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Poll: What Was The Biggest Media Event of 2009?

1_21_09_obama_dance.0.0.0x0.300x321.jpeg.jpgPerhaps it’s because of the economy, but 2009 just wasn’t the year for huge media events.

Starting last Christmas, when many publishers started forgoing their annual Christmas parties as a way to save money, the theme of the big events this year seemed to be frugality. Still, despite the lack of open bars, there were plenty of events that got the media types out mingling and excited, if only for a night (or a day in the case of the conferences we seem to love so much).

So we ask you, FishbowlNY readers, what was the biggest media blowout of the year? Feel free to add your own suggestions to our list. And, just like our poll about magazine and newspaper closures earlier this week, we’ll be taking your answers into consideration next week, when we feature some year-end lists picked by the FishbowlNY editors.


What was the biggest media event of the year?(polls)

Previously: What Titles Were You Sad To Lose In 2009?

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Poll: Will Paywalls Save Newspapers?

paperspic.jpgFrom Newsday to The New York Times to The Wall Street Journal, newspapers across the country are trying out new types of pay walls and paid content models. But the big question remains, can they save papers?

Our colleagues at BayNewser have launched a new poll today asking that all important question, and we’re trying to crowd-source the answer from across the mediabistro.com community.

Update: Cast your vote on this issue below, and pass it along to your friends and colleagues, too.

Do You Think Paywalls Will Save Newspapers?(trends)

Related: FBNY Poll: What Content Would You Be Willing To Pay For Online?

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FishbowlNY Poll: Will You Buy A Kindle DX?

kindle.jpg Amazon.com revealed a new, bigger Kindle yesterday. But we were wondering, will it sell?

The reviews are mixed — some have called it overpriced — but Amazon is pitching it as the future of the newspaper industry and perhaps its saving grace.

Whether or not that that is true we want you to tell us, will you shell out $489 for a Kindle DX?


Are you going to buy a Kindle DX?(answers)