Today on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu, hosts Jason Boog of GalleyCat and Matt Van Hoven of AgencySpy were joined again by FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst.
The podcast opened with talk about Michael Jackson and how Amanda and Matt are covering his death on their blogs. Matt then spoke about infomercial pitchman Billy Mays, who died suddenly yesterday, and his impact on the advertising industry.
The group also discussed author Alice Hoffman’s decision to post a book reviewer’s phone number and email address on Twitter after she disagreed with a review of her book “The Story Sisters.”
Lastly, Matt brought up a news report that ad sales on television was down. The group discussed the implications of decreasing ad sales across all of media and how journalists need to adapt in order to survive the slow death of traditional media.
Tomorrow, Jason and Matt will welcome author Alyssa Katz, who just debuted a new book about real estate in the U.S. “Our Lot.”
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