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War of the Wall Street robots

Feb 21, 2014
The high-speed trading world is run by algorithms and computers.
Posted In: robots, Wall Street, wire service, business wire, news, media, trading

Newsweek is dead. Long live Newsweek.

Dec 4, 2013
Newsweek is to be revived, in print.
Posted In: media, newspapers, magazines, newsweek, print, digital media

Katie Couric fans can shout Yahoo!

Nov 25, 2013
Katie Couric's hiring is the latest in a number of high-priced recruitments by Yahoo.
Posted In: media, Yahoo!

Why the media -- and people -- love lists

Sep 18, 2013
The Forbes 400 is out. Media organizations spend a lot of time and money on building and promoting lists because they're easy to promote and can help sell a lot of ads.
Posted In: lists, Economy, business, media, Forbes

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

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