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So What Do You Do, 'Page Six' Editor Richard Johnson?
New York's gossip king Richard Johnson says Internet competition sharpens his news judgment, predicts a media monetization model and considers penning a book.

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FishbowlDC Q&A with NYP's Tara Palmeri - Posted May 9, 2014
Many of you remember former Washington Examiner Yeas & Nays gossip columnist Tara Palmeri as the gorgeous brunette who took DC gossip to a whole new level. In 2010, Palmeri left DC for a job at the New York Post. We ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Q&A with NYP's Tara Palmeri - Posted May 9, 2014
Many of you remember former Washington Examiner Yeas & Nays gossip columnist Tara Palmeri as the gorgeous brunette who took DC gossip to a whole new level. In 2010, Palmeri left DC for a job at the New York Post. We ... [PRNewser]

FishbowlDC Q&A with NYP's Tara Palmeri - Posted May 9, 2014
Many of you remember former Washington Examiner Yeas & Nays gossip columnist Tara Palmeri as the gorgeous brunette who took DC gossip to a whole new level. In 2010, Palmeri left DC for a job at the New York Post. We ... [TVNewser]

Carole Radziwill on Her New Book and Dueling With Bravo's Delusional Diva - Posted March 19, 2014
When I first made my date to have lunch with Carole Radziwill some time ago, I was looking forward to talking to her about her first novel, The Widow's Guid... [GalleyCat]

Carole Radziwill on Her New Book and Dueling With Bravo's Delusional Diva - Posted March 19, 2014
When I first made my date to have lunch with Carole Radziwill some time ago, I was looking forward to talking to her about her first novel, The Widow's Guid... [Fishbowl NY]

Carole Radziwill on Her New Book and Dueling With Bravo's Delusional Diva - Posted March 19, 2014
When I first made my date to have lunch with Carole Radziwill some time ago, I was looking forward to talking to her about her first novel, The Widow's Guid... [FishbowlNY]

Richard Johnson, Diane Clehane Compare Michael's Lunch Notes - Posted March 10, 2014
How's this for a handsome couple? On the left is our indefatigable "Lunch" columnist Diane Clehane. On the right, New York Post columnist ... [GalleyCat]

Richard Johnson, Diane Clehane Compare Michael's Lunch Notes - Posted March 10, 2014
How's this for a handsome couple? On the left is our indefatigable "Lunch" columnist Diane Clehane. On the right, New York Post columnist ... [Fishbowl NY]

Richard Johnson, Diane Clehane Compare Michael's Lunch Notes - Posted March 10, 2014
How's this for a handsome couple? On the left is our indefatigable "Lunch" columnist Diane Clehane. On the right, New York Post columnist ... [FishbowlNY]

David Zaslav, John Sykes, Susan Spencer and the Dish on What Bill Clinton Did Last Night - Posted February 12, 2014
It turns out the third time was the charm for my long-delayed lunch with Woman's Day EIC Susan Spencer. Having been kept away from Michael's first by the onset of the polar vortex and then, a few weeks later, by the snowstorm of th... [GalleyCat]

Media Critic Reacts to Rumored O Magazine Change: WHAAAAA??? - Posted January 23, 2014
Here's how The Huffington Post's Jack Mirkinson calibrates a report... [Fishbowl NY]

Media Critic Reacts to Rumored O Magazine Change: WHAAAAA??? - Posted January 23, 2014
Here's how The Huffington Post's Jack Mirkinson calibrates a report... [FishbowlNY]

Matt Lauer and Joan Rivers Do Christmas in January | Catching Up With Anne Fulenwider - Posted January 15, 2014
It must have been the summer-like temperatures (well, it was above freezing) that brought out plenty of media mavens (Frank Bennack, David Carey, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Lauer and Joan Rivers Do Christmas in January | Catching Up With Anne Fulenwider - Posted January 15, 2014
It must have been the summer-like temperatures (well, it was above freezing) that brought out plenty of media mavens (Frank Bennack, David Carey, ... [FishbowlNY]

Alec Baldwin's Show Will Not Return to MSNBC - Posted November 26, 2013
Alec Baldwin's Friday night show "Up Late" has been pulled from MSNBC. The network and Baldwin's representative Matthew Hiltzik... [TVNewser]

