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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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Knight Foundation Funds 3 Public Media Initiatives - Posted July 15, 2014
This week the Knight Foundation announced funding for three new public media projects. The projects, each receiving $250,000, are aimed at finding new revenue streams and ways to engage audiences with new types of content. The projects ... [TVSpy]

Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Ghana Sets Ratings Record | Apple Settles eBook Suit - Posted June 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Ghana Sets Ratings Record | Apple Settles eBook Suit - Posted June 18, 2014
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Digital Media Guru Douglas Rushkoff Joins CUNY Faculty - Posted May 27, 2014
Beginning this fall at CUNY's Queens College, students can work their way towards an MA in Media Studies. Set to mold the curriculum is an expert responsible for terms such as "viral media" and "social currency." ... [Fishbowl NY]

Digital Media Guru Douglas Rushkoff Joins CUNY Faculty - Posted May 27, 2014
Beginning this fall at CUNY's Queens College, students can work their way towards an MA in Media Studies. Set to mold the curriculum is an expert responsible for terms such as "viral media" and "social currency." ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Back to NBC? | Logan's CBS Return Unsure | #AmazonCart Launches - Posted May 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Back to NBC? | Logan's CBS Return Unsure | #AmazonCart Launches - Posted May 6, 2014
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A Screening Dedicated to a Late, Great Journalism Prof - Posted April 25, 2014
Tonight at the Tri-State Museum in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, there will be a very special screening of PBS documentary The Last Cowboy. The event is being held in the name of one of the movie's champions, William "Bill" Kunerth, a retired journalism professor who passed away last December. ... [Fishbowl NY]

A Screening Dedicated to a Late, Great Journalism Prof - Posted April 25, 2014
Tonight at the Tri-State Museum in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, there will be a very special screening of PBS documentary The Last Cowboy. The event is being held in the name of one of the movie's champions, William "Bill" Kunerth, a retired journalism professor who passed away last December. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Newsweek Controversy | Mexico Moves on Telco | NJ President Out - Posted March 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Newsweek Controversy | Mexico Moves on Telco | NJ President Out - Posted March 10, 2014
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#Counterbatch: Benedict Cumberbatch and Sesame Street team up for YouTube video - Posted March 6, 2014
With the Season 3 finale of PBS's hit show 'Sherlock' approaching, the network reached out to star Benedict Cumberbatch, Masterpiece, and Sesame Street to propose that Cumberbatch film a video with Murray and The Count for PBS's YouTube channel. After securing approval and shooting the video, on... [Lost Remote]

Diverse audience of PBS highlighted by recent Twitter trends - Posted October 28, 2013
During the month of October, PBS has experienced an interesting phenomena: for three straight Tuesdays, PBS has had a program that has trended on Twitter. More interesting, though are the genres of the... [Lost Remote]

Football's League of Denial Concussion Controversy Is More Than a Century Old - Posted October 9, 2013
Last night marked the debut of League of Denial, the PBS documentary on the concussion epidemic currently affecting American football from the pee wee leagues to the NFL Hall of Fame. We didn't get a chance to watch it, but we'll give you our take when we do. In the meantime, these... [PRNewser]

Fighting Over The TV: Facebook Provides Data To 10 Overseas Networks; Twitter Provides Data To Nielsen - Posted October 7, 2013
Facebook and Twitter dug in their heels Monday in their attempts to establish beachheads in the world of ... [AllFacebook]

Journo's PBS Op-Ed Laments 'the Growing Power of Publicists' - Posted October 4, 2013
Disclaimer: If you've already read too many "journalists vs. PR" stories this week, then you might want to skip this one. Our bad. PBS Mediashift contributor/John Jay College associate professor of English Devin Harner ... [PRNewser]

M. Night Shyamalan Tackles America's Public Education Problem - Posted October 3, 2013
We've never been quite as down on M. Night Shyamalan's more recent cinematic output as most people seem to be. Sure, some of his later flicks have fallen spectacularly flat, but at least he aims higher in terms of plot than say a Michael Bay. We can imagine those same critics... [Fishbowl NY]

