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Morning Media Newsfeed: Vargas Detained, Released | Abramson Books Two Interviews - Posted July 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Vargas Detained, Released | Abramson Books Two Interviews - Posted July 16, 2014
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Margaret Low Smith Departs NPR for The Atlantic - Posted July 15, 2014
Margaret Low Smith is leaving NPR to join The Atlantic as its vice president and president of AtlanticLive, the magazine's events division. Smith, who first came to NPR in 1982, most recently s... [Fishbowl NY]

Margaret Low Smith Departs NPR for The Atlantic - Posted July 15, 2014
Margaret Low Smith is leaving NPR to join The Atlantic as its vice president and president of AtlanticLive, the magazine's events division. Smith, who first came to NPR in 1982, most recently s... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: World Cup Sets Ratings Records | Plotz Resigns From Slate - Posted July 15, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: World Cup Sets Ratings Records | Plotz Resigns From Slate - Posted July 15, 2014
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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]

NPR to Employees: 'Retweets Actually Are Endorsements, So Quit It!' - Posted July 11, 2014
Something that has plagued reporters of any ilk for years is the dreaded retweet button. Although they work for a particular network (local or national), they have personal accounts ... and opinions. Thanks to becoming the personification of the TV network, the disclaimer "Retweets are not endorsements" appe... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: O'Donnell's Return Official | Emmy Noms Favor CNN, Social TV - Posted July 11, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: O'Donnell's Return Official | Emmy Noms Favor CNN, Social TV - Posted July 11, 2014
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3 Lessons From NPR's Decision to Cut "Tell Me More" - Posted May 22, 2014
National Public Radio's "Tell Me More" radio program will be cut Aug. 1 due to budget constraints, and 28 positions will be eliminated in the process, according to the New York Times' Elizabeth Jensen... [10,000 Words]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Diaz-Balart to MSNBC | NPR Cuts Tell Me More | Sulzberger Talks - Posted May 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Diaz-Balart to MSNBC | NPR Cuts Tell Me More | Sulzberger Talks - Posted May 21, 2014
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NPR Ends Tell Me More, Cuts 28 - Posted May 20, 2014
NPR is canceling Tell Me More and cutting 28 staffers as part of an effort to save money. The cuts, in addition to earlier buyouts, are expected to save NPR about $7 million a year. ... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Ends Tell Me More, Cuts 28 - Posted May 20, 2014
NPR is canceling Tell Me More and cutting 28 staffers as part of an effort to save money. The cuts, in addition to earlier buyouts, are expected to save NPR about $7 million a year. ... [FishbowlNY]

Seth Meyers Has a Newfound Appreciation for Pockets - Posted April 23, 2014
The Web headline for today's NPR Fresh Air interview with Seth Meyers is a good example of click-baiting with integrity. Because listening to the conversation titled "... [Fishbowl NY]

Seth Meyers Has a Newfound Appreciation for Pockets - Posted April 23, 2014
The Web headline for today's NPR Fresh Air interview with Seth Meyers is a good example of click-baiting with integrity. Because listening to the conversation titled "... [FishbowlNY]

Unlike Many Music Journalists, NPR's Ann Powers Does Her Homework - Posted April 18, 2014
Five years ago, NPR music critic Ann Powers relocated from Los Angeles to, of all places, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The trigger for the move was her husband Eric Weisbard's acceptance of a teaching position in the American studie... [Fishbowl NY]

Unlike Many Music Journalists, NPR's Ann Powers Does Her Homework - Posted April 18, 2014
Five years ago, NPR music critic Ann Powers relocated from Los Angeles to, of all places, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The trigger for the move was her husband Eric Weisbard's acceptance of a teaching position in the American studie... [FishbowlNY]

Sigma Delta Chi Award Winners Announced - Posted April 17, 2014
Yesterday, the winners of the SPJ's Sigma Delta Chi awards were announced. You can see a full list of the winners here. Here are some of the highlights: Those of you feeling like Dasani ... [10,000 Words]

Social Media Newsfeed: Obama Joins Quora | Facebook Page Layout - Posted March 25, 2014
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STUDY: Users Who Arrive At News Sites Via Facebook Spend Less Time, View Fewer Pages, Return Less Often - Posted March 13, 2014
Facebook's efforts to cozy up to media or... [AllFacebook]

A Shot of Creative Inspiration from Ira Glass of 'This American Life' - Posted March 5, 2014
All the talk of content creation has led many of us in the PR field to re-examine what we do--and to question the value of our work. The frustration of the creative process is something that everyone in media understands. Most of us experience it, one some level, every day. This commentary by... [PRNewser]

Yes, Wall Street Still Has a Big Perception Problem - Posted February 24, 2014
Got 15 minutes to spare? Listen to this NPR "Planet Money" clip in which New York magazine financial writer Kevin Roose gives us a hint as to why the insular world of big finance no longer appeals to Ivy League MBAs as much as it used to. In short, The Social... [PRNewser]

NPR Tries to Extract Lessons from Rapper's Fake NYT Article Stunt - Posted February 20, 2014
Earlier this month, New York Times reviewer Jon Caramanica's name was taken in vain by Queens rap artist Shirt. The musician mocked up a fake article with the journalist's byline and e-circulated it as an upside-down way to promote his personal brand. ... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Tries to Extract Lessons from Rapper's Fake NYT Article Stunt - Posted February 20, 2014
Earlier this month, New York Times reviewer Jon Caramanica's name was taken in vain by Queens rap artist Shirt. The musician mocked up a fake article with the journalist's byline and e-circulated it as an upside-down way to promote his personal brand. ... [FishbowlNY]

NPR Partners With Quora to Cover Sochi 2014 - Posted February 14, 2014
Sochi 2014 is well underway now, and news surrounding the event, whether journalist complaints about hotel conditions on social media or traditional Ol... [10,000 Words]

