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Posts Tagged ‘WCBS’

Revolving Door: Greg Kelly, GigaOm & paidContent, and More

Greg Kelly is back on the air at Good Day New York after authorities decided not to prosecute the anchor following an investigation of rape allegations. The district attorney’s office declared, “the facts established during our investigation do not fit the definition of sexual assault crimes.” Meanwhile, the New York Post is taking heat for publishing photos of the accuser.

GigaOm published a post about its decision to purchase paidContent. Click here to read paidContent’s take on it. The acquisition is getting the thumbs up.

Tina Brown sent around a memo this week announcing big changes on the Newsweek/The Daily Beast masthead.

The Huffington Post media reporter Michael Calderone looks at the impact of Twitter on coverage of the GOP race.

An investor group has purchased Heart & Soul magazine.

CNBC has a new SVP, Jim Ackerman, who has a background in VH1 reality shows.

More of this week’s media moves after the jump.

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Revolving Door: The Daily Beast Talk Show, ‘TIME’ Everywhere, and More

The Daily Beast has made a few new hires in order to launch a new venture: an online talk show. Sources told The New York Observer that the show would have a format like The View and would consist of individual webisodes rather than series programming.

Also this week, TIME magazine announced its plans to offer subscribers “All Access” subscriptions to content in print, online (including a new paid “magazine channel”), and on tablets. PaidContent calls the plan a way to attract readers to the print magazine and to please subscribers who don’t want to pay twice for content. According to TIME‘s press release, the website has 95 percent original content and saw a 31 percent increase in traffic in June 2011 vs the previous year.

More media moves after the jump.

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