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The women's magazine veteran reveals why she moved from print to digital and offers advice for celebrity journos.

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Crunching Quantcast's Latest Mobile Traffic Numbers - Posted April 30, 2013
When it comes to the Top 50 mobile content destinations in the U.S., a pair of killer "B's" crown the latest Quantcast ratings (next to comScore, these are generally agreed to be the most accurate publicly available metrics). Coming in at #7 with 4,373,802 monthly visitors is BuzzFeed, while 3,919,244 measured... [FishbowlLA]

HollywoodLife Enjoys Its Best Month Ever - Posted April 3, 2013
March was very good to Bonnie Fuller's PMC website HollywoodLife. The celebrity news destination, launched in November 2009, attracted a new high of 13.9 million unique visitors. To top it off, Monday (April 1) was HL's best single day yet, with unique visitors cresting past the one-million mark. The March 2013 numbers... [FishbowlLA]

Gossip Cop Takes Another Shot at Jay Penske's HollywoodLife - Posted March 21, 2013
It's not usually a good thing when an outlet gets the "zero" rating on gossipcop.com's rumor-to-truth left-margin thermometer graph. That was ... [FishbowlLA]

The Truth About Rachel Uchitel's Tweet and A Birthday Party For Ed Rollins - Posted March 20, 2013
When it comes to Wednesdays at Michael's, the early bird might not always get the best table, but today it did land me something of a timely scoop. Some time before noon, I spotted Rachel Uchitel, the woman whose texts to Tiger Woods helped bring down th... [FishbowlLA]

Bonnie Fuller Marvels at the Breaking of the 'Bathtub Barrier' - Posted December 17, 2012
When she was editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and Glamour, Bonnie Fuller counted on her rock-solid reach into a critical corner of the 18-to-34 female household: the bathroom. ... [FishbowlLA]

Harvey Weinstein, David Zinczenko and Peggy Siegal Throws Another Party - Posted November 28, 2012
'Tis the season for power lunches disguised as holiday celebrations, and this afternoon at Michael's it was SRO as the moguls (Harvey Weinstein, Tommy Mottola)... [FishbowlLA]

Bonnie Fuller Chastises the Kristen Stewart-Robert Pattinson Haters - Posted October 17, 2012
For the briefest of moments last week, the New York Post had Bonnie Fuller ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 5, 2012
Quotes of the Day "When did fact checking and journalism go their separate ways?" -- Comedy Central Daily Show Host Jon Stewart to NBC Newsman Tom Brokaw, who appeared on the show ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 5, 2012
Quotes of the Day "When did fact checking and journalism go their separate ways?" -- Comedy Central Daily Show Host Jon Stewart to NBC Newsman Tom Brokaw, who appeared on the show ... [FishbowlNY]

Helen Gurley Brown, Longtime 'Cosmo' Editor, Dead at 90 - Posted August 14, 2012
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Summer's Social Swans, Kim Kardashian's BFF and the Woman Behind Mad Men - Posted July 25, 2012
Where else could you possibly find friends of reality stars (Come on, you can't expect an A-lister sighting every week) and the last vestiges of Cafe Society all in one room? If it's Wednesday, at Michael's, of course. I couldn't even begin to do justice to the head-spinning scene there today,... [FishbowlLA]

Cristina Cuomo and Fern Mallis Lunch Among The Stylistas Plus Cindy McCain Slips By - Posted June 27, 2012
Sometimes the most interesting lunchtime encounters at Michael's happen before the crowd rushes in. Today was one of those days. When I arrived before noon, there were a handful of people already sitting in the lounge. One woman stuck out, because she was dressed in an oh-s0-tasteful head to toe Pepto... [FishbowlLA]

Back to Business With Norma Kamali, Jeanine Pirro and William Lauder - Posted April 18, 2012
Spring break is over, so it's back to business for the movers and shakers at Michael's. Today's crowd was the usual mix of media mavens (Keith Kelly, Jonathan Wald)... [FishbowlLA]

A Party for Emily Blunt & Ewan McGregor; Katie Couric Holds Court - Posted March 7, 2012
It's been a pretty wild winter at Michael's. Far from suffering from the seasonal doldrums, the place has been operating on full tilt every Wednesday with a fresh array of A-listers that always make for some pretty good people watching. Today was no exception. Besides the jam packed dining room filled with... [FishbowlLA]

