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This week, JWT INSIDE is hiring a copywriter, while TBWA\Chiat\Day needs a project manager. JWALK is seeking an office manager, and Gyro is on the hunt for a senior account executive. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, and find additional...
From: Media Bistro | By: Nadine Cheung | Friday, July 25, 2014
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In a word… Yes! To quote a poet laureate somewhere in the annals of baseball, “It’s like deja vu all over again.” You may recall a story last week about journalism groups, led by the Society for Professional Journalists, demanding the Obama Administration...
From: Media Bistro | By: Shawn Paul Wood | Friday, July 25, 2014
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It’s not enough to just be a social network anymore — just ask Myspace and Bebo. Now social networking startups need to be a data companies in addition to connecting people and being an advertising platform for brands. To that end, Pinterest has...
From: Media Bistro | By: Kimberlee Morrison | Friday, July 25, 2014
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At first glance, this spot looks like a scene from The BoxTrolls with the titular characters sitting around a rabbit hole or a spot where a friendly campfire used to be. Note the tagline “Only you can set them free”. Yes, this is a Dulcolax ad and...
From: Media Bistro | By: Shawn Paul Wood | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Smartphones are receptors for wireless signals, but they’re typically displayed as a series of bars. Turn those bars into a color app, and you’ve got an instant art display, capable of being the object of colorful time-lapse photography. They’re...
From: Media Bistro | By: Phi Tran | Friday, July 25, 2014
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In 1959, Bronx-born photographer Garry Winogrand (1928–1984) captured what is surely one of the most wonderfully—and perplexingly—absurd scenes in the history of photography: a snow monkey perched on the rear of a Chevy convertible paused at an...
From: Media Bistro | By: Stephanie Murg | Friday, July 25, 2014
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The gist of Newsday sportswriter Mike Gavin‘s article this weekend is about how current Yankee and Mets players were connected to their “walk-up songs,” e.g. those pop tunes that blare over the PA as a hitter move from on-deck to the batter’s...
From: Media Bistro | By: Richard Horgan | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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In the marijuana world, today’s date could become a three-digit rallying cry almost as seminal as the San Rafael, California-coined slang ”420.” For it is in the 7-27 Sunday print edition that the New York Times editorial board has officially...
From: Media Bistro | By: Richard Horgan | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Just days after swimming the Rio Grande, Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos was glancing up at the World Trade Center, along with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In the continuation of a series of interviews about her new memoir, Clinton and Ramos...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris Ariens | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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This weekend is Fox Fan Weekend at Yankee Stadium. More than 1,000 Fox fans are attending one of two Yankee games against the Blue Jays: one last night and the other today, as part of a 3-game series against Toronto. Also in attendance, Fox News talent...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris Ariens | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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On her show last night, Erin Burnett followed up on a segment from Thursday’s “OutFront,” where Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer called out CNN for biased coverage of the war in Gaza. Burnett invited Dermer to come for Friday’s show...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris Ariens | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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We agree with New York Daily News media columnist Bob Raissman. The idea of Stephen A. Smith moving from New York’s ESPN Radio to Sirius XM is ripe with possibilities: Smith will soon leave ESPN 98.7 FM and take his verbal stylings to SXM’s Mad Dog...
From: Media Bistro | By: Richard Horgan | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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He hosts his own CNN show, but it was an interview with Jon Stewart that gave Fareed Zakaria jitters. “I’m a little nervous because I realize I might be speaking to my future boss,” Zakaria jokingly said to Stewart at the beginning of an interview...
From: Media Bistro | By: Jordan Chariton | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is profiled in TIME about the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, which Roberts calls “a win for everyone.” ABC News correspondent Alexander Marquardt talks to the Huffington Post about covering the Gaza conflict:...
From: Media Bistro | By: Merrill Knox | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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This week, the California Academy of Sciences is looking for a social media specialist, as well as a mobile application developer. Meanwhile, Hanley Wood is hiring an SEO strategist, and the American Bar Association is on the hunt for a digital marketing...
From: Media Bistro | By: Nadine Cheung | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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It looks like the magic number was 40. BuzzFeed has decided to fire its viral politics editor, Benny Johnson, after finding that many instances of plagiarism in his work. In a note to readers, BuzzFeed’s editor Ben Smith — who previously brushed...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris O'Shea | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Twelve years ago, Alex Ficquette was a teenager shouting at the back of a “Today” show concert featuring Mary J. Blige. “I randomly saw Al Roker buying a pretzel from a street vendor, and said ‘Hi’ to him,” Ficquette told TVNewser. Fast forward...
