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Issuses with Zakaria's WaPo Columns 'Problematic' - Posted November 11, 2014
The Washington Post is likely to add editor's notes to five columns by Fareed Zakaria following a report by plagiarism watchdog Our Bad Media. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Issuses with Zakaria's WaPo Columns 'Problematic' - Posted November 11, 2014
The Washington Post is likely to add editor's notes to five columns by Fareed Zakaria following a report by plagiarism watchdog Our Bad Media. ... [FishbowlNY]

Newsweek Journo Responded to Every Pitch for a Week. You Won't BELIEVE What Happened Next - Posted September 11, 2014
In a perfect world, every journalist would respond to all of our pitches, right? Even a polite "thanks, I might check it out" would be better than nothing at all, wouldn't it? Yesterday, Zach Schonfeld... [FishbowlDC]

The Colossal Arrogance of Newsweek's Bitcoin 'Scoop' - Posted March 21, 2014
(ars technica) Leah McGrath Goodman said she had discovered the elusive creator of Bitcoin, hiding in plain sight. "Not even his family knew," she wrote, after breathlessly describing how she confronted Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto at his home in a Los Angeles suburb. The scoop couldn't have come at... [Bitcoins Insider]

Bitcoin Needs to Grow Out of its Obsessive Adolescence - Posted March 13, 2014
(Financial Times) Newsweek's flawed attempt to expose a 64-year-old Californian called Dorian Nakamoto as Bitcoin's mysterious inventor has come at an opportune moment for exponents of the cryptographic currency. It has distracted from a crisis of trust caused by the failure of Mt. Gox, the Tokyo Bitcoi... [Bitcoins Insider]

Newsweek's Statement on the Bitcoin Story - Posted March 10, 2014
(Newsweek) Leah McGrath Goodman's recent cover story for Newsweek, investigating the identity of Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto, has generated an immense amount of international attention, including denials from Nakamoto, criticism of Goodman's reporting and ad hominem attacks on her character. Newsweek p... [Bitcoins Insider]

Tweetdeck Security Flaw Exposed by 'f gwenifill' Trend - Posted January 15, 2014
Does your agency use Tweetdeck? Do one or more employees access/manage multiple client feeds through Tweetdeck? If so, then you should pay attention to this story. Things got weird on Twitter yesterday as an astonishing number of media feeds tweeted the same thing: "f gwenifill". None... [FishbowlDC]

Newsweek Got Sold And No One Really Paid Attention - Posted August 9, 2013
For a minute, we were all paying attention to Newsweek again. But just as quickly as our heads whipped around when we heard that the title had been ... [GalleyCat]

Newsweek Sold to IBT Media - Posted August 3, 2013
IBT Media, publishers of the International Business Times, are your new Newsweek owners. IBT is a digital-only company, so Newsweek will continue as it has since the print edition was folded. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. In 2010, Sidney Harman purchased Newsweek... [AllTwitter]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Zynga Lays Off 520 | Newsweek's Poor Stats | Chris Cuomo's Conflict? - Posted June 4, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Newsweek for Sale | News Corp Cuts Coming | De Rosa Joins Circa - Posted May 29, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Diller Regrets Newsweek | SI's Gay Player Scoop | Vieira Snubs Stelter - Posted April 30, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlLA]

Nikki Finke to Newsweek: 'I Didn't Want Washington' - Posted November 29, 2012
Back in the early 80s gossip guru Nikki Finke, Editor-in-Chief and founder of Deadline Hollywood, had choice words for Newsweek about Washington, D.C. "I'd specifically told the Newsweek powers-that-be that I didn't want W... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nikki Finke to Newsweek: 'I Didn't Want Washington' - Posted November 29, 2012
Back in the early 80s gossip guru Nikki Finke, Editor-in-Chief and founder of Deadline Hollywood, had choice words for Newsweek about Washington, D.C. "I'd specifically told the Newsweek powers-that-be that I didn't want W... [FishbowlNY]

Conan Profiles Magazines That Outlasted Newsweek - Posted October 30, 2012
We each mourn the death of Newsweek in our own way. For Conan O'Brien, that meant taking a look at 10 improbable titles that somehow outlasted the once great news magazine. To be fair, Racing Pigeon Pictorial International never ran a creepy, computer-generated image ... [FishbowlLA]

