborator with a playwright. According to ... [GalleyCat]

Walter Cronkite Never Did This - Posted November 1, 2013
From "That's the way it is..." to "This is the way it is?!?" And via the august BBC, no less. Look, it's all well and good to have some fun on Halloween. Especially if you're on a morning show and your name is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Walter Cronkite Never Did This - Posted November 1, 2013
From "That's the way it is..." to "This is the way it is?!?" And via the august BBC, no less. Look, it's all well and good to have some fun on Halloween. Especially if you're on a morning show and your name is ... [FishbowlNY]

Michael Jackson's Doctor is Looking For a Book Deal - Posted October 28, 2013
Conrad Murray, the doctor that was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson's death, is reportedly out of jail and looking for a book deal. According to reports... [GalleyCat]

HIRING: Dr. Conrad Murray Looking for a Publicist - Posted October 22, 2013
So, you're a jaded PR professional. You watch the clock all day long because your clients just don't do it for you any longer. You stare out the window or watch national network news pondering about the high life. From the convenience of your not-so-smartphone, you troll the special ... [PRNewser]

Bob Marley Rises Up on Billboard's Social 50 Chart - Posted September 27, 2013
Are you familiar with Billboard magazine's Social 50 chart? If not, here's an explanation of what it tracks: A ranking of the most active artists on the world's leading social networking sites. Artists' popularity is determined by a formul... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bob Marley Rises Up on Billboard's Social 50 Chart - Posted September 27, 2013
Are you familiar with Billboard magazine's Social 50 chart? If not, here's an explanation of what it tracks: A ranking of the most active artists on the world's leading social networking sites. Artists' popularity is determined by a formul... [FishbowlNY]

Aug. 5 Scheduling Hearing Set For Eminem's 8 Mile Style Copyright Suit Vs. Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy - Posted July 5, 2013
A scheduling conference in the copyright-infringement lawsuit f... [AllFacebook]

Roger Friedman Calls Out Tina Brown, Diane Dimond - Posted July 1, 2013
For the briefest time Sunday morning, some alleged "news" published by UK's Sunday Mirror newspaper about the late Michael Jackson was above The Drudge Report fold. But the multiple featured links quickly disappeared from Drudge, perhaps because the site's Showbiz 411 pal Roger Friedman may have alerted that there was no... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Roger Friedman Calls Out Tina Brown, Diane Dimond - Posted July 1, 2013
For the briefest time Sunday morning, some alleged "news" published by UK's Sunday Mirror newspaper about the late Michael Jackson was above The Drudge Report fold. But the multiple featured links quickly disappeared from Drudge, perhaps because the site's Showbiz 411 pal Roger Friedman may have alerted that there was no... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy Deny Violating Copyright On Eminem Song - Posted July 1, 2013
Facebook and ad agency Wieden & Kennedy denied trying to be the... [AllFacebook]

Fake J.D. Salinger Oral History Coming in August - Posted June 10, 2013
Late Show with David Letterman writer and George W. Bush: An Unauthorized Oral History author Tom Ruprecht will publish This Would Drive Him Crazy: A Phony Oral History of J.D. Salinger as a humorous Kindle Single in August. The parody book will explo... [GalleyCat]

Eminem Publisher Files Suit Vs. Facebook, Wieden & Kennedy Over Music In Home Ad - Posted May 21, 2013
Did Facebook's ad agency, Wieden & Kennedy, lose itself in the music of hip-hop star ... [AllFacebook]

EXCLUSIVE: Dick Clark 'Lost' Interview - Part 1 - Posted April 18, 2013
[Editor's Note: The following, never-before-published interview was conducted via telephone on December 23, 1993 by the late Jim Mitteager. The tape, part of a much larger collection bequeathed to Hollywood private eye Paul Barresi, was only recently discovered and graciously provided to FishbowlLA. Our thanks to Barresi for allowing us ... [FishbowlLA]

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]

STUDY: What Do Millennials Like On Facebook? - Posted April 10, 2013
One of the most important groups on Facebook -- in terms of marketing -- is millennials. These young adults are the most active on Facebo... [AllFacebook]

In Lieu of Oscar Tribute, Sir Roger Moore Opts for LA Internet Radio - Posted March 21, 2013
Tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m. PT, legendary radio personality Michael Jackson will be subbing in as host on Talk Back with Chuck Wilder... [FishbowlLA]

Facebook For Every Phone Was The Top Page In 2012 - Posted January 10, 2013
Celebrities had a great year on Facebook in 2012. Rihanna rose up the page charts to be the most popular human-based page on the social network, and se... [AllFacebook]

Amazon is Giving Away Free MP3s with CD Sales - Posted January 10, 2013
Watch out Apple, Amazon has a new program that hopes to load Amazon Cloud users up on MP3s. Amazon introduced a new program called "Amazon AutoRip," through which they are giving customers who buy select CDs free MP3s of the album. The program is good not only o... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Celebrity PR: Better Off Dead - Posted October 24, 2012
Finally, tangible proof that there is indeed life after death--as long as you are, or were, a famous celebrity. The Forbes 2012 Top-Earning Dead Celebrities report is out, and many will be su... [PRNewser]

Rihanna Tops Eminem For Most Facebook Likes - Posted October 8, 2012
Move over, Eminem: ... [AllFacebook]

Rapper Eminem Is The First Person To 60 Million Facebook Likes - Posted July 30, 2012
Not long ago, Eminem surpassed Lady Gaga in terms of Facebook following. Now the rapper can... [AllFacebook]

Pepsi Won't Let Michael Jackson Go - Posted May 3, 2012
  Though the "King of Pop" passed away nearly three years ago, his spirit continues to loom large over PepsiCo, which announced that it will ship out one billion cans of Pepsi adorned with a silhouette of Michael Jackson, who appears to be dressed in his duds from the "Smooth Criminal" video.... [AgencySpy]

Quincy Jones Readies 'Asian Grammys' - Posted January 13, 2012
Just in time for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, Matthew Garrahan, west coast correspondent for the Financial Times, has put together ... [GalleyCat]

John Jeremiah Sullivan & the Blues - Posted January 10, 2012
In John Jeremiah Sullivan's new essay collection, Pulphead, the journalist gives readers a deep introduction into the esoteric world of blues musicians and blues music collectors. While reading "Unknown Bards" in the book, ... [GalleyCat]

New Grauman's Owners Busy Cementing Their Own Sidewalk Tradition - Posted December 29, 2011
Purists will no doubt assail the new owners of Grauman's Chinese Theatre for allowing three guys in Chipmunk costumes and French DJ David Guetta to joint the handprint and footprint parade this year. But get us... [FishbowlLA]

