Life (And Journalism) Imitates Wikipedia Again

Online encyclopedia Wikipedia is known for the occasional typo and factual error. So it was pretty appropriate than when the New York Times wrote about Wikipedia, they’d make an error […]

Kathie Lee Gifford Joins The Today Show

Kathie Lee Gifford is returning to morning television. Starting next Monday, she will co-anchor the fourth hour of the Today show with Hoda Kotb. Any commentary we could add would […]

Newsweek Buyouts/Job Cuts Intro

Does it say anything when, more than 24 hours after news of Newsweek‘s massive employee buyouts leaked out (note: this links to our coverage from Monday), the Post has covered […]

Memopad Distilled: Entertainment Weekly Edition

The Met just hosted a panel discussion about fashion blogs. GUests included NYT fashion critic Cathy Horyn, Scott Schuman of The Sartorialist and Diane Pernet of Zoo magazine. Keith Olbermann‘s […]

Gawker Says Goodbye To Their Offices

And plays some Green Day… We mentioned last week that Gawker Media was moving to a new office. So cheers to the intrepid reader who just sent us this YouTube […]

Massive Job Cuts At Newsweek

Is Time Inc. next? Shortly after 1pm yesterday, word leaked out of a massive exodus at Newsweek. In short: More than 100 staffers accepted a buyout from Newsweek. The departing […]

Starz Unveils New Logo, Ad Campaign

Right now, Barry Diller is celebrating the Friday court ruling that gave him the ability to breakup internet giant IAC over John Malone‘s objections. But there’s some good news for […]

Mommy, What’s A Hipster Magazine?

The New York Post‘s weekly magazine summary just gave pride of place to mags for “hopeless hipsters.” Who qualifies as a hipster magazine in the New York Post‘s book? Paper: […]

Brandon Holley, Yahoo! Launch Women’s Web Portal

After Jane folded, FishbowlNY reported that ex-EIC Brandon Holley had inked a deal with Yahoo! to run division Yahoo! Lifestyles and, err, “oversee forthcoming launches in other content areas.” That’s […]

Kelefa Sanneh’s First New Yorker Article

Our man Kelefa Sanneh, New York Times pop music critic turned intrepid New Yorker reporter, just unveiled his first article for the magazine. In a word, it’s awesome. Sanneh just […]