J.K. Trotter · 01/19/16 02:20PM

ABC News anchor and media entrepreneur Dan Abrams has added a new legal affairs website to his Abrams Media empire, where it will join Mediaite, Gossip Cop, and The Mary Sue, among others. The name of the new outlet is LawNewz.com by Dan Abrams.

ABC News Picks PR Man to Take Over Ted Koppel's Chair [UPDATED]

Hamilton Nolan · 06/20/13 10:11AM

For a quarter of a century, newsman Ted Koppel lent an air of gravitas to ABC News' Nightline. And now, years after Koppel's retirement, the network has finally found the right person to replace this icon of journalism: a guy who owns a PR firm.

Mediaite Takes Weinergate Coverage to the Next Level

Jeff Neumann · 06/02/11 05:31AM

Anthony Weiner's alleged Twitter cock shot deserves plenty of media coverage. A popular and controversial politician maybe sent around pictures of his boner sheathed in gray boxer briefs—that's newsworthy (and funny!) And the story is rightfully being picked apart. With lots of weiner jokes, naturally. But other stuff is happening that might be considered so newsworthy. Not if you ask sensitive sexy man Dan Abrams. Take a look at these two screengrabs from his blog, Mediaite.

Dexter Filkins to The New Yorker

Hamilton Nolan · 12/06/10 01:03PM

In your merit-based Monday media column: Dexter Filkins gets his reward, magazine ad pages rise (a bit), Dan Abrams expands his empire, the AP shows dead Marines, and you didn't donate to your local public broadcaster, did you?

The Day of the Media Microfeud

Hamilton Nolan · 07/28/10 02:11PM

In your tendentious Wednesday media column: The Awl vs. the NYO, the Village Voice vs. the Austin Chronicle, Sam Sifton vs. Dan Abrams, dumb people vs. David Remnick, and the NYT vs. the WSJ, magazine-style.