Music Executive Dies After Hollywood Shooting - Posted December 12, 2011
Music executive John Atterberry ... [FishbowlLA]

Cable Networks Cover Conrad Murray Sentencing - Posted November 29, 2011
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Kennedy Collector is Friends with Lee Harvey Oswald's Widow - Posted November 22, 2011
Last night, syndicated radio show host George Noory devoted his entire "Coast to Coast" program to the anniversary of the assassination of JFK. Among his gue... [FishbowlLA]

Michael Jackson Documentary Still On, MSNBC Says - Posted November 10, 2011
Despite objections from the estate of Michael Jackson, MSNBC will go ahead with plans to air a documentary about the pop star's relationship with Dr. Conrad M... [TVNewser]

Don Lemon on Covering the Michael Jackson Trial: Lots of Emotion, Little Sleep - Posted October 4, 2011
For CNN weekend anchor Don Lemon, who has been the network's lead reporter on Michael Jackson since his death in 2009, the ongoing trial of ... [TVNewser]

Rare Copy of Michael Jackson Film Surfaces - Posted September 30, 2011
Hard to believe both the timing and geographical reporting lineage of this one, at the end of an LA week dominated by coverage of the Conrad Murray manslaughter trial. But lo and behold, courtesy of a ... [FishbowlLA]

Jermaine Jackson Tells KTLA that Conrad Murray Looked 'Very Guilty' Following Michael's Death - Posted September 28, 2011
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Watch the Conrad Murray Trial on Your Mobile Device - Posted September 28, 2011
If you're home during the day like myself, you've probably noticed the local TV coverage of the Dr. Conrad Murray trial, which got underway on Tuesday. For those of you on the run (or the population that's obsessed with all th... [FishbowlLA]

Fox's Michael Jackson Doctor Trial App Tops iTunes - Posted September 28, 2011
Fox Television Stations' Michael Jackson Doctor Trial app, which was released Monday for iPhones, iPads and Android devices, ranked number one yesterday among paid apps on the Apple store. Content on the 99-cent smartphone app is... [TVSpy]

Perez Hilton in the Year's Worst Trailer - Posted May 16, 2011
Even though French filmmaker Christophe Lenoir's A * Is Killed is aiming for factually inspired thriller territory, the English language trailer recently posted to YouTube in no way makes that clear. From the bizarre, Perez Hilton talking-head cameo opener to a pair of hilariously phony TV newsc... [FishbowlLA]

Up for Bid: Marlon Brando's Personal Phone Book - Posted May 4, 2011
According to the old adage, Hollywood's greatest actors are ones who can triumph even if the script is a phone book. In Marlon Brando's case, Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills has the next best thing ... [FishbowlLA]

Bin Laden Killed: msnbc.com Video Streams Top Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted May 2, 2011
The death of Osama Bin Laden topped the memorial service for Michael Jackson in terms of online video streams served by ... [TVNewser]

Adam Lambert Wins "Best F**k Yeah! Tumblr" MTV Award - Posted May 2, 2011
Adam Lambert thrilled fans by winning "Best F**k Yeah Tumblr" award Thursday night. Lambert received the award from MTV O Music Awards, which was the first annual show honoring the music industry on the Internet. The award celebrated the Adam Lambert fan site for its extensive coverage of the former... [SocialTimes.com]

Jermaine Jackson to Write About Michael Jackson - Posted March 16, 2011
Former Jackson 5 member Jermaine Jackson will pen a memoir about his late brother, Michael Jackson. Entitled You Are Not Alone: Michael Through a Brother's Eyes, Jackson aims to write "the most authoritative account from inside the Jackson music dynasty illuminating... [GalleyCat]

Tweet These Numbers - Posted March 14, 2011
Twitter marked the five-year anniversary of its first Tweet, sent by co-founder Jack Dorsey March 21, 2006, with a ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Rating the New Richard Johnson Gossip - Posted February 9, 2011
Where's the first big scoop? That's our question after keeping an eye on the initial efforts of former Page Six grand poobah Richard Johnson for ... [FishbowlLA]

MSNBC Digital Network, TODAYshow.com Set Video-Streaming Marks in January - Posted February 2, 2011
NBC News' MSNBC Digital Network and TODAYshow.com reported strong showings in January in terms of video streaming. The MSNBC Digital Network tallied 161.7 million total online video ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Lawyer for Dr. Conrad Murray Describes Life in Media Bubble - Posted January 28, 2011
TexasLawyer.com staff reporter Miriam Rozen has penned a com... [FishbowlLA]

ADC Adds 'Designism' Award to Mix - Posted January 25, 2011
As part of its 90th Annual Awards promotional tour-de-force, the Art Directors Club will present its first annual Designism prize, which recognizes creatives who drive social and political change through their work. Any work entered into any of the... [AgencySpy]

Tourists Continue to Worship at Wrong Michael Jackson Shrine - Posted January 3, 2011
It may be time for the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to affix a disclaimer to the star of the other Michael Jackson... [GalleyCat]

Tourists Continue to Worship at Wrong Michael Jackson Shrine - Posted January 3, 2011
It may be time for the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to affix a disclaimer to the star of the other Michael Jackson... [FishbowlLA]

Experian Hitwise Search Data Lists for 2010 - Posted December 29, 2010
'Tis the season for year-end lists, so Experian Hitwise chimed in with some of its own, revealing its 10 most searched terms for 2010, as well as most visited Web... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Elvis, Ruth 2010's 'Most Dangerous' Autographs - Posted December 22, 2010
Veracity has left the building. This according to Santa Ana based grading company Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA). The firm says 2010 was another banner year for autograph forgeries, with roughly half of... [FishbowlLA]

The 'Bad' Old Days of Bubbles the Chimp - Posted November 9, 2010
Even in death, Michael Jackson continues to haunt the media. There's the controversy over his brand new posthumous single ... [FishbowlLA]

Victory Speeches from CNN.com, CNN Mobile - Posted November 3, 2010
CNN released its Election Day statistics for CNN.com via Omniture and for CNN Mobile via ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Oprah Winfrey & Matt Lauer to Interview George W. Bush on Memoir Release - Posted October 25, 2010
Although book tour dates have yet to be announced, former President George W. Bush will be interviewed by Matt Lauer and Oprah Winfrey... [GalleyCat]

J.K. Rowling Rejected Michael Jackson's Harry Potter Musical Proposal - Posted October 22, 2010
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Tweeters Do Battle with Apple Products in 'Beat It' Spoof - Posted October 20, 2010
... [AgencySpy]