Katie Couric, Star Jones & the Fashion Week Flock - Posted February 15, 2012
The media A-list has decided that winter is over (did it ever start?) and came out of hibernation in a major way at Michael's today. Every square inch of the dining room was occupied by boldface names of every description from social swans (Amy Fine Collins... [FishbowlLA]

HollywoodLife.com Makes Up Justin Bieber Story - Posted December 20, 2011
It apparently wasn't enough for HollywoodLife.com to pass on a bogus MSN.com story yesterday about ... [FishbowlLA]

Henry Kravis, John Huey & Kim Kardashian's BFF - Posted December 7, 2011
The usual suspects were (mostly) present and accounted for at Michael's today. The people watching parade included the money men (Henry Kravis), entertainment moguls (Richard... [FishbowlLA]

Real Housewife Melissa Gorga Dishes on Her Sister-in-Law From Hell - Posted November 30, 2011
Slow moving holiday tourists and presidential motorcades be damned. Nothing could keep the faithful away from Michael's today. With the place decked out in its holiday finery, the mood was like a swanky office party on steroids. While the usual suspects and a cool visitor from California (producer/composer ... [FishbowlLA]

Roger Ailes, Barry Diller & The Squawk Box Super Heroes - Posted October 26, 2011
Hail! Hail! The Wednesday gang is all here. The lunch scene at Michael's was firing on all cylinders today as moguls (Barry Diller! Roger Ailes!), high-profile edito... [FishbowlLA]

All in the Family with Joe Kernen & A Dark Shadows Star is Reborn - Posted August 10, 2011
It was a bustling scene at Michael's today as the power lunch crowd crammed in some last minute networking before their late summer vacations. In the mix: talking heads (Joe Kernen, ... [FishbowlLA]

Bob Schieffer, Carl Bernstein and The Shopaholic Squadron - Posted July 27, 2011
It was a tasty mix of media mavens and fab fashionistas at Michael's today as the town car set dined and dished before jetting off to their summer cottages. While Rupert Murdoch was still topic A for plenty of regulars, talk of the stalemate ... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Lauer, Harold Ford Jr. & Neil Sedaka - Posted July 13, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE If the scene at Michael's today is any indication, summer vacations are so 2010. The place was full of magazine honchos (the cafeteria at Hearst must have been empty), media mavens (Does Jason Binn... [FishbowlLA]

Lynne Segall Heads Back to The Hollywood Reporter - Posted June 14, 2011
After a stint at the LA Times and a year trying to help monetize the efforts of Nikki Finke, Bonnie Fuller, ... [FishbowlLA]

Joan Collins, Dennis Basso And The Media Mob - Posted May 4, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE The biblical rain didn't keep the crowds away from Michael's today. The media mavens were networking at warp speed (Bonnie Fuller, we mean you) while the social swans and style set enjoyed their us... [FishbowlLA]

Bonnie Fuller Embraces the Headline Exclamation Point! - Posted March 1, 2011
Does an exclamation point placed at the end, or somewhere within, an entertainment gossip blog item headline make an article more exciting or generate heavier click-through rates? FishbowlLA is wondering about that after dropping into ... [FishbowlLA]

Former Page Sixer on the Menu: 'Misconception That All Gossip News Comes From Publicists' - Posted November 24, 2009
Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu was former Page Six reporter Corynne Steindler, talking about 21st Century gossip reporting and her new senior reporting job at ... [FishbowlDC]

Will Lee To Be Executive Editor at HollywoodLife.com - Posted September 18, 2009
We've posted the entire press release below for your perusal: Former New York Bureau Chief of TMZ Joins HollywoodLife.com HollywoodLife.com President and Editor-in-Chief Bonnie Fuller Appoints Will Lee as Execu... [FishbowlLA]

Gawker Media Revenues/Pageviews Up, Bitter/Sweet - Posted July 27, 2009
Felix Salmon at Reuters reports: Nick Denton says that Gawker Media's revenues were 45% higher in the first two ... [FishbowlLA]