M. Night Shyamalan Tackles America's Public Education Problem - Posted October 3, 2013
We've never been quite as down on M. Night Shyamalan's more recent cinematic output as most people seem to be. Sure, some of his later flicks have fallen spectacularly flat, but at least he aims higher in terms of plot than say a Michael Bay. We can imagine those same critics... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Rose Interviews Assad | Obama Gives Interviews | Politico Buys Capital NY - Posted September 9, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Rose Interviews Assad | Obama Gives Interviews | Politico Buys Capital NY - Posted September 9, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ESPN Dumps Frontline | Manning Puzzles Journos | Kochs Walk From LA Times - Posted August 23, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ESPN Dumps Frontline | Manning Puzzles Journos | Kochs Walk From LA Times - Posted August 23, 2013
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Ten Ways To Spice Up Your Next Twitter Chat - Posted August 10, 2013
A Twitter chat is a fantastic way for brands to build a solid relationship with their audience. It's typically an hour-long discussion via Twitter about a topic that is relevant to both the chat host and participants- anything from what it's like to go to university for the first time to... [10,000 Words]

Ten Ways To Spice Up Your Next Twitter Chat - Posted August 10, 2013
A Twitter chat is a fantastic way for brands to build a solid relationship with their audience. It's typically an hour-long discussion via Twitter about a topic that is relevant to both the chat host and participants- anything from what it's like to go to university for the first time to... [AllTwitter]

Chinese Charity Sues Nicholas Kristof for Breach of Agreement - Posted July 18, 2013
Half the Sky Foundation , a non-profit with offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and Berkeley, is going after New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Chinese Charity Sues Nicholas Kristof for Breach of Agreement - Posted July 18, 2013
Half the Sky Foundation , a non-profit with offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and Berkeley, is going after New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, ... [FishbowlNY]

An Inside Look at Two Outdoor Event Venues - Posted July 10, 2013
The redevelopment of New York's Hudson Yards area got a major boost with Time Warner's re... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: PBS NewsHour Cuts Staff | Greece Suspends Network | Interns Beat Fox - Posted June 12, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: PBS NewsHour Cuts Staff | Greece Suspends Network | Interns Beat Fox - Posted June 12, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: PBS NewsHour Cuts Staff | Greece Suspends Network | Interns Beat Fox - Posted June 12, 2013
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Matt Kemp Travels to Sesame Street - Posted March 28, 2013
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is the latest local athlete to pay a visit to Sesame Street, appearing on the iconic children's show Thursday. And since the kid inside of you is wondering, the word of the day was attach. As in I hope the surgeon who performed offseason shoulder surgery... [FishbowlLA]

3D Printing Promises to Change Everything (Videos) - Posted March 6, 2013
(ScientificAmerican) Blogger Joanne Manaster compiled and commented on several videos that profile 3D printing. She recommends the PBS video that encapsulates the potential of 3D printing and writes "it is well produced and worth a few minutes of your time to watch." Also recommended are videos depicting 3D Printing and S... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Can 'Advocacy Gaming' Inspire Social Change? - Posted March 5, 2013
It's all about "gamification" these days, right? Video games don't just entertain us and distract us during down time on the train--they also help brands publicize new campaigns, encourage u... [PRNewser]

Grammy Awards Give WCBS Another Week to Shine - Posted February 14, 2013
Call it a "one-two punch." WCBS/Channel 2 took the top weekly honors from the annual Grammy Awards Sunday night. The telecast (one week after CBS' telecast of the Super Bowl) had an estimated 2.8 million viewers and a 14.6 rating, according to Nielsen. In all, seven CBS... [FishbowlLA]

'No Better Place' for Midge Woolsey, Ending WQXR Career After Two Decades - Posted January 30, 2013
Avid listeners to Classical station WQXR don't need a formal introduction to Midge Woolsey. She started as a weekend host under The New York Times ownership. Later, she moved to week... [Fishbowl NY]

'No Better Place' for Midge Woolsey, Ending WQXR Career After Two Decades - Posted January 30, 2013
Avid listeners to Classical station WQXR don't need a formal introduction to Midge Woolsey. She started as a weekend host under The New York Times ownership. Later, she moved to week... [FishbowlNY]

How PBS documentary 'As Goes Janesville' inspired the corporate responsibility app BizVizz - Posted January 26, 2013
Three months ago, ... [Lost Remote]

WNET Looks Back at 70s for Second Installment of Pioneers of Thirteen - Posted January 22, 2013
Don't put away your bell bottoms just yet! The calendar has turned to another year, but the 50th anniversary celebration continues hasn't ended at PBS' Channel 13. In the second installment of the Pioneers of Thirteen, the 1970s are recalled in detail. Three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep narrates ... [Fishbowl NY]

