MediaPulse | A Weekly Media Round-Up
Here’s the top media industry stories we’re following this week:
The Big News: WDBJ-TV newscast gives a moment of silence and tearful memoriam for slain colleagues (Chicago Tribune); Stock market turmoil (NBC News); Publishing exec Liz Perle passed away (Boston Globe)
Talking Points: New York mag looks at the three men to become the next publisher of The New York Times (New York); Scientific American turns 170 this week making it the oldest continuously published magazine in U.S. (Poynter); Donald Trump has Univision’s Jorge Ramos escorted out from press conference (Adweek) and then dishes with Megyn Kelly (Adweek) with a response from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (Latin Post).
New Launches: The Wall Street Journal debuts “What’s News” app (Talking Biz News); The Washington Post revamps homepage (POLITICO New York); Facebook launches Siri rival called “M” (Paste Magazine); Capital is now POLITICO New York (Cision Blog)
All About Those Numbers: Premiere of AMC‘s Walking Dead spin-off “Fear the Walking Dead” sets record for highest-rated launch of cable series (TVWeek.com); Record July for CNNMoney (Talking Biz News); FOX Business Network beats CNBC Friday on coverage of stock market drop (Talking Biz News)
Hellos & Goodbyes: VH1 cancels two morning shows – Big Morning Buzz Live and The Gossip Table (Cision Blog); The View announces new hosts – Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure and Paula Faris (Cision Blog); The Denver Post shuts down Viva Colorado (Cision Blog); Daniel Woo exits CBSNews.com (Cision Blog)
What’s Now/Next: Netflix to add films and TV series for tweens (The New York Times); Is Condé Nast in trouble? (Adweek); MSNBC moves Al Sharpton’s PoliticsNation to Sundays mornings from weekday evenings (Hollywood Reporter); Reuters TV app no longer a monthly subscription is, now free in the App store (POLITICO New York)
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