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Grantland’s Emily Yoshida is Headed to The Verge

mediabistro.com — Grantland culture editor Emily Yoshida recently indicated she was leaving the acclaimed Bill Simmons operation. Today, FishbowlNY can exclusively reveal her new professional home. Yoshida has accepted the challenge of building out The Verge's coverage of film, TV, music and related matters as entertainment editor.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @reckless: Big Verge news: the immensely talented @emilyyoshida is joining us as our new entertainment editor! mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/emi…

Oct 29, 2014

Really damn excited to get to work under the same corporate umbrella as @emilyyoshida again. She is brilliant. mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/emi…

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James Rosen: Holder’s Comments ‘Scarcely Address the Relevant Facts of His Conduct’

mediabistro.com — Outgoing Attorney General wishes he could have a do-over when it comes to labeling Fox News correspondent a "co-conspirator" in . A good TV reporter won't go far without a standout Demo Reel! Starting November 13, MediabistroEDU and Reel Reporting offer a three-day series for students interested in hosting and news reporting.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @SharylAttkisson: Holder: he might do things differently if given another chance in having targeted Fox reporter Rosen. mediabistro.com/tvnewser/james…

Oct 29, 2014

RT @JamesRosenFNC: My response to Attorney General Holder's comments: bit.ly/1tibPkR

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NPR is Opening a South Korea Bureau

mediabistro.com — Elise Hu (pictured) has just landed one of the best jobs in American radio journalism. One that didn't previously exist. Beginning sometime next year, Hu will cover South Korea, North Korea and Japan for NPR. Based out of the public radio service's first-ever permanent Seoul station, complementing the work being done out of Beijing, Shanghai, New Delhi and Islamabad.
Oct 29, 2014

.@NPR is opening it's 1st news bureau in South Korea & picked an awesome journalist to lead. Congrats elisewho mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/npr…

Oct 29, 2014

RT @jenleereeves: I'm crazy excited for my friends @elisewho and @stiles for their new adventure! I think I need an excuse to visit! mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/npr…

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Marie Claire Names Jessica Coen Contributing Editor

mediabistro.com — Marie Claire has added Jessica Coen as a contributing editor. Coen is currently an editor-at-large for Jezebel, where she previously served as editor-in-chief. She previously served as managing editor of NYMag.com, deputy online editor of Vanity Fair and editor-in-chief of Gawker. At Marie Claire, Coen will contribute articles, serve as brand ambassador and consult on story ideas.
Oct 29, 2014

Welcome to the family, @jessicacoen! Marie Claire Names Jessica Coen Contributing Editor mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/mar… via @fishbowlny @marieclaire

Oct 29, 2014

RT @jessicacoen: Excited to be moonlighting for @marieclaire as a contributing ed! (Also excited about '05 headshot by @slowernet.) bit.ly/1DwVVEo

Oct 29, 2014

Excited to be moonlighting for @marieclaire as a contributing ed! (Also excited about '05 headshot by @slowernet.) bit.ly/1DwVVEo

Oct 29, 2014

Welcome to the family, @jessicacoen-- Psyched to have you on board as a contributing editor @marieclaire! mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/mar…

Oct 29, 2014

(CONGRATS TO FOXY JESS! FOW POWER!) RT @FishbowlNY: @jessicacoen is joining Marie Claire as a contributing editor. bit.ly/102nGaI

Royals to Win World Series, According to The Weather Channel

mediabistro.com — Game 7 of the World Series is tonight and if baseball fans want to know the outcome, they should probably tune in to The Weather Channel. Meteorologist Paul Goodloe is two-for-two predicting World Series games based on one key factor... wind.
Oct 29, 2014

Let's see if @Paul_Goodloe is right...Royals to Win World Series, According to The Weather Channel mediabistro.com/tvnewser/royal…

Oct 29, 2014

If this Meteorology thing doesn't work out, maybe I can find work as a psychic? or maybe ESPN?... fb.me/2NkT8Ah1F

Rosanna Scotto Injured Shooting Ice Skating Segment

mediabistro.com — Rosanna Scotto , the often patient co-anchor to on WNYW's Good Day New York, is recuperating after she took a bad fall while shooting an ice skating segment for the show. Scotto broke her wrist and fractured her elbow and is said to be getting surgery on Friday.

Twitter: 6% of Social Logins (Facebook: 58%, Google+: 24%, Yahoo: 6%)

mediabistro.com — Facebook continues to dominate social logins around the globe, with almost three in five now attributable to the social networking giant, reveals the latest data from Gigya . 58 percent of social logins are made through Facebook, more than twice that of second-placed Google+, which has slipped slightly to 24 percent.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @MarshaCollier: Social Logins --> Twitter: 6% of Social Logins (Facebook: 58%, Google+: 24%, Yahoo: 6%) bit.ly/1rT5FTO

Exclusives That Aren’t: Ashoka Mukpo Speaks With CNN, After Speaking With NBC

mediabistro.com — CNN billed its interview with Ebola survivor Ashoka Mukpo today as an exclusive. But it's not. Mukpo gave his first interview to NBC's Kate Snow last week just after being released from the hospital. That's not surprising since Mukpo, a freelance cameraman, was working for NBC in Libera when he was diagnosed with Ebola earlier this month.
Oct 29, 2014