WNET Looks Back at 70s for Second Installment of Pioneers of Thirteen - Posted January 22, 2013
Don't put away your bell bottoms just yet! The calendar has turned to another year, but the 50th anniversary celebration continues hasn't ended at PBS' Channel 13. In the second installment of the Pioneers of Thirteen, the 1970s are recalled in detail. Three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep narrates ... [FishbowlNY]

Adventures in Marketing: Downton Abbey Homewares - Posted January 8, 2013
Facebook fans of PBS's "Masterpiece Theater" mega-hit Downton Abbey may have noticed a ... [PRNewser]

PBS' 'Antiques Roadshow' To Announce Season 18 Summer Tour On Facebook Page - Posted January 7, 2013
As "Antiques Roadshow" prepares to kick off its 17th season on PBS Monday at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT, the stalwart series will also announce plans for its Season 18 Summer Tour on its ... [AllFacebook]

Kids' Brands Go Mobile for Product Rollouts and Promos - Posted December 20, 2012
Imagine for a moment that you work in the marketing/communications department at Nickelodeon, PBS Kids or any other huge kids' brand. What b... [PRNewser]

Reading Rainbow Auto-Tuned: 'A Book Lets You Zoom Through Time & Space' - Posted December 4, 2012
In the video embedded above, Reader Rainbow host LeVar Burton shares the message that introduced an entire generation of readers to books on PBS: "a book lets you zoom through time and space. Symphony of Science sound artist John D. Boswell created the short and inspiring video, turning classic Reading Rainbow footage... [GalleyCat]

Video: The Impact Of Twitter On Journalism - Posted November 17, 2012
PBS Arts Off Book put out this interesting, short video this week with some thoughts from a few leading minds in the digital journalism sphere (including Mark Luckie, the 10,000 Words founder and current manager of journalism and news at Twitter). The subject is all about how Twitter has impacted journalism... [10,000 Words]

Video: The Impact Of Twitter On Journalism - Posted November 17, 2012
PBS Arts Off Book put out this interesting, short video this week with some thoughts from a few leading minds in the digital journalism sphere (including Mark Luckie, the 10,000 Words founder and current manager of journalism and news at Twitter). The subject is all about how Twitter has impacted journalism... [TVSpy]

PBS: 'YouTube Is Making Everyone Smarter' - Posted November 9, 2012
"Here's an idea: YouTube is making everyone smarter!" So says Mike Rugnetta in the the latest video uploaded to PBS's Idea Channel on YouTube. In the video, Rugnetta delves into education o... [SocialTimes.com]

CBS Sunday Morning's Mo Rocca: 'The Electoral College has totally outlived its usefulness' - Posted November 7, 2012
The final results of the popular vote aren't in yet, although Obama's chances are looking pretty good. Nate Silver sa... [FishbowlDC]

Have you already watched Downton Abbey season three? - Posted October 25, 2012
One of the most popular dramas on TV right now is Downton Abbey, the British show that has reinvigorated the possibilities of a period piece. We've covered the success this show has had b... [Lost Remote]

Giants of Broadcasting Celebrates 10th Anniversary - Posted October 19, 2012
The Library of American Broadcasting is marking its 10th year of immortalizing industry greats. The 2012 edition of the Giants of Broadcasting include two career radio executives, pioneering television newsmen, a man who made a weekly commentary "must see TV," and a man who helped launched the 24-hour news cycle. That man... [Fishbowl NY]

Giants of Broadcasting Celebrates 10th Anniversary - Posted October 19, 2012
The Library of American Broadcasting is marking its 10th year of immortalizing industry greats. The 2012 edition of the Giants of Broadcasting include two career radio executives, pioneering television newsmen, a man who made a weekly commentary "must see TV," and a man who helped launched the 24-hour news cycle. That man... [FishbowlNY]

Social Media Newsfeed: Zynga Down | 1B Facebook Users | @LadyGaga Milestone - Posted October 5, 2012
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Facebook-CNN Election Talk Meter Breaks Down First Presidential Debate - Posted October 4, 2012
The dust has settled after the ... [AllFacebook]

Calm Down, Everybody: Big Bird Will Be Fine - Posted October 4, 2012
We'll just go ahead and say it: Last night's debate was a big bore. Mitt Romney did quite well, Jim Lehrer did quite badly, and a few million people have been made aware of the current President's sleepwalking problem for the first time (it is... [PRNewser]