Laiea Smith Named Managing Editor at ABCNews.com - Posted October 15, 2010
ABCNews.com will have a new managing editor after the midterm elections Nov. 2: Laiea Smith, who has been with ABC News for more than 10 years, most recently as a senior producer for ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Audition for American Idol via MySpace - Posted September 16, 2010
Auditions for the 10th season of American Idol are under way, and potential contestants don't even have to wait in line: Through Oct. 6, singers and wannabe singers between 15 and 28 can submit audition videos via MySpace. Songs from artists including ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Michael Jackson Literary Links - Posted June 25, 2010
Today is the one year anniversary of ... [GalleyCat]

Could Google Become the Semantic Web? - Posted February 21, 2010
"Describing the Semantic Web as a “Web of data” is not too helpful for most people, I have learned."  There’s a lot of talk about it, but for most Web users, the idea described in 1981 by Tim Berners-Lee means little. A number of experts and forward thinking companies do care though,... [semanticweb.com]

Author Paul Theroux on eBooks and His New Novel - Posted February 18, 2010
As the eBook revolution begins, some of literature's most respected writers are joining the great experiment. Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu was critically acclaimed novelist Paul Theroux--discussing his new nove... [GalleyCat]

Toyota Hires Even More PR - Posted February 16, 2010
Toyota strengthened its PR bench within the Beltway last week, adding agencies Glover Park Group and Quinn Gillespie & Associates to a roster that already included Powell Tate and Golin Harris. Now, Southern Californ... [PRNewser]

Some Mag Apps For iPad|Time's Hochstein To BusinessWeek|Passport Increases Frequency|Times Reporter Denied Access To Real Estate Gala|Sony Sues TV Guide Channel - Posted January 27, 2010
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Some Mag Apps For iPad|Time's Hochstein To BusinessWeek|Passport Increases Frequency|Times Reporter Denied Access To Real Estate Gala|Sony Sues TV Guide Channel - Posted January 27, 2010
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Time Names New Design Director - Posted January 4, 2010
On New Year's Eve day, Time magazine announced the promotion of D.W. Pine to the position of design director of the weekly magazine. Pine will be replacing longtime art director ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time Names New Design Director - Posted January 4, 2010
On New Year's Eve day, Time magazine announced the promotion of D.W. Pine to the position of design director of the weekly magazine. Pine will be replacing longtime art director ... [FishbowlNY]

7 of the Most-Watched TV News Events of 2009 - Posted December 31, 2009
Here are seven of 2009's most viewed moments in TV news: President Barack Obama's Inauguration On January 20th, President Barack Obama was sworn in to office as the 44th President of the United States. The event was accompanied by massive coverage from the cable and broadcast networks. Nielsen ... [TVNewser]

2010 Predictions: Bad Pitch Blog Edition - Posted December 30, 2009
For a "lighter" take on 2010 PR industry predictions, we turned to Richard Laermer and Kevin Dugan, founders of "The Bad Pitch Blog." On business prospects for 2010: ... [PRNewser]

Remembering The Year That Was: FishbowlNY Editor On The Menu - Posted December 30, 2009
FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst visited the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast today, joining hosts Jason Boog of GalleyCat... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Remembering The Year That Was: FishbowlNY Editor On The Menu - Posted December 30, 2009
FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst visited the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast today, joining hosts Jason Boog of GalleyCat... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: In Memoriam - Posted December 28, 2009
Our favorite part of any award show is the memorial montage commemorating the lives of all those who passed away in the past year. While this year's headlines were populated by the tragic deaths of celebrities and other bold-faced names -- from Michael Jackson and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: In Memoriam - Posted December 28, 2009
Our favorite part of any award show is the memorial montage commemorating the lives of all those who passed away in the past year. While this year's headlines were populated by the tragic deaths of celebrities and other bold-faced names -- from Michael Jackson and ... [FishbowlNY]

David Carr Gives Us Reasons To Be Thankful - Posted December 21, 2009
With a blizzard keeping us from joining our families this weekend, and this year's almost-total dissolution of media jobs and funds, is there anything we can sit down and be grateful for once we finally gather around the hearth this holiday? ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

David Carr Gives Us Reasons To Be Thankful - Posted December 21, 2009
With a blizzard keeping us from joining our families this weekend, and this year's almost-total dissolution of media jobs and funds, is there anything we can sit down and be grateful for once we finally gather around the hearth this holiday? ... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: Stories That Captivated NY Media - Posted December 21, 2009
Here at FishbowlNY, we stick to covering stories that affect the media. But it's the media's job to cover the biggest stories in the world today. Here, we take a look back at the news stories that left New York and the world riveted in 2009, covered faithfully by our local... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: Stories That Captivated NY Media - Posted December 21, 2009
Here at FishbowlNY, we stick to covering stories that affect the media. But it's the media's job to cover the biggest stories in the world today. Here, we take a look back at the news stories that left New York and the world riveted in 2009, covered faithfully by our local... [FishbowlNY]

Vote For The Best New York Post Cover Of The Decade - Posted December 21, 2009
What was the most iconic New York Post cover of the 00's? Was it a photo of a smoking World Trade Tower, a practically naked Ashley Dupre or ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vote For The Best New York Post Cover Of The Decade - Posted December 21, 2009
What was the most iconic New York Post cover of the 00's? Was it a photo of a smoking World Trade Tower, a practically naked Ashley Dupre or ... [FishbowlNY]

Chances Are Your Facebook Fan Page Has Fewer Than 10,000 Fans - Posted November 30, 2009
Ever since Facebook upgraded its fan pages so that brands, celebrities and organizations became equivalent to human beings in the social network -- i.e. content from fan pages is displayed in one's feed, just like with friends -- we've received a barrage of requests to fan just about anything you can... [PRNewser]

How Well Do You Know Your Celebrity Poets? - Posted November 9, 2009
Celebrity book deals have always stoked passionate opinions among GalleyCat readers and one magazine has taken a special look at a particular sub-genre of this polarizing literary trend: celebrity poetry. Over at Detai... [GalleyCat]

Michael Jackson Coverage Hits a New Low - Posted November 2, 2009
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Kiss Hires Levine Communications Office - Posted October 12, 2009
"Rock band Kiss hired Levine Communications Office for PR as it releases its first album in 11 years, Sonic Boom," reports PRWeek's Kimberly Maul... [PRNewser]

AP Considering Charging News Outlets for Exclusives - Posted October 7, 2009
If OK! magazine will pay $500,000 for the rights to run Michael Jackson's death photo, The Associated Press, it seems... [PRNewser]

