Colbert Discovers FishbowlNY; FishbowlNY Bans Colbert

Ballsy Say what you will about Stephen Colbert, but he knows how to credit (manipulate) bloggers. Last night on the Colbert Report, Colbert acknowledged our report about his trainwreck taping […]

Syringes, Asterisks, Vitriol: A Decidedly Different Reaction To Bonds In New York

Today’s front pages: San Francisco Chronicle, Daily News, Post RELATED: Barry Bonds Snubs New York Media Barry Bonds Makes Beat Writers Endure Tyra Banks Show Before Taking Questions Chasing Barry

mediabistro.com Ruined My Sex Life*

It’s been roughly a year and a half since I first dropped into FishbowlNY. Today is my last day as a managing editor of mediabistro.com and, too, this media blog. […]

New York Press To Ban Hooker Ads, Kiss Away Millions

Manhattan Media, the new owners of the New York Press, want to give the Village Voice a run for its money. They also want to ban hooker ads — an […]

ABC Meta-Milks Merry Miller’s ‘Internet Sensation’

ABC News is milking their own trainwreck interviewer Merry Miller, whose botched — and roundly ridiculed — chat with Holly Hunter has been dubbed “The Interview Seen Around the World” […]

For The Rupert Murdoch Completist Only …

The text of the Dow Jones sale agreement on an editorial review committee, as filed by Dow Jones with the SEC on Wednesday: AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), dated as of [l], […]

Rupe Street Journal: The Internal Memos

—–Original Message—– From: Brauchli, Marcus Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 6:45 AM Subject: On the News Colleagues, Today’s news that a decisive proportion of Bancroft family trusts will vote in […]

Rupe Street Journal: It’s (F*cking Finally) On

The $5 billion foreplay is giving way to some Rupe-on-Journal action. Finally. Relevant linkage: NYT: Victory. WSJ Publisher’s Note: Readers should expect what they have always expected from the Journal, […]

Whoopi To View

Mark it down: Whoopi Goldberg will be named the new co-host of The View, FishbowlNY has learned. Sources close to the decision say the announcement could come in a matter […]

Poll: Which Troubled Starlet Took The Better Mugshot?

Nicole, Paris, Lindsay With the L.A. media mired in Lindsay Loha-steria — and the national media, apart from Jack Cafferty, tolerating it — we thought we’d eat the last remaining […]