Next Media Animation Production Cycle Reduced to a Ridiculous Two and a Half Hours - Posted January 29, 2014
Whether it's Mayor Rob Ford or President Barack Obama, the gang at Taipei's Next Media Animation has turned spoofing breaking and current news events into one fine, accelerated science. From a ... [Fishbowl NY]

Next Media Animation Production Cycle Reduced to a Ridiculous Two and a Half Hours - Posted January 29, 2014
Whether it's Mayor Rob Ford or President Barack Obama, the gang at Taipei's Next Media Animation has turned spoofing breaking and current news events into one fine, accelerated science. From a ... [FishbowlNY]

ICYMI: Conde Nast's Charles Townsend, DC Snowstorm, Bernie Shaw Tribute - Posted January 20, 2014
In case you missed it, here are some stories that posted across the web since COB Fri. Russia on alert for 'black widows' prepped for possible Olympics attack by ... [PRNewser]

ICYMI: Conde Nast's Charles Townsend, DC Snowstorm, Bernie Shaw Tribute - Posted January 20, 2014
In case you missed it, here are some stories that posted across the web since COB Fri. Russia on alert for 'black widows' prepped for possible Olympics attack by ... [FishbowlDC]

NPR Visits Berlin's FabLab - Posted December 27, 2013
(NPR Berlin) NPR's J rg Bennet Wimalasena visited Berlin's FabLab in Mitte to see if it was possible to print a 3D version of the NPR logo. Wimalasena said what he really wanted to know was if 3D printing would enable us to manufacture our own products locally, independently, and... [Bitcoins Insider]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Patch Shutting Down? | Megyn Kelly on Santa | NYT Making Changes - Posted December 16, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Patch Shutting Down? | Megyn Kelly on Santa | NYT Making Changes - Posted December 16, 2013
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I'll Take 'How the Hell Do You Pronounce GIF?' for $1000, Alex - Posted December 4, 2013
Alex Trebek has obviously never searched for "Mean Girls" in Google images or visited the I Work in PR page. Last night's final Jeopardy question weighed in on the GIF pronunciation controversy, prompting responses from every resident of Geekville eager to resolve an argument that started one night in a Silicon Valley... [PRNewser]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Jack Osbourne Making The 'Dancing With The Stars' Finals - Posted November 27, 2013
Facebook Weekl... [AllFacebook]

What If JFK Was Assassinated Today? How The News Would Cover It - Posted November 22, 2013
The assassination of U.S. president John F. Kennedy was a pivotal moment for the nation -- and the nation's news teams. And in nearly every area of life, a lot has changed since the charismatic leader died 50 years ago today. One of the most pronounced shifts is in the news... [10,000 Words]

How False Advertising Created Kraft's Famous Bright Orange 'Cheese' - Posted November 8, 2013
Earlier this week our own Shawn Paul Wood made light of Kraft's decision to get rid of the artificial dyes that give some of its mac and cheese products that signature "nuclea... [PRNewser]

Lululemon Founder Tells 'Some Women' That Yoga Pants Just Don't Fit Their Bodies - Posted November 7, 2013
Lululemon may be a big success business-wise, but the company can't seem to avoid shooting itself in the foot on the PR front. First there was the "sheer" disaster, then the brand unintentionally dissed a Texas w... [AgencySpy]

Lululemon Founder Tells 'Some Women' That Yoga Pants Just Don't Fit Their Bodies - Posted November 7, 2013
Lululemon may be a big success business-wise, but the company can't seem to avoid shooting itself in the foot on the PR front. First there was the "sheer" disaster, then the brand unintentionally dissed a Texas w... [PRNewser]

Amazon Baits Top Reviewers With Free Crap (and Journalists Follow the Trail) - Posted November 4, 2013
We might just be naive, but this story destroyed everything we thought we knew about Amazon reviews. Most of the site's ... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Times Co. Posts Loss | Carvin Mulls Buyout | USA Today's Circ Up - Posted November 1, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Times Co. Posts Loss | Carvin Mulls Buyout | USA Today's Circ Up - Posted November 1, 2013
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Stephen Colbert Hosts StoryCorps Gala, Discusses the Art of Storytelling - Posted October 31, 2013
Many of us love Stephen Colbert for his ability to stay in character, but last night he talked about other characters--and how their stories compel him. The event was the tenth anniversary of StoryCorps, the NPR project dedicated to sharing the tales of everyday Americans and painting a broader, deeper portrait of... [PRNewser]

On the Media Asks Listeners to 'Be the Journalist' With Web Tool - Posted October 29, 2013
On The Media, the NPR podcast, is part media reporting, part commentary and part investigative journalism organization. And I'm not just saying that because the pledge drive is going on. Sometimes they just fall into it. A few weeks ago, OTM producer ... [10,000 Words]

On the Media Asks Listeners to 'Be the Journalist,' With Web Tool - Posted October 29, 2013
On The Media, the NPR podcast, is part media reporting, part commentary, and part investigative journalism organization. And I'm not just saying that because the pledge drive is going on. Sometimes they just fall into it. A few weeks ago, OTM producer ... [TVSpy]

Fox News PR Team Planted Fake Story to Discredit Journalist - Posted October 25, 2013
This week's story about members of the Fox News PR team posting "sockpuppet" comments in threads on various blogs (like our sister site ... [PRNewser]

#PRFail: FOX News Busted for 'Sockpuppeting' on Social Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Sockpuppeting (v.) - The act of creating a false identity created by trolls and other nefarious ne'er-do-wells via the Internet designed to support posts, forums and PR stories shilling a client's product or messaging. Typically caught by bad spelling, terrible grammar and tr... [PRNewser]

13 Political Metaphors More Annoying Than the Government Shutdown - Posted October 15, 2013
"My metaphorical cup is this full..." Retreat to your cocoon, adjust your tin foil hat, pull the wool over your eyes and get ready to drink the Kool-Aid, sheeple--it's time for a lesson in messages more infuriat... [PRNewser]

