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New School Media Lightly Disses Old School Media at Vanity Fair Event - Posted October 8, 2014
Here's a fun one: at today's Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit, three leaders of the "new school" media had some things to say about the old folks: How wrong are Kara Swisher and Shane Smith, though? David Carr knows because he covers this sort of thing for a living. BuzzFeed's ... [FishbowlDC]

Kevin Sessums: From Food Stamps to FourTwoNine - Posted August 10, 2014
One great advantage of profiling a wordsmith like Kevin Sessums, formerly among Tina Brown's marquee writers at Vanity Fair, is that he can be counted on to deliver marquee quotes. ... [AllTwitter]

Digital VOD Release Of Feature Film 'Affluenza' Promoted Via Slingshot Contest - Posted July 9, 2014
Slingshot, the photo- and video-sharing application ... [AllFacebook]

Monica Lewinsky Says Her 'History' Stopped Her From Getting Comms Jobs - Posted May 6, 2014
Well this is a blast from the past if there ever was one! Monica Lewinsky swept onto the Internet today with a preview of the Vanity Fair article t... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Paper Update Includes Notifications For Events And Birthdays, Photo Comments - Posted April 18, 2014
Facebook announced version 1.1 of its ... [AllFacebook]

Expect a Lot of Sponsored Tweets and 'Experiential Marketing' During the Oscars - Posted February 25, 2014
Vanity Fair publisher Edward J. Menicheschi tells Stuart Elliott of The New York Times that "Oscar night is Van... [FishbowlDC]

Gossip Writers: Social Media Made Celebrity Image Management Easier Than Ever - Posted November 25, 2013
(George) Rush and (Joanna) Malloy were two of America's best known old-school gossip columnists, but they decided to call it quits three years ago? Why? In a complaint that will sound familiar to every journalist everywhere, they say they'd had it with celebs' newfound ability to manage their im... [FishbowlDC]

One-Time Gawker Recapper Richard Lawson Joins Vanity Fair - Posted November 25, 2013
Forget the recent exit of the Vanity Fair Oscar party from the Sunset Tower. The real Hollywood VF moving and shaking these days is going on in the publication's Tinseltown editorial ranks. ... [FishbowlLA]

Vanity Fair No Longer Gives Good Press - Posted September 10, 2013
Vanity Fair apparently landed in the Hollywood doghouse faster than you can say "Tom Cruise Katie Holmes Scientology." You don't have to take our word for it; ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: MWW, AOL, INTEGRATE and More - Posted September 6, 2013
MWW announced that Ryan Wallace has joined the firm's technology industry practice as vice president, enterprise and technology. Wallace, who will be based in New York, brings more than a decade of B2B technology experience. He comes to MWW from Bite Global, where he led the New York office and oversaw... [FishbowlDC]

Early Investor Yuri Milner: Facebook Will Last 100 Years - Posted March 11, 2013
Facebook will last 100 years, as will Google and ... [AllFacebook]

Taylor Swift Shows the World How Not to Take a Joke - Posted March 6, 2013
Note to Taylor Swift: if you're looking to improve/maintain your reputation or get more sympathy from the public regarding your perpetual boy ... [FishbowlDC]

More Changes for Cond Nast's Communications Team - Posted February 5, 2013
This week brings more evidence that publishing giant Cond Nast is remaking its PR/communications team for the new year. Last month we reported on the departure of ... [FishbowlDC]

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Hollywood Twitter Correspondent? - Posted January 25, 2013
Vanity Fair is looking for a Twitter correspondent to report from LA during Campaign Hollywood. And they want you. Here's how to apply. First, all the details: Vanit... [AllTwitter]

Big-Name Publicist Maurie Perl Leaving Cond Nast - Posted January 9, 2013
In Industry Insider News, one of the New York media world's biggest PR names has announced a major career change. Maurie Perl has a long history performing public relations work for some of the publishing industry's best-regarded titles including Vanity ... [FishbowlDC]

Cover Battle: Vanity Fair or Interview - Posted December 6, 2012
Welcome back to FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This week we have Vanity Fair versus Interview. This Vanity Fair cover is one of three the magazine published for its first ever comedy issue. We picked this because Paul Rudd's blue ensemble has us thinking thoughts. It's not... [FishbowlLA]

Quotation Approval: PR No-No or Standard Practice? - Posted September 18, 2012
Media personalities have made a bit of hay this week over the fact that the White House requested and received the right to review and approve of all the quotes that... [FishbowlDC]

