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Geekosystem, Dan Abrams' New Geek Site, Set To Launch

Mediaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mediaite founder Dan Abrams will be launching a new site covering geek culture on January 25th, aptly titled "Geekosystem." According to Abrams, "w...

Dan Abrams Launching Three New Websites

Mediaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As the founder of Mediaite, I am thrilled to announce that our site's ongoing success -- both in terms of traffic and advertising -- has led us to cre...

The Unedited Truth: Why MSNBC Re-Airs 9/11 Coverage

Dan Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Abrams

Some have called it gruesome or ghoulish, even referring to it as "death porn." Maybe so, but it also really happened.

Katrina vanden Heuvel vs. Dan Abrams: "Don't Lecture Me!" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Katrina vanden Heuvel and Dan Abrams engaged in a testy exchange Wednesday morning on MSNBC that had Abrams telling the Nation editor, "Don't lecture ...

Gossip Cop: Dan Abrams Launches "Perez Hilton Meets Columbia Journalism Review"

Mediaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The premise is simple: investigate the accuracy of the daily anecdotes, the rampant rumors, and the cubicle grist known as celebrity gossip. Think of ...

Post-Cronkite Journos: The Battle of Advocates, Narcissists & Sleuths

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein's Power Grid uses an algorithm to determine the top voices in 12 different media categories. Does the feature inspire a narcissistic-type of journalism, with people trying to game the system?

Walter Cronkite PHOTOS: The Legendary Newsman Out In NY

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Legendary newsman, Walter Cronkite, passed away this Friday. The former CBS anchorman was a staple in the New York media world. Photographer Patrick ...

Introducing Mediaite

Dan Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Abrams

This site is the manifestation of a vision I have had for many years -- a unique property that will quickly become the must-read for anyone interested in media, the business of it and the personalities behind it.

Mediaite, Dan Abrams' Media Site, Launches

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mediaite paints with a colorful palette, even if its hues will appeal mainly to journalists and those who obsess over them. By hiring bloggers who wor...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: April 14, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dan Abrams recently tweeted that the "MSM is empowering the pirate/thugs," asking, "Would we see headlines about "muggers" vowing retaliation if a few...

Presumed Innocent? Bernie Madoff?

Dan Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Abrams

People constantly complain to me about news coverage of criminal cases. "What happened to the presumption of innocence?" they ask at almost every turn. Well, I'm tired of it.

Abrams Research Survey: Financial Journalists Say Media Dropped Ball On Crisis

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Signaling a look inward that echoes critiques of the media's performance in the months before the Iraq War, some of the nation's top ...

Save The Books! Famous People (and Others) Tell You What Books To Buy

Glynnis MacNicol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Glynnis MacNicol

I reached out to a few well-known types (Fred Armisen, Brian Williams, Arianna, to name a few) who were generous enough to offer their holiday book recommendations. Let the recommending begin!

Abrams Research: Dan Abrams Launches Media Strategy Firm

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Wall Street Journal reports Wednesday that Dan Abrams, former MSNBC general manager and host of the 9PM hour, has launched a media strategy firm, ...

Rachel Maddow Replacing Dan Abrams On MSNBC Effective Immediately

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media


Dan Abrams Delivers His Final "Verdict"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With his show canceled to make room for the increasingly partisan primetime lineup on MSNBC, Dan Abrams delivered his final "Verdict" Thursday night. ...

Roy Sekoff with Dan Abrams on McCain's Houses and Bush's Unconstitutional Magic Pen

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV


Members Of The Media Live "The Good Life" In Bridgehampton

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Members of the media, including on-air talent from all three cable news networks, lived the good life in the Hamptons this past weekend — quite ...

Lewis Black Rails Against Media's Spitzer Coverage On "Daily Show"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night on "The Daily Show," Lewis Black — whose show "Lewis Black's Root of all Evil" premieres tonight on Comedy Central — railed aga...

CNN Anchor Slams Impeachment as "Kabuki Theatre"

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

It seemed that most of the clearly biased shows on cable news had been publicly outed as such, but viewers learned there was yet another conservative Republican show:Election Center with Campbell Brown.

Roy Sekoff with Dan Abrams on McCain's Jaw-Dropping Desperation, Obama as Euro Rock Star, and More

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV


Rep. Linda Sanchez: Rove Should Go To Jail (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Karl Rove refused to appear before a House Judiciary subcommittee, ignoring a subpoena from Congress for the second time. The chairwoman of the subco...

History 101: Bill O'Reilly Gets It Wrong Again

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For the second time in a week, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly got his history wrong while quizzing a colleague on the cable news channel. O'Reilly asked ...

Dobbs: Impeach Bush Over Tomatoes

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Thursday night, Lou Dobbs called for George Bush's impeachment over his mismanagement of the Food and Drug Administration which has, in Dobbs' view, u...

Fox News Host Discusses "Angry Black Women"

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Monday night's "Verdict" with Dan Abrams featured its nightly takedown of "media hypocrisy, agendas and the perils of live tv" in "Beat the Press." Fi...