Knicks Owner Banishes Woody Allen - Posted November 25, 2013
All indications are that New York Knicks owner James Dolan will not be giving thanks this holiday weekend for the friendship of longtime fan Woody Allen. According to a frivolous but fun item... [Fishbowl NY]

Knicks Owner Banishes Woody Allen - Posted November 25, 2013
All indications are that New York Knicks owner James Dolan will not be giving thanks this holiday weekend for the friendship of longtime fan Woody Allen. According to a frivolous but fun item... [FishbowlNY]

Richard Johnson Gets New Gossip Column at NY Post - Posted September 12, 2013
Richard Johnson, the veteran New York Post Page Six editor, is returning to New York to start a new gossip column. In ... [Fishbowl NY]

Richard Johnson Gets New Gossip Column at NY Post - Posted September 12, 2013
Richard Johnson, the veteran New York Post Page Six editor, is returning to New York to start a new gossip column. In ... [FishbowlNY]

With The Daily Done Like Digital Dinner, Nikki Finke Reminds That Was Never Her* - Posted December 3, 2012
It was not exactly the snazziest 22 months of former Page Six scoop-meister Richard Johnson's career. And with today's announcement that News Corp's iPad endeavor The Daily will officially fade to touch-screen black December 15, his tenure as west coast bureau chief is set to end with a whimper. ... [GalleyCat]

Richard Johnson: My Miss Universe Pageants Were Never Trumped Up - Posted June 14, 2012
With controversy continuing to swirl around accusations by a pair of contestants that the 2012 Miss USA pageant might have been rigged, The Daily's west coast bureau chief Richard Johnson has ... [FishbowlLA]

THR Editor Moves Over to The Daily - Posted February 21, 2012
When we recently interviewed The Daily's west coast editor Richard Johnson, he indicated that plans were afoot to add an additional staffer in LA. Today, that intention has been officially carried through. ... [FishbowlLA]

EXCLUSIVE: Richard Johnson on Living and Daily-ing in LA - Posted February 2, 2012
If nothing else, former New York Post Page Six gatekeeper Richard Johnson (pictured) has a great sense of timing. A year into his new job as west coast editor of The Daily, he finally got around to checking out... [FishbowlLA]

Richard 'Flash' Johnson Drops In on Good Day LA - Posted October 18, 2011
On this morning's edition of Good Day LA, co-host Steve Edwards jokingly welcomed The Daily's Richard Johnson as "Flash Johnson," in honor of his new column name. This despite the fact that there's nothing about the personal make-up of the former Page Six-er that suggests lightning speed. The ... [FishbowlLA]

Variety Publisher Ridicules Latest Takeover Rumor - Posted April 28, 2011
Today's gossip item by Richard Johnson at The Daily quotes only an unnamed "insider." And it does not specify what realm of the Hollywood media or business firmament that insider toils in. Stil... [FishbowlLA]

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

The Daily's A Week Away - Posted January 27, 2011
News Corp's iPad newspaper, The Daily, will launch Wednesday with a party at the Guggenheim. The staff of 100 (including such luminaries as Richard Johnson and ... [TVNewser]

The Daily's A Week Away - Posted January 27, 2011
News Corp's iPad newspaper, The Daily, will launch Wednesday with a party at the Guggenheim. The staff of 100 (including such luminaries as Richard Johnson and ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Page Six's Richard Johnson Will Soon Be One Of Us - Posted October 13, 2010
Insisting to his readers, "No tears, please. This is not a demotion", "Page Six" gossip editor Richard Johnson penned his ... [FishbowlLA]

Keith Kelly Is NOT Leaving The NYP - Posted October 7, 2010
In case you were wondering. The Guardian's Edward Helmore wrote about HuffPo vs. The Daily Beast today. And Business Insider ... [MediaJobsDaily]

'Page Six' Editor Richard Johnson Is Leaving the New York Post for Los Angeles - Posted October 7, 2010
Yet another prominent old media icon is heading online. Feared New York Post gossip columnist Richard Johnson, who has edited the Post's "Page Six"for the past 25 years, is ... [FishbowlLA]

Richard Johnson Leaves Page Six For Los Angeles - Posted October 7, 2010
The New York Post's venerated (/feared) Page Six gossip columnist, Richard Johnson, is leaving his position to take on a new role in Los Angeles. He will remain within t... [Fishbowl NY]

