Revolving Door: Univision’s GOP Boycott, ‘Erin Burnett OutFront,’ ‘Marie Claire,’ and More


By Tonya Garcia Comment

Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, Rick Perry, Jon Huntsman, and Michele Bachmann say they will not take part in a Univision debate scheduled for January because of allegations that the Spanish-language media outlet pushed an embarrassing story about a relative to Sen. Mark Rubio (FL-R) after he refused to be interviewed for a Univision program. Univision denies this. [via The Miami Herald blog]

The BBC is to cut 2,000 jobs and will be changing its programming line up in order to trim 20 percent from its budget over the next five years.

Erin Burnett OutFront kicked off this week with good ratings, but gets bad press for the way Burnett covered Occupy Wall Street.

Arthur C. Nielsen Jr., who built the Nielsen company beyond TV and radio ratings, died at the age of 92.

Marie Claire has chosen Geraldine Sealy as editor-at-large and Joyce Chang as deputy editor. Sealy, the former deputy editor of Whole Living, and Chang, the former deputy editor of People Style Watch, replace Abigail Pesta and Anne Fulenwider. [via NY Observer]

Craig Dubow, the CEO of Gannett, steps down less than a month after taking medical leave. [via TVSpy]

More media changes after the jump.

Jonathan Humbert has been named reporter at KOMO-TV in Seattle. He had been reporter at KLAS-TV in Las Vegas. (TVSpy)

Lindsay Silberman has been named staff editor at She had been online coordinator there. (mb)

Lauren Matthews has been named style editor at BizBash. She had been senior associate editor at and Brides Local Magazines. (mb)

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has been named chief international correspondent at CNBC. She had been co-anchor at Power Lunch. (TVNewser)

Juno DeMelo has been named nutrition editor at Fitness. She had been nutrition editor at Shape. (mb)

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