Posts Tagged: random media notes
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer is for sale and could close.
At least ten people have been fired so far this week at Wenner Media, home of Rolling Stone and Men’s Journal.
Indie publisher suing Borders for $1 million.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution has dropped “Books” from the title of its “Books and Arts” section....more
Is Amazon taking a loss on MP3 sales?
More newspapers are sharing content with their former rivals.
To save money, advertisers are skipping ad agencies and going straight to the publishers.
Just because the guy was on Oprah does not make it an “Oprah scandal.” More interesting, the guy who actually tipped off the reporter at TNR wants credit for the story....more
Time spent at most top newspaper sites declined last month.
Bill Kristol and The New York Times were both asked if Kristol’s contract will be renewed and both refused to comment....more
According to a new AFP survey, the Internet has surpassed newspapers as the main source for national and international news.
Hollywood takes on “the ghost writing profession,” as played by Ewan McGregor.
The New York Times says consumers may be ready to finally switch to eBooks....more
How about an eBook reader for your treadmill?
Why editors keep news out.
The Columbia Journalism Review asks “what book would you recommend to the journalistic community?”
MTV’s departmental holiday parties are pot-luck.
Facebook has a group dedicated to placing Bill O’Reilly’s new book in the Science Fiction section....more
Sean Hannity is going solo.
Nintendo and HarperCollins are teaming up to turn the Nintendo DS into an eBook reader.
Judge Judy makes $38 million dollars a year.
Rupert Murdoch is a consummate miner of human weakness from the newsstand to the boardroom, an idiot savant who instinctively understands people want a justification for giving into their lowest impulses....more