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Revolving Door Newsletter: 01.20.12
From Paper Boy To President; Staffers Flee Rodale

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Jennifer Aniston Serves 'Cake' to Gayle King, Arianna Huffington and Marlo Thomas - Posted December 17, 2014
It was one for the books today at Michael's. While the SRO crowd of mavens, moguls and machers was celebrating at full tilt, the joint got an extra jolt of adrenaline when word spread that Jennifer Aniston would be hosting an intimate lunch for twenty as she continues her unofficial Oscar... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jennifer Aniston Serves 'Cake' to Gayle King, Arianna Huffington and Marlo Thomas - Posted December 17, 2014
It was one for the books today at Michael's. While the SRO crowd of mavens, moguls and machers was celebrating at full tilt, the joint got an extra jolt of adrenaline when word spread that Jennifer Aniston would be hosting an intimate lunch for twenty as she continues her unofficial Oscar... [FishbowlNY]

Outlander Author Diana Gabaldon on Writing Best Sellers and Playing Nice With Hollywood - Posted July 30, 2014
Judging by the decibel level at Michael's today the media mavens and swells had plenty to talk about between bites of their Korean tacos (delish!) and Cobb salads. There's always a flurry of activity on the last Wednesday in July before most of the last remaining power lunchers depart for their... [GalleyCat]

Outlander Author Diana Gabaldon on Writing Best Sellers and Playing Nice With Hollywood - Posted July 30, 2014
Judging by the decibel level at Michael's today the media mavens and swells had plenty to talk about between bites of their Korean tacos (delish!) and Cobb salads. There's always a flurry of activity on the last Wednesday in July before most of the last remaining power lunchers depart for their... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Outlander Author Diana Gabaldon on Writing Best Sellers and Playing Nice With Hollywood - Posted July 30, 2014
Judging by the decibel level at Michael's today the media mavens and swells had plenty to talk about between bites of their Korean tacos (delish!) and Cobb salads. There's always a flurry of activity on the last Wednesday in July before most of the last remaining power lunchers depart for their... [FishbowlNY]

Harvey Weinstein, Ron Meyer and the Secrets of Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach - Posted June 11, 2014
It was the usual mix of moguls on the menu (Harvey Weinstein and Ron Meyer at Table Four), seasoned with a smattering of stylistas, social types and a gener... [GalleyCat]

Harvey Weinstein, Ron Meyer and the Secrets of Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach - Posted June 11, 2014
It was the usual mix of moguls on the menu (Harvey Weinstein and Ron Meyer at Table Four), seasoned with a smattering of stylistas, social types and a gener... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Harvey Weinstein, Ron Meyer and the Secrets of Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach - Posted June 11, 2014
It was the usual mix of moguls on the menu (Harvey Weinstein and Ron Meyer at Table Four), seasoned with a smattering of stylistas, social types and a gener... [FishbowlNY]

Joanna Coles, Wendy Williams and the Inside Story on the New JFK Book - Posted September 18, 2013
Forget about having to dig out a coat for the first time this season to ward off this morning's chilly temps, the real sign of fall here is that the power lunch scene is back in full swing at Michael's. Today the dining room was full of famous faces (... [GalleyCat]

Joanna Coles, Wendy Williams and the Inside Story on the New JFK Book - Posted September 18, 2013
Forget about having to dig out a coat for the first time this season to ward off this morning's chilly temps, the real sign of fall here is that the power lunch scene is back in full swing at Michael's. Today the dining room was full of famous faces (... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Joanna Coles, Wendy Williams and the Inside Story on the New JFK Book - Posted September 18, 2013
Forget about having to dig out a coat for the first time this season to ward off this morning's chilly temps, the real sign of fall here is that the power lunch scene is back in full swing at Michael's. Today the dining room was full of famous faces (... [FishbowlNY]

