Portfolio Mag’s Madoff Breakfast

Kudos to Portfolio magazine for this morning’s thought-provoking panel about Bernie Madoff. Panelists: Elie Wiesel (pr. Eely Vee-zel), a prominent author and founder of the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, […]

TVNewser Summit kick-off party!!

Video 1: In which, Laurel introduces herself to strange men at the party. I attended the party to kick off the TVNewser summit Tuesday night. For those of you not […]

Larry Kramer Tells Laurel at Michael’s: ‘We Need a New Generation of Storytellers’ – Watch the Video!

<img alt="ltlunch.jpg" src="/fishbowlny/files/original/ltlunch.jpg" width="400" height="255" Pictured above, Jack Rotherham of Metacafe. Watch now: founder Laurel Touby talks shop with Magid’s Mike Vorhaus, Polaris Ventures’ Larry Kramer, and Metacafe’s Jack […]

Conde Nast Portfolio’s Breakfast Panel

This morning, Conde Nast Portfolio magazine hosted a swank Panel/Breakfast at the 21 Club. The topic: The Market’s Future: What’s Next for the Economy. Speakers: John Cassidy, Contributing Editor, Matt […]

Busy next week? Future of Business & Strategy Panel

I’m not sure what’s more exciting, watching the excruciating debates in Congress or waiting for the Palin/Biden match on Thursday. What will we do NEXT WEEK to beat all that? […]

Speaking of: How to Start a Media Company

At parties and events, some entrepreneurial journalists (is that an oxymoron or what?) have started to ask “How do you start a media company?” and I’ve even considered writing a […]

Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism

Citizen journalism, crowdsourcing, interactive news, etc. You hear the buzz-words, but very few mainstream organizations, are experimenting with these new forms of journalism. The Knight Foundation is out to change […]

Media Babies: Kai Etan Robin!

Since it’s the weekend, we’re bored and we forgot to do this two weeks ago, we thought you might like to meet a new media arrival: Kai Etan Robin. Kai’s […]

Chambermaid Book Party

Does a successful book party equal book sales success? If so, then Saira Rao‘s first novel, Chambermaid, is headed for stratospheric heights. The party was a rager, with over 200 […]

Release Me: The Press Release Blog

I get so many press releases every day, I don’t know what to do with them. But, I know that someone out there cares. So, I’ve decided to create an […]