On The Menu: Erin Andrews, Zappos and Lou Dobbs


Today on the media- bistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast, hosts Jason Boog of publishing blog GalleyCat and AgencySpy‘s Matt Van Hoven talked about the day’s big media headlines.

First they talked about the ongoing Erin Andrews peephole camera scandal, and the recent news that ESPN has banned New York Post reporters from appearing on its station after the paper published fuzzy photos of Andrews on its cover earlier this week. They also talked about Amazon.com’s acquisition of online shoe purveyor Zappos.com yesterday.

“Amazon has been hit a few times [in recent months] because they are a huge target…it’s very easy for them to make a misstep and once they make a misstep people jump on them,” Jason said. “If they are able to bring that Zappos personality and that Zappos interaction with their users I think that would be very valuable to them. If that’s why they’re doing it, I’m all for it.”

Also discussed: CNN distancing itself from Lou Dobbs.

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