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September 16, 2014: Dana Liebelson has been named political reporter at The Huffington Post. She had been a reporter at Mother Jones. (FishbowlNY)

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Erik Wemple's Cautionary Professional View - Posted 1 day, 1 hour ago
Erik Wemple is one of the nation's most widely read media critics. He works for a newspaper that, under new owner Jeff Bezos, stands a better chance than most of... [AllTwitter]

Social Media Newsfeed: LinkedIn Acquires Newsle | Colbert Books NYC Mayor Over Twitter - Posted July 15, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

REPORT: Politics Pages Bucking Trends Of Slashed Facebook Organic Reach - Posted July 14, 2014
It's no secret that Facebook pages have seen their ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sawyer Steps Down | Broadcasters Beat Aereo - Posted June 26, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sawyer Steps Down | Broadcasters Beat Aereo - Posted June 26, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: Sports Illustrated or Mother Jones - Posted June 19, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This round we have Sports Illustrated facing off against Mother Jones. For its latest issue, SI went with a powerful photo of the Spurs' Kawhi Leonard dunking over the Heat's Chris "Birdman" Anderson. Th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cover Battle: Sports Illustrated or Mother Jones - Posted June 19, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This round we have Sports Illustrated facing off against Mother Jones. For its latest issue, SI went with a powerful photo of the Spurs' Kawhi Leonard dunking over the Heat's Chris "Birdman" Anderson. Th... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ECJ Tackles Web Records | ABC Pitches Brands | FCC Faces Protests - Posted May 14, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ECJ Tackles Web Records | ABC Pitches Brands | FCC Faces Protests - Posted May 14, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

How Do You Like Them Icebergs? - Posted May 13, 2014
It's a click-eat-click world. Which means that even when the topic is of a scientific and impacting-us-all nature, a little extra headline-oomph is still sometimes deemed necessary. From today's OnEarth: In the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How Do You Like Them Icebergs? - Posted May 13, 2014
It's a click-eat-click world. Which means that even when the topic is of a scientific and impacting-us-all nature, a little extra headline-oomph is still sometimes deemed necessary. From today's OnEarth: In the ... [FishbowlNY]

From Mother Jones Contributor to Mother Jones Staffer - Posted May 8, 2014
Laura Ling joined E! Investigates; Euna Lee spent a year studying documentary filmmaking at Columbia University; and now, another former U.S. foreign-journ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

From Mother Jones Contributor to Mother Jones Staffer - Posted May 8, 2014
Laura Ling joined E! Investigates; Euna Lee spent a year studying documentary filmmaking at Columbia University; and now, another former U.S. foreign-journ... [FishbowlNY]

FCC Kills Net Neutrality With New Rules - Posted April 25, 2014
This week, The Wall Street Journal reported that regulators are proposing new rules on Internet traffic that would allow content companies to pay Internet service providers ... [SocialTimes.com]

Mother Jones Exposes Animal Planet TV Show Abuses - Posted January 21, 2014
Following seven months of investigating by ClimateDesk producer James West, Mother Jones has today published an article that may turn out to be to Animal Planet what Gary Baum's recent THR shot was to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mother Jones Exposes Animal Planet TV Show Abuses - Posted January 21, 2014
Following seven months of investigating by ClimateDesk producer James West, Mother Jones has today published an article that may turn out to be to Animal Planet what Gary Baum's recent THR shot was to ... [FishbowlNY]

Mother Jones is on the Lookout for Fearless Reporters - Posted December 11, 2013
Mother Jones, the independent, nonprofit newsmagazine, has always been about holding those in power accountable for their actions. Since its inception in 1976, this fearless pub has done just that. Remember Mitt Romney's infamous '... [FishbowlDC]

Freelancers, Showcase Your Investigative Skills at Mother Jones - Posted December 11, 2013
Mother Jones, which launched in 1976, has always been a fearless pub, focused on holding those in power accountable for their actions. The mag has evolved over the years, and now focuses on a variety of topics, including politics, the environment and business accountability. So how can a freelancer break in to... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Freelancers, Showcase Your Investigative Skills at Mother Jones - Posted December 11, 2013
Mother Jones, which launched in 1976, has always been a fearless pub, focused on holding those in power accountable for their actions. The mag has evolved over the years, and now focuses on a variety of topics, including politics, the environment and business accountability. So how can a freelancer break in to... [FishbowlNY]

