Hearst is launching a YouTube channel on April 15, Hello Style, that will bring together content from five of its titles including Cosmopolitan and Seventeen. Teaser above. [via]
Current TV has filed a countersuit against Keith Olbermann claiming that he’s the one guilty of breach of contract. Filing available here.
Richard Huff is leaving the New York Daily News to handle PR for the CBS News programs 48 Hours Mystery and CBS Sunday Morning, and for CBS Productions and Primetime Specials. He joined the paper in 1993 and was promoted to TV editor in 2001. [via]
Muck Rack, which follows what reporters are saying on Twitter and offers a daily newsletter tracking top activity, has now relaunched its one-line press releases. Launched in 2009, the service had been suspended in December during the site’s relaunch. The releases are distributed through the Muck Rack Twitter feed with links to company websites and other online channels.
WWD discusses the new role of the EIC, which includes having a say on branding opportunities for the title.
National Review‘s editor Rich Lowry announced over the weekend that it has cut ties with writer John Derbyshire after he published a “nasty and indefensible” story on a website, Taki’s Magazine. The story, meant to be an outline of a “talk” he has with his kids about black people, says things like, “(10g) Before voting for a black politician, scrutinize his/her character much more carefully than you would a white.”
More media moves below:
Bryan Curtis has been named writer at Grantland. He had been correspondent at . (FishbowlLA)
Annie Tomlin has been named beauty director at BellaSugar. She had been senior editor there. (mb)
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