Dan Abrams’s Mediaite.com Focuses on Celebrity of Journalism

By Andrew Gauthier 

Dan Abrams, NBC legal analyst and former general manager of MSNBC, is set to launch his newest venture–Mediaite.com. Howard Kurtz of The Washington Post reports on the journalist-centric website…
Described by its managing editor as “Huffington Post meets Gawker,” the Web site, created by NBC legal analyst Dan Abrams, was stirring controversy well before its debut.

“Part of what we’re doing is appreciating the celebrity of the media,” Abrams says. The site “plays into the vanity of these individuals,” says Managing Editor Colby Hall, a former producer for MTV and VH1, but is “not over-snarky or mean and nasty.” Full article…