Obama Administration Hires Top McDonald's Flack to Turn the Public Against McDonald's - Posted November 25, 2013
"Sit down and tell me what you really think about the minimum wage..." Here's a "Sounds Boring, Actually Quite Interesting" news nugget: the Obama administration ... [PRNewser]

Where Did All Those @Variety Twitter Followers Come From? - Posted November 18, 2013
That's a question that caught the attention of Hollywood trade watchers late Friday thanks to Ben Dreyfuss, engagement editor for Mother Jones. He noticed and shared that in late September, the follower count for Jay Penske's publishing concern had a "boffo" day. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Where Did All Those @Variety Twitter Followers Come From? - Posted November 18, 2013
That's a question that caught the attention of Hollywood trade watchers late Friday thanks to Ben Dreyfuss, engagement editor for Mother Jones. He noticed and shared that in late September, the follower count for Jay Penske's publishing concern had a "boffo" day. ... [FishbowlNY]

Thinkmodo Raises Profile of West Village Cafe - Posted October 17, 2013
The word "viral" gets bandied about a lot, but here's one sure-fire way to know you're in the middle of something genuine in that regard. When Asawin Suebsaeng published a Mother Jones piece Thursday about thinkmodo's marketing efforts for Friday's Carrie remake, the video below had "over 39 million views." Today,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Thinkmodo Raises Profile of West Village Cafe - Posted October 17, 2013
The word "viral" gets bandied about a lot, but here's one sure-fire way to know you're in the middle of something genuine in that regard. When Asawin Suebsaeng published a Mother Jones piece Thursday about thinkmodo's marketing efforts for Friday's Carrie remake, the video below had "over 39 million views." Today,... [FishbowlNY]

Pacific Standard is Looking for 'Dial-turning Stories' - Posted July 17, 2013
Always on the watch for new ideas in the academic and think tank world? Journos with a passion for the sciences and a knack for storytelling are wanted at Pacific Standard, where 75 percent of the content is freelance-written. The pub's target readers are "influenti... [TVSpy]

Mother Jones' Gilson Indelicately Ravages New Yorker Profile - Posted June 4, 2013
The New Yorker's profile of Sonic Youth's illustrious, astronaut-like Kim Gordon by Alex Halberstadt (Salon, W... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted May 10, 2013
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) Crawford Commemorates Mother's Day - To celebrate Mother's Day, Craig ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ms. Magazine Editor Dies | HuffPost Live Goes Cable | AOL Music Axed - Posted April 29, 2013
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, Morning Media Newsfeed was not sent this morning. The problem has now been fixed, and the newsletter will return to its normal schedule on Tuesday. [emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ms. Magazine Editor Dies | HuffPost Live Goes Cable | AOL Music Axed - Posted April 29, 2013
Editor's Note: Due to a technical error, Morning Media Newsfeed was not sent this morning. The problem has now been fixed, and the newsletter will return to its normal schedule on Tuesday. [emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ms. Editor Dies | HuffPost Live Goes Cable | AOL Music Axed - Posted April 29, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

MoJo Scribe Heads South - Posted April 1, 2013
Mother Jones' National Security Correspondent Adam Weinstein is leaving DC and heading South to "warmer environs and extended family" in South Florida. Weinstein made the announcement via Twitter on Monday morning, maki... [FishbowlDC]

Butterball's Non-Response to Thanksgiving Abuse Controversy - Posted November 20, 2012
Butterball pretty much rules the turkey game. Millions of Americans will eat its products this week (and, thanks to the magic of leftovers, next week too). The company also scores high marks when it comes to PR. ... [PRNewser]

Mitt Romney's 47 Percent Respond Via Facebook - Posted September 18, 2012
In the 24 hours since the video of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a Florida fundraiser wen... [AllFacebook]

