Weprin moves to new role at Hollywood Reporter

Newsletter editor and reporter Alex Weprin is moving into a new role at The Hollywood Reporter. Weprin is now a media and business writer. He will be covering business and corporate stories, the world of TV news, and media companies like Condé Nast and The New York Times, as they evolve for a digital future. He has […]

Business Insider hires O’Reilly as media and advertising editor

Business Insider has hired Lara O’Reilly as its media and advertising editor. She will start next week. She had been at Business Insider before leaving in 2017 to join The Wall Street Journal to cover media and marketing. Most recently, she had been at Digiday. O’Reilly had been Business Insider’s advertising editor and senior editor […]

Veteran journalists launch new book on successful media interviews

Emmy Award winning broadcast journalists Rick DeBruhl and Kevin Riggs have penned a new book, “The Insider’s Guide to Media Training: 99 Tips to Survive Your Interview in the Digital Age,” sharing their insight developed after more than 8 collective decades of experience as reporters. The book aims to equip readers with the understanding to […]

Ellie MacDonald to speak at university journalism and media week

The founder and managing director of MacComms, a Leeds-based PR agency is set to host a session at Leeds Trinity University as part on the university’s journalism and media week, according to reports. Ellie MacDonald, the ‘Yorkshire young leader of the year’, will give a talk at the event entitled ‘Building a business to be […]

Tech companies: a hindrance to democracy and free press

As the presidential election approaches, cracks in the digital facade begin to surface once again, reports The New York Times. Facebook just removed an “I Love America” page, run by Ukrainians, which pushed recycled pro-Trump imagery from the Internet Research Agency, the Russian group that tried to influence the 2016 election. Similarly, in another case, […]

Reuters seeks tech and media M&A reporter

Reuters is looking for an experienced and highly competitive business journalist to be part of its U.S. deals team and report on mergers and acquisitions in the technology, media and telecommunication sectors. The role requires a deep understanding of how corporate executives and deal makers operate, strong source-building and networking skills, and the ability to […]

Media coverage of climate change under the microscope

With growing concern over global warming, there is no doubt that media coverage of climate change has become a hot topic.  Citing several studies, writer Zafirah Zein explores here how well news oulets are bringing this story home.  The picture is cloudy.  Despite growing media attention by major news outlets, climate journalism remains highly localized, with […]