Newsweek Print Edition Goes Out With a Whimper - Posted October 18, 2012
Today, Newsweek editor-in-chief Tina Brown and CEO Baba Shetty announced that the magazine will fold its print operation after 80 years. In other news, if yo... [FishbowlDC]

Newsweek Print Edition Goes Out With a Whimper - Posted October 18, 2012
Today, Newsweek editor-in-chief Tina Brown and CEO Baba Shetty announced that the magazine will fold its print operation after 80 years. In other news, if yo... [GalleyCat]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted September 21, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Here is Why It's Difficult to Defend Tina Brown and Newsweek, September 17 ... [FishbowlLA]

4 Questions With Brian Ries, Social Media Editor at Newsweek & The Daily Beast - Posted June 19, 2012
"Four Questions With ..." is a monthly series of interviews with different social media and community editors in the news industry. [caption id="attachment_13814" align="alignright" width="202" caption="Photo Credit: Angela Cranford"][/caption] So, what is it like to be a social media ... [10,000 Words]

Six Covers Newsweek Could Have Chosen For Its 'First Gay President' Issue - Posted May 15, 2012
When it comes to blogging platform Tumblr, Newsweek has always led the pack. The news magazine is at it again -- this time posting six alternative, although... [10,000 Words]

Revolving Door: 'Newsweek' cover, 'Rock Center,' and more - Posted May 14, 2012
After last week's much-discussed TIME magazine breastfeeding cover, Newsweek tries to drum up some c... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted February 17, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. New York Times Photographer Wins World Press Photo of the Year, February 10 ... [FishbowlLA]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted January 20, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Sarah Palin Dislikes Newsweek, Kooks, January 18 ... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: 'Today' turns 60, @SpinReviews, Top Media Pinners, and more - Posted January 13, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32565" align="alignleft" width="184" caption="The January 6, 1964 cover"][/caption] Today ... [FishbowlDC]

'Newsweek' Cover Causes Controversy... Again - Posted August 8, 2011
Newsweek has done it again. It's getting a lot of attention today for a cover photo that seems to have bypassed the editing pr... [FishbowlDC]

Register Today For Social Media Marketing Boot Camp - Posted July 21, 2011
Are you struggling with content strategy? Are you figuring out how best to use Twitter for your business goals? Discover how t... [10,000 Words]

Tina Brown Stands By Princess Diana Cover - Posted June 30, 2011
The cover of Newsweek featuring a revived Princess Diana walking with the new Duchess Kate Middleton had many creeped out and asking whether it's in ... [FishbowlDC]

Newsweek/The Daily Beast Adds Simon Schama - Posted May 23, 2011
Simon Schama - the New Yorker critic and Columbia Professor - is joining ... [FishbowlLA]

Tina Brown Reacts to Newsweek Critics - Posted March 11, 2011
As you know, a lot of criticism was lumped on to the new Newsweek when it launched. Now Tina Brown has responded to those attacks, and from what she ... [FishbowlLA]

Looking at Tina Brown's First Newsweek - Posted March 7, 2011
We know, more Newsweek! But it's a big story, so hush. The first redesigned issue hit newsstands today, and... [FishbowlLA]

World News Producer Susie Banikarim Joins Newsweek/Daily Beast - Posted March 2, 2011
The hiring binge continues at The Newsweek/Daily Beast C... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Center for Public Integrity to Provide Exclusive Content to NewsBeast - Posted January 31, 2011
The Center for Public Integrity will provide exclusive content to soon-to-be-siblings ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

NewsBeast Moves One Step Closer with Newspaper Guild of New York Pact - Posted January 27, 2011
The ongoing merger between Newsweek and The Daily Beast moved one step closer to ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Mike & Mike Swing And Miss With Tiger Interview - Posted November 18, 2010
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Mike & Mike Swing And Miss With Tiger Interview - Posted November 18, 2010
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Tina Brown: Newsweek.com Isn't Shutting Down; It's Being Combined with The Daily Beast - Posted November 15, 2010
Reports of the demise of ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Done Deal: Newsweek, The Daily Beast Officially Announce Merger - Posted November 12, 2010
Once thought to be on life support, the agreement to merge Newsweek and The Daily Beast... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

6 innovative uses of Tumblr by newsrooms - Posted November 9, 2010
by Ethan Klapper More and more news organizations are using Tumblr to share content, with each taking a different approach to using the popular microblogging service. Some, like NPR, use Tumblr strictly to link to their own content. Others like Newsweek, use Tumblr to curate the entire Web. Here's a look at how some... [10,000 Words]

