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What was Tina Brown able to do for print journalism?

Sep 12, 2013
Tina Brown steps down as editor of The Daily Beast. She'll leave the magazine next year and start a new company.
Posted In: Tina Brown, The Daily Beast, media

Always judge a mag by its cover

Sep 10, 2013
Vogue editor Anna Wintour has nixed Miley Cyrus' appearance on the cover of the magazine after Ms. Cyrus' risque dance routine at the MTV Video Awards. Magazine publishers put a lot of thought into who and what graces the front of their publications. They believe readers are affected by covers.
Posted In: magazines, Vogue, anna wintour, media, Miley Cyrus

What's a TV appearance worth?

Sep 9, 2013
President Obama's effort to convince America to take action on Syria involves six TV appearances today and a primetime address tomorrow. What's that kind of exposure worth?
Posted In: Barack Obama, media, television

In report on NFL injuries, ESPN opts for the sidelines

Aug 23, 2013
ESPN has pulled out of an investigative project about head injuries in the National Football League. The league denies pressuring ESPN in any way.
Posted In: espn, NFL, media

Al Jazeera America: What's the business model?

Aug 20, 2013
With lots of cash to throw into the launch, Al Jazeera America doesn’t need the kind of advertising revenue its competitors bring in.
Posted In: media, Al Jazeera, TV news, news, Qatar

Bustle backlash: How the launch of a website for women turned into a big mess

Aug 15, 2013
Bleacher Report co-founder finds out the hard way how to not launch a website targeted to women.
Posted In: media, publishing, women

Jeff Bezos' prime target: Prestige?

Aug 6, 2013
What does Jeff Bezos get out of his purchase of the Washington Post for $250 million? (Besides a struggling media business, of course).
Posted In: washington post, New York Times, media, Amazon, jeff bezos

The Chicago Tribune's kitty exclusive

Jul 31, 2013
Don't worry guys, the Internet has no memory, unless there's a kitten involved or something.
Posted In: newspaper, media, news

Univision dumps El Piolin

Jul 23, 2013
Spanish-language media was rocked by news that Univision cancelled its popular radio show "El Piolin por la Manana."
Posted In: radio, media

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