PBS Mixes Facebook, Other Social Networks Into Documentary 'Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women' - Posted September 24, 2012
PBS will air documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Oct. 1 and 2, but ... [AllFacebook]

Bill Nye's Evolution Campaign: Good PR or Bad PR? - Posted September 24, 2012
Bill Nye is most commonly known as "The Science Guy", a popular children's entertainer famous for making science (and general geekiness) cool for a generation of Americans now in their 20's and 30's. His ... [PRNewser]

Bill Nye's Evolution Campaign: Good PR or Bad PR? - Posted September 24, 2012
Bill Nye is most commonly known as "The Science Guy", a popular children's entertainer famous for making science (and general geekiness) cool for a generation of Americans now in their 20's and 30's. His ... [AgencySpy]

The Choice: The Trailer - Posted September 24, 2012
The PBS News series "Frontline" is about to begin its 2012 election coverage in earnest, and to help kick things off the WGBH Boston-produced program released a trailer for a film that it is calling "The Choice 2012." WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Ad Agency Run by High-Schoolers Lands First Paying Client - Posted September 24, 2012
In the advertising world, the teenage demographic is perhaps the most highly-sought-after group of consumers; agencies use everything from focus groups to research consultants to figure out how to best reach the youth of our nation. But how can a company be sure that their campaign truly speaks ... [PRNewser]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted September 20, 2012
RLTV, the only cable network that specifically targets the 50+ audience, announced today the selection of boutique public relations and communications firm McReynolds Elek Communications... [AgencySpy]

Spin the Agencies of Record - Posted September 20, 2012
RLTV, the only cable network that specifically targets the 50+ audience, announced today the selection of boutique public relations and communications firm McReynolds Elek Communications... [PRNewser]

Reflections of TV Pioneer Joan Ganz Cooney as WNET Prepares for 50th Anniversary - Posted September 14, 2012
Joan Ganz Cooney may not be a household name. But Joan Ganz Cooney revolutionized viewing habits from toddlers to teens. Cooney is co-founder of the Children's Television Workshop, a mainstay on Channel 13 since its launch in 1969... [Fishbowl NY]

Reflections of TV Pioneer Joan Ganz Cooney as WNET Prepares for 50th Anniversary - Posted September 14, 2012
Joan Ganz Cooney may not be a household name. But Joan Ganz Cooney revolutionized viewing habits from toddlers to teens. Cooney is co-founder of the Children's Television Workshop, a mainstay on Channel 13 since its launch in 1969... [FishbowlNY]

SnapApp Takes Aim At Facebook Contests - Posted September 10, 2012
With contests... [AllFacebook]

Storm Topples Minnesota Station's Tower - Posted September 6, 2012
KSMQ, the PBS affiliate for Austin, MN avoided a broadcasters nightmare after they were taken off the air when their transmission tower was brought down during a fast moving storm Tuesday. Station management was preparing viewers for the reality of the s... [TVSpy]

Robert Kotlowitz, WNET's First VP of Programming, Dies at 87 - Posted August 29, 2012
Channel 13 is making preparations for a huge celebration next month, marking the 50th anniversary of the New York City public television station. But today the station pauses to remember Robert Kotlowitz, an early executive at WNET. Kotlowitz died over the weekend at his Manhattan ... [Fishbowl NY]

Robert Kotlowitz, WNET's First VP of Programming, Dies at 87 - Posted August 29, 2012
Channel 13 is making preparations for a huge celebration next month, marking the 50th anniversary of the New York City public television station. But today the station pauses to remember Robert Kotlowitz, an early executive at WNET. Kotlowitz died over the weekend at his Manhattan ... [FishbowlNY]

New 'Downton Abbey' Teaser: Less Money, Mo' Problems - Posted August 15, 2012
On the one hand, this newly leaked "trailer" for the third season of the breakout PBS hit "Downton Abbey" is clearly a bootleg, so we can't imagine that the channel's PR folks are too happy about it. On the other hand, it will clearly help build buzz for a show that... [PRNewser]

Happy 100th Birthday, Julia Child - Posted August 15, 2012
In case you hadn't heard, Julia Child--longtime chef, TV fixture and inspiration to every single domestic media goddess who followed in her footsteps (including Martha Stewart and, yes, even Rachael Ray) would have turned 100 this week. Most of ... [PRNewser]

