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HBO to Live-Stream Foo Fighters Concert on Facebook - Posted October 14, 2014
Free Foo Fighters? ... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Kal Penn Joins Fusion for Midterms | SoftBank, DWA Talks Cool - Posted September 30, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Kal Penn Joins Fusion for Midterms | SoftBank, DWA Talks Cool - Posted September 30, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Variety Shuffles Its EICs - Posted September 29, 2014
Moving from editor-in-chief, television to managing editor, television is not exactly a promotion. So, reading between the lines of today's Variety announcement, we're assuming this shift was something Cynthia Littleton was willing to accept in exchange... [GalleyCat]

Variety Shuffles Its EICs - Posted September 29, 2014
Moving from editor-in-chief, television to managing editor, television is not exactly a promotion. So, reading between the lines of today's Variety announcement, we're assuming this shift was something Cynthia Littleton was willing to accept in exchange... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Variety Shuffles Its EICs - Posted September 29, 2014
Moving from editor-in-chief, television to managing editor, television is not exactly a promotion. So, reading between the lines of today's Variety announcement, we're assuming this shift was something Cynthia Littleton was willing to accept in exchange... [FishbowlNY]

Deadline EIC Responds to a Rival's Accusations - Posted September 24, 2014
On Twitter yesterday and today, TheWrap senior film reporter Jeff Sneider questioned the integrity of an item posted by Deadline EIC Mike Fleming Jr. Initially, he ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Deadline EIC Responds to a Rival's Accusations - Posted September 24, 2014
On Twitter yesterday and today, TheWrap senior film reporter Jeff Sneider questioned the integrity of an item posted by Deadline EIC Mike Fleming Jr. Initially, he ... [FishbowlNY]

Variety Adds TV, Real Estate Editors - Posted June 19, 2014
There's a fair bit going on these days at Jay Penske's Deadline and Variety twin trades. On the Deadline side, Dominic Patten recently starte... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Variety Adds TV, Real Estate Editors - Posted June 19, 2014
There's a fair bit going on these days at Jay Penske's Deadline and Variety twin trades. On the Deadline side, Dominic Patten recently starte... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Abramson Gets New Gig | Twitter COO Resigns - Posted June 13, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Abramson Gets New Gig | Twitter COO Resigns - Posted June 13, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Reuters Signs Syndication Deal with Variety - Posted June 12, 2014
Reuters is teaming up with Variety for all its entertainment news. Reuters had previously partnered with a few different outlets for syndicated entertainment content. Th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Reuters Signs Syndication Deal with Variety - Posted June 12, 2014
Reuters is teaming up with Variety for all its entertainment news. Reuters had previously partnered with a few different outlets for syndicated entertainment content. Th... [FishbowlNY]

NBC Runs Facebook Premium Video Ads For Three Midseason Series - Posted May 8, 2014
Facebook signed its first television advertiser for its new ... [AllFacebook]

Variety EIC: 'Paywall Did Nothing But Severely Limit Our Audience' - Posted May 6, 2014
At the recent 63rd annual MAGGIE Awards, where Variety won three awards including Most Improved Publication/Trade & Consumer, the 109-year-old outlet's digital editor-in-chief Andrew Wallenstein... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Variety EIC: 'Paywall Did Nothing But Severely Limit Our Audience' - Posted May 6, 2014
At the recent 63rd annual MAGGIE Awards, where Variety won three awards including Most Improved Publication/Trade & Consumer, the 109-year-old outlet's digital editor-in-chief Andrew Wallenstein... [FishbowlNY]

The Film Industry Has a New Definition of PR - Posted April 29, 2014
Variety editorial director/longtime man-about-town Peter Bart has a problem with Hollywood's new communications strategy. What, you didn't realize that the major studios were ... [PRNewser]

Esquire Names Fashion Manager, Variety Adds Film and Media Reporter - Posted April 17, 2014
A couple moves to note this morning, involving Esquire and Variety. Details are below. Esquire has promoted John Wattiker to international fashion manager. He most recently served as account manager of beauty, grooming and financial services. Wattiker has been with Hearst since April of last year. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Esquire Names Fashion Manager, Variety Adds Film and Media Reporter - Posted April 17, 2014
A couple moves to note this morning, involving Esquire and Variety. Details are below. Esquire has promoted John Wattiker to international fashion manager. He most recently served as account manager of beauty, grooming and financial services. Wattiker has been with Hearst since April of last year. ... [FishbowlNY]

