Joe Pompeo

A.P. loses tech, media editor to I.B.T.:

The move is another example of legacy talent flowing into IBT Media.

Bio: Joe Pompeo is a senior reporter at Capital, where he covers media. He was previously a reporter at Yahoo News, Business Insider and The New York Observer.

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Bryan Cranston, Padma Lakshmi, Newt Gingrich, Matt Lauer, Michael Nutter cast non-Obama votes for ‘Time’ Person of the Year

Obama was not the popular favorite among the celebrity panelists who were convened, as they are every November, in the Time & Life building's eighth floor ballroom to cast and debate their votes for the person, group of people or idea that, "for better or for worse has done the most to influence the events of the year."

Nov. 13, 2012

 
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Election 2012 postseason play: Fox News vs. MSNBC

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

Nov. 12, 2012

 
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‘Daily News’ scrambling to relocate staff as storm-drenched downtown headquarters dry out

Some of the water that flooded the Financial District building where the newspaper is headquartered during superstorm Sandy on Oct. 29 was still being pumped out as of this morning, and there was "significant damage to the infrastructure ... of the building that must be addressed" before staffers could return to their desks, according to a memo sent to employees today.

Nov. 12, 2012

 
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Times Company chairman welcomes Mark Thompson as BBC scandal widens

Thompson, who was named C.E.O. eight months after the Times Company ousted his predecessor, Janet Robinson, has recently come under scrutiny as a result of the scandal enveloping his previous fiefdom, the BBC, which he headed from 2004 until earlier this year.

Scotland Yard is currently investigating claims that the late legendary BBC host Jimmy Savile sexually abused as many as 300 women and underage girls in the course of his three decades working for the U.K. broadcast giant.

Nov. 12, 2012

 
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Their offices still flooded, lower Manhattan media companies AMI, Daily News, Newsweek are stranded

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

Nov. 9, 2012

 
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Another election-night victory: CNN clocks most viewers in cable news

On an average night in primetime, CNN usually draws considerably fewer viewers than Fox News (long the perennial ratings champ) and its other competitor, MSNBC. The persistent low ratings have become a major hurdle for the network. But major news events—hurricanes, earthquakes, elections, etc.—are when CNN get its mojo back on the small screen.

Nov. 7, 2012

 
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Election-night all-stars: Nate Silver, Karl Rove, Diane Sawyer

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

Nov. 7, 2012

 
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News Corp. executive sidesteps rumors about plans to acquire more newspapers

"Obviously we should look at some things," said president and C.O.O. ChaseCarey, speaking on a conference call with Wall Street analysts. "But I'm not going to get into commenting transaction by transaction, rumor by rumor,"

Nov. 6, 2012

 
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Colin Myler says hello!

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

Nov. 6, 2012

 
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Beloved indie radio station WFMU is back on the air, but running on fumes

WFMU took a $250,000 hit as a result of the storm—no small thing for an independent community radio facility overwhelmingly funded by listener support. It was another reminder that Sandy's impact will continue to be felt by the region's cultural institutions long after the last FEMA truck has left.

Nov. 6, 2012