Revolving Door: Media Coverage of OWS, Ryan Gosling Protests, and More

The media was a big presence during Occupy Wall Street’s “Day of Action,” which also marked the two-month anniversary of the movement. Some of the coverage was had the same level of confusion that was present on the ground.

Newsweek/The Daily Beast had some high-profile departures this week.

The Early Show is being overhauled with a new studio and new talent, including Oprah’s friend Gayle King and media vet Charlie Rose. Chris Wragge, who was brought in from WCBS/Channel 2, will not be the primary host of the show starting next year but has a contract through 2014.

And Jim Romenesko’s resignation from, following criticism from the site’s online director Julie Moos over “questionable attribution,” sparked plenty of discussion across the media.

Ryan Gosling fans are pissed off that their guy wasn’t chosen to be People‘s Sexiest Man Alive. Fans protested in front of the magazine’s offices to let the editors know that they made a mistake putting that other gorgeous man (French-speaking sexy master Bradley Cooper) on the cover. We’ll call it a dead heat. BuzzFeed organized the faux-test.

Joy Behar’s HLN program was cancelled.

More media moves after the jump.

Catherine Garcia has been named primary evening anchor at KNSD-TV in San Diego. She had been anchor there. (TVSpy)

Amy Rushlow has been named senior editor at She had been senior associate editor there. (mb)

Larry McMurtry has been named “New Books” columnist at Harper’s Magazine. He had been is the author of at Lonesome Dove. (GalleyCat)

Jonny Lieberman has been named senior features editor at Motor Trend. He had been senior editor there. (FishbowlLA)

Shelley Wiseman has been named senior food editor at Fine Cooking. She had been travel food editor at Gourmet. (mb)

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