Page Six Editor Gives NPR the 300 Sandwiches Update - Posted October 2, 2013
By FishbowlNY's calculations, the bread-and-butter courtship of a certain lucky guy by Page Six senior editor Stephanie Smith will be completed - assuming no holiday breaks - on January 29, 2014. Just in time for a logical, return Valentine's Day gift. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Page Six Editor Gives NPR the 300 Sandwiches Update - Posted October 2, 2013
By FishbowlNY's calculations, the bread-and-butter courtship of a certain lucky guy by Page Six senior editor Stephanie Smith will be completed - assuming no holiday breaks - on January 29, 2014. Just in time for a logical, return Valentine's Day gift. ... [FishbowlNY]

Yahoo! and Facebook CEOs Break Silence Over NSA Leaks - Posted September 12, 2013
First, Yahoo! and Facebook went to court in a bid to share more details with customers about the PRISM program. Now their top executives are speaking out about the surveillance... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NPR Disputes Report | Dead Celebs Sell Mags | NYT Chair Sells Stock - Posted August 13, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NPR Disputes Report | Dead Celebs Sell Mags | NYT Chair Sells Stock - Posted August 13, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AOL CEO's Public Firing | ME Gov 'Threatens' Paper | NPR's 'Flawed' Report - Posted August 12, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AOL CEO's Public Firing | ME Gov 'Threatens' Paper | NPR's 'Flawed' Report - Posted August 12, 2013
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Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Video Ads | Tweeting Mom's Death - Posted July 31, 2013
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A Tweet Before Dying: Why It's Not OK To Live Tweet Your Mom's Death - Posted July 30, 2013
At what point do we stop glorifying tech companies, their platforms, and our use of them, and start saying, "You know what? That's messed up. You shouldn't do that"? Let me give you one example from an organization I actually like, NPR. It involves Weekend Edition host Scott Simon,... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook: No Data Provided To Turkish Government - Posted June 26, 2013
Facebook responded emphatically and quickly to a report that it cooperated with the government in ... [AllFacebook]

NPR Shows Off New Facility - Posted June 18, 2013
NPR recently moved from Chinatown into its new 400,000 square-foot home on North Capitol, and they're excited about it. Eager to show off the new facility, the organization offered a tour to members of the media Tuesday morning, starting with breakfast from their in-house chefs, along with some talking points from... [FishbowlDC]

NPR Shows Off New Facility - Posted June 18, 2013
NPR recently moved from Chinatown into its new 400,000 square-foot home on North Capitol, and they're excited about it. Eager to show off the new facility, the organization offered a tour to members of the media Tuesday morning, starting with breakfast from their in-house chefs, along with some talking points from... [PRNewser]

Why Was Planet Money's Kickstarter Campaign So Successful? - Posted May 13, 2013
At the time of this writing, NPR's Planet Money has raised $524,286 on Kickstarter. The project has a day left, and is a pretty remarkable feat considering the sum is more than 10 times their initial goal of $50,000. So how did they do it? First of... [TVSpy]

Why Was Planet Money's Kickstarter Campaign So Successful? - Posted May 13, 2013
At the time of this writing, NPR's Planet Money has raised $524,286 on Kickstarter. The project has a day left, and is a pretty remarkable feat considering the sum is more than 10 times their initial goal of $50,000. So how did they do it? First of... [10,000 Words]

Links to Pretty Pictures on Skype Actually Send Users' Machines on Goose Chase for Digital Money - Posted April 5, 2013
With the all-digital currency bitcoin rising in value, hackers have redoubled their efforts to get at the money. Earlier this week, they hacked into a bitcoin bank. Today, Kas... [SocialTimes.com]

Vladimir Putin Hires Boyz II Men to Promote Russian Fertility - Posted January 30, 2013
Just a couple of hours ago we posted about a Chicago-based NPR affiliate relying on clever PR campaigns to encourage its fans to reproduce. Self-a... [AgencySpy]

Vladimir Putin Hires Boyz II Men to Promote Russian Fertility - Posted January 30, 2013
Just a couple of hours ago we posted about a Chicago-based NPR affiliate relying on clever PR campaigns to encourage its fans to reproduce. Self-a... [PRNewser]

NPR Membership Drive Urges Listeners to 'Go Make Babies' - Posted January 30, 2013
When you hear the words "public" and "radio" together, your mind probably doesn't turn toward hot and heavy procreation. But a Chicago-based NPR affiliate ... [PRNewser]

Shakespeare's Sonnets Successfully Stored in DNA - Posted January 25, 2013
Okay, we realize that the PR angle on this one is a bit of a stretch, but we're not sure whether we think this is totally awesome or extremely creepy, and we thought the public might relate to our quandry (see what we did there?). Plus, it's Friday,... [PRNewser]

Whole Foods CEO Backtracks on Obama 'Fascism' Remark - Posted January 18, 2013
We know that a PR professional's job often includes telling powerful people what to say--and when to say it. Today we feel fairly safe offering this little nugget of wisdom to every client: Unless you're a left-wing Eastern European politician, never use the words "fascist" or ... [PRNewser]

NPR Calls Social Media a 'Great Equalizer' Regarding Recruiting - Posted January 8, 2013
If you ever wondered if some companies use Twitter to recruit, if this post is any indication, National Public Radio has found tremendous success with social media. According to a piece published by ... [TVNewser]

What Makes A Story Successful On Facebook? - Posted November 27, 2012
National Public Radio has been wondering: What makes a story tick on Facebook? The company examined its geotargeted stories throughout July, August, and September, and found that ... [AllFacebook]

Roll Call: Edelman, NPR, and Shine America - Posted November 2, 2012
Edelman has announced the formal opening of Edelman Turkey, its 66thoffice. Edelman Turkey, located in Istanbul, was established in April of this year as an organic start-up operation. The office will now be led by Serra T rk B y kfirat, who joined Edelman this week as general manager, Turkey. She... [PRNewser]