A Questionable Robert De Niro-Tribeca Headline - Posted April 16, 2014
In bold, headline form, the word "admits" usually infers that someone has: A) Previously denied something, or; B) Been prone to dodging the topic altogether. In the case of today's Ramin Setoodeh Variety Q&A with Tribeca Film Festival head honchos Rob... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Questionable Robert De Niro-Tribeca Headline - Posted April 16, 2014
In bold, headline form, the word "admits" usually infers that someone has: A) Previously denied something, or; B) Been prone to dodging the topic altogether. In the case of today's Ramin Setoodeh Variety Q&A with Tribeca Film Festival head honchos Rob... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Paramount Denial Leads to Immaculate Re-Conception of Variety Headline - Posted March 18, 2014
It's one of the oldest tricks in the digital journalism playbook. Adjust the headline without letting readers know that such an adjustment has been made. At press time, there is no Editor's Note or Correction to indicate that a March 17 item by Variety New York film ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Paramount Denial Leads to Immaculate Re-Conception of Variety Headline - Posted March 18, 2014
It's one of the oldest tricks in the digital journalism playbook. Adjust the headline without letting readers know that such an adjustment has been made. At press time, there is no Editor's Note or Correction to indicate that a March 17 item by Variety New York film ... [FishbowlNY]

The Rocky Musical Reviews Are In - Posted March 14, 2014
The cleverest headline following last night's Broadway musical debut sits atop the review by NBC New York's Robert Kahn. It reads: "Kno... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Rocky Musical Reviews Are In - Posted March 14, 2014
The cleverest headline following last night's Broadway musical debut sits atop the review by NBC New York's Robert Kahn. It reads: "Kno... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: Sports Illustrated or Variety - Posted March 13, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This round features Sports Illustrated versus Variety. For its latest cover, SI went retro. As we noted yesterday... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cover Battle: Sports Illustrated or Variety - Posted March 13, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This round features Sports Illustrated versus Variety. For its latest cover, SI went retro. As we noted yesterday... [FishbowlNY]

Meet the NYC Journalist with a Byline That's Hard to Beat - Posted March 6, 2014
In Variety slanguage," the term "legit" refers to professional live theater. However, given the questionable credentials of many of today's entertainment journalists, Gordon Cox's byline - each time we see it at least - conjures up a second, comical meaning. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Meet the NYC Journalist with a Byline That's Hard to Beat - Posted March 6, 2014
In Variety slanguage," the term "legit" refers to professional live theater. However, given the questionable credentials of many of today's entertainment journalists, Gordon Cox's byline - each time we see it at least - conjures up a second, comical meaning. ... [FishbowlNY]

Josh Dickey Ankles TheWrap for Mashable Entertainment Vertical - Posted March 5, 2014
Josh Dickey will no longer have to wait a week or more to make a Mashable imprint. The LA-based journalist, who has jumped in the past year from Variety (film editor) to TMZ (managing editor) to a second stint with TheWrap (managing editor), is on the move again - this time... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Josh Dickey Ankles TheWrap for Mashable Entertainment Vertical - Posted March 5, 2014
Josh Dickey will no longer have to wait a week or more to make a Mashable imprint. The LA-based journalist, who has jumped in the past year from Variety (film editor) to TMZ (managing editor) to a second stint with TheWrap (managing editor), is on the move again - this time... [FishbowlNY]

Ryan Seacrest Productions' Sibyl Goldman Joins Facebook, Takes Aim At TV Ties - Posted February 24, 2014
Facebook is looking to extend its reach into Hollywood's television... [AllFacebook]

Academy Awards Nominations & Social Media - Posted January 17, 2014
Whether you live in Los Angeles -- or just love the movies -- it's hard not to get caught up in the excitement of award season. The 86th annual Academy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday, Ja... [SocialTimes.com]

Scintillating TheWrap Stats Also Remind: comScore Counts It Differently [Updated] - Posted January 15, 2014
On January 26, TheWrap will celebrate its fifth anniversary. And when staff gather at the outlet's west Los Angeles offices for that purpose, there will be extra cause for whooping and hollering. Last month, guided in large part by the astute Web traffic wisdom and knowledge of executive editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Scintillating TheWrap Stats Also Remind: comScore Counts It Differently [Updated] - Posted January 15, 2014
On January 26, TheWrap will celebrate its fifth anniversary. And when staff gather at the outlet's west Los Angeles offices for that purpose, there will be extra cause for whooping and hollering. Last month, guided in large part by the astute Web traffic wisdom and knowledge of executive editor ... [FishbowlNY]

