Media chatter

At the Daily Intelligencer, Dan Amira revisited the Gettysburg Address, which was written “Seven-and-a-half scores ago.” Patrick Coffee at Mediabistro tweeted: “@DanAmira made a funny: How the Media Would Have Covered the Gettysburg Address.” Jenny Rogers from the Washington City Paper was “Disappointed that @NYMag went with the way-too-easy @HuffingtonPost sideboob joke, but otherwise good.” Jessica Goldstein at the Washington Post said, “This is fantastic, especially the one for Vanity Fair.”

In other media news, Johana Bhuiyan at Capital New York shares that Buzzfeed will name Jina Moore international women's rights correspondent. Ben Smith at BuzzFeed confirmed: “So thrilled @itsjina will be joining us as international women's rights correspondent, based in Nairobi.” Cassandra Vinograd at the Associated Press called it a “Great hire for @Buzzfeed - congrats to @itsjina on the new gig.”

ESPN’s new FiveThirtyEight venture also announced their Managing Editor and other Key Editorial Hires. Karen Beninato at Forbes tweeted this quote: “‘We're building our own Moneyball team.’ - Nate Silver.” Freelancer Tommy Tomlinson said, “Clearly @fivethirtyeight is hiring strong: the great @mwilsontimes is the new managing editor.” Darren L. Sands at Black Enterprise called them all “Good hires.” Anna Phillips at the Tampa Bay Times added, “Big congrats to @mwilsontimes who convinced me to leave NYC for St. Pete & will do a great job at @fivethirtyeight.”

Back to Capital New York, Joe Pompeo says the 'New York Times' introduced 'The New York Times Minute,' thrice-daily video news update. Shaminder Dulai at Newsweek Global said, “I've been wondering what @nytimes was cooking up for their one min video news reports. Looks good, real good.” Jennifer Saba at Reuters wrote, “Didn't WSJ try this?” Michael Rondon with Folio and Expo Magazines pointed out, “@nowthisnews can't be happy.”

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