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Fox Veteran Crowley to Take Treasury Post

Thu, Apr. 18, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Monica CrowleyFox commentator Monica Crowley is expected to become Treasury Secretary spokesperson following the exit of Tony Sayegh, a Fox News alum, next month.

Johnson Publishing, Creator of Ebony, Jet, Liquidates

Wed, Apr. 10, 2019

By Steve Barnes

EbonyJohnson Publishing Company, which was long one of America’s most prominent black-owned businesses, creating both Ebony and Jet magazines, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, effectively liquidating the company.

Media Maneuvers: Katrina vanden Heuvel Steps Down as The Nation; Zagat NYC Restaurant Guide Returns to Print; Hearst Gives $125K to UF-J-School to Support Civic Data Project

Tue, Apr. 9, 2019

By Steve Barnes

vanden HeuvelKatrina vanden Heuvel, who has been editor of The Nation since 1995, is stepping down as of June 15... Zagat New York City restaurant guide is returning to print... Hearst Foundations award $125,000 to the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications to support Hearst Data Deserts Project,

Ex-Pandora Chief to “Disrupt” Conde Nast

Thu, Apr. 4, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Roger LynchFormer Pandora Media CEO Roger Lynch will join Conde Nast as its first global CEO and be charged with disrupting the magazine publisher as it works to transform itself into a print, digital, broadband, video and data operation.

FTI Works to Bolster Embattled Newspapers

Thu, Mar. 28, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Ken HardingFTI Consulting teams with Google and Local Media Assn. to develop a robust and sustainable online revenue model for small, regional newspapers.

Fewer Americans Paying for Local News

Tue, Mar. 26, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

News84 percent of Americans haven’t paid for local news of any kind in the past year, according to a recent Pew Research Center report. (1 reader comment)

Fox Enlists Ex-Speaker Ryan for Board

Tue, Mar. 19, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Paul RyanFormer House Speaker Paul Ryan has joined the board of the slimmed-down Fox Corp. as it completes the sale of the bulk of its entertainment assets to Walt Disney Co. (1 reader comment)

Media Maneuvers: New York Mag Fires 16, Cuts 16 Freelancers; Yankees, Amazon Sinclair Say YES; Facebook Taps Buzzfeed, Complex, Conde Nast for Video

Tue, Mar. 12, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Pamela WassersteinNew York Media, parent of New York magazine, fires 16 staffers and drops 16 freelancers to "effectively organize our resources around our business strategy," says CEO Pamela Wasserstein... Yankees, Amazon, Sinclair buy Yes Network from Disney for $3.5B... Facebook likes Buzzfeed, Complex Networks and Conde Nast for video on-demand deal.

Greenblatt to Run Show at Warner Entertainment

Mon, Mar. 4, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Robert GrenblattRobert Greenblatt will be running the show at Warner Entertainment, the newly created unit resulting from the merger of AT&T and TimeWarner, following the departures of HBO chief executive officer Richard Plepler and Turner president David Levy.

Dennis Publishing Acquires Kiplinger

Thu, Feb. 28, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

KiplingersDennis Publishing has acquired Washington-based Kiplinger, publisher of finance magazine Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

NYT's Baquet Rips Trump at Page Awards

Thu, Feb. 21, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Dean BaquetThe US media, in the past, could always count on the support of the White House if an American reporter was captured or injured in war, said Dean Baquet, executive editor of the New York Times. "Sadly, I’m not sure who I would call today," he said at the Arthur W. Page Center awards ceremony. (5 reader comments)

Newspaper Closures Drive Partisan Identity

Fri, Feb. 15, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

NewspapersThe shuttering of local newspapers across the country might be contributing to an increasingly polarized political climate, according to a recent study. (1 reader comment)

McCabe Ready for PR Prime Time at CBS

Tue, Feb. 12, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Rick McCabeRick McCabe, a veteran of Edelman, PMK*BNC and Ketchum, has joined CBS Corp as VP-corporate communications. (1 reader comment)