Mitt Romney: Going On 'The View' Is 'High Risk' - Posted September 18, 2012
The full length hidden camera videos from the Mitt Romney fundraiser were released by Mother Jones this afternoon. In addition to the comments that have been leading the news cycle today, Romney also talked about the media. Some of the most popular places for politicians to go and "humanize" themselves are "Saturday... [TVNewser]

Message Management 101: Is Any Event Truly Private? - Posted September 18, 2012
You may have heard that Mitt Romney ran into a big PR problem this week. More accurately: som... [PRNewser]

Mother of a February for Mother Jones - Posted March 2, 2011
February may be the shortest month of the year, but that didn't stop Mother Jones from posting record gains in traffic and digital ad revenue compared with the year-earlier month, a... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Sarah Palin Attacks!!! - Posted November 1, 2010
The Mother Jones cover for the November/December issue is scaring the hell out of us. Sarah Palin as the 50-foot woman, crushing houses and cars and neighborhoods, all while forcing upon her victims the world's largest upskirt view. *Shudder* The... [FishbowlLA]

More JournoList Leaks: Members Plot to Bury Rev. Wright Story - Posted July 20, 2010
President Obama's former pastor - Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ. It's now fairly obvious that the Daily Caller has in its possession the full archive of JournoList - Ezra Klein's defunct internet group for liberal members of the media. The list-serv that cost WaPo's... [FishbowlDC]

Mother Jones Gets Bittman - Posted November 4, 2009
New York Times' Mark Bittman Makes Dinner for Mother Jones Magazine Photo credit: Sarah Kehoe Last night Mother Jones, the political magazine founded in the 70's with a focus on investigative j... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mother Jones Gets Bittman - Posted November 4, 2009
New York Times' Mark Bittman Makes Dinner for Mother Jones Magazine Photo credit: Sarah Kehoe Last night Mother Jones, the political magazine founded in the 70's with a focus on investigative j... [FishbowlNY]

Feminist Press Honors Huffington|Mother Jones Focuses On Climate Change|More On The Vanity Fair Layoffs|Latina's Special Mexico Issue Brings In Ads - Posted October 23, 2009
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Feminist Press Honors Huffington|Mother Jones Focuses On Climate Change|More On The Vanity Fair Layoffs|Latina's Special Mexico Issue Brings In Ads - Posted October 23, 2009
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Progressive News Outlets Launch Owner-Operated Ad Network - Posted July 24, 2009
In the past, Air America Media faced an obstacle. As a progressive multimedia company, it is able to attract an educated, engaged audience that marketers covet, yet it was having trouble attracting large commercial advertisers due to its limited inventory and relativ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Progressive News Outlets Launch Owner-Operated Ad Network - Posted July 24, 2009
In the past, Air America Media faced an obstacle. As a progressive multimedia company, it is able to attract an educated, engaged audience that marketers covet, yet it was having trouble attracting large commercial advertisers due to its limited inventory and relativ... [FishbowlNY]

Employed And Unemployed Alike Swap Swag At ASSME Bash - Posted June 25, 2009
Just as we were about to leave ASSME's Swag-a-Thon -- a charity event/blowout hosted by the organization representing the "sh*tcanned media elite" -- we heard the unmistakable voice of New York Times media columnist ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Employed And Unemployed Alike Swap Swag At ASSME Bash - Posted June 25, 2009
Just as we were about to leave ASSME's Swag-a-Thon -- a charity event/blowout hosted by the organization representing the "sh*tcanned media elite" -- we heard the unmistakable voice of New York Times media columnist ... [FishbowlNY]

Virginia Quarterly Review Wins Utne Reader Prize - Posted May 18, 2009
Last night, Utne Reader editor-in-chief David Schimke (above) presented the magazine's 20th Annual Independent ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Virginia Quarterly Review Wins Utne Reader Prize - Posted May 18, 2009
Last night, Utne Reader editor-in-chief David Schimke (above) presented the magazine's 20th Annual Independent ... [FishbowlNY]

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