The Washington Post Co. Shows 3Q Improvements - Posted November 5, 2010
Newspaper online revenues at The Washington Post Co. were $77.8 million for the first nine months of 2... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Daily Beast Strikes Again, Names Howard Kurtz Washington Bureau Chief - Posted October 5, 2010
Whether or not Newsweek has anything to do with it, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bartenders Start Tweeting While New York Times Magazine Finds its New Editor, Plus Other News of the Day - Posted September 30, 2010
- Well it's over, and it only seems like yesterday when we first began talking about the potential suitors for Newsweek. Actually, scratch that. Finally, the transition is over! The Washington Post Co. officially handed Sidney Harman the keys to Newsweek today. But the company did... [MediaJobsDaily]

Newsweek, Daily Beast Combo Gains Momentum - Posted September 29, 2010
Talks between Newsweek's soon-to-be official owner Sidney Harman and the Daily Beast have heated up reports the New York Post's Keith Kelly. The plan ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Media News Friday Frenzy - Posted September 24, 2010
Today started with the massive media news about the departures of CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein and NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker and the news keeps coming. PRNewser colleagu... [FishbowlDC]

The Huffington Post Taps MSNBC News Analyst Howard Fineman as Senior Political Editor - Posted September 20, 2010
MSNBC news analyst Howard Fineman joined ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Have Semantic Technologies Crossed the Chasm Yet? - Posted September 17, 2010
  This article kicks off a series of interviews on Semantic Technologies in the MIT Entrepreneurship Review with industry thought leaders including Thomas Tague (Thomson Reuters), Chris Messina (Google), David Recordon (Facebook), Will Hunsinger (Evri) and Jamie Taylor (Metaweb). At first sight, the answer is yes. I recently attended the Semantic Technology Conference... [semanticweb.com]

Wyclef Takes Outrage Over Disqualification to the Web - Posted August 27, 2010
Wyclef Jean has taken his frustrations about being disqualified from the Haitian presidential election to the Internet, releasing a song, "Prison for the CEP," via Twitter with a call for "equal ... [FishbowlDC]

Huffington Post Buys Adaptive Semantics To Keep Up With 100000 Comments A Day - TechCrunch (blog) - Posted June 17, 2010
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Allbritton Opens up $24 Million Home for Prom Weekend - Posted April 12, 2010
Promgoers watch out. In addition to Politico Publisher Robert Allbritton and wife, Elena, holding court at their rarely seen $24 million Georgetown home for Sunday brunch, Politico will publish a special magazine edition of the paper devoted to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner weekend. The glossy is expected to... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Allbritton Opens up $24 Million Home for Prom Weekend - Posted April 12, 2010
Promgoers watch out. In addition to Politico Publisher Robert Allbritton and wife, Elena, holding court at their rarely seen $24 million Georgetown home for Sunday brunch, Politico will publish a special magazine edition of the paper devoted to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner weekend. The glossy is expected to... [FishbowlNY]

Peer39: Interview with CEO Amiad Solomon on Semantic Advertising Issues and Opportunities - Posted February 8, 2010
Peer39: Interview with Amiad Solomon Founded in 2006 by an innovative group of scientists and engineers, Peer39 was voted by MIT’s Technology Review as one of the Top Ten Web Startups to Watch in 2008.  Semantic Universe editor Tony Shaw recently spoke with Founder and CEO Amiad Solomon about the company’s innovations,... [semanticweb.com]

Even Futurists Can't Agree On How To Save Newspapers - Posted March 20, 2009
They're seen as the biggest brains around and, in many cases, the future of media. Yet put three technoratis in a room (or in this case a conference) together and even they can't agree on how to assure the future of newspapers. Sure everyone tweeted, blogged and even vloged about the... [MediaJobsDaily]

Not Your Typical Power 40 From Details - Posted November 26, 2008
Details Power 40 list didn't have the cachet of a Vanity Fair, Time or ... [FishbowlLA]

Obama, Jon Hamm and Leo DiCaprio Are GQ Men of the Year - Posted November 18, 2008
GQ Magazine, always looking to one-up the newsweeklies because it as a rule doesn't break news, came out with its Man of the Year award. Oh sorry, they're calling them Men of the Year. Way to waffle, GQ. Of course, first up was ... [FishbowlLA]

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