Journalists Note Facebook's Role In 2012 Election - Posted October 4, 2012
Some of the premier journalists of the 2012 election cycle joined ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Likes The Sound Of Mixcloud - Posted October 1, 2012
So you want the quality of DJ-spun music mixes, but you're stuck in the office? That's where ... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Education Forum Seeks To Crowdsource Answers And Kickstart Interest - Posted September 17, 2012
NPR's Tell Me More with Michel Martin is hosting a live radio broadcast and Twitter Education Forum on October 10. ... [TVSpy]

Twitter Education Forum Seeks To Crowdsource Answers And Kickstart Interest - Posted September 17, 2012
NPR's Tell Me More with Michel Martin is hosting a live radio broadcast and Twitter Education Forum on October 10. ... [AllTwitter]

Revolving Door: SI, Say Media, NPR, and More - Posted August 20, 2012
Matt Bean has been named managing editor of Sports Illustrated's website, SI.com.... [PRNewser]

Whoops: Anti-Semitic Hungarian Politician Discovers He's Jewish - Posted August 15, 2012
Anyone remember that episode of the Chappelle Show about a blind African American white supremacist? Apparently, the idea wasn't so far-fetched. Take the story of ... [PRNewser]

Through Stitcher And Facebook, Talk Radio Fans Unite - Posted August 14, 2012
After using social music applications such as Spotify and Pandora, N... [AllFacebook]

Romney's Paul Ryan Pick: A PR Win? - Posted August 13, 2012
We generally prefer to avoid dipping our toes too deeply into the political arena, but we think we can judge Mitt Romney's choice of Wisconsin Rep. ... [PRNewser]

David Rakoff, Writer and Humorist, Dead at 47 - Posted August 10, 2012
At the core of all PR is humanity, and David Rakoff understood humanity like no one else. His insights were naked and powerful, his life heartfelt and poignant. Boldly insecure and damned funny, Rakoff connected with people because he was honest about ... [PRNewser]

NPR Adds Ailsa Chang - Posted August 10, 2012
The NPR National Desk is adding Ailsa Chang for a one-year reporting position at its New York bure... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Adds Ailsa Chang - Posted August 10, 2012
The NPR National Desk is adding Ailsa Chang for a one-year reporting position at its New York bure... [FishbowlNY]

NPR Hosting Olympics-Inspired Poetry Games - Posted July 31, 2012
In the ancient tradition of connecting poetry with the Olympics, this week NPR is hosting the NPR Poetry Games, a sports-inspired poetry contest. All week NPR is bringing together poets from around the world who will recite their works in a friendly co... [GalleyCat]

HR Execs Tell How to Prepare for a Job Interview - Posted July 10, 2012
Our Career Breakfast panelists had a lot more to offer than cookie-cutter advice about preparing for a job interview. If you missed our live broadcast, we've rounded up a few key tips and embedded the full video below. Lars Schmidt, NPR's talent acquisition leader, advised candidates to Google themselves to fully understand... [MediaJobsDaily]

NPR Adds Two - Posted June 1, 2012
NPR has added two new correspondents. Leila Fadel comes to the company from The Washington Post, where she most recently worked as Cairo bureau chief. Fadel has been ... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Adds Two - Posted June 1, 2012
NPR has added two new correspondents. Leila Fadel comes to the company from The Washington Post, where she most recently worked as Cairo bureau chief. Fadel has been ... [FishbowlNY]

The Guardian Celebrates Six Months in U.S. with Journalism Debate - Posted May 4, 2012
[caption id="attachment_59604" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Juan Williams and Charlie Rose/Getty Images for The Guardian"][/caption] The Guardian, the iconic U.K. newspaper, branched out across the pond last year. Last night, it was time for the tabloid to reap the rewards. Rather than a simple part... [Fishbowl NY]

The Guardian Celebrates Six Months in U.S. with Journalism Debate - Posted May 4, 2012
[caption id="attachment_59604" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Juan Williams and Charlie Rose/Getty Images for The Guardian"][/caption] The Guardian, the iconic U.K. newspaper, branched out across the pond last year. Last night, it was time for the tabloid to reap the rewards. Rather than a simple part... [FishbowlNY]

Some Employers are Discriminating Against the Unemployed - Posted March 29, 2012
[caption id="attachment_10458" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Ken Hawkins"][/caption] It becomes a catch-22. You're looking for a job because you're out of work, but you're not being hired because you're out of work and have been for a long time. NPR ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Questionable Hiring Practices | Newsweek's Financial Losses | NPR versus CNN - Posted March 22, 2012
This morning's news includes staff changes at NPR and AP as well as questions being raised regarding hiring decisions at Roll Call. Former Roll Call Editor Spills Beans About Questionable Racial Hiring Practices (via FishbowlDC) ... [MediaJobsDaily]

NPR Reorganizes Executive Structure - Posted February 24, 2012
NPR has developed a new executive structure that it hopes will allow closer coordination of its news, digital and programming strategies and a greater alignment of its news operations. This has translated into the promotion of Ki... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Reorganizes Executive Structure - Posted February 24, 2012
NPR has developed a new executive structure that it hopes will allow closer coordination of its news, digital and programming strategies and a greater alignment of its news operations. This has translated into the promotion of Ki... [FishbowlNY]

Utilizing Digital Breadcrumbs: Big Data & the Semantic Web - Posted November 30, 2011
NPR is running a two-part report this week on the "digital breadcrumbs" that lead to "Big Data Gold." The article states, "On... [semanticweb.com]

Revolving Door: Questions about Ghadafi Coverage, the Murdochs, 'USA Today,' and More - Posted October 21, 2011
Traffic to newspaper websites is up 20 percent since last year. Page views an... [PRNewser]

Producer & Publicity Director Sarah Spitz Leaving KCRW - Posted September 14, 2011
Veteran KCRW employee Sarah Spitz is retiring at the end of the year after nearly three decades with the public radio station. Spitz first joined KCRW as a pledge drive volunteer, and as she tells FishbowlLA, "I walked through the doors in ... [FishbowlLA]

