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Topic: News

21st Century Fox Hopes to Complete its Massive Media Review By Year's End

Spends about $1 billion in media annually

The consultant behind 21st Century Fox's global media review is no stranger to such searches. In fact, MediaLink handled the 2011 review triggered by Comcast's acquisition of NBCUniversal. The latest search comes…

Facebook Tweaks Cause Concern Among Marketers, but Not Necessarily Panic

News feed algorithm changes have publishers on their toes

Facebook today unveiled changes to the way its news feed algorithm distributes page posts, giving more credence to posts by users' friends than from publishers. For instance, news articles with…

5 Delicious Questions for Tom Colicchio About His New Gig at MSNBC

A chat with the celebrity chef turned food correspondent

Big news from MSNBC this morning: Celebrity chef Tom Colicchio will become the network's first food correspondent and debut two new shows. Stirring the Pot will air on the network's…

Larry King Has Done Over 60,000 Interviews, but This Is the One He Really Wants

Hint: a Cuban politician

Larry King's career stretches back nearly seven decades, ranging from his early days as a radio broadcaster in Florida to 25 years at the helm of Larry King Live on…

Jake Tapper Leaps From the D.C. Beat to the Anchor's Chair

Taking charge, his goal is to build TV's ‘front page’

Specs Who Jake Tapper New gig Anchor, chief Washington, D.C., correspondent, CNN Old gig Senior national political correspondent, ABC News Twitter @jaketapper Age 45 I know being a beat reporter is a lot of fun—do you…

The Personalities Behind the Latest News Websites—An Explainer

Vox, The Intercept, FiveThirtyEight

'Tis the season for the personality-driven news site—and little wonder. A recent eMarketer study revealed that adults last year spent more time with digital media than TV, newspapers and magazines…

Sam Champion Wants to Make The Weather Channel a One-Stop Shop for News

Also, thoughts on naming storms

Specs Name Sam Champion Age 52 New gig Managing editor, anchor,The Weather Channel Old gig Weather anchor, Good Morning America You've said that your new morning show, AMHQ, will cover news, business, sports and other nonweather…

Church vs. State Is Dead. Who Cares?

Time Inc. has other, bigger problems to solve

Time Inc. sent a shiver through publishing circles with the news that it would have its editors report to the business side, undoing a long-standing tradition at the company designed…

Cosmo Editor Joanna Coles Thinks Digital Is Good for Magazines

Consumers will never fully give up print

If you want to be culturally relevant, you have to be on digital. The world is much less exclusive now than it used to be. Fashion is a really good…

Niche News Apps Reign Supreme on Smartphones

And other mobile readership stats

Mobile devices are fast becoming the preferred way for people to keep up on the news, but a new survey of consumers shows big usage differences by gender, app type…

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