TVNewser TVSpy LostRemote SocialTimes AllFacebook FishbowlNY FishbowlDC PRNewser 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Thursday Morning Stir

-Alibaba has hired a Washington D.C. lobbying firm in a sign that it’s getting serious about a Yahoo takeover. link

-CP+B integrated production intern Jules Ameel spent four days creating a “Cheesy Font” to celebrate Domino’s new Stuffed Crust Cheesy Bread (above). link; link

-Go Daddy hopes an ad featuring a naked Danica Patrick will distract you from its whole SOPA mess. link

-Groupon’s deal to acquire Silicon Valley start-up Campfire Labs “is closed.” link

-Google edged out Facebook to become Nielsen’s “top web brand” of 2011. link

Mediabistro Course

Storytelling for Media Professionals

Storytelling for Media ProfessionalsLearn how to use stories to inspire, connect, and persuade your clients! In this workshop starting September 3, you'll learn how to uncover stories in everyday life, incorporate stories into your media work, use storytelling techniques with clients, all to improve your pitch and presentation skills. Register now!