TMZ and Twitter Spread False Maya Angelou News - Posted October 5, 2009
Over the weekend, the gossip site TMZ erroneously reported that Maya Angelou had been sent to the hospital, spawning an avalanche of Twitter posts. Since then, ... [GalleyCat]

Speedy Publishing On The Menu - Posted September 29, 2009
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Speedy Publishing On The Menu - Posted September 29, 2009
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Time Managing Editor Richard Stengel On The Menu: "One Or Two Brands Will Always Survive" - Posted September 14, 2009
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Time Managing Editor Richard Stengel On The Menu: "One Or Two Brands Will Always Survive" - Posted September 14, 2009
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More Tributes To Sen. Kennedy - Posted August 26, 2009
As the day has progressed, many media outlets have announced plans to pay tribute to Sen. Edward Kennedy. Here's some of what we're getting ready to see: Time magazine is planning a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More Tributes To Sen. Kennedy - Posted August 26, 2009
As the day has progressed, many media outlets have announced plans to pay tribute to Sen. Edward Kennedy. Here's some of what we're getting ready to see: Time magazine is planning a... [FishbowlNY]

TIME Remembers "Teddy" - Posted August 26, 2009
Ted Kennedy will join Princess Diana, JFK, Jr.and Michael Jackson as one of the few honored with a TIME Magazine commemorative issue. Time's commemorative issue for Sen. Kennedy will hit newsstands on Friday, August 28. ... [FishbowlDC]

Vanity Fair's Two September Covers - Posted August 3, 2009
To commemorate the passing of two American icons on the same day last month, Vanity Fair is producing two covers for its September issue. The Michael Jackson cover, with the title "Fallen King,"... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vanity Fair's Two September Covers - Posted August 3, 2009
To commemorate the passing of two American icons on the same day last month, Vanity Fair is producing two covers for its September issue. The Michael Jackson cover, with the title "Fallen King,"... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 08.03.09 - Posted August 3, 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 we know and what we're reading this Monday mo... [FishbowlDC]

Drawing Thomas Pynchon - Posted July 31, 2009
As Thomas Pynchon fans count the days until the August 4th release of "Inherent Vice," ... [GalleyCat]

More Michael Jackson on ABC - Posted July 29, 2009
Tonight, ABC News' "Primetime: Crime" reports the latest on the investigation surrounding the death of Michael Jackson, and how his passing has shined a light on celebrities' drug use and the doctors who enable them. The hour will examine Jackson's physician Dr. Conrad Murray and searches of his home and offices have... [TVNewser]

Life & Style Weekly Ups Rate Base - Posted July 22, 2009
Here's a bright spot in the magazine world: celebrity weekly Life & Style is increasing its rate base 12.5 percent -- to 450,000 -- effective immediately. Although there were fears ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Life & Style Weekly Ups Rate Base - Posted July 22, 2009
Here's a bright spot in the magazine world: celebrity weekly Life & Style is increasing its rate base 12.5 percent -- to 450,000 -- effective immediately. Although there were fears ... [FishbowlNY]

Who Do You Call When You Have a Scoop? - Posted July 21, 2009
[image cred] When Harvey Levin's TMZ broke the news of Michael Jackson's death, it was heralded as yet another victory in the battle of "ne... [PRNewser]

The Ticker: King, Couric, Bartiromo... - Posted July 20, 2009
> Joe Jackson talks with Larry King tonight in his first live interview since the death of his son Michael Jackson. Tonight at 9pmET on CNN's Larry King Live. >... [TVNewser]

Bill Maher Takes on Michael Jackson - Posted July 20, 2009
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Colbert Remembers Remembering Michael Jackson - Posted July 14, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=&#... [FishbowlLA]

ABC Pays $200K For Jackson Interview|Who Inappropriately Touched David Brooks?|Pageviews May Have Sealed Froomkin's Fate. Or Not.|Journal-er Dana Heads To Daily Beast|Search Wars: Twitter vs. Google - Posted July 13, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

ABC Pays $200K For Jackson Interview|Who Inappropriately Touched David Brooks?|Pageviews May Have Sealed Froomkin's Fate. Or Not.|Journal-er Dana Heads To Daily Beast|Search Wars: Twitter vs. Google - Posted July 13, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

Grieving Aunt: "When the Nation They Died For Barely Notices, It's Crushing" - Posted July 13, 2009
On CBS "Sunday Morning", the aunt of an American soldier who died in Afghanistan on the same day as Michael Jackson, spoke out about the disparity between the coverage of Jackson and the coverage of what's happening in Iraq and Afghanistan. With intense emotion and images of her nephew as a... [TVNewser]

Steve Lopez Takes on MJ Memorial - Posted July 9, 2009
Steve Lopez seems to think the Michael Jackson Memorial was not our proudest moment. He writes: I got to Staples Center some time after the parade of Ringling Bros. elephants and just before a bikini-clad ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List 07.09.09 - Posted July 9, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Shuffle at WaPo Style - Posted July 9, 2009
In an internal memo, WaPo shuffled Style around naming Rich Leiby Sunday and pop culture editor, "reeling" Scott Vogel from the Travel section and adding WaPo Mag's Sydney Trent and her new feature, "The Read." If you're interested... [FishbowlDC]

Queen Latifah and Michael Jackson Had Never Met - Posted July 9, 2009
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SNL Character MacGruber Gets A Movie|31M Tune In To MJ Memorial|Froomkin Details HuffPo Job|WaPo Among Cyber Attack Targets|For Goodness Sake, Put On A Pair Of Pants On Friday - Posted July 8, 2009
AgencySpy: Following in the footsteps of the Coneheads, Mary Katherine Gallagher and Stuart Smalley, MacGruber (played by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

SNL Character MacGruber Gets A Movie|31M Tune In To MJ Memorial|Froomkin Details HuffPo Job|WaPo Among Cyber Attack Targets|For Goodness Sake, Put On A Pair Of Pants On Friday - Posted July 8, 2009
AgencySpy: Following in the footsteps of the Coneheads, Mary Katherine Gallagher and Stuart Smalley, MacGruber (played by ... [FishbowlNY]

Leaders From Air America, FT Say Future Of Media Is A World Of Niches - Posted July 8, 2009
From left: Dezenhall, Klein, Edgecliff-Johnson, Heyward and Zier talk the future of media Another day, another panel talking about why the media is in crisis and what can be done to fix it. Today's panel at the Samsung Experience in the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle hosted by Gotham Media Ventures --... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Leaders From Air America, FT Say Future Of Media Is A World Of Niches - Posted July 8, 2009
From left: Dezenhall, Klein, Edgecliff-Johnson, Heyward and Zier talk the future of media Another day, another panel talking about why the media is in crisis and what can be done to fix it. Today's panel at the Samsung Experience in the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle hosted by Gotham Media Ventures --... [FishbowlNY]

