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Spotted around the media universe

ABC Newsers Toast Ben Sherwood - Posted 18 hours ago
As Ben Sherwood heads West, his East Coast colleagues sent him o... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Journalist Killed in Gaza | Williams 20/20 Special Draws 7.2 Million - Posted August 14, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AP Journalist Killed in Gaza | Williams 20/20 Special Draws 7.2 Million - Posted August 14, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

The A.M. Ticker: Journalist Killed, Transgender Seal, Moving On - Posted August 13, 2014
AP video journalist Simone Camilli was killed today after ordnance left over from fighting in Gaza exploded. Camillia, an Italian national and his translator, Palestinian Shehda Abu Afash were killed as they reporting on the aftermath of the war. Following the news, AP president ... [TVNewser]

Fern Mallis and One Criminally Dressed Designer | Dishing With a Global Ambassador - Posted July 23, 2014
It's been somewhat of a mixed bag at Michael's this month with plenty of the famous faces usually spotted on Wednesdays having already hightailed it outta here for the Hamptons, Nantucket and other chichi vacation spots. Between TCA, Allen & Co.'s recent summit for movers and shakers and the seemingly daily... [GalleyCat]

Fern Mallis and One Criminally Dressed Designer | Dishing With a Global Ambassador - Posted July 23, 2014
It's been somewhat of a mixed bag at Michael's this month with plenty of the famous faces usually spotted on Wednesdays having already hightailed it outta here for the Hamptons, Nantucket and other chichi vacation spots. Between TCA, Allen & Co.'s recent summit for movers and shakers and the seemingly daily... [Fishbowl NY]

Fern Mallis and One Criminally Dressed Designer | Dishing With a Global Ambassador - Posted July 23, 2014
It's been somewhat of a mixed bag at Michael's this month with plenty of the famous faces usually spotted on Wednesdays having already hightailed it outta here for the Hamptons, Nantucket and other chichi vacation spots. Between TCA, Allen & Co.'s recent summit for movers and shakers and the seemingly daily... [FishbowlNY]

When Barbara Walters Misses 'The View,' She Thinks of Margaret Thatcher - Posted June 10, 2014
Barbara Walters admits, "I still have the feeling sometimes when I'm watching 'The View,' 'I should be there! I should be participating...' and then I think of Margaret Thatcher." Walters,... [Fishbowl NY]

When Barbara Walters Misses 'The View,' She Thinks of Margaret Thatcher - Posted June 10, 2014
Barbara Walters admits, "I still have the feeling sometimes when I'm watching 'The View,' 'I should be there! I should be participating...' and then I think of Margaret Thatcher." Walters,... [FishbowlNY]

Vanessa Williams, Senator Chris Dodd and Carlos Falchi on His Encounter With Jackie O - Posted May 14, 2014
They don't call this "Upfront Week" for nothing. It was clear from the SRO dining room at Michael's today everyone who's anyone (at least among certain circles) wanted to be up front at 55th and Fifth. Of course, this delicate dance was pulled off with aplomb by the clever and infinitely... [GalleyCat]

ABC Toasts Robin Roberts at a Book Party For 'Everybody's Got Something' - Posted April 22, 2014
A crowd of television personalities and executives gathered at George Stephanopoulos and Ali Wentworth's apartment last night to celebrate "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts, whose memoir, "Everybody's Got Something," was releas... [TVNewser]

Toasting Tory Johnson for Making the 'Shift' and Shedding 72 Pounds - Posted September 11, 2013
At her book party for "Shift: How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier Life," "Good Morning America" contributor Tory Johnson told the story about what set her on the path, once and for all, to shed unwanted pounds. It was a conversation... [Fishbowl NY]

Toasting Tory Johnson for Making the 'Shift' and Shedding 72 Pounds - Posted September 11, 2013
At her book party for "Shift: How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier Life," "Good Morning America" contributor Tory Johnson told the story about what set her on the path, once and for all, to shed unwanted pounds. It was a conversation... [FishbowlNY]

Toasting Tory Johnson for Making the 'Shift' and Shedding 72 Pounds - Posted September 11, 2013
At her book party for "Shift: How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier Life," "Good Morning America" contributor Tory Johnson told the story about what set her on the path, once and for all, to shed unwanted pounds. It was a conversation... [TVNewser]

Manhattan's A-List Turns Out for Harvey Weinstein's Giants Pep Rally - Posted February 1, 2012
I've been covering Wednesday's at Michael's for five years and have never seen anything like the head-spinning scene that unfolded there today. Harvey Weinstein and Stev... [FishbowlLA]

Ben Sherwood Names 3 to Executive Team; Barbara Fedida, Susan Mercandetti return to ABC News - Posted April 19, 2011
Four months into the top job at ABC News Ben Sherwood is building his executive team, and he's tapped two former colleagues for leadership roles. As we've been re... [TVNewser]

