Tuesday Jun 26, 2012

BREAKING: Nora Ephron Has Died

nora_ephron.jpgAuthor, director and screenwriter Nora Ephron has passed away. She created such memorable films as When Harry Met Sally... and Sleepless in Seattle and had written a number of books. She was 71 years old.

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Friday Nov 11, 2011

Breaking: Dozens of Jobs Cut at CNN

cnn6_21.jpg Layoff notices are being handed out across CNN/U.S. today. Photographers, editors and other staffers in Atlanta, New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Miami are being let go. In all, at least 50 positions are being eliminated.

Dozens of Jobs Cut at CNN; New York, Atlanta, Washington, DC, Miami, LA Staffers Pink-Slipped (TVNewser)

Wednesday Oct 05, 2011

Breaking: Steve Jobs Dead at 56

steve-jobs-dead.jpgBreaking: Apple chairman and former CEO Steve Jobs has passed away from pancreatic cancer at the age of 56, according to Apple. The company posted the following message on its site just hours ago: "Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being."

Breaking: Steve Jobs Dead at 56

Thursday Jun 02, 2011

Jill Abramson Named Executive Editor At NYT

Jill_Abramson.JPGBreaking: Bill Keller is stepping down as executive editor of The New York Times to become a full-time writer for the paper. He will be replaced by Jill Abramson, who has been managing editor since 2003. Abramson will be the first female executive editor in the paper's 160-year history.

Breaking: Jill Abramson Named Executive Editor At NYT (FishbowlNY)

Wednesday Apr 06, 2011

Breaking: Glenn Beck To Leave Fox News Program

glenn-beck.jpgBreaking: Glenn Beck's Mercury Radio Arts and FNC have reached a deal that will see Beck "transition off of his daily program" later in 2011. Beck's much-reported troubles with the advertising community are believed to play a role in the decision. Click through to see what his plans are after he leaves Fox News Channel.
Breaking: Glenn Beck to Leave Fox News Program (TVNewser)

Friday Jan 21, 2011

Breaking: Keith Olbermann Out At MSNBC

keith_olbermann2.jpgBreaking: Tonight was Keith Olbermann's last night on MSNBC. The Countdown host and the network say that the two parties "have ended their contract." MSNBC says that starting Monday, The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell will move to 8 PM, with Ed Schultz moving to 10 PM. TVNewser has the full statement from the network and video of Olbermann's farewell show.

Breaking: Keith Olbermann Out At MSNBC (TVNewser)

Friday Dec 03, 2010

Ben Sherwood to Lead ABC News

Westin2.jpgBreaking: Anne Sweeney, the president of Disney/ABC Television has named Ben Sherwood to lead the news division, TVNewser has learned. Sherwood is the former executive producer of Good Morning America and will replace outgoing president David Westin (pictured).

Breaking: Ben Sherwood to Lead ABC News (TVNewser)

Friday Nov 05, 2010

Breaking: Keith Olbermann Suspended from MSNBC Indefinitely after Contributing to Democratic Candidates

KO1105.jpgBreaking: MSNBC has suspended host Keith Olbermann indefinitely and without pay, after Politico revealed the primetime host contributed to the campaigns of of three congressional candidates, a practice which violates an NBC News policy. MSNBC president Phil Griffin released this statement: "I became aware of Keith's political contributions late last night. Mindful of NBC News policy and standards, I have suspended him indefinitely without pay."

Breaking: Keith Olbermann Suspended from MSNBC Indefinitely after Contributing to Democratic Candidates (TVNewser)

Tweeting the Keith Olbermann Suspension (WebNewser)

Tuesday Nov 02, 2010

First on FBDC: Ex-TWT Correspondent Joseph Curl's Secret Gig at Drudge Report

joe-curl100.jpgFirst on FishbowlDC: Ex-Washington Times senior White House correspondent Joseph Curl has teamed up with Matt Drudge to edit the Drudge Report, FishbowlDC has learned. Sources tell FishbowlDC that Drudge lured his longtime friend away from his TWT gig this spring, and Joe's been working for the famed conservative news site ever since.

First on FishbowlDC: Joseph Curl's Secret Gig at Drudge Report

Friday Sep 24, 2010

Breaking: Jeff Zucker to Leave NBCU Once Comcast Closes Deal

zucker-924.jpgBreaking: NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker will leave the company once Comcast closes its deal to acquire it, according to the NY Times' Bill Carter. Carter reports that Zucker was informed he would leave the company in a meeting with Comcast COO Steve Burke.

