Will the Media Follow the Military Out of Iraq?

Hamilton Nolan · 10/25/11 02:10PM

In your trippin Tuesday media column: post-pullout Iraq media plans, Dylan Byers to Politico, Harvey Levin lectures, a Bloomberg discrimination lawsuit, and rumors of layoffs at Martha Stewart Living.

Michele Norris Leaves NPR for Husband's Dumb Job Thing

Hamilton Nolan · 10/24/11 01:05PM

In your magic Monday media column: Michele Norris takes a hiatus at NPR, fuckery at Gannett, The Daily Beast TV is here, newspapers roll out a false slogan, and Charlie Rose on morning television would be... good.

The Double Dip Newspaper Recession Is Coming

Hamilton Nolan · 10/21/11 02:05PM

In your finally Friday media column: News Corp's annual spanking ensues, The Chicago Tribune's poor, the NYT's modest digital growth, cable news loves the gays, a Tim Hetherington exhibit, and I tell you which boxing blog to read.

Nationwide Layoffs Hit Village Voice Media

Hamilton Nolan · 10/20/11 02:01PM

In your tragic Thursday media column: more info on the companywide layoffs at Village Voice Media, the NYT Co. makes money, a Washington Post heiress has a bright idea, The Economist screws up, and newspaper layoffs are back.

More Staffers Laid Off at The Village Voice

Hamilton Nolan · 10/19/11 02:46PM

In your drizzly Wednesday media column: a prime time shakeup at MSNBC, key staffers laid off at the Village Voice, Reuters' editor writes a crappy memo, The Daily does something right, and Gary Knell's upcoming ass kissing campaign.

Michael Wolff Finally, Officially, Seriously Done at Adweek

Hamilton Nolan · 10/17/11 01:28PM

In your mandatory Monday media column: Michael Wolff is out for good, Tweet man stops tweeting to write about Twitter, McDonald's launches its own network, a PR man jokes for accuracy, and the NYT's paywall is a success.

The Global Newspaper Industry Declines

Hamilton Nolan · 10/14/11 02:46PM

In your finally Friday media column: newspaper circulation wanes, a brilliant plan to avoid reporters, the News Corp board battle continues, Fox News people are bad liars, and Nancy Franklin's replacement.

Eritrea's a Terrible Place for Journalists, Too

Hamilton Nolan · 10/13/11 02:08PM

In your gloomy Thursday media column: Eritrea is the pits (of journalism), Erin Burnett is unpopular, the WSJ Europe circulation scandal continues, The Guardian U.S. is optimistic, and Michael Miner is an OG (of journalism).

Dirty Tricks at The Wall Street Journal in Europe

Hamilton Nolan · 10/12/11 01:26PM

In your bleary Wednesday media column: the WSJ's European publisher is forced to resign, paywalls come to college papers, Jennifer Granholm gets a TV show, a money back guarantee for advertisers and "Brother" Bill O'Reilly.

News Corp Back to Shrugging Off Public Opinion

Hamilton Nolan · 10/11/11 01:41PM

In your brash Tuesday media column: News Corp gets its balls back, the WSJ gets shorter and shorter, Katie Couric picks up odd jobs, Mary Pilon poached, and blog buys newspaper.

Would Sean Hannity Ever Leave Fox Voluntarily?

Hamilton Nolan · 10/10/11 01:51PM

In your sparkling Monday media column: Sean Hannity mulls the end, NPR's chief hints at post-government funding, Bill Keller's split personality, magazine ad revenue report, and Conde Nast goes Hollywood.

What's Carlos Slim Want With the NYT?

Hamilton Nolan · 10/07/11 02:19PM

In your finally Friday media column: Carlos Slim parsed, a Miami reporter has a bad day, Michael Wolff lives on at Adweek, James Murdoch's board seat in jeopardy, and Disney's CEO will peace out in four years.

HuffPo Adds Four New Insipid Sections

Hamilton Nolan · 10/03/11 01:59PM

In your dreary Monday media column: HuffPo launches four new verticals for the easily amused, a football player threatens a sportswriter, The Awl's empire expands, the creative class is dead, and Yahoo News and ABC learn to share.

Judith Miller Angered by Concept of Responsible Journalism

Hamilton Nolan · 09/30/11 02:05PM

In your mordant Friday media column: Judith Miller critiques someone else's journalism, the Occupy Wall Street Journal is coming, the NYO begs for a raise, Slate redesigns, and Jill Abramson wants questions from you.

Roger Ailes Thinks People Would Like Him If He Were Liberal

Hamilton Nolan · 09/29/11 01:14PM

In your dreamy Thursday media column: Roger Ailes has a skewed self-perception, Henry Blodget encourages you to steal his content, The Week is doing well, female sports columnists have a tough job, and James Rainey complains.

Here Comes Jill Abramson's God Damn Puppy Book

Hamilton Nolan · 09/28/11 01:46PM

In your vivacious Wednesday media column: important media person loves puppies, a publisher's going to jail, NBC News decides to stand for something, Bloomberg View's editor is out, an NYT writer goes to HuffPo, and how to be a dick.