"Nightline" Wins Late Night With Jackson Memorial News - Posted July 8, 2009
"Nightline," which devoted last night's show to Michael Jackson's memorial, beat NBC's "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" and CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" in both Total Viewers and A25-54 viewers. "Nightline" averaged 4.786M Total Viewers, to Letterman's 3.903M and Conan's 2.899M. In the A25-54 demo, "Nightline" was first with a... [TVNewser]

On The Menu: Mediaite Editors Stop By To Talk Power Grid And NY Media - Posted July 8, 2009
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On The Menu: Mediaite Editors Stop By To Talk Power Grid And NY Media - Posted July 8, 2009
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Michael Jackson Makes up 30% of Broadcast News ; 28% on Cable - Posted July 8, 2009
Not surprisingly, the death of Michael Jackson was the dominant story in the news media last week. The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism found Jackson's death made up 17% of the newshole, but accounted fo... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.08.09 - Posted July 8, 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 we know and what we're reading this Wednesda... [FishbowlDC]

Michael Jackson and Comedians - Posted July 8, 2009
"You heard the one about Michael Jackson?" was how most of the school yard jokes of the 80's and 90's started. Yes, MJ was the butt of jokes. But at the Michael Jackson trial, the accuser had met the pop icon at the Laugh Factory on Sunset. So those testifying at... [FishbowlLA]

Gathering at the Crossroads of the World for Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted July 7, 2009
There were several options in Times Square to watch the Michael Jackson memorial service, including the big monitor at ABC's GMA studios where the Charlie Gibson special was airing and a few blocks north where CNN's programming aired on the Spectravision monitor at Duffy Square, near the new TKTS booth. ... [TVNewser]

Inspired By The of One King's Funeral, Shepard Smith Now Anchors Another's - Posted July 7, 2009
During coverage of Michael Jackson's memorial service on Fox News, Shepard Smith recounted one of the reasons why he got into broadcast journalism — he was captivated by ... [TVNewser]

And Now For the Next Big Live Event... Sonia Sotomayor - Posted July 7, 2009
As we were live blogging the Michael Jackson memorial service it got us thinking about the next big live news event - the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, which begins Monday. So far, here's what you can expect: the cable news channels are planning on taking the Senate Judiciary... [TVNewser]

Michael Jackson and "The Little Prince" - Posted July 7, 2009
In her tribute to Michael Jackson this afternoon at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Brooke Shields explained that she saw the singer like the titular character in "... [GalleyCat]

Maya Angelou Writes Michael Jackson Poem - Posted July 7, 2009
At today's memorial service for Michael Jackson at Staples Center in Los Angeles, actress and musician Queen Latifah read "We Had Him," a poem by ... [GalleyCat]

TVNewser's Live Blogging The Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted July 7, 2009
Michael Jackson's memorial service is just getting underway at the Staples Center in LA, and on network TV, cable news, live streamin... [FishbowlDC]

Dude! LA Weekly Scored a MJ Funeral Ticket - Posted July 7, 2009
Jill Stewart reports: More than 1 million people tried to get tickets to Michael Jackson's ... [FishbowlLA]

President Obama In Russia, Talking MJ - Posted July 7, 2009
We told you earlier President Obama would sit down with the five nets this morning for interviews in Russia. With Michael Jackson's memorial all but taking over the airwaves today, the White House correspondents couldn't resisit getting a question in to the President. With one exception-- F... [FishbowlDC]

Where Will You Be Watching (If At All)? - Posted July 7, 2009
We'll admit it. We are clearing the afternoon so we can park in front of the TV and watch the spectacle that will be the Michael Jackson memorial extravaganza. But, with so many choices, we haven't decided how we're going to watch yet. Help us out and tell us what your... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Where Will You Be Watching (If At All)? - Posted July 7, 2009
We'll admit it. We are clearing the afternoon so we can park in front of the TV and watch the spectacle that will be the Michael Jackson memorial extravaganza. But, with so many choices, we haven't decided how we're going to watch yet. Help us out and tell us what your... [FishbowlNY]

Today is Michael Jackson Day - Posted July 7, 2009
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Publisher: Palin's Book's Gonna Be Huge|MJ Funeral Coverage All Set|Palin's Resignation Speech More Coherent When Edited To 1 Min|NYT Restricts Texting On Company Phones - Posted July 6, 2009
GalleyCat: The debate continues over whether Sarah Palin's resignation was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Publisher: Palin's Book's Gonna Be Huge|MJ Funeral Coverage All Set|Palin's Resignation Speech More Coherent When Edited To 1 Min|NYT Restricts Texting On Company Phones - Posted July 6, 2009
GalleyCat: The debate continues over whether Sarah Palin's resignation was... [FishbowlNY]

TV Coverage Plans For Michael Jackson Memorial Service - Posted July 6, 2009
Michael Jackson's memorial service is tomorrow at the Staples Center in LA. Here's how the nets and cable will cover the service, via TVNewser: • ABC: Charlie Gibson will anchor live coverage "Remembering Michael Jackson" at 1pmET, joined by "Nightline" anchor ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Don Lemon Thinks the Criticism of Jackson is "Elitist" - Posted July 6, 2009
On Reliable Sources Sunday Howie Kurtz asked CNN anchor Don Lemon whether the networks are "overdoing" the coverage of the death of Michael Jackson. "No," said Lemon. Then he called the criticism "elitist." ... [TVNewser]

NBC/MSNBC Plans for Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted July 5, 2009
NBC will televise Michael Jackson's memorial service on Tuesday. Details are not finalized about who will anchor. As we mentioned yesterday on Twitter, NBC New LA correspondent Chris Jansing will anchor MSNBC's live coverage of the memorial service. > Update: ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Plans for Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted July 2, 2009
CBS News sent us their plans for Tuesday's Michael Jackson memorial Service at the Staples Center. Monday, July 6 • THE EARLY SHOW (7:00-9:00 AM, ET) broadcast live from Los Angeles • CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE COURIC (6:30-7:00 PM, ET) anchored by Couric from the Staples Center Tuesday, July 7 • THE EARLY SHOW (7:00-9:00... [TVNewser]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted July 2, 2009
A truly brief pre-holiday weekend briefing started with Press Secretary/WH School Marm Robert Gibbs' scolding of NBC's Chuck Todd for another late entrance (though no one heard a two-minute warning). "Three times -- you've got to go to detention hall," RG announced. (Chucky T was allowed to stay.) But... Free Ice Cream?!:... [FishbowlDC]