Armond White Embarrasses Himself at NYFCC Awards Gala... Again [Updated] - Posted January 7, 2014
The good news, for those who attended the latest New York Film Critics Circle awards celebration: Armond White's outburst from the back of the room could not be heard at the front. The bad news: In a roomful of reporters,... [GalleyCat]

WSJ's Alexandra Cheney Joins Variety - Posted December 10, 2013
The folks at Variety want everyone in LA to know that incoming senior film reporter ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WSJ's Alexandra Cheney Joins Variety - Posted December 10, 2013
The folks at Variety want everyone in LA to know that incoming senior film reporter ... [FishbowlNY]

How Bravo's 'Real Housewives' Reality Franchise Is Using Facebook's Keyword Insights API - Posted November 25, 2013
Cable network ... [AllFacebook]

New York Magazine Charts Finke-Penske Ups, Downs - Posted November 24, 2013
Among the many fascinating revelations in the New York magazine feature by Benjamin Wallace (pictured) about t... [AllTwitter]

New York Magazine Charts Finke-Penske Ups, Downs - Posted November 24, 2013
Among the many fascinating revelations in the New York magazine feature by Benjamin Wallace (pictured) about t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Magazine Charts Finke-Penske Ups, Downs - Posted November 24, 2013
Among the many fascinating revelations in the New York magazine feature by Benjamin Wallace (pictured) about t... [FishbowlNY]

Where Did All Those @Variety Twitter Followers Come From? - Posted November 18, 2013
That's a question that caught the attention of Hollywood trade watchers late Friday thanks to Ben Dreyfuss, engagement editor for Mother Jones. He noticed and shared that in late September, the follower count for Jay Penske's publishing concern had a "boffo" day. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Where Did All Those @Variety Twitter Followers Come From? - Posted November 18, 2013
That's a question that caught the attention of Hollywood trade watchers late Friday thanks to Ben Dreyfuss, engagement editor for Mother Jones. He noticed and shared that in late September, the follower count for Jay Penske's publishing concern had a "boffo" day. ... [FishbowlNY]

Anita Busch: From Deadline Commenter to Deadline Film Editor - Posted November 14, 2013
The great majority of reader comments that made it through to the bottom of Nikki Finke's Deadline items were anonymous or pseudonymous. Among the regular exceptions to this was ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Anita Busch: From Deadline Commenter to Deadline Film Editor - Posted November 14, 2013
The great majority of reader comments that made it through to the bottom of Nikki Finke's Deadline items were anonymous or pseudonymous. Among the regular exceptions to this was ... [FishbowlNY]

How Celebrities Promote TV Shows On Facebook - Posted October 29, 2013
Facebook Strategic Partnerships Lead for Music and Entertainment Charles Porch talked celebrities, fan ... [AllFacebook]

Amy Poehler Explains Why Charity Work Is So Awesome - Posted October 18, 2013
The coolest fact we learned this week: working to support a cause isn't just "good for your ego"--it also "makes your ass smaller." At least that's what Amy Poehler told the audience at Variety's 5th annual Power of Women event earlier this month when explaining why she loves working with the ... [PRNewser]

Variety Drops F-Bomb on Twitter - Posted September 26, 2013
The first Wednesday tweet designed to promote editor-in-chief: digital Andrew Wallenstein's look at the forces behind some recent Hollywood studio exec shuffles was routine: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Variety Drops F-Bomb on Twitter - Posted September 26, 2013
The first Wednesday tweet designed to promote editor-in-chief: digital Andrew Wallenstein's look at the forces behind some recent Hollywood studio exec shuffles was routine: ... [FishbowlNY]

Nikki Finke/Deadline Spat Tarnishes Powerful Media Brand - Posted September 19, 2013
Deadline founder Nikki Finke is unquestionably one of the most powerful trade reporters in showbiz. She's like Mashable for movies and TV: she always gets the... [PRNewser]

