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Meet The Press Reportedly Plans to Announce New Moderator Soon, Chuck Todd The Favorite (Politico / Playbook)
Chuck Todd, a political obsessive and rabid sports fan, is the likely successor to David Gregory as moderator of Meet The Press, with the change expected to be announced in coming weeks, according to top political sources. TVNewser Meet The Press has slipped to third among the Sunday public affairs shows. Todd is currently NBC’s chief White House correspondent and political director, as well as the anchor of the 9 a.m. Daily Rundown on MSNBC. FishbowlDC The New York Post’s Page Six first reported in late July that Gregory may soon be replaced. The Daily Beast’s Lloyd Grove later wrote in a follow-up piece that, “In multiple conversations that I had with people inside and outside NBC after the item appeared, it was taken as a given that Gregory is toast.” TVNewser Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace appeared on MediaBuzz to give his thoughts on the rumors and the influence of Sunday shows today. “I think it’s lousy,” Wallace said about how NBC News is treating Gregory amid rumors of his imminent ousting. FishbowlDC “I think they either ought to say he’s our guy, we’re sticking by him, or they ought to get rid of him, but they shouldn’t put him in this limbo,” said Wallace.

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GQ’s Art Director Joins New York

New York has named Thomas Alberty as its new Design Director. Alberty comes to New York from GQ, where he had been since 2004. WWD reports that Alberty was most recently the GQ’s Art Director.

Alberty succeeds Chris Dixon, who left New York in September for the designer job at Vanity Fair.

New York’s Design Director Moves to Vanity Fair

Chris Dixon, the man responsible for the wonderful look of New York magazine, is moving on to Vanity Fair. Dixon has been with New York since 2004, and almost instantly brought the magazine recognition for the changes he implemented. At Vanity Fair, he will succeed David Harris who is reducing his role and will act as Design Editor-at-Large.

Graydon Carter was obviously pleased with getting such a great designer as Dixon. “Chris Dixon is arguably the most formidable design talent in the magazine business,” said Carter. “I look forward to seeing the subtle and sophisticated innovations he will be bringing to Vanity Fair.”

nextNY Flips Burgers for NY Tech Scene at Shake Shack in Madison Square Park

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Last night the entrepreneurial meetup group nextNY treated members of the New York tech community to free burgers, fries and shakes at the @shakeshack III event in Madison Square Park. The organization also teamed up with event sponsors to give out Community Awards to this year’s standout businesses and entrepreneurs, which were selected through an online poll.

The crowd gathered under a white tent for conversation and cups of Shackmeister while Shake Shack staffers passed around trays of food, which probably broke the record for the shortest wait time at Shake Shack by several hours.  We spotted Entrepreneur of the Year nominee Dennis Crowley from Foursquare, Mediabistro’s own Joe Ciarallo from Most Buzzworthy Startup nominee Buddy Media and David Ambrose from Best E-mail Driven Startup nominee Scoop St., as well as Tony Bacigalupo from New Work City and TycoonU.com CIO Wayne Mulligan, who pretended to be from Groupon (nice try). As of yesterday, the full list of finalists included:

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