A reporter's view on the news industry's broken commenting system - Posted May 20, 2011
News comments are broken. It was a popular topic of last night's Hacks/Hackers Seattle meetup and the driving notion behind one of the Knight-Mozilla News Challenge, which asks, "How can we reinvent online news discussions?". Alex Schmidt, a freelance reporter and producer working for NPR, Spot.... [10,000 Words]

ASNE Releases Detailed Report on Newspapers' Social Media Policies, Best Practices - Posted May 16, 2011
The American Society of Newspaper Editors released a new report, 10 Best Practices for Social Medi... [SocialTimes.com]

NPR Launches "I <3 NPR" Facebook App - Posted April 13, 2011
NPR is looking for love on Facebook, as the public broadcaster rolled out its first app on the social networking site, I <3 (Heart) NPR, which allows users to tag themselves to their favorite member stations ... [SocialTimes.com]

NPR Fights Back: Survey Shows Most Listeners of NPR Are Conservative - Posted March 24, 2011
Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR's "Morning Edition," is stepping up to the plate in defending NPR. He writes for the Wall... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Fights Back: Survey Shows Most Listeners of NPR Are Conservative - Posted March 24, 2011
Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR's "Morning Edition," is stepping up to the plate in defending NPR. He writes for the Wall... [FishbowlNY]

Steve Oney To Write Book on 'History, Trials & Tribulations' of NPR - Posted March 17, 2011
The House of Representatives voted 228-192 to defund National Public Radio this afternoon. This week Steve Oney (author of And the Dead Shall Rise... [GalleyCat]

Former CBSer named news director of Murrow Public Media - Posted March 13, 2011
Former CBS News London Bureau Chief John Paxson has been tapped as news director for Murrow Public Media which includes Northwest Public Radio and Northwest Public Television. "As CBS London bureau chief and vice president for Europe, John, quite literally, held Edwa... [TVNewser]

Schiller Resignation Raises PR Questions for NPR - Posted March 9, 2011
News broke this morning that NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller resigned after the forme... [PRNewser]

NPR CEO Vivian Schiller Resigns - Posted March 9, 2011
Breaking: NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller has submitted her resignation to the Board of the pubic broadcaster following an ... [TVNewser]

Twitter's Biz Stone Squashes Rumors of Google or Facebook Acquisition - Posted February 17, 2011
In an interview yesterday, Biz Stone addressed the rumors that Google or Facebook was interested in purchasing Twitter, its astronomical $10 billion valuation, and the reasons why Twitter wants to remain an independent company. ... [AllTwitter]

Happy Valentine's Day from NPR - Posted February 10, 2011
Who needs Hallmark? If your Valentine is a fan of NPR, the public radio network is offering eight NPR-themed Valentines. If your Valentine is not a fan of NPR, however, they might get a little creeped out after receiving the message, "I want you like I want Carl Kasell's ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Jay Rosen Says Journalists Should Be More Biased - Posted January 5, 2011
It's not often you find someone who thinks that the media should be more opinionated, but that's just what Jay Rosen says in a piece by NPR's David Folkenflik today. Rosen thinks... [Fishbowl NY]

Jay Rosen Says Journalists Should Be More Biased - Posted January 5, 2011
It's not often you find someone who thinks that the media should be more opinionated, but that's just what Jay Rosen says in a piece by NPR's David Folkenflik today. Rosen thinks... [FishbowlNY]

NPR Ombudsman Alicia Shepard Pushes for Report an Error Button - Posted December 7, 2010
NPR ombudsman Alicia Shepard pushed for a Report an Error button from the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

NPR's Reputation Taking a Beating Over Williams Firing - Posted October 28, 2010
[caption id="attachment_7723" align="alignleft" width="236" caption="Richard Drew, AP"][/caption] NPR has probably gotten ... [PRNewser]

NPR Surveys Its Twitter Followers - Posted October 8, 2010
NPR conducted a survey of followers of its Twitter accounts that was completed by 1... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Oprah Vents While Stars And Stripes Admits Porn Problem, Plus Other News of the Day - Posted October 1, 2010
- Oprah Winfrey wasn't pleased; wasn't pleased at all to leave broadcast television. According to a report from Fortune magazine, Oprah talks about what took place when she negotiated a partnership with Discovery Communications to help build her own network OWN. Di... [MediaJobsDaily]

NPR Seeks an Innovative Marketing Manager for Its Corporate Sponsorship Team - Posted October 1, 2010
If you're a fan of All Things Considered and Ta... [FishbowlDC]

Dan Abrams Boasts, Bob Garfield Rants at Advertising Week 2010 Panel - Posted September 29, 2010
An Advertising Week 2010 panel Wednesday afternoon in New York provided a news nugget from ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Press Sec Gibbs Makes the Morning Show Rounds - Posted August 31, 2010
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was back from his vacation and hitting the morning shows... [PRNewser]

CBS News Snags Two duPont Awards For Broadcast Journalism - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS News and six local television stations will be among the recipients of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honoring outstanding work in broadcast journalism at a ceremony later this month. Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism today announced the winners of the ... [Fishbowl NY]

CBS News Snags Two duPont Awards For Broadcast Journalism - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS News and six local television stations will be among the recipients of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honoring outstanding work in broadcast journalism at a ceremony later this month. Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism today announced the winners of the ... [FishbowlNY]

2010 Trends: Non-Profit Journalism Takes On Investigative Work - Posted December 31, 2009
When our friends at Folio magazine asked us to contribute to their compilation of media predictions for 2010, we knew we had to include something about non-profit journalism organizations. Her... [Fishbowl NY]

2010 Trends: Non-Profit Journalism Takes On Investigative Work - Posted December 31, 2009
When our friends at Folio magazine asked us to contribute to their compilation of media predictions for 2010, we knew we had to include something about non-profit journalism organizations. Her... [FishbowlNY]