Tory Burch's Ex Dines With Ron Perelman; Kelly Bensimon Goes Back to School - Posted February 20, 2013
As much as we'd like to, we can't deliver dish from Oscar winners (Shirley MacLaine) and supermodels (Naomi Campbell, Coco Rocha and Karolina Kurkova) every week. After a head-spinning cycle of chats with A-listers, the celebrity quotient at Michael's was of the l... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tory Burch's Ex Dines With Ron Perelman; Kelly Bensimon Goes Back to School - Posted February 20, 2013
As much as we'd like to, we can't deliver dish from Oscar winners (Shirley MacLaine) and supermodels (Naomi Campbell, Coco Rocha and Karolina Kurkova) every week. After a head-spinning cycle of chats with A-listers, the celebrity quotient at Michael's was of the l... [FishbowlNY]

Naomi Campbell and Her Supermodel Castmates Dish About Their New 'Face' - Posted February 6, 2013
We were more than a little disappointed to learn that we missed Dan Stevens aka Matthew Crawley on Downton Abbey when he lunched with producer Paula Wagner at Table One on Monday. (Doesn't he know Wednesday is the day for lunch at Michael's?) Luckily, today's oh-so-fabulous lunch with the cast of... [FishbowlLA]

Shirley MacLaine Stops by a Birthday Party for Liz Smith - Posted January 30, 2013
I knew it was going to be quite the scene at Michael's today when a little birdie told me that there was going to be a lunch for Liz Smith celebrating the grand dame of gossip's upcoming birthday at Table One. Suffice to say I wasn't disappointed. ... [FishbowlLA]

Shirley MacLaine Stops by a Birthday Party for Liz Smith - Posted January 30, 2013
I knew it was going to be quite the scene at Michael's today when a little birdie told me that there was going to be a lunch for Liz Smith celebrating the grand dame of gossip's upcoming birthday at Table One. Suffice to say I wasn't disappointed. Non... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Shirley MacLaine Stops by a Birthday Party for Liz Smith - Posted January 30, 2013
I knew it was going to be quite the scene at Michael's today when a little birdie told me that there was going to be a lunch for Liz Smith celebrating the grand dame of gossip's upcoming birthday at Table One. Suffice to say I wasn't disappointed. Non... [FishbowlNY]

Ann Curry, Calvin Klein and a Real-Life Seinfeld Character - Posted July 18, 2012
Forget about the dog days of summer. The stifling heat couldn't keep the faithful away from Michael's today. In fact, many of the power lunchers showed up early to escape the oppressive temps which made for a jam packed dining room. The always unflappable Lor... [FishbowlLA]

Ann Curry, Calvin Klein and a Real-Life Seinfeld Character - Posted July 18, 2012
Forget about the dog days of summer. The stifling heat couldn't keep the faithful away from Michael's today. In fact, many of the power lunchers showed up early to escape the oppressive temps which made for a jam packed dining room. The always unflappable Lor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ann Curry, Calvin Klein and a Real-Life Seinfeld Character - Posted July 18, 2012
Forget about the dog days of summer. The stifling heat couldn't keep the faithful away from Michael's today. In fact, many of the power lunchers showed up early to escape the oppressive temps which made for a jam packed dining room. The always unflappable Lor... [FishbowlNY]

Ed Rollins Talks Presidential Politics; The 1 Percent Toasts the Good Life - Posted March 14, 2012
We've gotten so used to the celebrity circus that has dominated Michael's lately that we did a double take when we found the dining room populated mostly by suits, well-heeled ladies and dandies who prefer to let their bank accounts (not publicists) do the talking. Aside from the usual boldface names... [FishbowlLA]

Rick Fox, Arianna Huffington and a Real Housewife of New York City - Posted June 8, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE It was SRO at Michael's today with movers and shakers jammed into every corner. I was so glad I got there early and was able to chat with Rick Fox and his girlfriend ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rick Fox, Arianna Huffington and a Real Housewife of New York City - Posted June 8, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE It was SRO at Michael's today with movers and shakers jammed into every corner. I was so glad I got there early and was able to chat with Rick Fox and his girlfriend ... [FishbowlNY]

Rachel Uchitel Creates A Stir at Michael's - Posted March 30, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE Having covered the scene at Michael's for some time now, I've been witness to plenty of Fellini-esque tableaus where the head-spinning mix of stars and strivers, masters of the universe, and alien-like actors never ceases to amuse and occasionally amaze me, but today was off the charts. What started... [FishbowlLA]

Harvey Weinstein, Evelyn Lauder and A Few Football Moguls - Posted February 9, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE We missed Al Gore and a bearded Keith Olbermann by a day. A little birdie told us Current... [FishbowlLA]

Harvey Weinstein, Evelyn Lauder and A Few Sports Moguls - Posted February 9, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE We missed Al Gore and a bearded Keith Olbermann by a day. A little birdie told us Current... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Harvey Weinstein, Evelyn Lauder and A Few Sports Moguls - Posted February 9, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE We missed Al Gore and a bearded Keith Olbermann by a day. A little birdie told us Current... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Soledad O'Brien Talks Helping Haiti's Children - Posted April 14, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The media mob was out in force today at Michael's and we spotted plenty of table hopping between bites. It was fascinating to see all the head honchos make the rounds while checking in with the competition. Who needs to eat anyway? I was joined today by CNN's anchor and... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Soledad O'Brien Talks Helping Haiti's Children - Posted April 14, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The media mob was out in force today at Michael's and we spotted plenty of table hopping between bites. It was fascinating to see all the head honchos make the rounds while checking in with the competition. Who needs to eat anyway? I was joined today by CNN's anchor and... [FishbowlNY]

Cablevision Exec Responds to Low Subscriber Numbers - Posted January 29, 2010
There has been much egg on the face of Cablevision after its pay wall plan for Newday.com was revealed earlier this week ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cablevision Exec Responds to Low Subscriber Numbers - Posted January 29, 2010
There has been much egg on the face of Cablevision after its pay wall plan for Newday.com was revealed earlier this week ... [FishbowlNY]

Newsday Publisher Knight Resigns After 5 Years - Posted September 24, 2009
Tim Knight, the publisher of Cablevision-owned Long Island newspaper Newsday has ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsday Publisher Knight Resigns After 5 Years - Posted September 24, 2009
Tim Knight, the publisher of Cablevision-owned Long Island newspaper Newsday has ... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: Reed Elsevier To Sell Part Of U.S. Business - Posted July 30, 2009
In a memo to staffers today, Reed Business Information Global CEO Keith Jones revealed a plan to divest a bulk of the company's U.S. publications. RBI will hold on to Reed Construction Data US... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: Reed Elsevier To Sell Part Of U.S. Business - Posted July 30, 2009
In a memo to staffers today, Reed Business Information Global CEO Keith Jones revealed a plan to divest a bulk of the company's U.S. publications. RBI will hold on to Reed Construction Data US... [FishbowlNY]

Reed Business Information Looks to Sell Publishers Weekly - Posted July 30, 2009
Reed Business Information (RBI) will try to sell the trade magazines Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, and School Library Journal, according to a PW report. The article also notes that RBI CEO Tad Smith... [GalleyCat]

B-to-B Publisher Cuts Another Seven Percent - Posted April 15, 2009
Reed Business Information is reducing its staff another seven percent this week, though the company has yet to release an exactly number of employees let go. This is the b-to-b's second round of layoffs in three months. Folio reports an RBI spokesperson as saying the cuts were "in response to economic... [MediaJobsDaily]

Staff Cuts At Variety - Posted April 14, 2009
Michael Speier, Executive Editor of Variety, has been laid off. More cuts are expected to come at Variety throughout the day. The parent company of the publication, Reed Business Information, is laying off 7% of their staff today according to a memo obtained by ... [FishbowlLA]

Madelyn Hammond Rejoins Variety - Posted December 11, 2007
Variety Entertainment Group announced a new job -- and a former hire. Former Associate Publisher of Variety, Madelyn Hammond, has been plucked to become Variety's Chief Marketing Officer, a position the company has never had. The press release explains it all: Los Angeles, CA, December 10, 2007 -- Madelyn Ha... [FishbowlLA]

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