Breaking: Jeff Zucker to Leave NBCU Once Comcast Closes Deal (TVNewser)


Breaking: Weigel Resigns from Washington Post

Breaking: Eliot Spitzer, Kathleen Parker Hired by CNN

Breaking: CNN Drops AP Subscription

Christiane Amanpour Leaves CNN to Host ABC's This Week

CNBC's Charlie Gasparino to Jump to FBN

Breaking: Conan Says He Won't Host Tonight After Leno

Breaking: Doner Advertising Sold, CEO Steps Down

Lou Dobbs Leaving CNN

Breaking: Comm. Director Anita Dunn Leaving the White House

Breaking: Time Inc. Shutters Fortune Small Business

Breaking: Media General Plans To Consolidate, Cut Jobs

Breaking: Fox News and White House Call A "Truce"

Starcom MediaVest Group's Spark SMG at Center of Suzuki Scam Ads

Breaking: More Layoffs Hit Forbes

Breaking: NY Times Cuts 100 Newsroom Positions

Breaking: Bloomberg Acquires BusinessWeek

Breaking: Dan Rather Case Against CBS Dismissed

Breaking: Blood Bath at CQ-RollCall: 44 Positions Cut

FishbowlDC Exclusive: Meet the New WaPo Mag

Breaking: Global Hue Wins Global Jeep Account

Breaking: US Copyright Office Head Says Google Books Settlement Allows Copyright Infringement

Breaking: John Stossel Leaving ABC For Fox

Breaking: Live to Change Name, Reduce Hours

Breaking: Don Imus Joins Fox Biz

Breaking: Charlie Gibson To Step Down from ABC 'World News', Diane Sawyer to Anchor Broadcast

CBS Correspondent Injured in Afghanistan

Breaking: A&E Television Networks to Acquire Lifetime

Breaking: "60 Minutes" Creator Don Hewitt Has Died

Breaking: Twitter's Down

Exclusive: CQ-Roll Call Deal Signed, Management Changes Announced

Breaking: North Korea Pardons Current TV Journalists

Breaking: Gawker, Gizmodo, Defamer Et Al Are Down

Breaking: Yahoo, Microsoft Pact Done: Yahoo Cedes Search to Redmond

Navy Cmdr Files Sex Complaint Against Female Miami Herald Reporter

Breaking: AP to Create News Registry to Protect Online Content

First on PRNewser: PRNewswire Confirms "Realignment"

First on FBDC: Washington Post Responds to Politico

First on TVNewser: truTV's "In Session" Shuts Down New York Operations

First on FishbowlDC: CQ to Join Roll Call Under Economist Group

Breaking: Carlos Watson Gets 11am Slot on MSNBC

Breaking: JWT Chicago Remains Open as Field Office

Breaking: Nina Devlin Joins Edelman as SVP

Breaking: Amazon Unveils Kindle DX

Breaking: Disney To Acquire 30 Percent of Hulu

Breaking: Conde Nast Shutters Portfolio

First on TVNewser: FNC's John Moody Moves Up, Michael Clemente to Oversee Editorial

FBNY Exclusive: Outside Under Layoff, Freelance Payment Duress

Breaking: Rodale Shutters Best Life

Breaking: CNN's D.L. Hughley To End Run

Breaking: Jonathan Wald Leaving CNBC

Breaking: Conde Nast Shutters Domino

Breaking: Country Home Has Folded

BBDO Cutting 189 Jobs Across North America

Hannity To Premiere January 12 On FNC

Yahoo! Preps for Layoffs; 1,500 Expected

Tribune Co. Files For Bankruptcy

NBCU To Cut 500 Jobs From Global Workforce

Miles O'Brien To Leave CNN

New Staff Cuts At Gawker, Gizmodo and Jezebel

Ziff Davis Media's PCMag Goes Online-Only

New York Times Shutters Play

Active Interest Media Cuts Workforce By 10 Percent

Keith Olbermann Signs New Deal with MSNBC

BBDO To Lay Off As Many As 200

Rodale Lays Off 111 Employees

Studs Terkel Dies

Conde Nast Portfolio Drops To 10 Issues/Year; Men's Vogue Drops To Two Issues/Year

Breaking: OC Register Lays Off 110

L.A. Times Cuts 75 Editorial Jobs

Harvard University Mag 02138 Folds

Breaking: RadarOnline Sold to AMI, Magazine Shuttered

FishbowlNY Exclusive: Time Inc. Layoffs Confirmed

'Salary Dump' At Mediaweek, Brandweek

Layoffs At Nielsen Business Media

Jane Velez Mitchell Gets Beck's Old Slot

Nervousness At the OC Register

ABC Draws Highest Viewership Of All Debates

FNC Tops Cablers: Most Viewers in Network History

VP Debate Moderator Ifill Breaks Ankle

Tomorrow Is the New York Sun's Last Day

Nets Covering Worst Day For Markets in Years

Jim Newton Returns To The L.A Times

Pharrell Williams: Not A PC Guy, Just Plays One On TV

Rick Sanchez Live Via 'TwitterView' At Noon On TVN

Assaad: "In A Very Strong Place"

BREAKING: EIC Carney Leaving Dealbreaker

Couric To Interview Palin

Ad Agency Element 79 Loses Major Account

Whitaker To Take On Russert's Job

More of Jesse Jackson's Comments About Obama Revealed

LAT Layoffs Begin, Publisher Resigns

Tony Snow, 53, Dies of Colon Cancer

Google's Schmidt Says Yahoo! Is Better Off Alone

Hot Mic Puts Jackson in Hot Water

Jordanian Flag Flies in Sun Valley?

A-Listers Mingle, White Water Raft, Discuss Media

NYT Calls WaPo Editor Seat for Brauchli

Tribune Co. Looking to Sell LAT, Chi Trib Buildings

NYT Reorganizes International Herald Tribune

Tim Russert Dies After Heart Attack

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