Carl Kasell's Last NPR News Broadcast Today - Posted December 30, 2009
NPR's Carl Kasell will broadcast his last "Morning Edition" this morning. In advance of wrapping up his newscasting job, Kasell, who first anchored "Morning Edition" in 1979, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Carl Kasell's Last NPR News Broadcast Today - Posted December 30, 2009
NPR's Carl Kasell will broadcast his last "Morning Edition" this morning. In advance of wrapping up his newscasting job, Kasell, who first anchored "Morning Edition" in 1979, ... [FishbowlNY]

NPR Preps For Local News Project Launch|Golf Digest Distances From Tiger|30 Media Missteps - Posted December 24, 2009
paidContent: NPR is gearing up to launch its ambitious local news project this summer with the hiring of key staffers: USA Today vet Joel Sucherman as project director and editorial project manager ... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Preps For Local News Project Launch|Golf Digest Distances From Tiger|30 Media Missteps - Posted December 24, 2009
paidContent: NPR is gearing up to launch its ambitious local news project this summer with the hiring of key staffers: USA Today vet Joel Sucherman as project director and editorial project manager ... [FishbowlNY]

Liz Smith Remembers The Good Old Days Of Gossip Columns - Posted December 24, 2009
This week, NPR's "Morning Edition" is featuring conversations with press agents and gossip columnists. Today features an interview with the "Grand Dame of Dish," Liz Smith. In thi... [Fishbowl NY]

Liz Smith Remembers The Good Old Days Of Gossip Columns - Posted December 24, 2009
This week, NPR's "Morning Edition" is featuring conversations with press agents and gossip columnists. Today features an interview with the "Grand Dame of Dish," Liz Smith. In thi... [FishbowlNY]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted November 23, 2009
• Carl Kassel retires from NPR after 30 years as the voice of "Morning Edition." - ... [Fishbowl NY]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted November 23, 2009
• Carl Kassel retires from NPR after 30 years as the voice of "Morning Edition." - ... [FishbowlNY]

Slim, Murdoch Don't Regret Newspaper Investments|YouTube Direct|Zuckerman's $150M Printing Press Investment|Newspaper Box Dance Parties - Posted November 17, 2009
... [Fishbowl NY]

Slim, Murdoch Don't Regret Newspaper Investments|YouTube Direct|Zuckerman's $150M Printing Press Investment|Newspaper Box Dance Parties - Posted November 17, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

FIshbowlNY Editor Has Nothing But Good News For The Menu - Posted November 17, 2009
It seems like there's only bad news in the media world these days. But this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu, FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst and hosts Jason Boog of... [Fishbowl NY]

FIshbowlNY Editor Has Nothing But Good News For The Menu - Posted November 17, 2009
It seems like there's only bad news in the media world these days. But this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu, FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst and hosts Jason Boog of... [FishbowlNY]

WNYC Throws A Gala To Thank NYT For Selling Classical Music Station - Posted November 3, 2009
Last night, New York public radio station WNYC threw a gala at Gotham Hall to celebrate its recent acquisition of New York's classical radio station WQXR... [Fishbowl NY]

WNYC Throws A Gala To Thank NYT For Selling Classical Music Station - Posted November 3, 2009
Last night, New York public radio station WNYC threw a gala at Gotham Hall to celebrate its recent acquisition of New York's classical radio station WQXR... [FishbowlNY]

New York City's Media Marathon - Posted November 2, 2009
This weekend wasn't just Halloween in Manhattan, it was also the setting for the 40th Annual New York City Marathon, one of the most difficult (and longest running) endurance races in the world, and certainly one of the largest. It attracts professional athletes, celebrities, and your every day runners from around... [Fishbowl NY]

New York City's Media Marathon - Posted November 2, 2009
This weekend wasn't just Halloween in Manhattan, it was also the setting for the 40th Annual New York City Marathon, one of the most difficult (and longest running) endurance races in the world, and certainly one of the largest. It attracts professional athletes, celebrities, and your every day runners from around... [FishbowlNY]

The News Literacy Project: Bringing Accountability Into the Classroom - Posted October 27, 2009
Vivian Schiller, Soledad O'Brien and Alan Miller Photo via Meredith Goncalves Last night, Time Warner hosted a litany of major media players, all gathered in support of The News Literacy Project. Founded by Alan Miller... [Fishbowl NY]

The News Literacy Project: Bringing Accountability Into the Classroom - Posted October 27, 2009
Vivian Schiller, Soledad O'Brien and Alan Miller Photo via Meredith Goncalves Last night, Time Warner hosted a litany of major media players, all gathered in support of The News Literacy Project. Founded by Alan Miller... [FishbowlNY]

Former Microsoft, Evri Exec To Lead Public Media's Corporate Sponsorship Firm - Posted October 27, 2009
National Public Media, the corporate sponsorship firm for NPR, PBS and Boston-based ... [Fishbowl NY]

Former Microsoft, Evri Exec To Lead Public Media's Corporate Sponsorship Firm - Posted October 27, 2009
National Public Media, the corporate sponsorship firm for NPR, PBS and Boston-based ... [FishbowlNY]

NPR's Schiller: "Our Plans For Going Forward Is More" - Posted October 21, 2009
NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller claims she is an optimist, yet she opened her keynote address at mediabistro.com's UGCX conference with a scary premise. "I'd like to start by really, really d... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR's Schiller: "Our Plans For Going Forward Is More" - Posted October 21, 2009
NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller claims she is an optimist, yet she opened her keynote address at mediabistro.com's UGCX conference with a scary premise. "I'd like to start by really, really d... [FishbowlNY]

NPR CEO Schiller: 'We Are Focusing on Building a Public Media Digital Platform' - Posted October 21, 2009
The final keynote at mediabistro's UGCX conference was delivered by NPR President and CEO Vivian Schiller. Schiller started off with some depressing stats and said, "We've never seen a time that is more chaotic" in the news business. Specifically, 11% of full-time newsroom jo... [PRNewser]