Watch: PBS Off Book Explores The Many Worlds Of Viral Video - Posted July 30, 2012
"Viral video" has taken over the web. With over 3 billion hours of video being watched every month on YouTube, everybody is talking about the latest YouTube sensation or viral hit. PBS takes a look into the world of viral video in the latest episode of their web-original series... [SocialTimes.com]

Friday Morning Laughs - Get Inspired By Auto-Tuned Bob Ross - Posted July 27, 2012
Happy Friday, ladies and gents! The weekend is almost here and, as usual, we've compiled a list of some of the best viral videos from the past week. This week's Friday Morning Laughs includes an awesome song about ranch dressing, a compilation of quotable quotes from Ralph of The... [SocialTimes.com]

Fred Willard Fired by PBS for Doing Dirty Old Man Things (Allegedly) - Posted July 19, 2012
PBS doesn't believe in Matthew's theory that you only live once (YOLO). The network fired... [FishbowlLA]

Andy Rooney, Don Cornelius, Among 2012 Giants of Broadcasting - Posted July 17, 2012
An eclectic group of TV and radio pioneers has been selected as Giants of Broadcasting. This year's class includes the late Don Cornelius, who was the revolutionary Soul Train host from 1971 to 1993. The man who gave Archie Bunker life, Norman Lear , is among the 2012 group. The producer-extraordinaire, Lear... [FishbowlLA]

PBS, USA Today, Newsweek, WSJ Get Pinterest Users Pinning - Posted May 30, 2012
Pinterest drives traffic, so news organizations would be smart to try and take advantage of that. By one set of metrics, PBS, USA Today, Newsweek/The Daily Beast and The Wall Street Journal are all doing fairly well. ... [Fishbowl NY]

PBS, USA Today, Newsweek, WSJ Get Pinterest Users Pinning - Posted May 30, 2012
Pinterest drives traffic, so news organizations would be smart to try and take advantage of that. By one set of metrics, PBS, USA Today, Newsweek/The Daily Beast and The Wall Street Journal are all doing fairly well. ... [FishbowlNY]

(Video) 71st Annual Peabody Awards Recap; Stephen Colbert, Parks and Recreation - Posted May 23, 2012
The Peabody Awards honors the best in electronic media. Winners for the 2011 awards were handed out this week at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Among the 38 recipients were some of TV's most familiar faces. Stephen Colbert earned his second Peabody as host of the satire, Colbert Report. Alex Trebek and Jeopardy!... [Fishbowl NY]

(Video) 71st Annual Peabody Awards Recap; Stephen Colbert, Parks and Recreation - Posted May 23, 2012
The Peabody Awards honors the best in electronic media. Winners for the 2011 awards were handed out this week at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Among the 38 recipients were some of TV's most familiar faces. Stephen Colbert earned his second Peabody as host of the satire, Colbert Report. Alex Trebek and Jeopardy!... [FishbowlNY]

Aereo Sues New York Broadcasters, Again - Posted March 21, 2012
Aereo, the streaming TV service that launched last week in New York, has filed a second countersuit against companies that own stations in the market. Reuters ... [SocialTimes.com]

Aereo Countersues New York Broadcasters, Again - Posted March 21, 2012
Aereo, the streaming TV service that launched last week in New York, has filed a second countersuit against companies that own stations in the market. Reuters ... [TVSpy]

5 Journalism Panels at SXSW Interactive 2012 - Posted January 19, 2012
You may remember our post from back in August which featured fifteen journalism-related panels which were up for voting for inclusion into the 2012 SXSW sc... [10,000 Words]

PBS Study: British Public Trusts TV More Than Newspapers - Posted November 14, 2011
What happens to a society when they lose trust in traditional media? Do they turn to online media, like blogs and Facebook? Apparently not, according to a new study commissioned by PBS. In honor of its Nov. 1 launch across the pond, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)... [TVSpy]

GetGlue's Fan Base Loves Its Geek TV - Posted October 21, 2011
[caption id="attachment_29060" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="A zombie from GetGlue fave "The Walking Dead""][/caption] Damn! Why didn't I check in last night while I was watching that fascinating PBS show ... [PRNewser]

Ken Burns Documentary 'Prohibition' Makes Its Debut On iPhone & iPad Today - Posted September 23, 2011
Ken Burns fans--if you don't have an iPhone or iPad you'll want to get your hands on one ASAP because the king of documentary is debuting his new film 'Prohibition' today, September 23, on iPhone and iPad. If you don't have one of the Apple devices you'll have to wait... [SocialTimes.com]

