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Posts Tagged ‘Celebuzz’

The Wolf of South Beach

The original Daily News item was posted this morning at 2.a.m. Since then, it’s been a long trail of slack-jawed media pick-up regarding the eyewitness report of Leonardo DiCaprio leaving a 1 Oak pop-up at South Beach’s Rec Room accompanied by 20 models.

Gawker went for the in-your-face rhetorical:

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Birthday Boy Tom Cruise Doing Better Than Newsweek

ShutterstockTomCruiseNMUnintentionally, D.B. Hebbard over at Talking New Media may wind up with today’s most original Tom Cruise born-on-the-third-of-July reference. Leading off a piece about Newsweek, the journalist writes:

The newsweekly is like Tom Cruise in Interview with the Vampire, it may still be alive, but it is not looking very good. At least that is what users of the digital edition are telling the publisher.

Well done. But what of the more conventional coverage today of an A-lister who belies the fact that he is on the Edge of Early Bird Specials?

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Celebuzz EIC Dylan Howard Stands Up for Rupert Murdoch

Among celebrity news, Celebuzz strives to be the first to break a story, which is a lesson editor-in-chief Dylan Howard learned early in his career from Rubert Murdoch. In his So What Do You Do? interview, Howard discusses the influence Murdoch had on his career as a young journalist in Australia, and how he brought that style of news breaking to America.

“Regardless of what went wrong in the practice of journalism at the News of the World, Rupert Murdoch’s footprints are still all over journalism in Britain and Australia. He shaped a lot of journalists’ careers, including this one,” Howard said. “From the outset, it was drilled into this young journalist that, to sell newspapers, you need to break stories. Therefore, it became part of my DNA. With the exception of a handful of rogue Brits, the Murdoch empire has produced a prodigious number of news breakers, who incidentally, do it the right way.”

Read more in So What Do You Do, Dylan Howard, Editor-in-Chief of Celebuzz?.

Andrea Hackett

Celebuzz Launches

inf_300x250.jpgSocial network Buzznet is getting into the celeb blogging world, with Celebuzz, a community built on snark, dish and a shared love of all things famous.

Celebuzz general manager Karina Kogan told CNET News.com that celebrity gossip fans are more than happy to use “more than one source to get the same exact story. They’re interested in different points of view, and frankly, they’re happy to look at the same photo ten times, just in different settings.”

Hell, that’s what keeps us in business! Welcome aboard, Celebuzz!