Richard Johnson Leaves Page Six For Los Angeles - Posted October 7, 2010
The New York Post's venerated (/feared) Page Six gossip columnist, Richard Johnson, is leaving his position to take on a new role in Los Angeles. He will remain within t... [FishbowlNY]

Wrap's Waxman: 'Is Anyone Counting What They're Spending Over There?' - Posted September 2, 2010
On the (somewhat stale) news that The Hollywood Reporter offered Page Six editor Richard Johnson $1 million to move to THR, The Wrap's ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Watch Out Page 6! Here Comes Palmeri - Posted June 21, 2010
It's a dream come true. (Well, one of them, anyway.) In three weeks time, the Washington Examiner's Tara Palmeri heads to Manhattan where she'll go to work for the New York Post's splashy Page 6 gossip column. She replaces Neel Shah and will work under ... [FishbowlDC]

How To: Plant An Item in Page Six - Posted September 28, 2009
For publicists representing the Hollywood starlet of the moment or the popular downtown hang, there is perhaps nothing more important than a prime placement in "Page Six," the New York Post's long running gossip column. In a mediabistro.com "So, What Do You Do" interview... [PRNewser]

Emily Smith Leaves Life & Style For Page Six - Posted August 7, 2009
Both Gawker and Dylan Stableford at The Wrap have reported that ... [Fishbowl NY]

Emily Smith Leaves Life & Style For Page Six - Posted August 7, 2009
Both Gawker and Dylan Stableford at The Wrap have reported that ... [FishbowlNY]

Amazon Buys Zappos|Editor: James Murdoch Approved Settlements In Cell-Tapping Scandal|How 3 Papers Handle Online Commenting|Page Six Seeks Reporter|It's Not Too Soon To Joke About McKinsey & Conde Nast - Posted July 22, 2009
WebNewser: Amazon.com ... [Fishbowl NY]

Amazon Buys Zappos|Editor: James Murdoch Approved Settlements In Cell-Tapping Scandal|How 3 Papers Handle Online Commenting|Page Six Seeks Reporter|It's Not Too Soon To Joke About McKinsey & Conde Nast - Posted July 22, 2009
WebNewser: Amazon.com ... [FishbowlNY]

New Chapters Start For Stableford, Froelich - Posted July 14, 2009
Yesterday, Gawker got the scoop that former FishbowlNY editor and Mediabistro.com managing editor Dylan Stableford had been la... [Fishbowl NY]

New Chapters Start For Stableford, Froelich - Posted July 14, 2009
Yesterday, Gawker got the scoop that former FishbowlNY editor and Mediabistro.com managing editor Dylan Stableford had been la... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Andre Leon Talley Stops By -- and Hugh Jackman is Coming Tonight! - Posted June 3, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Our invitation to tonight's party for Joel Grey hosted by Hugh Jackman and his wife, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Andre Leon Talley Stops By -- and Hugh Jackman is Coming Tonight! - Posted June 3, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Our invitation to tonight's party for Joel Grey hosted by Hugh Jackman and his wife, ... [FishbowlNY]