4 Questions For Media Panel Moderator Extraordinaire Sara Benincasa - Posted October 19, 2009
At mediabistro.com's Dessert and Discourse event for women's magazine editors earlier this month, moderator Sara Benincasa guided the convers... [Fishbowl NY]

4 Questions For Media Panel Moderator Extraordinaire Sara Benincasa - Posted October 19, 2009
At mediabistro.com's Dessert and Discourse event for women's magazine editors earlier this month, moderator Sara Benincasa guided the convers... [FishbowlNY]

NPR Launches Online Local Journalism Project With $3M In Grants - Posted October 2, 2009
NPR announced today that it is planning to launch a new local online journalism venture with $3 million in funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the John S. and James L. ... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Launches Online Local Journalism Project With $3M In Grants - Posted October 2, 2009
NPR announced today that it is planning to launch a new local online journalism venture with $3 million in funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the John S. and James L. ... [FishbowlNY]

Americans' Opinion Of The Media Hits New Low - Posted September 14, 2009
A new Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey, released yesterday, reveals that the American public's opinion of the press's accuracy has reached its lowest level in two decades of Pew surveys. The public's th... [Fishbowl NY]

Americans' Opinion Of The Media Hits New Low - Posted September 14, 2009
A new Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey, released yesterday, reveals that the American public's opinion of the press's accuracy has reached its lowest level in two decades of Pew surveys. The public's th... [FishbowlNY]

Pentagon Ends Contract With Rendon Group - Posted August 31, 2009
We've been keeping an eye on Stars & Stripes' coverage of The Rendon Group, a private public relations company that profiled reporters who requested embeds with the military in Afghanistan. Now, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Pentagon Ends Contract With Rendon Group - Posted August 31, 2009
We've been keeping an eye on Stars & Stripes' coverage of The Rendon Group, a private public relations company that profiled reporters who requested embeds with the military in Afghanistan. Now, ... [FishbowlNY]

Help HuffPost Pick New Media "Game Changers" - Posted August 14, 2009
The Huffington Post is launching its Game Changers awards -- "100 people who are using new media to reshape their fields and change the world." Making the awards democratic, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Help HuffPost Pick New Media "Game Changers" - Posted August 14, 2009
The Huffington Post is launching its Game Changers awards -- "100 people who are using new media to reshape their fields and change the world." Making the awards democratic, ... [FishbowlNY]

After Months Of Guest Hosting, Guy Raz Takes Over "All Things Considered" This Weekend - Posted July 31, 2009
Public radio network NPR has officially appointed its former defense correspondent Guy Raz weekend host of afternoon news show "All Things Considered." After serving as guest host on the program for months, Raz will ... [Fishbowl NY]

After Months Of Guest Hosting, Guy Raz Takes Over "All Things Considered" This Weekend - Posted July 31, 2009
Public radio network NPR has officially appointed its former defense correspondent Guy Raz weekend host of afternoon news show "All Things Considered." After serving as guest host on the program for months, Raz will ... [FishbowlNY]

What's Next In Citizen Journalism: 4 Questions For NPR's Andy Carvin - Posted July 21, 2009
Newspapers are dying, magazines are closing and more journalists are finding themselves without paying gigs every day. Everyone is wondering: what does the future hold for the media? We brought the questions to the front lines, asking leaders in the field to tell us: what's next? We have discussed citizen journalism ... [Fishbowl NY]

What's Next In Citizen Journalism: 4 Questions For NPR's Andy Carvin - Posted July 21, 2009
Newspapers are dying, magazines are closing and more journalists are finding themselves without paying gigs every day. Everyone is wondering: what does the future hold for the media? We brought the questions to the front lines, asking leaders in the field to tell us: what's next? We have discussed citizen journalism ... [FishbowlNY]

Talking Social Media And Twitter At The Personal Democracy Forum - Posted June 29, 2009
During the afternoon session at the Personal Democracy Forum today, we sat in on one panel about citizen journalism and another focused on organizing and fundraising using Twitter. The first panel of the afternoon was moderated by The Nation's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Talking Social Media And Twitter At The Personal Democracy Forum - Posted June 29, 2009
During the afternoon session at the Personal Democracy Forum today, we sat in on one panel about citizen journalism and another focused on organizing and fundraising using Twitter. The first panel of the afternoon was moderated by The Nation's ... [FishbowlNY]

Celeb Guests Take Over NPR's "Open Mic" - Posted June 18, 2009
This morning, NPR debuted a new segment, Open Mic, on its "Morning Edition" show. The premiere of the special series featured designer Jonathan Adler... [Fishbowl NY]

Celeb Guests Take Over NPR's "Open Mic" - Posted June 18, 2009
This morning, NPR debuted a new segment, Open Mic, on its "Morning Edition" show. The premiere of the special series featured designer Jonathan Adler... [FishbowlNY]

Miss California Debuts On Fox|Roxana's First Interview|Boston Globe Unions Ratify Contracts|Observer Interim Editor Knows How To Merge Print And Electronic - Posted May 27, 2009
TVNewser: Fox & Friends had a ... [Fishbowl NY]

Miss California Debuts On Fox|Roxana's First Interview|Boston Globe Unions Ratify Contracts|Observer Interim Editor Knows How To Merge Print And Electronic - Posted May 27, 2009
TVNewser: Fox & Friends had a ... [FishbowlNY]

Old Media Finds Success With New Media - Posted April 6, 2009
Adam Carolla, you remember him from the 90s hit Loveline, right? How about The Man Show? Yeah, you know him (sort of)! In fact, that maybe his new media cache; everyone knows him, sort of. Well ... [MediaJobsDaily]

