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Posts Tagged ‘The New Haven Register’

Project Thunderdome Officially Closes Its Doors

In spite of melancholy circumstances, staffers at the NYC headquarters for Digital First Media’s Project Thunderdome are having some fun on this, their final day. Here for example is the front of the internal farewell Web page, as shared on Twitter by project EIC Jim Brady:

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Further examples of the kind of humor that invariably courses through newsrooms can be found via the fast-moving Twitter-list stream of 51 Project Thunderdome departing members. Like this observation:

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CNN Avoids Booking Talk Radio Hosts|Playboy and Maxim Go Well Together|MTV Reveals Revamped Schedule|Portfolio.com Returns|Conn. Paper’s Publisher Emerges From Ch. 11

TVNewser: CNN/U.S. president Jon Klein yesterday asked his show producers to stop booking talk radio hosts on their shows, calling their views “all too predictable.”

PaidContent: Can Playboy and Maxim survive if they’re combined?

Hollywood Reporter: A look at the revamped MTV and its upcoming show schedule, which includes the network’s first single-camera comedy series, “Hard Times.”

Gawker: Portfolio.com is back!

Associated Press: The publisher of Connecticut newspaper The New Haven Register has emerged from bankruptcy after only six months in Chapter 11.