Denton has continued to regularly have parties for media types at his apartment; it's just the excitement that feels like a throwback. One of the parties hosted here, after all, was for Tina Brown on the merger of Newsweek and The Daily Beast, a move regarded by most in the New York media world with severe skepticism. But tonight's honoree was Nate Silver, the New York Times blogger and poll-rider, the proprietor of FiveThirtyEight, and the media's' winner of the 2012 election cycle.
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?(1)
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?
And that, even as the total number of viewers across all broadcast and cable networks was lower for this debate than for the two previous ones, with a total of 53.9 million viewers.(2)
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?(3)
The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.
Attempts to reach Bishop for comment were unsuccessful. But the story circulating is that he and editor-in-chief Colin Myler had been butting heads over coverage, which ultimately led to Bishop's dismissal yesterday.(3)
When Rupert tweets, who listens?(1)
Ricketts tells his staff in the memo, obtained by Capital, that "although I feel a strong obligation as a citizen to engage politically in support of the principles I hold dear, I feel equally strongly that my personal politics should have absolutely no impact on your work as objective, fair-minded journalists." Whole thing after the jump.
One thing not mentioned in today's bombshell article in The New York Times about billionaire Joe Ricketts, the man behind a Super PAC campaign to revive the issue of pastor Jeremiah Wright in the 2012 election cycle?(2)
Among those you'd generally expect are too busy with their faces buried in notebooks or laptops to get dolled up and camera ready: "Jeff Zeleny and Jim Rutenberg; FiveThirtyEight blogger Nate Silver; chief correspondent for The Caucus blog Michael Shear; Washington bureau chief David Leonhardt, White House correspondent Jackie Calmes, New York Times Magazine political correspondent Matt Bai; and reporters Jeremy Peters, Ashley Parker, Brian Stelter, Nick Confessore, and Michael Barbaro. Megan Liberman, deputy news editor, will host the news segments." Additionally, "Op-ed columnist Charles Blow will host the opinion segments, which will feature Gail Collins, Bill Keller, Joe Nocera, Ross Douthat and Thomas B. Edsall," the release states.
Following a chaotic Ron Paul cameo this morning at a restaurant in Manchester, where dozens of reporters tripped over one another trying to get close to the candidate, and a town hall event several hours later in Hollis, where one of his aides excoriated CNN's Dana Bash over an unfavorable question, Paul enjoyed a much more subdued appearance this afternoon at the tree-lined national headquarters of the rugged outdoors brand Timberland.(1)