FNC Holds Viewers As Jackson Continues - Posted July 2, 2009
Following up on our post yesterday about cable news audience retention in the days following the death of Michael Jackson - Fox News continues to hold its audience far more than its competitors and, in one measurement, at twice the rate of CNN. • Total Viewer retention (Thurs., June 25 vs. a... [TVNewser]

Nightline #1 in Late Night Last Week - Posted July 2, 2009
Buoyed by their health care special with Pres. Obama and two days of coverage on the death of Michael Jackson ABC's "Nightline" was #1 among Total Viewers last week, outperforming NBC's "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" and CBS' "Late Show with Davi... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.02.09 - Posted July 2, 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. Happy Birthday to NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

The Jackson Memorial and the Actual Ringling Bros. Circus - Posted July 2, 2009
You couldn't write stuff this weird: The family of Michael Jackson and the city of Los Angeles have been trying to coordinate a memorial for the swarms of mourners. The Coliseum has been mentioned. Reports vary minute to minute. We got several contradicting alerts, emails and twee... [FishbowlLA]

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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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]

CNN Lawyers Get Tough With Staff Over Michael Jackson Footage - Posted July 1, 2009
First on TVNewser: The legal action in the Michael Jackson case may go beyond those involving Jackson's estate and to the media that are covering him. TVNewser has learned the CNN legal department sent out an email to the staff today in which they announced that they are expecting ... [TVNewser]

Vibe Founder Quincy Jones Wants To Revive Mag - Posted July 1, 2009
Yesterday came the sad news that hip hop music magazine Vibe was closing down -- just shy of its sixteenth birthday. But today EbonyJet.com has ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vibe Founder Quincy Jones Wants To Revive Mag - Posted July 1, 2009
Yesterday came the sad news that hip hop music magazine Vibe was closing down -- just shy of its sixteenth birthday. But today EbonyJet.com has ... [FishbowlNY]

Michael Jackson Bio to be Reprinted in U.S. - Posted July 1, 2009
Following the pop star's tragic death last week, Hachette Book Group's Grand Central Publishing will reprint J. Randy Taraborrelli's out-of-print biography on Michael Jackson. The U... [GalleyCat]

More Michael Jackson Tributes: Four Special EW Covers, A Hardcover Book And More - Posted July 1, 2009
Last night, thousands of Michael Jackson fans gathered at New York's legendary Apollo Theater to honor the pop stars life and work. But they aren't the only ones paying t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More Michael Jackson Tributes: Four Special EW Covers, A Hardcover Book And More - Posted July 1, 2009
Last night, thousands of Michael Jackson fans gathered at New York's legendary Apollo Theater to honor the pop stars life and work. But they aren't the only ones paying t... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 07.01.09 - Posted July 1, 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 we know and what we're reading this Wednesda... [FishbowlDC]

The Jackson Memorial: A Fitting Tribute - Posted July 1, 2009
There are rumors and fears about the plans for a Michael Jackson viewing. The latest rumor, reports the LA Times, is to have the body viewing... [FishbowlLA]

Al Franken Wins! (Again)|Ex-FoxNew.com Columnist Sues News Corp.|There May Be Jobs In Atlanta|OK! Paid $500K For MJ Photo - Posted June 30, 2009
FishbowlLA: The Minnesota Supreme Court certifed ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Al Franken Wins! (Again)|Ex-FoxNew.com Columnist Sues News Corp.|There May Be Jobs In Atlanta|OK! Paid $500K For MJ Photo - Posted June 30, 2009
FishbowlLA: The Minnesota Supreme Court certifed ... [FishbowlNY]

Journalist And Author Alyssa Katz Talks Real Estate On The Menu - Posted June 30, 2009
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Journalist And Author Alyssa Katz Talks Real Estate On The Menu - Posted June 30, 2009
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Katie Couric to Anchor Michael Jackson Special Tonight - Posted June 30, 2009
Last week, after Michael Jackson died, the big three network news anchors were noticeably absent during prime time programs devoted to the news. Martin Bashir and Barbara Walters anchored specials on ABC, ... [TVNewser]

Another Magazine Death: Vibe Reportedly Closing - Posted June 30, 2009
Jeff Bercovici at AOL's DailyFinance is reporting that music magazine Vibe is ceasing publication. Just last month, the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Another Magazine Death: Vibe Reportedly Closing - Posted June 30, 2009
Jeff Bercovici at AOL's DailyFinance is reporting that music magazine Vibe is ceasing publication. Just last month, the... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Friedman Sues News Corp. For $5.1 Million - Posted June 30, 2009
HuffPo reports former FoxNews.com entertainment columnist Roger Friedman has gone ahead with a lawsuit against News Corp. seeking $5.18 million in damages f... [TVNewser]

Viewing of Jackson's Body This Week at Neverland Ranch - Posted June 30, 2009
It's the perfect macabre ending to a perfectly macabre story: The rumored/threatened to be foreclosed and auctioned off amusement palace near Solvang, also known as Neverland Ranch will be used for fans to view the thin, gray shell of the former mega super icon star ... [FishbowlLA]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 22 - Posted June 30, 2009
A week after two evening newscasts set all-time lows, the big three broadcasters bounced back during a big news week that included Iran, the Mark Sanford affair and the death of Michael Jackson... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 06.30.09 - Posted June 30, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Carries Michael Jackson Momentum Into Friday Night - Posted June 29, 2009
In a rare ratings win for CNN, the cable news network's Friday night primetime lineup (8-11pmET) finished first in the A25-54 demo. Also, Campbell Brown at 8, Larry King at 9 and Anderson Cooper at 10 each won their time periods in the ad-frie... [TVNewser]

"Nightline" Beats "Letterman" and "O'Brien" For Third Straight Night - Posted June 29, 2009
"Nightline," which devoted their Friday show to Michael Jackson, outperformed both CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" and NBC's "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien," according to Nielsen fast affiliate time period data. Friday marked th... [TVNewser]

National Enquirer Got One Right - Posted June 29, 2009
Lighting struck. TMZ got some credibility for breaking the news of Michael Jackson's untimely death? Why not National Enquirer for finally predicting it correctly? Eep. via Reddit ... [FishbowlLA]