From: Media Bistro | By: Jordan Chariton | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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A note to editorial staff sent Friday evening from BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith announced that the website has parted ways with Benny Johnson – a viral politics editor – after identifying “40 instances of sentences or phrases copied, word...
From: Media Bistro | By: Nick Massella | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 274 | MSNBC: 69 | CNN: 152 | HLN: 73 Primetime: FNC: 409 | MSNBC: 122 | CNN: 177 | HLN: 114 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC Cavuto: 238 TheFive: 311 Baier: 282 Greta: 284 O’Reilly: 306 Kelly:...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris Ariens | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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This week, ABRAMS is hiring a publicist for its adult imprint, while HarperCollins is seeking a marketing coordinator. Rowman & Littlefield needs a publicist, and Bauman Rare Books is on the hunt for a rare bookseller. Get the scoop on these openings...
From: Media Bistro | By: Nadine Cheung | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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In the most recent installment of POLITICO’s “Open Mic” series, Playbook editor Mike Allen sat down with ABC’s “This Week” executive producer Jonathan Greenberger to discuss how the format of “This Week” has changed and how Greenberger...
From: Media Bistro | By: Nick Massella | Friday, July 25, 2014
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GalleyCat: Arianna Huffington says she edits with a pen and paper. The pen is alive and well, New York Times. TVNewser: Sean Hannity wants the truth! He doesn’t care if you think he can’t handle it. SocialTimes: Mobile games are now something more...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris O'Shea | Friday, July 25, 2014
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A YouTube content creator has produced a YouTube video (after the jump) taking aim at “Dateline NBC” for using his clips without proper attribution. Last Friday, “Dateline” aired a story about a California man who was killed by an explosion that...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris Ariens | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Jason Chupick, who you may know as the co-founder of a certain weblog covering the public relations industry, joined Hearst as Director of PR for Hearst Magazines Digital Media, reporting to the President of the division and to the VP of PR. The digital...
From: Media Bistro | By: Patrick Coffee | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Simon & Schuster has formed a sales and distribution partnership with Judith Regan’s new imprint Regan Arts, a new division of Phaidon. Under the terms of the agreement, Simon & Schuster will take care of the world-wide sales and distribution...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Photo by Chaz Cruz In a survey of 1,000 pet parents on Kloof, men’s profiles were 78 percent more likely to be clicked on when their photos depicted a selfie with a dog, rather than a cat. While you’re at it, make sure it is a larger dog, as 64 percent...
From: Media Bistro | By: Phi Tran | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Is your favorite brand the kind that you might call…your best friend? How many brands would even qualify as casual acquaintances? And which ones do you come back to again and again like a well-worn pair of pants? Yes, these are ridiculous questions–but...
From: Media Bistro | By: Patrick Coffee | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Facebook is indeed a powerful force on the Internet. Not only have recent reports indicated that the social networking behemoth refers more traffic than any other social site, according to Q2 data from social identity management software provider Gigya,...
From: Media Bistro | By: Kimberlee Morrison | Friday, July 25, 2014
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The folks at Nike know that good things often come in small(er) packages. This spot from Publicis Impetu, Uruguay shows how travel-friendly and flexible the Nike Free 5.0 shoe really is by using a little hands-on DIY craftsmanship to showcase a smaller,...
From: Media Bistro | By: Keith Rose | Friday, July 25, 2014
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SlashGear writer Nate Swanner has drawn our attention to a very clever and useful new website. Hotel WiFi Test ranks the quality and speed of wireless broadband offered by major city hotels: The site works by travelers uploading their results, and a...
From: Media Bistro | By: Richard Horgan | Friday, July 25, 2014
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The AP reports Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct today for a May incident with police at a Minneapolis airport. Gregg Jarrett, 59, entered his plea by petition and didn’t appear in Hennepin County District Court.Airport...
From: Media Bistro | By: Jordan Chariton | Friday, July 25, 2014
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This week, we’ve witnessed the further evolution of the “do tech startups even need PR?” debate. Uber’s General Manager Chris Nakutis gave the concept a big thumbs down while contributor Paul Wilke of Upright Position Communications presented...
From: Media Bistro | By: Patrick Coffee | Friday, July 25, 2014
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They had us at that cover of “Absolute Beginners.” But check out the rest of this spot, entitled “Every Day is Day One” from 72andSunny Amsterdam and Samsung. Directed by Mark Malloy, this ode to all things surfing stars an even mix of seasoned...