Rotten Tomatoes Expansion Into TV Gets Quick, Bad Review - Posted September 16, 2013
That didn't take long. A few hours after Variety's Marc Graser tipped the first big change at ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rotten Tomatoes Expansion Into TV Gets Quick, Bad Review - Posted September 16, 2013
That didn't take long. A few hours after Variety's Marc Graser tipped the first big change at ... [FishbowlNY]

ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' Reaches Deal With Facebook For Content From New APIs - Posted September 16, 2013
"Dancing with the Stars," ... [AllFacebook]

Variety Grabs Newsweek/Daily Beast Vet - Posted September 9, 2013
Ramin Setoodeh, who spent a combined 11 years at Newsweek and The Daily Beast, has moved over to the Hollywood trade side. As Variety's New York film editor, he will be based here alongside a small but growing... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Variety Grabs Newsweek/Daily Beast Vet - Posted September 9, 2013
Ramin Setoodeh, who spent a combined 11 years at Newsweek and The Daily Beast, has moved over to the Hollywood trade side. As Variety's New York film editor, he will be based here alongside a small but growing... [FishbowlNY]

The Friday Dump: Ben Affleck Ruined Your Weekend - Posted August 23, 2013
Hi. I'm Batman. -- Ben Affleck Batman (@AffleckBatman) August 23, 2013 Yes he is. And before you ask: sorry, but you are not the only person who immediately tweeted "And Matt Damon will be Robin, right?" We'll also rem... [PRNewser]

TMZ Vet Daniel Goldblatt Now at the Helm of Variety.com - Posted July 29, 2013
Very few people can point to longer terms of service with TMZ than Daniel Goldblatt. He started with the Harvey Levin operation way back in June o... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TMZ Vet Daniel Goldblatt Now at the Helm of Variety.com - Posted July 29, 2013
Very few people can point to longer terms of service with TMZ than Daniel Goldblatt. He started with the Harvey Levin operation way back in June o... [FishbowlNY]

10 Habits Of Great Tweeters - Posted July 27, 2013
The people who "do Twitter best" have a lot in common. Sure, some might be uber-celebrities and others might be tech-savvy moms, adventure-loving 20-somethings or political pundits, but despite their differences in topic and tone, the most successful Twitter users share some common habits. Whe... [AllTwitter]

Josh Dickey's Tenure at TMZ Lasts All of Three Months - Posted July 8, 2013
TMZ founder Harvey Levin can be a demanding boss. His ability to ferret out stories, sources and exclusives in a telephone manner that is second-to-none creates exceedingly high expectations for all those who work alongside him in the 24/7 newsroom. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Josh Dickey's Tenure at TMZ Lasts All of Three Months - Posted July 8, 2013
TMZ founder Harvey Levin can be a demanding boss. His ability to ferret out stories, sources and exclusives in a telephone manner that is second-to-none creates exceedingly high expectations for all those who work alongside him in the 24/7 newsroom. ... [FishbowlNY]

Roll Call: The LIVESTRONG Foundation, Widmeyer Communications and NBC Entertainment Group - Posted February 15, 2013
The LIVESTRONG Foundation announced the appointments of Candice Toll Aaron and Jeremiah Robins to its Board of Directors. Aaron, who currently serves as a compliance leader at GE Capital, is a lawyer with significant experience in corporate governance and a survivor of papillary thyroid cancer; she is both a founding member... [PRNewser]

Pink Slips Coming to Variety Editorial Staffers - Posted January 25, 2013
With Variety now under the ownership of Penske Media, we figured changes (that means staff cuts) were on their way. Well, unfortunately, those moves are coming in March. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pink Slips Coming to Variety Editorial Staffers - Posted January 25, 2013
With Variety now under the ownership of Penske Media, we figured changes (that means staff cuts) were on their way. Well, unfortunately, those moves are coming in March. ... [FishbowlNY]

And Now for Some Variety Rumors - Posted October 10, 2012
Now that Variety is under the wing of Penske Media, the rumors about the paper's future are swirling. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

And Now for Some Variety Rumors - Posted October 10, 2012
Now that Variety is under the wing of Penske Media, the rumors about the paper's future are swirling. ... [FishbowlNY]

Variety Purchased by Penske Media for $25 Million - Posted October 9, 2012
Variety has finally been purchased. According to The Los Angeles Times, Variety has been acquired by Penske Media, and its financial baker, Third Poin... [FishbowlLA]

