Media Minutiae: Post-Oscar Edition

  • Simon Dumenco asked, so we’re compelled to answer: The Ad Age media columnist says people who read blogs do so ‘cuz they think it makes them sexier. So, does reading FishbowlNY make you sexier? Yes. Next Question.
  • Whack Pact?: Viacom/CBS chairman Les Moonves, appearing on one of Howard Stern‘s final terrestrial radio shows, thanked the shock jock for the record advertising revenue the network sold, and admitted that he bought Sirius stock, according to Drudge.
  • Hot: Adweek‘s Annual Hot List is out, and the return of Martha is honored. “Executive Team of the Year: Martha Stewart, Sally Preston, Lauren Stanich, Margaret Roach, Gael Towey, Eric Pike: Martha Stewart Living.” But wait, no Susan Lyne?
  • Deal: The TimesAndrew Ross Sorkin‘s popular financial column Dealbook will have an online home (, giving Mark Cuban and the rest of Dealbook’s readers up-to-the-minute access.