Chris Matthews Stops by Michael's - Posted September 8, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE Now that summer is unofficially over and the glitterati have shuttered their cottages in the Hamptons, the regulars have begun to trickle into Michael's for catch-up power lunches. Things weren't exactly operating at full tilt today, but there were enough media mavens and moguls scattered around the dini... [Fishbowl NY]

Chris Matthews Stops by Michael's - Posted September 8, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE Now that summer is unofficially over and the glitterati have shuttered their cottages in the Hamptons, the regulars have begun to trickle into Michael's for catch-up power lunches. Things weren't exactly operating at full tilt today, but there were enough media mavens and moguls scattered around the dini... [FishbowlNY]

Peggy Siegal, Pamela Fiori & the Winner of Lunch with Laurel - Posted June 30, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE While the regulars in the dining room at Michael's chatted about their plans for the upcoming holiday weekend, it seemed only fitting that my lunch today was with Laurie Haspel Aronson, president of Haspel, the q... [Fishbowl NY]

Peggy Siegal, Pamela Fiori & the Winner of Lunch with Laurel - Posted June 30, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE While the regulars in the dining room at Michael's chatted about their plans for the upcoming holiday weekend, it seemed only fitting that my lunch today was with Laurie Haspel Aronson, president of Haspel, the q... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Hoda Kotb, Dan Abrams & George Stephanopoulos Brave the St. Pat's Crowds - Posted March 17, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The hardcore Michael's regulars weren't about to let a little thing like the Saint Patrick's Day parade get in the way of their power lunch today. After a slow start, the dining room filled up nicely with plenty of media mavens and talking heads. The Today show's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Hoda Kotb, Dan Abrams & George Stephanopoulos Brave the St. Pat's Crowds - Posted March 17, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The hardcore Michael's regulars weren't about to let a little thing like the Saint Patrick's Day parade get in the way of their power lunch today. After a slow start, the dining room filled up nicely with plenty of media mavens and talking heads. The Today show's ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Happy Birthday Donna Hanover & Paula Zahn - Posted February 24, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE If it's Wednesday, it's party time at Michael's. We're still recovering from the head spinning spectacle of last week's A-list lunch for James Cameron. This week, the celebration was a tad more ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Happy Birthday Donna Hanover & Paula Zahn - Posted February 24, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE If it's Wednesday, it's party time at Michael's. We're still recovering from the head spinning spectacle of last week's A-list lunch for James Cameron. This week, the celebration was a tad more ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Charlie Rose, Fern Mallis & Tina Brown - Posted June 24, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Forget about the summer doldrums: Even though the sun's not shining today, Michael's was hot, hot, hot and so jam-packed I could barely get a bite in edgewise as I tried to keep up with the air-kissing action in the dining room. Despite the dreadful weather (and its dampening... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Charlie Rose, Fern Mallis & Tina Brown - Posted June 24, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Forget about the summer doldrums: Even though the sun's not shining today, Michael's was hot, hot, hot and so jam-packed I could barely get a bite in edgewise as I tried to keep up with the air-kissing action in the dining room. Despite the dreadful weather (and its dampening... [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: Joy Behar, Star Jones & Another Sarah Palin Doppelganger - Posted October 8, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The joint was jumping at Michael's today. Media mavens, television types and fashionistas were still trying to digest the week's head spinning events but, in true New York style, weren't letting a worldwide tanking economy get in the way of a good time. There was... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Joy Behar, Star Jones & Another Sarah Palin Doppelganger - Posted October 8, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The joint was jumping at Michael's today. Media mavens, television types and fashionistas were still trying to digest the week's head spinning events but, in true New York style, weren't letting a worldwide tanking economy get in the way of a good time. There was... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Charlie Rose, Joe Scarborough, and the Summer Die-Hards - Posted August 6, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE With the dog days of summer upon us, the usual suspects at Michael's are soldiering on over their Cobb salads until it's time to take off those last few weeks of the month to the Hamptons, Nantucket or some other sun-filled spot ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Charlie Rose, Joe Scarborough, and the Summer Die-Hards - Posted August 6, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE With the dog days of summer upon us, the usual suspects at Michael's are soldiering on over their Cobb salads until it's time to take off those last few weeks of the month to the Hamptons, Nantucket or some other sun-filled spot ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: All Hail Tina Brown! - Posted March 8, 2007
When a little birdie told us to switch our weekly reservation from Wednesday to Thursday so as not to miss the confab of publishing powerhouses that were expected today, we did so in a heartbeat. We're happy to report today's crowd didn't disappoint. Where else could you ... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch at Michael's: All Hail Tina Brown! - Posted March 8, 2007
When a little birdie told us to switch our weekly reservation from Wednesday to Thursday so as not to miss the confab of publishing powerhouses that were expected today, we did so in a heartbeat. We're happy to report today's crowd didn't disappoint. Where else could you ... [FishbowlNY]

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