Variety to Sell for Less Than $30 Million - Posted September 10, 2012
You know print is on its way out when a newspaper like Variety is having trouble being sold. There was a time when the title was a big brand, but those days are long gone. According to The New York Post, Variety's parent company has been forced to cut the asking price... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Variety to Sell for Less Than $30 Million - Posted September 10, 2012
You know print is on its way out when a newspaper like Variety is having trouble being sold. There was a time when the title was a big brand, but those days are long gone. According to The New York Post, Variety's parent company has been forced to cut the asking price... [FishbowlNY]

Avenue Capital, Part Owner of AMI, in Lead to Buy Variety - Posted August 14, 2012
The New York Post is reporting that Avenue Capital Group, the investment firm whose holdings include American Media Inc. (AMI), is the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Avenue Capital, Part Owner of AMI, in Lead to Buy Variety - Posted August 14, 2012
The New York Post is reporting that Avenue Capital Group, the investment firm whose holdings include American Media Inc. (AMI), is the ... [FishbowlNY]

Variety's Buyer Better Have Deep Pockets - Posted July 13, 2012
The price tag for Variety has been estimated at about $40 million, but according to experts, it's going to end up being way more than that once it's bought. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Variety's Buyer Better Have Deep Pockets - Posted July 13, 2012
The price tag for Variety has been estimated at about $40 million, but according to experts, it's going to end up being way more than that once it's bought. ... [FishbowlNY]

How Much Does a Celebrity Endorsement Bring to a Social Startup? - Posted July 9, 2012
Celebrity involvement in startups was the buzz at the Variety Summit in Los Angeles. Read on for advice from the experts. L.A. startups are leaders in using celebrities to make their ... [SocialTimes.com]

How to Land a Byline in Variety - Posted June 22, 2012
If you're looking to get published in Variety, you better make your pitches good. Editors at the pub's daily and weekly versions typically generate story ideas themselves and assign them to writers they trust, but they are willing to work with newbies -- as long as the hook is compelling. "We recently... [FishbowlLA]

Applying Semantic Technology to Big Data - Posted April 27, 2012
Rob Styles has written an article regarding how semantic technologies can be effectively applied to the third V of Big Data: variety. (The other two Vs are... [semanticweb.com]

Revolving Door: WNBC, WSJ on Pinterest, iPad Mags, and More - Posted March 26, 2012
James Murdoch has resigned from another corporate board. [via] ... [AgencySpy]

Qwikster by Netflix Offers Videogame Rentals by Mail - Posted September 21, 2011
Netflix has responded to the numerous complaints from subscribers and, of course, the plunge in its stock prices. The web-based rental and video stream company has decided to cut the two services into separate divisions in the coming weeks. Reed Hastings, CEO and co-founder, openly acknowledge the crushing negative feed... [SocialTimes.com]

Streamys May Put Internet Productions in the Mainstream - Posted August 12, 2011
The Streamy Awards will return for a third year thanks to a very bankable production company - Dick Clark Productions. DCP's production record is noteworthy for producing the Golden Globe Awards, American Music Awards and other awards programs. DCP will work with the original production company -- Tubefilter. Tubefilter has... [SocialTimes.com]

One Secret To Increasing Engagement On Twitter: Mix Up Your Tweets - Posted August 12, 2011
It's easy to fall into a rut on Twitter. Tweeting the same sort of thing, day in, day out, until either you become bored or bore your followers. To perk up your Twitter feed, fight boredom and burnout, and increase engagement, all you need to do is mix up your tweets.... [AllTwitter]

If You're on Twitter, You Might be Seeing More Political Variety Than You Think - Posted April 12, 2011
A lot of people think that Twitter enables its users to reinforce their biases, because they can choose to follow like-minded people. However, new research suggests that Twitter is a potentially fantastic tool for exposing individuals to more varied viewpoints than any other media - and even if a liberal... [AllTwitter]

Variety Details Paywall-Free Blog Showblitz - Posted March 1, 2011
Variety confirmed ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Variety News Blog to Step Out from Behind Paywall - Posted February 28, 2011
Variety will allow a small leak through its paywall, launching a news blog Tuesday that will be visible free-of-charge, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Variety Show Continues at THR - Posted October 11, 2010
As one former Variety staffer joins the morphing Hollywood Reporter, so leaves another: it was announced today by THR that editor Elizabeth Guider is departing the trade publication for personal reasons. Hopefully, on her way out the revolving door, Guider will have the chance to say hi-bye to new incoming chief... [FishbowlLA]