O'Donnell on Page Six: "That Report Belongs in the Diaper Champ" - Posted April 3, 2009
We're calling BS on part of a Page Six item from this morning that claimed, because of anchor changes at MSNBC, Washington-based anchor Norah O'Donnell was left out in the cold. An "insider" told the Post: And poor Norah. What's she going to do now? She's been cryi... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Dishing on the Oscars & Obama - Posted February 25, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE As I've been reporting for weeks, it was SRO at Michael's today as the movers and shakers, undeterred by the unsettling economic news, were out in full force plotting their next big move -- or looking for a safe place to land. On the menu today: plenty of talk... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Dishing on the Oscars & Obama - Posted February 25, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE As I've been reporting for weeks, it was SRO at Michael's today as the movers and shakers, undeterred by the unsettling economic news, were out in full force plotting their next big move -- or looking for a safe place to land. On the menu today: plenty of talk... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Musical Chairs With Sir Paul McCartney - Posted January 14, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE So you think you've got problems? Paul McCartney (that's Sir Paul to you) arrived at Michael's today shortly before noon to scope out a table for a quiet lunch with ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Musical Chairs With Sir Paul McCartney - Posted January 14, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE So you think you've got problems? Paul McCartney (that's Sir Paul to you) arrived at Michael's today shortly before noon to scope out a table for a quiet lunch with ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Tom Brokaw Holds Court; Jane Friedman Works The Room - Posted December 17, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE 'Tis the season to be lunching, and the usual A-list suspects were out in force today with plenty of glad-handing and air kissing all around. Maybe it's because this is (mercifully) the last full week of work for the year or perhaps it's just because everyone is tired of... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Tom Brokaw Holds Court; Jane Friedman Works The Room - Posted December 17, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE 'Tis the season to be lunching, and the usual A-list suspects were out in force today with plenty of glad-handing and air kissing all around. Maybe it's because this is (mercifully) the last full week of work for the year or perhaps it's just because everyone is tired of... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Where the Magic Happens - Posted July 30, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE I thought I'd seen just about everything from my regular perch at Michael's during my weekly visits, but today topped all. They were serving up sides of card tricks with the Cobb salads today and the gang was just eating it up. When I arrived, illusionist ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Where the Magic Happens - Posted July 30, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE I thought I'd seen just about everything from my regular perch at Michael's during my weekly visits, but today topped all. They were serving up sides of card tricks with the Cobb salads today and the gang was just eating it up. When I arrived, illusionist ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 03.28.08 - Posted March 28, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS You ... [FishbowlDC]

What Does $1,000 Buy You At Page Six? - Posted May 31, 2007
Following the latest wrinkle in the Jared Paul Stern-Page Six Fix scandal, Nello's Nello Balan defended his $1,000 gift to Page Six's Rich... [Fishbowl NY]

What Does $1,000 Buy You At Page Six? - Posted May 31, 2007
Following the latest wrinkle in the Jared Paul Stern-Page Six Fix scandal, Nello's Nello Balan defended his $1,000 gift to Page Six's Rich... [FishbowlNY]

Perhaps Lindsay Lohan Should've Given $1,000 To Page Six - Posted May 29, 2007
Nello Balan on his reported $1,000 gift to Page Six editor Richard Johnson in this week's New York magazine: "If I did, so what? It's ridiculous. There are so many other allegations. ... Parties, strippers, $50,000 trips, and what everybody focu... [Fishbowl NY]

Perhaps Lindsay Lohan Should've Given $1,000 To Page Six - Posted May 29, 2007
Nello Balan on his reported $1,000 gift to Page Six editor Richard Johnson in this week's New York magazine: "If I did, so what? It's ridiculous. There are so many other allegations. ... Parties, strippers, $50,000 trips, and what everybody focu... [FishbowlNY]

Vieira's View @ Matrix: 'Your Vagina Can Open Doors' - Posted April 24, 2007
"This is a celebration of women who change the world and no one can understand why Rupert Murdoch is on the dais," emcee Rosie O'Donnell told the crowd at yesterday's Matrix Awards. (In fact, he was there to introduce Cindy Adams.) "He's a man who makes me take Heprin. I mean... [Fishbowl NY]

Vieira's View @ Matrix: 'Your Vagina Can Open Doors' - Posted April 24, 2007
"This is a celebration of women who change the world and no one can understand why Rupert Murdoch is on the dais," emcee Rosie O'Donnell told the crowd at yesterday's Matrix Awards. (In fact, he was there to introduce Cindy Adams.) "He's a man who makes me take Heprin. I mean... [FishbowlNY]

Finally: Jared Paul Stern Sues Billionaire Ron Burkle — Bill & Hillary Too - Posted March 22, 2007
Ever since the Jared Paul Stern-Page Six-Ron Burklegate scandal — in which Burkle alleged Stern tried to extort thousands from him in exchange for favorable Page Six coverage — broke last summer, the former gossip columnist has maintained that he planned to sue the billionaire supermarket magnate. (He e... [Fishbowl NY]

Finally: Jared Paul Stern Sues Billionaire Ron Burkle — Bill & Hillary Too - Posted March 22, 2007
Ever since the Jared Paul Stern-Page Six-Ron Burklegate scandal — in which Burkle alleged Stern tried to extort thousands from him in exchange for favorable Page Six coverage — broke last summer, the former gossip columnist has maintained that he planned to sue the billionaire supermarket magnate. (He e... [FishbowlNY]

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