Inside Michael Jackson's Library - Posted June 29, 2009
The late pop singer Michael Jackson published three books during his lifetime, and read like a writer--he reportedly owned 10,000 books and shopped at Los Angeles bookstores throughout his caree... [GalleyCat]

Madoff Sentenced To 150 Years - Posted June 29, 2009
If one thing could push Michael Jackson's death off the front pages of news Web sites around New York, it is the sentencing of Ponzi scheme perpetrator Bernard Madoff. Earlier today, a federal ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Madoff Sentenced To 150 Years - Posted June 29, 2009
If one thing could push Michael Jackson's death off the front pages of news Web sites around New York, it is the sentencing of Ponzi scheme perpetrator Bernard Madoff. Earlier today, a federal ... [FishbowlNY]

Literary Internet Reacts to Alice Hoffman's Tweet - Posted June 29, 2009
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More On MJ, Billy Mays And The Death Of Traditional Journalism On The Menu - Posted June 29, 2009
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More On MJ, Billy Mays And The Death Of Traditional Journalism On The Menu - Posted June 29, 2009
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Michael Jackson: DC Reflects - Posted June 29, 2009
"The King of Pop Dies at 50" WaPo cover didn't actually run, but for up to $249.95, you can own a commemorative print edition. T... [FishbowlDC]

Friday Ratings - Michael Jackson Specials - Posted June 29, 2009
NBC and ABC devoted much of their Friday night schedules to both Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett. And unlike Thursday night, on Friday NBC came out on top. • 8pm: ... [TVNewser]

Magazines Remembering Michael Hit Newsstands - Posted June 29, 2009
Forget Jon & Kate, Michael Jackson's death may be the latest event to help resuscitate the faltering magazine industry. After news of his death broke on Thursday afternoon, magazines rushed to honor the pop star. Today, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Magazines Remembering Michael Hit Newsstands - Posted June 29, 2009
Forget Jon & Kate, Michael Jackson's death may be the latest event to help resuscitate the faltering magazine industry. After news of his death broke on Thursday afternoon, magazines rushed to honor the pop star. Today, ... [FishbowlNY]

Reprinting Michael Jackson - Posted June 29, 2009
In the wake of Michael Jackson's tragic death last week, Macmillan decided to reprint 85,000 copies of Michael Jackson: The Magic and the Madness--a biography by J. Randy Ta... [GalleyCat]

Infomercial Pitchman Billy Mays Dies - Posted June 29, 2009
The celebrities -- and quasi-celebrities -- have been dropping like flies this week. So yesterday, when news of Oxiclean hawker ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Infomercial Pitchman Billy Mays Dies - Posted June 29, 2009
The celebrities -- and quasi-celebrities -- have been dropping like flies this week. So yesterday, when news of Oxiclean hawker ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 06.29.09 - Posted June 29, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

FNC Moves Fox News Watch to the Web - Posted June 26, 2009
Because of expanded programming on the death of Michael Jackson, Fox News preempted the 2pmET Saturday programs Journal Editoral Report and Fox News Watch. But, in a first, the network went ahead with the production of Fox News Watch and took it directly online. This weekend's episode is available now, here. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

FNC's Weekend Jackson Plans - Posted June 26, 2009
Fox News has added a live hour tomorrow afternoon at 2pmET/11amPT to cover the Michael Jackson story. The hour will be anchored by Kelly Wright and Juliet Huddy. The business block stays intact from 10am-NoonET. Also, ... [TVNewser]

Blog Family Coverage Of Michael Jackson - Posted June 26, 2009
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Blog Family Coverage Of Michael Jackson - Posted June 26, 2009
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Michael Jackson Jokes Cut - Posted June 26, 2009
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CNN Wins With Michael Jackson News - Posted June 26, 2009
Showing it still has the power to draw cable viewers in times of breaking news, CNN came in first last night during the 6pmET hour when the news broke that Michael Jackson had died. (CNN did not confirm his death until 7:25pm). The network, also won primetime (8-11pmET). • 6pmET: CNN ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Adds "20/20" Michael Jackson Special Tonight - Posted June 26, 2009
ABC News will air a special edition of "20/20" - "Michael Jackson: The Man and His Music" at 9pmET/PT anchored by Elizabeth Vargas. "20/20" will also air at its regular time, 10pmET/PT which will include more reporting on the life and death of Michael Jackson. ... [TVNewser]

"Nightline" Takes First with Michael Jackson News - Posted June 26, 2009
Last night's "Nightline" anchored by Martin Bashir with coverage on the death of Michael Jackson was seen by 5.26 million Total Viewers, outdrawing David Letterman's 4.36 million on CBS and ... [TVNewser]

Former MTV Newser Gideon Yago on Michael Jackson: 'The Things That Bring You Out of Retirement' - Posted June 26, 2009
We bumped into sometime-cohort ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former MTV Newser Gideon Yago on Michael Jackson: 'The Things That Bring You Out of Retirement' - Posted June 26, 2009
We bumped into sometime-cohort ... [FishbowlNY]

Weekend Show Preview 06.27.09 - Posted June 26, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press with David Gregory: Senior White House Adviser David Axelrod, Mitt Romney and Lindsey Graham. Roundtable with ... [FishbowlDC]

21 Million Tune in for Networks' Michael Jackson & Farrah Fawcett Specials - Posted June 26, 2009
Five hours of last night's primetime schedules on the big 3 were produced by the news divisions, with ABC, CBS and NBC crashing multi-hour reports on Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett... [TVNewser]

FishbowlNY Editor Amanda Ernst Visits The Menu - Posted June 26, 2009
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FishbowlNY Editor Amanda Ernst Visits The Menu - Posted June 26, 2009
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Is Michael Jackson Making Trouble for Perez Hilton? - Posted June 26, 2009
How Perez Hilton managed to get himself nestled in with Michael Jackson news is dumbfounding. Anyway, the toady gossip after a we... [FishbowlLA]

Is Michael Jackson Making Trouble for Bruno? - Posted June 26, 2009
Kim Masters at Daily Beast reports there is a scene in the new Sacha Baron Cohen movie Bruno with ... [FishbowlLA]

Mourning The Loss Of An Icon - Posted June 26, 2009
This morning, not surprisingly, the news is flooded with coverage of Michael Jackson's death yesterday. But there is also news about how the media has covered the King of Pop's death, and life. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mourning The Loss Of An Icon - Posted June 26, 2009
This morning, not surprisingly, the news is flooded with coverage of Michael Jackson's death yesterday. But there is also news about how the media has covered the King of Pop's death, and life. ... [FishbowlNY]