From: Media Bistro | By: Keith Rose | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Despite the panic over Facebook’s supposed impending demise and the decline in organic reach, the social network still drives the most traffic of all the top social networks. According to the Q2 Shareaholic Social Media Report, Facebook drives nearly...
From: Media Bistro | By: Kimberlee Morrison | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Golf World, the oldest golf-centric magazine in the nation, is closing up shop. According to Ad Age, publisher Condé Nast is folding the print edition and shifting any further content under the Golf Digest website. About 10 Golf World staffers have...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris O'Shea | Friday, July 25, 2014
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ABC’s “NY Med” was the most-watched TV show in its time period last night. With 4.9 million viewers, the ABC News show was tops at 10pm for the 5th week straight. In fact, “NY Med” is having its most-watched season yet. Former MSNBC contributor,...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris Ariens | Friday, July 25, 2014
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If you’ve been wined and dined by a potential employer, more power to you! While some job candidates may have a typical office interview, others are experiencing innovative ways to learn about a company and their culture. (more…) New Career Opportunities...
From: Media Bistro | By: Vicki Salemi | Friday, July 25, 2014
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On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the July 20 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Highlights include Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Ron Prosor on “Fox News Sunday,” Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on CNN’s “State...
From: Media Bistro | By: Nick Massella | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Want to make an eBook based on files in your Google Drive? A new eBook conversion tool called Liberio has hit the market that lets you do just that. The platform, which is free with a Google account, allows you to turn any text-based document into an...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Here’s a quick “I Spy” view of the newly refurbished reception area at Goodby’s San Francisco office via Director of Talent Zach Canfield and one of our anonymous tipsters. For the record, we like it (not that anyone cares). And the subjects...
From: Media Bistro | By: Patrick Coffee | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Earlier this week, your AgencySpy found itself in the middle of what could become a legal battle between two independent shops. It all started when we noticed a spot for a company called VidAngel on our sister site Ads of the World. The post itself originally...
From: Media Bistro | By: Patrick Coffee | Friday, July 25, 2014
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At the height of his post-World War II popularity, Arthur Godfrey hosted two weekly CBS-TV series and another 90-minute weekday radio-TV program (Arthur Godfrey Time). Per Wikipedia, the end-of-the-week daily show was a little different: The Friday shows...
From: Media Bistro | By: Richard Horgan | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Good news for those of you who desire more media commentary from Jane Fonda: She has given her thoughts on Rupert Murdoch potentially buying Time Warner. In short, she think it’s a bad idea. “I think it would be a catastrophe,” the 76-year-old...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris O'Shea | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Earlier this month, a CNN interview angered her so much, she stormed off set before its conclusion. And yesterday, comedian Joan Rivers had another bone to pick with the network. In a TMZ video, Rivers rants from outside LAX airport about Hamas. “If...
From: Media Bistro | By: Jordan Chariton | Friday, July 25, 2014
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On Thursday, Washington and national media hit the ground running amid accusations that BuzzFeed viral politics editor Benny Johnson plagiarized writings. A Gawker report was based on a WordPress dedicated to the accusations titled “Our Bad Media”...
From: Media Bistro | By: Nick Massella | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Rohan Ayyar works at E2M, a premium digital marketing firm specializing in creative content strategy, web analytics and conversion rate optimization for startups. He is an avid blogger, with posts featured on MarketingProfs, Social Media Today and Fast...
From: Media Bistro | By: admin | Friday, July 25, 2014
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U.S. District Judge Denise Cote is not satisfied with the settlement that requires Apple to pay $450 million to  put an end to the eBook price fixing case. Reuters has the scoop: “…she found ‘most troubling’ a clause requiring Apple to pay...
From: Media Bistro | By: Dianna Dilworth | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Wikipedia editors have blocked computers from the U.S. House of Representatives for making “persistent disruptive edits” to Wikipedia pages. Page edits from House computers have been banned for ten days, largely due to the “actions of two or three,”...
From: Media Bistro | By: Christie Barakat | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Mario Batali’s “What I’m Drinking” column that ran in The New York Times Magazine for the past three years is done. Or cooked, if you prefer a cooking pun. The weekly column — which was fairly small — featured Batali describing how to make...
From: Media Bistro | By: Chris O'Shea | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Point Web browser to @MMFlint… Refresh after seeing no recent tweet(s)…. Repeat. That’s been our intermittent routine here at FishbowlNY HQ (a.k.a Chris & Me) as we await Moore’s comeback to a massive amount of media and public criticism....
From: Media Bistro | By: Richard Horgan | Friday, July 25, 2014
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