Variety, Fizziology Launch The Weekly Fizz10 Chart to Measure Movies' Social-Media Buzz - Posted September 30, 2010
Variety and social-media-research outfit Fizziology will team up to create a weekly chart of feature films generating the most buz... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Confirmed: RBI Will Retain Variety - Posted February 18, 2010
Reed Business Information will retain ownership of Variety, despite recent reports to the contrary. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Confirmed: RBI Will Retain Variety - Posted February 18, 2010
Reed Business Information will retain ownership of Variety, despite recent reports to the contrary. ... [FishbowlNY]

Update: More Details on MediaNews And Press+ - Posted February 12, 2010
Yesterday we reported on MediaNews' trial of Steve Brill's JournalismOnline pay wall platform Press+, which seeks ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Update: More Details on MediaNews And Press+ - Posted February 12, 2010
Yesterday we reported on MediaNews' trial of Steve Brill's JournalismOnline pay wall platform Press+, which seeks ... [FishbowlNY]

Pulitzer Mechanic Columnist Jumps Publications, Coasts - Posted February 4, 2010
Late breaking Thursday item: The Wall Street Journal has scooped up veteran Los Angeles Times writer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pulitzer Mechanic Columnist Jumps Publications, Coasts - Posted February 4, 2010
Late breaking Thursday item: The Wall Street Journal has scooped up veteran Los Angeles Times writer ... [FishbowlNY]

McClatchy Considers Pay Wall - Posted January 27, 2010
Earlier today The McClatchy Co. gave a strong impression that 2010 is going to be a good year: online ad sales are on the rise (as they've been elsewhere i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

McClatchy Considers Pay Wall - Posted January 27, 2010
Earlier today The McClatchy Co. gave a strong impression that 2010 is going to be a good year: online ad sales are on the rise (as they've been elsewhere i... [FishbowlNY]

Critics Respond To Times' Pay Wall Plans - Posted January 20, 2010
How long have we been living under the looming shadow that is the threat of a New York Times' pay wall? The answer most likely is since TimesSelect's fall ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Critics Respond To Times' Pay Wall Plans - Posted January 20, 2010
How long have we been living under the looming shadow that is the threat of a New York Times' pay wall? The answer most likely is since TimesSelect's fall ... [FishbowlNY]

A Hole In Newsday's Pay Wall - Posted January 14, 2010
Cablevision's decision last October to put their Long Island paper Newsday ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Hole In Newsday's Pay Wall - Posted January 14, 2010
Cablevision's decision last October to put their Long Island paper Newsday ... [FishbowlNY]

Variety For Sale|AOL Hires Gourmet Editors|BusinessWeek Pulls Twitter Article|Ruth Reichl - Posted January 13, 2010
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Variety For Sale|AOL Hires Gourmet Editors|BusinessWeek Pulls Twitter Article|Ruth Reichl - Posted January 13, 2010
... [FishbowlNY]

Former FishbowlLA Editor Joins NYMag.com As West Coast Editor - Posted January 12, 2010
As part of its expanding entertainment coverage, NYMag.com has hired its first West Coast editor. The New York magazine site announced yesterday that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former FishbowlLA Editor Joins NYMag.com As West Coast Editor - Posted January 12, 2010
As part of its expanding entertainment coverage, NYMag.com has hired its first West Coast editor. The New York magazine site announced yesterday that ... [FishbowlNY]

Nikki Finke Hires Variety Vet To Helm Deadline New York - Posted January 11, 2010
Ever since Nikki Finke sold her blog Deadline Hollywood Daily to Mail.com Media Corp. i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nikki Finke Hires Variety Vet To Helm Deadline New York - Posted January 11, 2010
Ever since Nikki Finke sold her blog Deadline Hollywood Daily to Mail.com Media Corp. i... [FishbowlNY]

