Media News

WWD to Offer Weekly Print Edition Instead of Daily (March 14, 2015): WWD has announced a publication change. It will become a weekly print publication instead of a daily one.

Kalmbach is Launching a Magazine About Drones (February 3, 2015): Kalmbach and Discover are launching a magazine about drones, called Drone 360.

CNN Gets FAA Approval to Test Drones for News Gathering (January 14, 2015): CNN has announced it worked out a deal with the Federal Aviation Administration so it can test drones for news gathering purposes.

12 Killed in Attack at Paris Office of Charlie Hebdo (January 7, 2015): 12 people have been killed in an attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The attack occured at the magazine's office in Paris.

Rihanna's CFDA Gown Challenges News Outlets (June 4, 2014): Mainstream media had trouble covering Rihanna's racy CFDA gown. The gown was see through and impossible to show on television.

John Oliver Gives Brilliant Explanation of Net Neutrality Controversy (June 3, 2014): John Oliver delivered a scathing indictment of cable companies and their assault on Net Neutrality. He also issues a call to action to all internet commentators.

CNN Fires News Editor Marie-Louise Gumuchian for Plagiarism (May 16, 2014): CNN has fired news editor Marie-Louise Gumuchian for plagiarism. CNN says it identified 50 articles with plagiarized content.

The Onion to Launch ClickHole Site in June (May 14, 2014): The Onion will launch a new site called ClickHole in June. The site is described as a BuzzFeed parody.

Jill Abramson Out as New York Times Editor (May 14, 2014): Jill Abramson has been ousted as editor of The New York Times. She has held the position since September 2011.

Katherine Goldstein Named Editor of VF.com (May 13, 2014): Katherine Goldstein has been named editor of Vanity Fair's website, VF.com. The announcement was made by Graydon Carter.

Freelancer.com Announces Acquisition of Warrior Forum (April 19, 2014): Freelancer.com has announced the acquisitoin of Warrior Forum, an Internet marketing forum founded in 1997.

Microsoft Producing TV Shows for Xbox Live (April 7, 2014): Microsoft is producing TV shows for the Xbox Live. It already has six shows in production.

NBCUniversal Shutters Daily Candy (April 5, 2014): NBCUniversal has shuttered the Daily Candy shopping newsletter and website.

Chicago Sun-Times Starts Accepting Bitcoin for Subscriptions (April 4, 2014): The Chicago Sun-Times has become the first major newpaper to accept bitcoin.

Chad E. Gutstein Named CEO of Machinima (April 2, 2014): Chad E. Gutstein has been named the CEO of Machinima. He was formerly COO of the Ovation television network.

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