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Media Moves

Thu, Sep. 14, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Edward FelsenthalFelsenthal takes over for Gibbs as e-i-c of Time.... Leive leaves Glamour after 29 years at Conde Nast…Hicks settles into White House communications chair….Russia Today joins Sputnik as suspected propaganda outlets of Putin.

Media Moves

Tue, Sep. 12, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Vladimir PutinSputnik, Russia-government news agency, faces FBI probe to determine if it's Putin mouthpiece and required to file with Justice Dept….Marie Claire creative director and longtime Project Runway judge Nina Garcia to replace editor-in-chief Robbie Myers at Hearst’s Elle...Logo, Viacom’s LGBT-inspired entertainment brand, signs on Village Voice writer Michael Musto as a weekly columnist for its digital site New Now Next.

Carter’s Exit Affirms Print's Third Act

Mon, Sep. 11, 2017

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianThe departure of Graydon Carter, who’s been the face of Vanity Fair for 25 years, is seen by many as another nail in the coffin for print magazine publishing.

Media Moves

Fri, Sep. 8, 2017

By Steve Barnes

nylon coverNylon, culture and style magazine, is killing print edition....Univision makes language ed move with Rosetta Stone....Reuters names Foley editor of US Breakingviews financial commentary.

Vanity Fair’s Carter Exits

Thu, Sep. 7, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Graydon CarterVanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, the toast of New York, Washington and Hollywood media circles, exits magazine after 25-year run.

NY Daily News Falls to Tronc for Buck

Tue, Sep. 5, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

troncThe parent company of the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times has acquired the New York Daily News from real estate tycoon Mort Zuckerman for reportedly $1 plus assumption of liabilities.

Media Moves

Fri, Sep. 1, 2017

By Steve Barnes

macronEmbattled French president Macron taps "talking head" as new spokesperson....The Atlantic picks Stewart for events....Trump's first publicist Larry Sherman, who was actor and journalist, dies.

Fewer Americans Reading the News

Thu, Aug. 31, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

NewspapersA recent study found that younger Americans are reading the news more than older age groups, and are more inclined to value unbiased research and reporting than older adults.

Newseum Struggles to Survive

Wed, Aug. 30, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

NewseumJeffrey Herbst resigned as CEO of the Newseum in Washington as the board considers selling the 250,000 sq. ft. Pennsylvania Ave. facility, putting the future of the hard-pressed institution dedicated to freedom of the press in doubt.

Time's Scherer Joins WaPo

Tue, Aug. 29, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Michael SchererMichael Scherer, Washington bureau chief for Time magazine, will join the Washington Post as national political reporter on Sept. 5.

Village Voice Kills Print Edition

Wed, Aug. 23, 2017

By Steve Barnes

The Village VoiceThe Village Voice, American's most high-profile 'alternative' newspaper kills print edition in effort to survive cutthroat media landscape.

Mashable Explores Options

Wed, Aug. 16, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

MashableMashable, pioneer in covering the social media scene and resulting Internet culture, is working with LionTree Advisors to explore strategic options.

Media Moves: CNN Cuts Lord, NYT Snags Swanson from WaPo, Press Freedom Tracker Debuts

Fri, Aug. 11, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Jeffrey LordCNN cuts ties with conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord for "Sieg Heil" tweet….The New York Times snags Ana Swanson from the Washington Post to cover trade….National Press Club, Media Law Resources Center team to help journalists overcome roadblocks designed to prevent them from getting governmental news.

Internet News Sites Seen as Least Trustworthy

Tue, Aug. 8, 2017

By Jon Gingerich

EconomistThe Economist was ranked as the most trusted media source in the U.S., according to a recent report on news credibility, while web-based outlets leaning both left and right ranked last, immediately behind President Trump. (1 reader comment)

Time Inc. Launches Transformation Program

Tue, Aug. 8, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Rich BattistaTime Inc. CEO Rich Battista today announced a "strategic transformation program" designed to result in more than $400M savings during the next 18 months. (1 reader comment)

CNN's McEnany Fronts Trump TV

Tue, Aug. 8, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Kayleigh McEnanyFormer CNN commentator Kayleigh McEnany, 29, has joined Team Trump to present the "real news" of the Administration's achievements that the president feels are being overlooked by a biased mainstream press. (7 reader comments)

Justice Dept. Declares Truce on War on Media

Sun, Aug. 6, 2017

By Kevin McCauley

Department of JusticeThe Justice Dept. isn't going to subpoena reporters who publish leaked information about the Trump administration, Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general told today's 'Fox News Sunday.'