Add Anti-Hacking Efforts to Your Crisis Comms Plan - Posted June 20, 2011
We learned about the hacking threat to banks a while ago, but now the threat is much more more widespread. Citibank was hacked in May (and ... [PRNewser]

Hackers Attack PBS, Bring Back Biggie and Tupac - Posted May 30, 2011
[caption id="attachment_21724" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Sadly, Biggie and Tupac are not alive and living in New Zealand."][/caption] Tupac and Biggie were brought back to life temporarily, and they were chillin' in New Zealand ... [PRNewser]

The Upshot from The Upshot: Andrew Golis Leaving Yahoo! News for PBS' Frontline, Chris Lehmann Promoted - Posted March 15, 2011
Here's the upshot for Yahoo! News' The Upshot: People are leaving. Just ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

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]

Martin Savidge returns fulltime to CNN - Posted March 9, 2011
After stints at NBC News and PBS, Martin Savidge has returned to CNN, fulltime. Savidge joined CNN the first time in 1996 as a reporter and later anchor. He joined NBC News in 2004, as an Atlanta-based correspondent and reported extensively on ... [TVNewser]

PBS iPhone App Offers Streaming of Full Episodes - Posted January 13, 2011
PBS rolled out an iPhone app that streams full episodes of its series including Frontline, NOVA, POV, Austin City Limits, Independent Lens, Antiques Roadshow, and Nature, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Economist, PBS NewsHour Launch The Economist Film Project to Showcase Independent Documentaries - Posted December 6, 2010
The Economist and PBS NewsHour teamed up o... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Paula Kerger on How PBS Is Focusing on Local Web Content - Posted October 6, 2010
PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger spoke with ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Building on Existing Buzz for 'LENNONYC' Screening - Posted October 5, 2010
... [PRNewser]

App Store Stocks Updated PBS NewsHour iPhone App - Posted September 28, 2010
The updated PBS NewsHour iPhone App is now available free-of-charge via the App Store, and it offers HD-quality video, multimedia conte... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Miles O'Brien Named Science Reporter for PBS NewsHour - Posted September 28, 2010
Former CNN science and space correspondent Miles O'Brien is joining the "PBS NewsHour" as its science reporter. O'Brien left CNN in December, 2008 when ... [TVNewser]

PBS Documentarian and Baseball Nerd Ken Burns Catches a Foul Ball at Red Sox-Orioles Game - Posted September 22, 2010
How is this for random? PBS documentary filmmaker Ken Burns caught a foul ball at the Red Sox-Orioles game last night. Sure, people catch foul balls every game. But how many of those people directed the authoritative documentary series about the history o... [SportsNewser]

Former UFC Manager Buys a PBS News Program - Posted August 18, 2010
? Quick Hit: Well this was unexpected. Mykalai Kontilai, the former manager for UFC stars Tito Ortiz and David Loiseau has purchased a PBS business program. The show, "Nightly Business Report," was... [SportsNewser]

Liberal Criticism of PBS Too Quick To The Draw - Posted January 6, 2010
"Tavis Smiley Ends Racism" reads a Gawker post today about the PBS host, but they're not talking about The Covenant with Black America edit... [Fishbowl NY]

Liberal Criticism of PBS Too Quick To The Draw - Posted January 6, 2010
"Tavis Smiley Ends Racism" reads a Gawker post today about the PBS host, but they're not talking about The Covenant with Black America edit... [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]

Pay Walls And Advertisers: Do News Orgs Have To Choose? - Posted December 29, 2009
When Long Island local newspaper Newsday decided to put its Web site behind a pay wall earlier this year, it seemed like an obvious conclusion that there wo... [Fishbowl NY]

Pay Walls And Advertisers: Do News Orgs Have To Choose? - Posted December 29, 2009
When Long Island local newspaper Newsday decided to put its Web site behind a pay wall earlier this year, it seemed like an obvious conclusion that there wo... [FishbowlNY]

Google's Real Time Search Falters|PBS Tracks Shows|Kim Kardashian Will Tweet For Money|Reader's Digest Profiled|Conde Hacked - Posted December 21, 2009
... [Fishbowl NY]

