The Bloomberg Files

The Bloomberg Files

Oh the irony of ironies! Leave it to Gawker to re-open the Bloomberg spying debacle with new revelations on just what client information reporters had access to. Gawker’s Nitasha Tiku is giving Hamilton Nolan a run for his money in the “make-a-splash” department though it’s doubtful she’ll ever match his proclivity for profanity. In her […]

Zucker to CNN…Presumably

Zucker to CNN…Presumably

Jeff Zucker It is 3pm Wednesday, and the news of former NBCUni’s chief Jeff Zucker’s ascension to the leadership of CNN Worldwide has still not yet been confirmed by Time-Warner, nor Mr. Zucker himself. Even so, the Twitterstream was buzzing last night and today with hedged assertions that this news was manifest. Leading the charge […]

Friday’s Video Views

A Bloomberg Game Changer Bloomberg flexes its journalistic muscle with this 25-minute interview with today’s definitive “game changer” Mark Zuckerberg. Page One Media Editor Apparently the director of New York Times film doc “Page One” fell ill at the last minute and asked Bruce Headlam, the news org’s usually behind-the-scenes media editor, i.e., David Carr […]

Friday’s Video Views

Like + Follow = ? This week, Twitter introduced its “follow” button, which is not dissimilar to Facebook’s “like” button, and a cousin to Google’s “+1” button. Geesh I’m confused. Here’s a look at Google +1. H/T HuffPost Tech GMail Rapport Since we’re talking Google, here’s a GMail plug-in called Rapportive whose upgrade in recent […]

LeBron Links

LeBron Links

When last we visited the wide world of sports, it was to look at the world’s most famous golfer and the PR machinations he undertook to minimize the hit on his reputation. I for one found it curious how Mr. Woods initially took to his own website as the sole (controlled?) means to deliver his […]

Four New Yorkers on Media & Technology

Four New Yorkers on Media & Technology

I had a chance to attend Digital Hollywood’s Advertising 2.0 confab these last two days — or at least two of the three keynotes that interested me. (I missed The Daily Beast’s Tina Brown.) Yesterday, Business Week‘s Jon Fine took IAC’s eminently quotable CEO Barry Diller through the paces. Diller must have felt right at […]