The FishbowlNY Newsstand: Your Morning Glance - Posted June 26, 2009
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The FishbowlNY Newsstand: Your Morning Glance - Posted June 26, 2009
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Michael Jackson and His Books - Posted June 26, 2009
When the sad news broke that pop singer Michael Jackson had died, GalleyCat assembled links to three books the pop legend left behind. His longest book was "... [GalleyCat]

The Wrong Michael Jackson - Posted June 25, 2009
LAist has pointed out that confused fans are gathering at the Michael Jackson star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. That's Michael Jackson, the radio talk show host, who is very much alive. The star for the recently deceased pop icon Michael Jackson is currently covered up by ... [FishbowlLA]

King Of Pop Dies - Posted June 25, 2009
What a strange, sad day in the entertainment world today. First, Farrah, and now ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

King Of Pop Dies - Posted June 25, 2009
What a strange, sad day in the entertainment world today. First, Farrah, and now ... [FishbowlNY]

Cablers Scramble to Cover Michael Jackson News - Posted June 25, 2009
The cable news networks have been covering the news that Michael Jackson was rushed to UCLA Medical Center after suffering a heart attack. At 5:20pmET TMZ.com reported Jackson had died after paramedics were unable to revive him. As ... [TVNewser]

James Rainey vs Jill Stewart Redux - Posted June 25, 2009
Jill Stewart penned a rebuttal to James Rainey's "take-down" piece about the LA Weekly. Since LATimes.com is crashing on and off due to the Michael... [FishbowlLA]

Michael Jackson Dead - Posted June 25, 2009
TMZ has just reported that Michael Jackson is dead at 50: Michael suffered a cardiac arrest earlier this afternoon and paramedics were unable to revive him. We're told when paramedics arrived Jack... [FishbowlLA]

Michael Jackson Hospitalized - Posted June 25, 2009
From the LA Times: Pop star Michael Jackson was rushed to a hospital this afternoon by L... [FishbowlLA]

Observer Picks Up Majority Stake In Webby Winner Very Short List - Posted June 15, 2009
Today, IAC and the Observer Media Group officially announced their deal passing majority control of IAC's email newsletter Very Shor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Observer Picks Up Majority Stake In Webby Winner Very Short List - Posted June 15, 2009
Today, IAC and the Observer Media Group officially announced their deal passing majority control of IAC's email newsletter Very Shor... [FishbowlNY]

PR Legend Lee Solters Dead at 90 - Posted May 18, 2009
Nikki Finke reports and we confirmed that Lee Solters passed away early this morning at the age of 90. Solters was the pub for people su... [FishbowlLA]

"This Is It": Cablers Cover Michael Jackson's Comeback - Posted March 5, 2009
Michael Jackson gave a (very short) news conference today, and the cablers were there to cover the commotion. MSNBC and CNN took live shots of the bus as it approached the arena in London throughout the morning. "The man loves an entrance," said MSNBC's Courtney Hazlett. On CNN, Gawker ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.09.09 - Posted January 9, 2009
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]

Morning Reading List, 12.19.08 - Posted December 19, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC street is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

13 Years at #1 For the Today Show - Posted December 18, 2008
On December 11, 1995, the "Today" show reported on a snowstorm in Buffalo, the U.S. Marines arriving in Bosnia, Michael Jackson's collapse during an on-stage rehearsal, and the possibility of MSN and NBC starting a 24-hour cable news channel. That was also the day the s... [TVNewser]

Investigator Barresi Opens Up On Hollywood - Posted August 18, 2008
Paul Barresi is a former porn star turned private eye who has worked on Hollywood cases involving Michael Jackson, Edd... [FishbowlLA]

Rita Cosby Lands with Inside Edition - Posted July 15, 2008
Former Fox News and MSNBC anchor Rita Cosby is joining Inside Edition. Cosby will be a special correspondent going after the big interviews. She's talked with newsmakers ranging from Slobodon Milose... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted May 12, 2008
Dennis Farina Arrested: The former Chicago police officer-turned actor spent most of yesterday in jail before getting sprung on $35,000 bail for allegedly trying to board a plane with a .22-caliber handgun in his briefcase. Don't worry, Dennis, with the state ... [FishbowlLA]

ERSNews.com On Pellicano Like White On Rice - Posted February 1, 2008
The fellas at ERSNews.com have been hard at work -- and no that's not a reference to their expose of scantily clad reporters. The boys have been wading into the Anthony P... [FishbowlLA]

Aphrodite Jones: "Shame On Us" - Posted May 23, 2007
One of the gazillion reporters assigned to the Michael Jackson trial has a tell-all book about how the media got the story wrong. On June 10, she'll be in L.A. to be honored by the Brookins Community A.M.E. Church for her work -- and, presumably, to hock some books. Aphrodite Jones... [FishbowlLA]

Nikki Finke Explains What's Wrong With Across the Universe - Posted March 21, 2007
Just the other day, David Carr in the NY Times admitted what we already knew: New Yorkers don't understand show biz all that m... [FishbowlLA]

Video: 20 Years Of Susan Blond, PR Handler To Thriller-Era MJ, Britney, Others - Posted March 9, 2007
Last week, Michael's played host to 20th anniversary party for Susan Blond, p.r. diva to Michael Jackson (Thriller-era), Boy George, Prince... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Video: 20 Years Of Susan Blond, PR Handler To Thriller-Era MJ, Britney, Others - Posted March 9, 2007
Last week, Michael's played host to 20th anniversary party for Susan Blond, p.r. diva to Michael Jackson (Thriller-era), Boy George, Prince... [FishbowlNY]

Radar Gives A Pre-Oscar Tutorial In Party-Crashing - Posted February 23, 2007
Our new friends at Radar have a highly entertaining piece guaranteed* to gate-crash you into a post-Oscars bash. Tip 1. Pretend to be a Journalist. This will be made in... [FishbowlLA]

FishbowlNY @ Fashion Week: Media Models Ripa, Ray, Zahn Take To Runway - Posted February 5, 2007
In case this whole media thing doesn't work out: Rachael Ray [left] prayed, Paula Zahn swanned, and Kelly Ripa clomped to the beat like any good super worth her $10,000 to wake up that day. While we didn't get a good gander of First Lady ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY @ Fashion Week: Media Models Ripa, Ray, Zahn Take To Runway - Posted February 5, 2007
In case this whole media thing doesn't work out: Rachael Ray [left] prayed, Paula Zahn swanned, and Kelly Ripa clomped to the beat like any good super worth her $10,000 to wake up that day. While we didn't get a good gander of First Lady ... [FishbowlNY]

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