Google's Real Time Search Falters|PBS Tracks Shows|Kim Kardashian Will Tweet For Money|Reader's Digest Profiled|Conde Hacked - Posted December 21, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Who Should Replace George On "This Week"|NewsHour's New Site|NYT Layoff Memo|More Challenges For Freelancers|Mag Publishers Could Unveil Consortium As Soon As Monday - Posted December 4, 2009
... [Fishbowl NY]

Who Should Replace George On "This Week"|NewsHour's New Site|NYT Layoff Memo|More Challenges For Freelancers|Mag Publishers Could Unveil Consortium As Soon As Monday - Posted December 4, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

PBS Announces More Changes To Its News Lineup - Posted December 1, 2009
Yesterday's news that Jim Lehrer's name will no longer be in the title for PBS' "NewsHour" wasn't the only change in the... [Fishbowl NY]

PBS Announces More Changes To Its News Lineup - Posted December 1, 2009
Yesterday's news that Jim Lehrer's name will no longer be in the title for PBS' "NewsHour" wasn't the only change in the... [FishbowlNY]

Bloomberg's BusinessWeek Taps Charlie Rose For Column - Posted December 1, 2009
When Bloomberg LP, the new owner of BusinessWeek, trimmed the magazine's staff ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bloomberg's BusinessWeek Taps Charlie Rose For Column - Posted December 1, 2009
When Bloomberg LP, the new owner of BusinessWeek, trimmed the magazine's staff ... [FishbowlNY]

NewsHour Partners With GlobalPost, Takes Lehrer Off Title - Posted November 30, 2009
PBS is making some big changes to its powerhouse "NewsHour" program. Starting December 7, the show will no longer be "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer", but "PBS NewsHour", though longtime host Jim Lehrer... [Fishbowl NY]

NewsHour Partners With GlobalPost, Takes Lehrer Off Title - Posted November 30, 2009
PBS is making some big changes to its powerhouse "NewsHour" program. Starting December 7, the show will no longer be "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer", but "PBS NewsHour", though longtime host Jim Lehrer... [FishbowlNY]

Tiger Woods Scandal Captivates The Media, And The Menu, Too - Posted November 30, 2009
The Tiger Woods car crash and scandal was the biggest news on today's mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Hosts Jason Boog of G... [Fishbowl NY]

Tiger Woods Scandal Captivates The Media, And The Menu, Too - Posted November 30, 2009
The Tiger Woods car crash and scandal was the biggest news on today's mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Hosts Jason Boog of G... [FishbowlNY]

Business & Financial Reporting Emmy Noms Announced|CNN Protest In LA|A Look At McSweeney's Broadsheet|Staten Island Advance Seeks To Trim Staff|Google's Schmidt Values Editors - Posted November 5, 2009
TVNewser: Nominees for the Business and Financial Reporting Emmy Awards we announced today. CBS gathered the most nods with 15 while PBS... [Fishbowl NY]

Business & Financial Reporting Emmy Noms Announced|CNN Protest In LA|A Look At McSweeney's Broadsheet|Staten Island Advance Seeks To Trim Staff|Google's Schmidt Values Editors - Posted November 5, 2009
TVNewser: Nominees for the Business and Financial Reporting Emmy Awards we announced today. CBS gathered the most nods with 15 while PBS... [FishbowlNY]

WNET Launches Video Portal For WLIW, But Furloughs Loom - Posted November 4, 2009
WNET.org -- the parent company of New York's local television stations Thirteen and WLIW21 -- has some... [Fishbowl NY]

WNET Launches Video Portal For WLIW, But Furloughs Loom - Posted November 4, 2009
WNET.org -- the parent company of New York's local television stations Thirteen and WLIW21 -- has some... [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 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]

Sotomayor Confirmed|Bloomberg To Air Charlie Rose|Advance Publications Rescinds "No Layoffs" Pledge|What Happened To Lou Dobbs? - Posted August 6, 2009
TVNewser: The Senate ... [Fishbowl NY]

Sotomayor Confirmed|Bloomberg To Air Charlie Rose|Advance Publications Rescinds "No Layoffs" Pledge|What Happened To Lou Dobbs? - Posted August 6, 2009
TVNewser: The Senate ... [FishbowlNY]

USA TODAY Reporters Win Environmental Reporting Award - Posted July 7, 2009
The University of Rhode Island's Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting yesterday announced the winners of its Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment -- USA TODAY's Blake Morrison and ... [Fishbowl NY]