Donald Trump Says Nothing, Hogs Spotlight - Posted August 15, 2012
Donald Trump isn't much for nuance or insight, but he manages to stay in the news somehow--in many cases without the aid of a publicist. We can't even remember the last time he hawked a real product beyond his ... [FishbowlDC]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted May 18, 2012
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. Playboy Battles Vanity Fair Over Nudes of Marilyn Monroe, May 11 ... [FishbowlLA]

Playboy Battles Vanity Fair Over Nudes of Marilyn Monroe - Posted May 11, 2012
Marilyn Monroe, despite being dead for 50 years, still has a knack for stirring up controversy. The latest incident comes to us thanks to Vanity Fair, which promises to showcase Monroe's "Lost Nudes." Playboy, ... [FishbowlLA]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted December 9, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. NFL Magazine's Inaugural Issue Catches Tebow Fever, December 5 ... [FishbowlLA]

Johnny Depp Apologizes for Vanity Fair Comment - Posted October 5, 2011
Well, that was fast. Less than 24 hours after an excerpt of his Vanity Fair was published online, actor ... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: 'Vanity Fair's List; the 'Rookie' Launch; Rev. Al Sharpton, and More - Posted September 1, 2011
As predicted by The OutCast Agency's TJ Snyder, the Vanity Fair annual ... [FishbowlDC]

Vanity Fair Launches New E-Book on Rupert Murdoch - Posted July 29, 2011
Everything Rupert Murdoch is in vogue right now. Profiles in magazines, TV talking heads examining his health, Rupert Bobblehead Night - if you've got something about News Corp.... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: 'LA Times' Cuts, New Outlets, and Journos on Google+ - Posted July 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25006" align="alignleft" width="317" caption="Wintour, Stoudemire, and 'Vogue' editor Hamish Bowles during spring Fashion Week 2010. Photo: Getty Images"][/caption] Bad news to report from the West Coast: ... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: A New Food Magazine, Changes at 'Bridal Guide,' and More - Posted June 16, 2011
For those looking for another food outlet to pitch, news this morning is that famed pork chef David Chang, he of the delicious Momofuku restaurants, is launching a new quarterly magazine called Lucky Peach on June 22. Big names like ... [FishbowlDC]

Vanity Fair Leads The 'Balders' Movement - Posted April 28, 2011
Some say it's too easy to make fun of Donald Trump's hair. We say it's too fun. Apparently Vanity Fair feels the same way as us, because it's leading the Balders movement, a push to have Trump verify that his hair i... [FishbowlLA]

Kate Reardon Leaving Vanity Fair To Return Overseas - Posted December 20, 2010
After 11 years as a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, ... [FishbowlLA]

Cond Nast Taps Adobe Digital Publishing Suite - Posted October 25, 2010
Publishing giant Cond Nast will debut digital replica editions across its portfolio of magazine brands using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite... [WebNewser -]

iPad vs. Newsstand Sales for Six Magazines - Posted October 22, 2010 examined the iPad ap... [WebNewser -]

Cond Nast Reveals Five Best Practices for Advertisers Eyeing iPad Magazine Apps - Posted October 13, 2010
Cond Nast conducted more than 100 hours of one-on-one interviews with users of its GQ, Vanity Fair, Wired, and Glamour iPad apps, along with more than 5,000 in-app surveys, to determine ... [WebNewser -]

Cond Nast Editors Get Opportunity to Win Sales Prize - Posted September 28, 2010
Cond Nast editors have earned a new opportunity to grab a company award, as the magazine publisher has decided to reward its editors for thinking up a great business idea. Now, the publisher or editor that thinks of the best idea will get credits for tr... [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]

Vanity Fair Comes Back With A Smaller, Better Edited Party - Posted November 25, 2008
The Vanity Fair Oscar party, which loves to turn people away in droves, canceled last year because of the Writers' strike. But the see-and-be-seen soiree is set to return on Feb. 22 not at the usual place, Morten's, but rather at the Sunset Tower, ... [FishbowlLA]

Ain't No Little Miss Sunshine for Johnny Lopez - Posted January 31, 2007
Vanity Fair might want to rethink having the office boy write the Oscar blog. Julian Sancton tries to sell us the old canard that comedies can't win Best Picture, and then tosses most of those that have won aside, so he can make his point that Little Miss S... [FishbowlLA]