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MORE TROUBLE FOR FAREED ZAKARIA

August 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Clouds re-formed over CNN reporter Fareed Zakaria on Wednesday after a former Newsweek magazine senior editor disclosed that he wrote an introduction for a 2010 special standalone issue on the environment that was published under Zakaria’s byline. The former editor, Jerry Adler, told the New York Observer that he had been informed “through channels” before […]

THE LADIES HAVE IT (THE BOX OFFICE, THAT IS)

May 28, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

You could operate an entire multiplex off the methane gas given off by the reviews for Sex and the City 2 (Rex Reed in the New York Observer, for example, commented that it “is to movies what fried dough is to nutrition.”), but that didn’t deter fans of the TV series and the movie franchise […]

TURMOIL AT ABC NEWS?

May 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A report about the departure of ABC News executive Mimi Gurbst, a 20-year veteran, has precipitated a flood of angry denunciations of Gurbst and other ABC News managers on the New York Observer’s comments box that have received the attention of Andrew Tyndall, whose Tyndall Report assesses network news coverage. Written anonymously by ABC News […]

MSNBC’S SHUSTER SUSPENDED FOR APPEARANCE IN CNN PILOT

April 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

MSNBC has suspended host David Shuster for reportedly filming a pilot for a new CNN series with NPR’s Michele Martin without informing his bosses at MSNBC, the TVNewser website reported today (Monday), citing unnamed network sources. Existence of the CNN pilot was first reported by the New York Observer, which indicated that it was a […]