NPR Sees Considerable Rise in Listener Numbers - Posted March 24, 2009
Amidst daily talk about the death of news and good reporting and the demise of print newspapers being a threat to democracy as we know it NPR is thriving. WaPo is reporting that the cumulative audience for ... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Sees Considerable Rise in Listener Numbers - Posted March 24, 2009
Amidst daily talk about the death of news and good reporting and the demise of print newspapers being a threat to democracy as we know it NPR is thriving. WaPo is reporting that the cumulative audience for ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Menu: December 11 - Posted December 11, 2008
On today's Morning Media Menu (our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network) we have a guest! FishbowlDC's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Menu: December 11 - Posted December 11, 2008
On today's Morning Media Menu (our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network) we have a guest! FishbowlDC's ... [FishbowlNY]

Today's Roundup: Layoffs Hit NPR, AMI Near Bankruptcy - Posted December 10, 2008
Looks like the layoff wave has rolled into NPR. Despite reaching "near-record audience levels on-air and online," NPR has announced that due to the current economy and a shortfall in corporate underwriting they are laying off 7% of their workforce and cutting expenses: "A tot... [Fishbowl NY]

Today's Roundup: Layoffs Hit NPR, AMI Near Bankruptcy - Posted December 10, 2008
Looks like the layoff wave has rolled into NPR. Despite reaching "near-record audience levels on-air and online," NPR has announced that due to the current economy and a shortfall in corporate underwriting they are laying off 7% of their workforce and cutting expenses: "A tot... [FishbowlNY]

NPR News Team Escapes Assassination Attempt in Baghdad - Posted December 1, 2008
The focus may have been elsewhere this weekend but things are still dangerous for reporters in Iraq. NPR reports that their team in Baghdad narrowly escaped an assassination attempt on Sunday ... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR News Team Escapes Assassination Attempt in Baghdad - Posted December 1, 2008
The focus may have been elsewhere this weekend but things are still dangerous for reporters in Iraq. NPR reports that their team in Baghdad narrowly escaped an assassination attempt on Sunday ... [FishbowlNY]

NPR Taps NYT's Vivian Schiller As President and CEO - Posted November 11, 2008
NPR announced today that after an eight month search they have named Vivian Schiller President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 5, 2009. Schiller comes to NPR from The New York Times C... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Taps NYT's Vivian Schiller As President and CEO - Posted November 11, 2008
NPR announced today that after an eight month search they have named Vivian Schiller President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 5, 2009. Schiller comes to NPR from The New York Times C... [FishbowlNY]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted May 13, 2008
All Things Considered -- Except This One Thing: Margaret Wappler has a funny post on The Guide about the Grateful Dead refusing to grant NPR permission to use... [FishbowlLA]

Margaret B Jones, Margaret Seltzer, Peggy --Aw to Hell With It! - Posted March 4, 2008
Motoko Rich owns the Peggy Seltzer story, and don't even think of nabbing a tiny bit of it. Rich writes about the deep thinking that went on at Riverhead. They all knew about the author's various names: Ms. Seltzer told her editor and her p... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset: Hot and Cold - Posted October 26, 2007
Daniel Hernandez covers the fires down in San Diego, and asks all the right questions. Britney's mom, Lynn Spears, has written a parenting book. Title search for How to Raise a Drug-Addled Skank is underway. ... [FishbowlLA]

Heller Says Goodbye to CBGB's Hilly Kristal - Posted August 31, 2007
Hilly Kristal, founder of the recently-shuttered CBGB, died this week, and the "rock midwife" and "... [UnBeige]

News You Don't Want To Miss: Tuesday RoundUp - Posted May 29, 2007
From the annals of "All News Is Local" come some of the top stories to hit our inbox. Well, the top stories that aren't about 11-year-old boys shooting giant pigs: NPR: Day to Day ... [FishbowlLA]

Media Wants to Click on Them - Posted April 11, 2007
David Shipley and Will Schwalbe seem to be the It Boys of publishing this week (not to mention the talk of the town) as they and their new book SEND get written up in USA Today, ... [GalleyCat]

The Daily Show Sells Books - Who'd Have Thunk? - Posted February 26, 2007
The New York Times' Julie Bosman adopts a sense of gee-whizness in this piece about how Comedy Central's flagship satirical show brings on serious authors - and how their books sell in massive quantities thereafter. Of course, let's remember that if 1.5 million people watch the show, and if 1/10th of... [GalleyCat]

Once-Reluctant LA Times Now Eager to Speak About Hate Crime Coverage - Posted February 23, 2007
If you've been following the Long Beach Halloween hate crime story and the media coverage of same, there's another story in... [FishbowlLA]

Rising Star Finalists - Posted February 6, 2007
After the jump, you'll find the finalists for FishbowlDC's Rising Star competition. Congrats to everyone for being nominated and making it into the 2nd round in our first "Rising Star" competition. The winners will accompany mediabistro.com and Fis... [FishbowlDC]

I'd Like To Thank The Academy, And NPR, For Giving Me This Honor - Posted January 25, 2007
We all secretly have our Oscar speeches in our heads, don't we? Along with our moms, and our deities and our third-grade teachers, we'd use the airtime to make a romantic or meaningful offer of thanks to someone unexpected. Or maybe we'd use the limelight to really stick it to Tracy Schindler for... [FishbowlLA]

Off the Media: Liberal, Censor-Avoiding Apples - Posted January 17, 2007
This week from On the Media we learned that: Co-host Brooke Gladstone is willing to joke about her liberal self. In a story about how conservative bloggers (the "right-o-sphere") are being skeptical of their skepticism of the mainstream media's Iraq w... [Fishbowl NY]

Off the Media: Liberal, Censor-Avoiding Apples - Posted January 17, 2007
This week from On the Media we learned that: Co-host Brooke Gladstone is willing to joke about her liberal self. In a story about how conservative bloggers (the "right-o-sphere") are being skeptical of their skepticism of the mainstream media's Iraq w... [FishbowlNY]

Where'd Borat Go? - Posted January 16, 2007
It happened a few days ago -- or maybe it happened months ago and we just hadn't noticed. But Sacha Baron Cohen decided to drop the in-character interviews about Borat and just ... be himself. When Baron Cohen won the Golden Globe (Wow. We're not used to saying that.) for best comedic... [FishbowlLA]

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