The Committee to Protect Journalists, whose kitty grew 12.8% to $16.7 million in 2014, will host 1,000 blue chip and top media execs Tuesday. Emcee is ABC-TV’s David Muir, dubbed the “Anchor Monster” by the New York Post.
Internet gossip pioneer Gawker.com is moving in a new editorial direction, as part of a massive shakeup at parent company Gawker Media Group that includes staff layoffs and the closure of several of its longstanding sites.
The four heads of PR of law firms employing a total of 3,586 lawyers, who were scheduled to speak at a PRSA/NY panel Nov. 5 that had the title, “Lawyers in the Limelight?” have answered the question by canceling the meeting.
The layoffs at ESPN come amid increasing competition for eyeballs from such online venues as the Bleacher Report and Deadspin, as well as broadcast networks like FS1, the Fox unit that debuted in 2013.
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