Exclusives That Aren’t: Ashoka Mukpo Speaks With CNN, After Speaking With NBC mediabistro.com/tvnewser/exclu… via @tvnewser

Oct 29, 2014

RT @Mediabistro: Exclusives That Aren’t: Ashoka Mukpo Speaks With CNN, After Speaking With NBC mbist.ro/1012bYe (via @tvnewser)

Kansas City Station Crowns Royals World Series Champs After Game Five

mediabistro.com — Yes, we know the the Kansas City Royals had their sporting way with the San Francisco Giants in game six of the World Series last night. But Monday, the morning after game five, Kansas City FOX affiliate WDAF put it out there that they know who's going to be crowned 2014 World Series champs.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @TVSpyNews: KC station runs wrong commercial. Crowns Royals champs after game five.mbist.ro/1wE49cu

Oct 29, 2014

After game 5 loss, Kansas City station runs Dicks sporting goods ad congratulating Royals for winning World Series. mediabistro.com/tvspy/kansas-c…

PR Vet to Run Communications at Vox Media

mediabistro.com — The "media professionals crossing over into PR" trend doesn't always hold true: today we learned that industry veteran Fay Sliger has joined Vox Media as its communications director. Prior to joining Vox, Sliger served as VP at New York firm High10 Media, which represents various publishing brands like The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard (both of which were coincidentally acquired by Mediabistro's new parent company, Prometheus Global Media).
Oct 29, 2014

RT @Lock: On another front, Vox Media welcomes @FaySliger as communications director. Holy hell have we been waiting for this. mediabistro.com/prnewser/pr-ve…

Oct 29, 2014

RT @Lock: On another front, Vox Media welcomes @FaySliger as communications director. Holy hell have we been waiting for this. mediabistro.com/prnewser/pr-ve…

Twitter’s User Growth is The Lowest it’s Ever Been

mediabistro.com — In the first quarter of 2011, Twitter posted year-on-year user growth of more than 250 percent. Incredibly, it maintained 200 percent year-on-year increases for another 12 months, through to Q1 2012. But in Q2 2012, Twitter's user growth percentage fell sharply , and it's never recovered.

Kim Kardashian Has Some Tips for Winning at Social Media

mediabistro.com — Kim Kardashian West made an appearance at Re/code's Code Mobile event this week and shared some details (what else does she do besides share right?) about what it's like to build and sustain a brand on social media and reality TV. Say what you will about Mrs.
Oct 29, 2014

Also, she's a BlackBerry fan. 'Kim Kardashian Has Some Tips for Winning at Social Media mediabistro.com/prnewser/kim-k…'

Your McDonald’s Rebrand Is Here

mediabistro.com — Back in July, we shared news on McDonald's upcoming attempt to improve its financial standing via that old canard, "storytelling in advertising." August brought word that Leo Burnett would be tasked with handling the reinvention, and today The Wall Street Journal elaborated a bit on the details.

STUDY: Readers Remember Misleading Headlines

mediabistro.com — Here at Mediabistro, we often get requests from reps to change or alter our headlines. We usually respond with annoyance, but a study featured in Fast Company yesterday explains why such demands can be very important: readers will remember a misleading headline even when they read the full article for a better understanding of the story.

Charlotte Reporter Looks at Why Politicians Use Local News Clips in Campaign Ads

mediabistro.com — After his news reports appeared in ads for North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis (R) and incumbent Kay Hagan (D), WCNC reporter Stuart Watson said he got tired of having people ask him if he "approved this message." He asked a local expert about the practice of using news clips from local TV stations without permission.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @CLTNewsWatch: Charlotte Reporter (@StuartCLT) Looks at Why Politicians Use Local News Clips in Campaign Ads bit.ly/1u8CNxv - @TVSpyNews

Hachette Publishes a Cookbook Inspired by ‘Breaking Bad’

mediabistro.com — Who is the one who bakes? The Telegraph reports that " Walter Wheat" has been credited as the writer behind a Breaking Bad-inspired parody cookbook. BuzzFeed has posted seven recipes from Baking Bad: Great Recipes. No Meth-in Around. The book trailer (embedded above) features the cook preparing a batch of "Meth Crunchies."

The Atlantic, ‘PBS NewsHour’ Launch Programming Partnership

mediabistro.com — The Atlantic and "PBS NewsHour" have launched a new partnership, bringing Atlantic reporting to NewsHour programming. Over the next six months, PBS NewsHour will produce segments for air on the monthly magazine's cover story as well as other feature stories.
Oct 29, 2014

<em>The Atlantic</em>, ‘PBS NewsHour’ Launch Programming Partnership mediabistro.com/fishbowldc/the… via @fishbowldc

The Top Cable News Shows in October Were…

mediabistro.com — Fox News had the top 14 programs in total viewers and the nine of the top 10 programs in the key A25-54 demographic in October 2014. As usual,"The O'Reilly Factor" was the number one program in cable news in both total and demo viewers, averaging 2,690,000 total viewers and 449,000 demo viewers.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @tvnewser: The top cable news shows in October were... ow.ly/DwQll