Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section will publish The BizBeat, an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafile.com. Making Headlines Is it too late now
Michele Promaulayko has been named the new editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine, and the publication’s former EIC, Joanna Coles, has been named the first-ever chief content officer of Hearst, Cosmo’s parent company. Coles’ new role will require her to “work closely with Hearst editors and oversee
Former Fox News anchor, Gretchen Carlson, will reportedly receive $20 million as well as a public apology from 21st Century Fox. The former “Fox and Friends” anchor’s original suit claimed she was fired from Fox after refusing sexual advances from former chairman and CEO of Fox,
After 14 years with Fox News Channel, veteran anchor Greta Van Susteren will leave the network. The announcement came abruptly Tuesday morning in a joint statement issued by network co-presidents Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine. Brit Hume was concurrently announced as Van Susteren’s successor as anchor of
Editor’s Note: The following is the first piece for In the Public Ear, a column by Mediafile’s podcast and public media reporter Grace Mausser. In the Public Ear will feature commentary and analysis on podcasting, public media, and the organizations behind it all. About a
Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section will publish The BizBeat, an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Think Reliable Sources meets TheSkimm meets BloombergBusiness. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafile.com.
Editor’s Note: Some names used in the following story are pseudonyms, per the original report by New York magazine. Gretchen Carlson, long-time Fox News anchor and former co-host of morning show “Fox & Friends,” was discreetly let go from the network on June 23, 2016. Almost two
Roughly 3 days, 6 hours, and 42 minutes after his dismissal was first announced, former Donald Trump Presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski found himself on air as CNN’s newest political contributor. Some in the media were outraged; others were shocked that CNN would not only hire