USA TODAY Reporters Win Environmental Reporting Award - Posted July 7, 2009
The University of Rhode Island's Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting yesterday announced the winners of its Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment -- USA TODAY's Blake Morrison and ... [FishbowlNY]

Steinem's Women's Media Center Holds First Annual Media Awards - Posted June 18, 2009
Last night marked the first annual Women's Media Center Media Awards at the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation in midtown. Catered and cozy, the event took place in a small, packed room brimming with well-established female media t... [Fishbowl NY]

Steinem's Women's Media Center Holds First Annual Media Awards - Posted June 18, 2009
Last night marked the first annual Women's Media Center Media Awards at the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation in midtown. Catered and cozy, the event took place in a small, packed room brimming with well-established female media t... [FishbowlNY]

AP Stylebook Gets Hip To Twitter|Newspaper Wages Inexplicably Up For The Year|PBS Cuts Back|J-School Grads Find Jobs!|NYT Keeps Track Of Tricky Words - Posted June 11, 2009
GalleyCat: The AP Stylebook has embraced Twitter. Editor & Publisher: A salary survey concluded that, despite the recession, ... [Fishbowl NY]

AP Stylebook Gets Hip To Twitter|Newspaper Wages Inexplicably Up For The Year|PBS Cuts Back|J-School Grads Find Jobs!|NYT Keeps Track Of Tricky Words - Posted June 11, 2009
GalleyCat: The AP Stylebook has embraced Twitter. Editor & Publisher: A salary survey concluded that, despite the recession, ... [FishbowlNY]

"Newshour" Gets An Overhaul|ABC News Buys Out More D.C. Staff|Geffen Makes A Play For The Times|Jon Stewart Makes A History Channel Doc|Mags Find Subs Online - Posted May 12, 2009
TVNewser: PBS's "The Newshour with ... [Fishbowl NY]

"Newshour" Gets An Overhaul|ABC News Buys Out More D.C. Staff|Geffen Makes A Play For The Times|Jon Stewart Makes A History Channel Doc|Mags Find Subs Online - Posted May 12, 2009
TVNewser: PBS's "The Newshour with ... [FishbowlNY]

'Citizen McCaw' To Hit Public Television This Weekend - Posted October 29, 2008
Sam Tyler, of Tyler Productions, Inc., wrote us to let us know about this must-see TV broadcast: I thought you might want to know that despite five letters threatening to sue us (from ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 23, 2008
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Music, Music, Music/PBS Series, Blue Suede Shoes, Ol' Blue Eyes and More - Posted February 8, 2008
PBS is developing an sure-fire pledge-break money spinning series--On Record: The Soundtrack of Our Lives, an eight-hour series tracing the history of recorded music and its impact on popular culture, (or at least on Baby Boomers, PBS's target audience.) Series should air in 2010. Legendary Beatles producer George Martin... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: New Hosts, Branded Entertainment - Posted December 6, 2007
TV Guide Network added Lawrence Zarian aka The Fashion Guy, to co-host The Fashion Team, the weekly one-hour talk series that airs Sundays at 7p, if anyone is actually watching. The Fashion Gay would be a great moniker. Farmers Almanac TV, the national PBS show based by t... [FishbowlLA]

New Sites: It's HerHollywood. We Just Live In It - Posted July 10, 2007
Felica Devers, a longtime Hollywoodphile-turned-segment-producer, has launched HerHollywood.com. The new site is aimed at women "working and desiring to work in the film and television fields," and Devers hopes it morphs into an online community of industry women with Hollywood news and a vibrant job boar... [FishbowlLA]

PBS Pulls Islam Doc./ Producers Cry Censorship! - Posted April 11, 2007
PBS won't be airing Islam Vs. Islamists, and the blame is flying. The documentary took a look at the plight of moderate Muslims who are silenced by Islamic extremists. WETA commissioned the doc. as part of the America at a Crossroads series. One of the producers, Leo Eaton... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted February 8, 2007
Has Eddie Murphy 'Made A Really Big Mistake?': The LAT examines the potential impact a racist/sexist dumb comedy might have on Eddie Murphy's Oscar chances. ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds -- The Tour Edition - Posted January 15, 2007
Lost to end eventually: Nooooooo! Well, OK. But on one condition: You can do whatever you want to the plot -- make the whole thing Hurley's dream for all we care -- just promise future merchandising agreements include Matthew Fox popsicle... [FishbowlLA]

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