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Fri., Apr. 18, 2014
National Newspapers Will Survive--Kinsley
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

Michael KinsleyPolitical writer Michael Kinsley, in a debut column in Vanity Fair, says most local newspapers are not “very good” and that national newspapers like New York Times and USA Today, which “everyone can read,” will survive.

 
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Wed., Apr. 16, 2014
Forbes, HuffPost on Digital Journalism, PR and Native Ads
By Greg Hazley
 
gibbs & soellPrint magazines like Forbes don’t have a readership problem, they have an advertising problem, Forbes Media chief revenue officer Mark Howard told Gibbs & Soell's annual "Welcome to the Global Street Fight" event in New York on April 11.
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Fri., Apr. 11, 2014
Interactive Ads Top TV Revenues For First Time
By Kevin McCauley
 
iabInteractive advertising revenues for the first time surpassed annual broadcast television sales in 2013, powered by a 6.7 percent rise to a record $42.8B, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau. Broadcasters chalked up $40.1B in revenues during the past year.
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Thu., Apr. 10, 2014
RIP 'Colbert Report,' You Will Be Missed
By Kevin McCauley
 
stephen colbertWhen Stephen Colbert launches on CBS in 2015 as David Letterman's replacement, the heartland audience just might not get him.
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Wed., Apr. 2, 2014
MN Billionaire Moves to Acquire Star Tribune
By Greg Hazley
 
glen taylorGlen Taylor, the billionaire owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves basketball franchise, has signed a letter of intent to acquire the Star Tribune.
Category: Media News
Mon., Mar. 31, 2014
Web Journalism Jobs Won't Replace Lost Print Jobs
By Jack O'Dwyer
 

George BrockU.K. author George Brock enthused about journalism’s future March 26 at NYU. However, there are only 67K jobs in print/broadcast in the U.S. but 229K PR jobs (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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Thu., Mar. 27, 2014
Starry-Eyed J-Students Sold Bill of Goods
By Kevin McCauley
 
pringle"I'm not interested in making money. I just want to be a journalist," said a starry-eyed Fordham University freshman during the Q&A following last night’s Center for Communication panel discussion at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Her words must have heartened the hearts of the journalism professors who served as the session’s panelists.
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Thu., Mar. 27, 2014
Traditional Media Face 'Business Model vs Content' Crisis
By Kevin McCauley
 

cfc panelThe crisis dogging newsrooms across the globe has nothing to do with content; rather it flows from a reliance on a broken business model, say panelists at a Center of Communication event held May 26.

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Tue., Mar. 25, 2014
Saudi Arabia Bans Jewish-American Reporter
By Kevin McCauley
 
michael wilnerThe White House today expressed serious concern with Saudi Arabia's ban of a Jewish-American reporter from covering President Obama's upcoming trip to the Kingdom.
Category: Media News
Mon., Mar. 24, 2014
Sherwood Succeeds Sweeney at Disney
By Kevin McCauley
 
ben sherwoodWalt Disney Co. announced today that ABC News president Ben Sherwood will take over for Anne Sweeney when she steps from Jan. 31 from the helm of Disney/ABC Television Group for a life in the movie director business.
Category: Media News
Fri., Mar. 21, 2014
Frum Joins Atlantic
By Kevin McCauley
 
The AtlanticConservative political commentator David Frum will become a senior editor at The Atlantic on March 31. He’ll also submit web material and participate in events of the magazine.
Category: Media News
Fri., Mar. 21, 2014
CPJ Slaps Putin
By Kevin McCauley
 
CPJThe Committee to Protect Journalists has sent a letter to Russian leader Vladimir Putin to express its grave concern over the restrictions that he placed on what’s left of the country’s independent press.
Category: Media News
Fri., Mar. 21, 2014
IDG's McGovern Dies at 76
By Kevin McCauley
 
PCWorld magazinePatrick McGovern, founder of International Data Group, publisher of Computer World and PC World, died in Palo Alto at the age of 76.
Category: Media News
Tue., Mar. 18, 2014
Viacom's $1B YouTube Suit Ends with Whimper
By Kevin McCauley
 
youtubeViacom, which lodged a high-profile $1B copyright infringement suit against YouTube in 2007, today announced an out-of-court settlement.
Category: Media News
Thu., Mar. 13, 2014
Succession Plan in Works at New York Times Co
By Kevin McCauley
 
Six members of the extended Ochs-Sulzberger family are being groomed for leadership of the New York Times Co., publisher Pinch Sulzberger, 62, said today during the “Media Minds” session held at New York’s Bryant Grill.
Category: Media News
Wed., Mar. 12, 2014
Buffett Buys Graham's Miami TV Station
By Kevin McCauley
 
wplgBerkshire Hathaway is buying WPLG in Miami from Graham Holdings Co., former parent of the Washington Post.
Category: Media News
Wed., Mar. 12, 2014
Brookings Wants Its MTV
By Kevin McCauley
 
mtvThe Brookings Institution, the left-leaning pillar of the Washington establishment, is crediting MTV for its part in the robust decline in teen-age pregnancy.
Category: Media News
Wed., Mar. 12, 2014
Berners-Lee Wants Online Magna Carta
By Kevin McCauley
 
berners leeBritish computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee, who is credited with inventing the world wide web 25 years ago today, called for an online Magna Carta to protect the rights of users against corporate and governmental assault.
Category: Media News
Wed., Mar. 12, 2014
Reader's Digest Picks Kintzer for Helm
By Kevin McCauley
 
bonnie kintzerReader's Digest Association has named Bonnie Kintzer president/CEO, succeeding Bob Guth effective April 7. She will be RDA’s fourth chief since 2011.
Category: Media News
Tue., Mar. 11, 2014
Sweeney Exits Disney
By Kevin McCauley
 
Anne Sweeney is leaving the co-chair slot at Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC TV Group to pursue a career as a director, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which broke the story.
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