Micropayments: Pay Walls' Happy Medium? - Posted December 29, 2009
When entertainment industry trade Variety decided to put its online content behind a pay wall earlier this month, it promised options for how users would go about ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Micropayments: Pay Walls' Happy Medium? - Posted December 29, 2009
When entertainment industry trade Variety decided to put its online content behind a pay wall earlier this month, it promised options for how users would go about ... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: The Year's Biggest Moves In Media - Posted December 21, 2009
This year -- full of flux and uncertainty about where the media is heading -- has resulted in a vast number of job changes and departures across all matter of media companies and publications. In almost every field of journalism, big names have either been fired, promoted, retired, or simply moved... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: The Year's Biggest Moves In Media - Posted December 21, 2009
This year -- full of flux and uncertainty about where the media is heading -- has resulted in a vast number of job changes and departures across all matter of media companies and publications. In almost every field of journalism, big names have either been fired, promoted, retired, or simply moved... [FishbowlNY]

Dealing With Layoffs|MPA Lays Off 5|Examiner.com Gets New CEO|Colbert Covers Raise Newsstand Sales|Deadline Hollywood - Posted December 17, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dealing With Layoffs|MPA Lays Off 5|Examiner.com Gets New CEO|Colbert Covers Raise Newsstand Sales|Deadline Hollywood - Posted December 17, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlNY]

Variety.com To Begin Charging For Content - Posted December 10, 2009
Variety announced today that it hopes to introduce its new pay wall plan in stages. And unlike other publications, which only give you a blurb before asking you to register, starting tomorrow V... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Variety.com To Begin Charging For Content - Posted December 10, 2009
Variety announced today that it hopes to introduce its new pay wall plan in stages. And unlike other publications, which only give you a blurb before asking you to register, starting tomorrow V... [FishbowlNY]

min Honors Magazines, Editors At First Editorial & Design Awards - Posted November 18, 2009
Even as the media industry is seeming falling apart all around us, the industry still insists on honoring its members. There's no better time than the present to look on the bright side, we suppose. This morning, min announced the winners of its first Editorial &am... [morningmedianewsfeed]

min Honors Magazines, Editors At First Editorial & Design Awards - Posted November 18, 2009
Even as the media industry is seeming falling apart all around us, the industry still insists on honoring its members. There's no better time than the present to look on the bright side, we suppose. This morning, min announced the winners of its first Editorial &am... [FishbowlNY]

Carpetbagger Torch Passed On - Posted October 21, 2009
Award season just won't be the same this year, and it's not just because there will be 10 movies up for Best Picture. Variety announced yesterday that new media reporter David Carr of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Carpetbagger Torch Passed On - Posted October 21, 2009
Award season just won't be the same this year, and it's not just because there will be 10 movies up for Best Picture. Variety announced yesterday that new media reporter David Carr of ... [FishbowlNY]

Christiane Amanpour|THR, Variety Plan Changes|GalleyCat Correctly Predicts Oprah's Book Club Selection|WSJ Reveals Pricey Mobile App Pay Structure|Diller Will Use Cash To Reinvest - Posted September 17, 2009
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Christiane Amanpour|THR, Variety Plan Changes|GalleyCat Correctly Predicts Oprah's Book Club Selection|WSJ Reveals Pricey Mobile App Pay Structure|Diller Will Use Cash To Reinvest - Posted September 17, 2009
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Breaking: Reed Elsevier To Sell Part Of U.S. Business - Posted July 30, 2009
In a memo to staffers today, Reed Business Information Global CEO Keith Jones revealed a plan to divest a bulk of the company's U.S. publications. RBI will hold on to Reed Construction Data US... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: Reed Elsevier To Sell Part Of U.S. Business - Posted July 30, 2009
In a memo to staffers today, Reed Business Information Global CEO Keith Jones revealed a plan to divest a bulk of the company's U.S. publications. RBI will hold on to Reed Construction Data US... [FishbowlNY]

Bart Becomes A Softie Re: Will Smith - Posted December 30, 2008
Variety editor Peter Bart, who has had his share of those nasty little "Memo to" columns over the years has certainly turned his naysaying around with the ... [FishbowlLA]

Clint For Best Actor: Do You Feel Lucky? Well, Do Ya, Punk? - Posted December 30, 2008
As the Oscar ballots were just sent out to hungry voters for those pesky gold statuettes, the pressing question hovers around Dirty Harry and whether he'll get the acting nod, the L.A. Times predicts. The critics, well faux critics or columnists or whatever you want to call them, are ... [FishbowlLA]

NY Times Banned In China -- On The Internet - Posted December 22, 2008
If you happen to be in China and are looking for the New York Times on the Internet, think again. The grey lady has been banned on the Chinese Internet just a few days after the Chinese government gave itself the right to censor content it deems illegal, ... [FishbowlLA]

Variety Was On The Block, Or Was It? - Posted December 10, 2008
Variety, owned by London's Reed Elsevier, looked to be the target of overall billion-dollar buyout by British firm Bain Capital... [FishbowlLA]

WGA Awards Want 'Simpsons,' 'Breaking Bad' And Tina's '30 Rock' - Posted December 8, 2008
Tina Fey is likely to be lauded for more than just impersonating Sarah Palin with the Writers Guild of America awa... [FishbowlLA]

Variety At Least Can Laugh At Itself - Posted November 20, 2008
Variety, the long-standing Hollywood trade that never likes to admit it is a trade, at least admitted being amused by a colorful vid produced by Will Ferrell's funnyordie.com circulating the Internet. The paper... [FishbowlLA]

Alas Poor Yorick, er Thor - Posted September 29, 2008
The latest version of a Marvel comic to hit screens may now by the illustrious "Thor," directed by no less than Shakespearean expert Kenneth Branagh. The director is apparently, according to Variety, in talks... [FishbowlLA]

Blogging Cannes - Posted May 14, 2008
Wish you were in France? (Us neither). But just in case you want to keep up, here's a list of local pubs who have sent bloggers over for a vie en film: The Hollywood Reporter: Steven Zeitchik is live blogging Cannes. Los Angeles Times:... [FishbowlLA]

KCBS Cuts Back--Greene and Martin Leaving - Posted April 1, 2008
KCBS has decided to let Harold Greene (LAObserved has Harold Levine in the text, but Greene in the hed) and Ann Martin walk away when their contracts expire. EP Matt Kallinger reporters Jennifer Sabih, Jaime Garza, Jennifer Davis, and Greg Phillips are also signing off. Kallinger's the guy who... [FishbowlLA]

Variety Launches Social Networking Site For Entertainment-Types - Posted February 20, 2008
Variety gives social networking the business. Ever think to yourself: If a giant media company was looking for a way to hemorrhage money, why not just give it to me? Yeah. Us, too. LOS ANGELES (February 19, 2008) " Variety, the world's... [FishbowlLA]

Anne Thompson: Golden Globes May Not Be Televised - Posted December 28, 2007
Variety says it has been hearing rumblings that the on-going writers' strike means the Golden Globes will not be televised. Others conc... [FishbowlLA]

LA Times Serves Up H'wood's New Dining Rules - Posted August 20, 2007
People who know the entertainment biz are well aware that making it in Tinseltown means you understand the inside politics and well as the savvy social skills required to successfully navigate through Hollywood. So it's no surprise that there are oh-so-important rules even when it comes to lunch. However, those rules have... [FishbowlLA]

Variety.com Launches Digital Variety -- It's Like Paper, Without The Paper - Posted February 7, 2007
Taking a page from, oh, every newspaper in the country, Variety today announced it is launching Digital Variety, "a... [FishbowlLA]

In the Trades: Remakes, Remakes, Remakes - Posted February 1, 2007
Russell Crowe will star as the not-as-bad-as-we've-been-led-to-believe Sheriff of Nottingham, based on a spec script from Ethan Reiff and Cy... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA EXCLUSIVE: Peter Bart Disses LA Times in Internal Memo - Posted January 31, 2007
FBLA found this interesting item in our tip box: To: Editorial Staff From: Peter Bart Dana Harris will assume her new duties as editor of Variety.com, effective January 29. She has done an outstanding job in several roles here at Variety and I am delighted to welcome her to her new position. She joins... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades - Posted January 31, 2007
Variety Scott Rudin has offered one of his former development guys, Craig Perry, a first-look deal, thus gaining an opportunity to "generate mainstream comedies and family films." Perry produced the American Pie and ... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades - Posted January 30, 2007
Variety: Kiss has launched a comic book company. The first title, Kiss 4K, will debut at the Wizard World convention in Los Angeles in March. The second title is expected to be Kiss Girls, which features four ... [FishbowlLA]

Variety to Provide On-Camera Talent for Reelz Channel - Posted January 24, 2007
Variety, the show-biz bible, has struck a deal with Reelz Channel--writers appear as correspondents and analysts on the Dailies show and Reelz puts a camera in the newsroom. Rod Perth, head of the cable channe... [FishbowlLA]

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