How Many Media Moguls Can Fit Onto A NYC Rooftop? - Posted June 5, 2009
Valleywag's Ryan Tate has the wrap on last night's Founder's Club Internet Week bash here in New York: There were so many old-media bigwigs at the Internet Week event, it's surprising there were any admission badges left for Web startups. Bonnie Fuller, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Gawker Media's Denton: Magazine and Newspaper Reporters "Don't Adjust Well to Working Online" - Posted June 4, 2009
Earlier this week we asked the question, "Do Former Journalists Make Good PR Pros?" which generated a healthy debate in the comments section of that post. At least one media company owner believes "traditional media" journalists don't make... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted March 9, 2009
What we almost missed today... Bloomberg's Al Hunt presented Sen. Ted Kennedy with the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award last night at the Senator's 77th birthday celebration at the Kennedy Center. DC journos in attendance included Wolf Blitzer, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted March 9, 2009
What we almost missed today... Bloomberg's Al Hunt presented Sen. Ted Kennedy with the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award last night at the Senator's 77th birthday celebration at the Kennedy Center. DC journos in attendance included Wolf Blitzer, ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.07.08 - Posted October 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 10.07.08 - Posted October 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlNY]

The Veep Stakes Sweep: A Round Up - Posted September 2, 2008
Well, the Fall television schedule has yet to debut. The Olympics are over. The hurricane was a dud. The DNC is over. And well, now it's Republican week. And, Republicans are pretty boring unless their secret gay affairs become public. So, that's why the press is all aflutter with all things... [FishbowlLA]

Bonnie Fuller On Spitzer's Kids/Spitzer Spouse Gives Peek at Mansion - Posted March 12, 2008
Bonnie Fuller flaps her gums about Eliot Spitzer's daughters. Fuller, under the guise of "caring", names them, and gives some quotes from hack pop psych types. At least she doesn't give their Facebook pages. She's so far gone, she has no idea what a troll she is. And Sildal Spitzer must regret doing... [FishbowlLA]

Obligatory Britney Spears Post - Posted January 31, 2008
We don't want to but we have to. Britney Spears was rushed by ambulance to UCLA Medical Center, escorted by dozen motorcycle officers, two cruisers and two police helicopters. ... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset: Ring Out the Old - Posted December 28, 2007
Artist/filmmaker Melinda Hunt adds to the Theresa Duncan/Jeremy Blake saga and challenges Frank Morales' version. Anjelica Huston to play Benazir Bhutto in... [FishbowlLA]

Bonnie Fuller: Shoots For Pregnant Fish In A Barrel. Still Misses. - Posted December 19, 2007
In HuffPo, Bonnie Fuller takes on Lynne Spears, the mother of Britney Spears and the knocked-up Jamie Lynn, 16. Fuller demands to know if Lynne ever sat her girls down and had "The Talk.... [FishbowlLA]

Bonnie Fuller's Blog? Blame it on Sklar - Posted November 20, 2007
Bonnie Fuller is still banging on the keys and produced another Huffington Post entry. How does this compute? Why is she doing this? We called around, spoke with Fuller's assistant, who didn't really say anything, but did confirm that Bonnie writes these posts herself ... [FishbowlLA]

Bonnie Fuller Bites Bad Mommies/Still Cashes AMI's Checks - Posted November 14, 2007
Bonnie Fuller shows that she has bigger balls than Santa Claus, as well as no sense of irony and a truly awkward relationship with written English as she rips in to Britney Spears, Madonna, and Angelina Jolie for being bad, bad mommies. Fuller writes ... [FishbowlLA]

Bonnie Fuller Seeking New Gig, Says NY Post - Posted March 2, 2007
Bonnie Fuller, editorial director of American Media, is sniffing around for a new job, according to Keith Kelly in the NY Post. Allegedly, she'd been talking to Hachette Filipacchi and TMZ, b... [FishbowlLA]

We'd Watch Love to Watch Dirt, but We Just Washed Our Hair - Posted January 2, 2007
The year's barely begun and yet the ick is already flowing. In Robin Abcarian's piece on Dirt in the LA Times, she confides that show creator Matthew Carnahan calls Helen Hunt his "baby mama... [FishbowlLA]

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