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

Closing Act | Grading the Oscars | Missing the Joke

TVSpy: Accomplished Chicago anchors Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson will retire from CBS’ O&O WBBM Thursday. The anchor team was first paired together in 1973.

TVNewser: A panel takes on the Oscars and if Seth MacFarlane was a good host of the Oscars last night. Sock puppets notwithstanding, there are conflicting opinions among the experts.

FishbowlLA: If you watched MacFarlane’s opening monologue, then you saw the fake headlines that belong to Stephen Battaglio (left). The TV Guide business editor says, in an exclusive interview, he was not in on the sketch.

 

Mediabistro Course

Travel Writing

Travel WritingStarting September 23, learn how to turn your travel stories into published essays and articles! Taught by a former Vanity Fair staff writer, James Sturz will teach you how to report, interview, and find sources, discover story ideas and pitch them successfully, and understand what travel editors look for in a story. Register now!