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Jís Helped in Sex Assault StoryóTime

Mon, Dec. 11, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Time Person of the Year“Phenomenal reporting” by “determined journalists" helped break the female sexual assault story that has dominated media in recent months.

Media Moves

Mon, Dec. 11, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Janice MinJanice Min teams with Nina Tassler to create TV/digital production company focused on projects led by women…. GateHouse Media acquires Boston Herald…. Wall Street Journal ups Emily Gitter to weekend business/finance editor.

Print Media More Trustworthy than Digital

Fri, Dec. 8, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

Fake NewsU.S. consumers find print media to be a safer, more secure and trusted medium than its digital counterpart in virtually every way, according to a recent survey. (1 reader comment)

Media Moves

Thu, Dec. 7, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Leslie MoonvesCBS orders round of layoffs, buyouts... Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty branded as 'foreign agents' in retaliatory move by Russia... Brian Sullivan upped to president of Fox Networks Group.

Lipman Leaves USAT To Promote Book

Wed, Dec. 6, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Joanne LipmanJoanne Lipman is stepping down as chief content officer/editor-in-chief of USA Today at the end of the year to focus on her upcoming book, “That's What She Said,” which focuses on closing the workplace gender gap. (1 reader comment)

AMI Stands By Embattled Content Chief

Wed, Dec. 6, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Dylan HowardAmerican Media, which publishes titles including the National EnquirerMen’s Journal and Us Weekly, says that chief content officer Dylan Howard has the company’s “full support” following what it calls “baseless” allegations of sexual misconduct. (1 reader comment)

Media Movers

Tue, Dec. 5, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Steve BannonBannon is back on SirusXM… Ergen steps down from Dish Network to focus on wireless unit… Smith takes editor job at Art in America.

Media Moves

Mon, Dec. 4, 2017

By Steve Barnes

OprahDiscovery Communications shells out $70M to hike stake in Oprah TV... Comcast closes Plaxo, which it acquired in `08 for $150M... Apostolou exits Starz PR post.

Media Moves

Fri, Dec. 1, 2017

By Steve Barnes

TV AztecaMexico's TV Azteca unloads US unit to HC2 Network... Buzzfeed cans 100 people. 1600 employees remain…. 20th Century Fox promotes Sumney to senior VP corpcomm slot.

'Hot Iron' of Fake News Charge Doesnít Stop Press

Thu, Nov. 30, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Christine Amanpour at CPJ dinnerJournalists, despite being “targeted with that red hot iron of fake news,” are producing some of their best work, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour told the Committee to Protect Journalists Nov. 15.

ESPN Slashes Another 150 People

Wed, Nov. 29, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

ESPNESPN is firing another 150 employees as the troubled Walt Disney property works to “do less in certain instances and re-direct resources,” according to a memo president John Skipper sent to staff today. (1 reader comment)

Media Moves

Mon, Nov. 27, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Barbara Jones21st Century Fox, in the aftermath of abuse charges lodged against the late Roger Ailes and Bill O'Reilly, forms group to "ensure proper workplace environment."... Google "deranks" Russia Today and Sputnik for meddling in US elections... DISH Network shakes hands with CBS. (1 reader comment)

Media Moves

Wed, Nov. 22, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Charlie RoseRose wilts at CBS… New York Times will try digital subs on lifestyle topics to juice up declining revenues… FOX to put radio vet Levin on tube. (2 reader comments)

Media Moves

Mon, Nov. 20, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Time WarnerJustice Department plans to file suit over AT&T/Time Warner deal... New York Times suspends White House star reporter Glenn Thrush for allegedly putting his hand on thigh of woman at bar while both worked at Politico... Washington Post hires Sarah Ellison of Vanity Fair... Wall Street Journal promotes Adam Horvath... Quartz snags New York Post's David Kaufman... New Yorker covers sexual harassment scandals on its cover.

Media Moves

Fri, Nov. 17, 2017

By Steve Barnes

SinclairSinclair gets an assist from the FCC... Koch Brothers offer financial support for Meredith's bid to buy Time Inc.... Tarbell.org takes aim at Big Pharma

Media Moves

Mon, Nov. 13, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Radhika JonesRadhika Jones to take over for Graydon Carter at Vanity Fair next month… New York Times targets kids… Center for Journalism Ethics seeks nominations for Shadid award.

Time Inc. Posts 9% Q3 Revenues Slide

Thu, Nov. 9, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Rich BattistaTime Inc. today reported a nine percent drop in Q3 revenues to $679M due to an 18 percent decline in advertising sales.

Media Moves

Thu, Nov. 9, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Tom FlorioFlorio gets back in magazine game…. Embattled NPR chief takes time off to deal with pressure... Serena Williams takes Oath.

Disney Ban Vs. LA Times Bombs

Tue, Nov. 7, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Disney logoWalt Disney pulls ban against Los Angeles Times amid a growing media and industry backlash against the entertainment giant.