Posts Tagged ‘Chris Ariens’
As we head in to the long weekend, we have BBQs, fireworks and parties on the brain. So, we interrupt your holiday party planning to let you know: we’re throwing a party a everyone’s invited! Well, almost everyone.
On July 13 we’ll be hosting a Flacks ‘n Hacks party with the WebNewser editors Joe Ciarallo and Jason Chupick and mediabistro.com’s editorial director of content Chris Ariens. Publicists and journalists will mingle at Artica Bar, take advantage of drink specials and battle each other in the ultimate Guitar Hero throwdown. And, you get to meet and hang out with us.
You can RSVP here. Will we see you there?
Everybody wants to be a video star these days! And by everybody we mean websites fighting to remain relevant online. Earlier this week Reuters announced it was launching a new video-on-demand service, and this morning on the Menu ABC’s Rick Klein spoke of the network’s push to offer more original online video.
Now CNNMoney “the most-popular source of business-news video on the Web” has revealed they are partnering with Time Inc.’s business magazines and sister cable network CNN and have unveiled eight new online business shows. According to the WSJ CNNMoney devotes about a quarter of its editorial budget to Web video, which “has helped it grab the online-video mantle from Yahoo Inc., AOL and other Internet hubs that long dominated business news online.” Take a look at the line-up after the jump. Meanwhile, our own Chris Ariens paid a visit to the fifth floor newsroom at Time Warner Center where “writers, editors and producers all collaborate providing content across multiple platforms” including the newly launched programs. You can watch his video tour here.
Go ahead make all your pale jokes now. Get all the Powder II audition quips out of your system. We know the last time you saw this many white people they called it River Dance. Sad part of this story is two of the three people in this picture are wearing bronzer.
And no – our ELPH’s aperture isn’t busted. And yes, sunblock is necessary indoors…And yes, potatoes are delicious.
As for that other guy that used to write for FBLA…we say,”Dan who?”
Look for Pandora’s posts starting tomorrow!
Dan Abrams caused a bit of a stir last month when he announced he was starting the media consulting firm Abrams Research, but lately it’s beginning to look as though he might just be at the forefront of a new trend. First off is a story from AdAge about the formation by NBC of a women’s “panel” comprised of such luminaries as Maria Bartiromo, Meredith Vieira, Tori Spelling, and Susan Lyne who have been brought together to offer “marketing and general business advice to NBC Universal and its clients on how to reach women.”
The group will also blog, write and appear on air for the media company’s women-oriented properties and contribute to a quarterly newsletter, “Power of the Purse,” covering marketing to the demographic and the latest female trends. The panel will convene for the first time Feb. 10. In effect, it could become the most powerful female-focused agency in the country.
The article goes on to note that members will be able to “recuse themselves if necessary to avoid conflicts.” Meanwhile, some folks attending the CES out in Las Vegas (where our own Chris Ariens is at), appear to be taking “consulting” to an extreme.
The Times won Outstanding Short Format Entertainment for “Life in Transition,” an NYTimes.com video about a homeless Bronx man, who probably has schizophrenia as well a drug addiction. It has been described as “one of the most compelling, informative, and illuminating documentaries on chronic homelessness.”
NYTimes.com also won Outstanding Informational Long Form story for “Choking on Growth” about pollution in China.
For more details and further reports from Vegas check out WebNewser here.
My theory: during the taping of the live show, a technical director punched the wrong button which included a still image of the cat (why they had a still image of a cat eating spaghetti is another question).
Or they were just trying to get on The Soup.
We put in a call to the publicist for the show. She didn’t know what we were talking about. Apparently, we were the first people to say to her,”You know the kitten with spaghetti clip on The Soup” this morning.
She’s yet to get back to us.
It’s been roughly a year and a half since I first dropped into FishbowlNY. Today is my last day as a managing editor of mediabistro.com and, too, this media blog. Two talented bloggers, Ron “The Corsair” Mwangaguhunga and Neal Ungerleider of Gawker Media’s Gridskipper fame, are taking over here at Fishbowl; Chris Ariens, a.k.a the new TVNewser, is assuming managing editor duties. Here’s my note to the staff, which applies to, well, everyone: