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The Fall of the House of Turner

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 08.05.2014 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I believe that it will take a lot of news intelligence and creativity to turn CNN around. Cutting costs and firing guys will not do it.

Can CNN Compete With Headline News?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 07.22.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I launched both CNN and Headline News, and I never believed the days would come when more people watched our tabloid version rather than what was supposed to be the quality product.

Finke Hits Waxman With 'Cease And Desist' Letter

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Deadline.com and its parent company MMC is embarking on an intensified legal campaign to protect its original content. I began Deadline Hollywood Dai...

Finke Vs. Waxman: The Battle Rages On

The Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It had been a while since the last flare-up in the never-ending war of words between Hollywood columnists and arch-nemeses Nikki Finke and Sharon Waxm...

Nikki Finke: Hollywood Reporter Offered Me Editor-In-Chief Position In December

Deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The fact is that Deadline's surprising editorial and financial success opens up a lot of opportunities almost daily. For instance, in early December 2...

Nikki Finke Denies "Thuggish" Ways: "I'm Not Mean, I Just Write Mean"

New York Times | DAVID CARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Among movie executives, the stories of Ms. Finke's aggressiveness are legion, but they remain mostly unspoken because people fear being the target of ...

Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily Acquired By Mail.com Media Corporation

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mail.com Media Corporation (MMC), the digital media company that owns and operates the Mail.com portal and email service as well as a growing portfoli...

Hollywood Reporter Throwdown! Industry Watchers Trash Each Other

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Along come the blogs, and now they share that agenda with us," said Neil Stiles, the publisher of the Variety Group. "There's no question about that....

Nikki Finke: Variety Ordered Hit Pieces On Me After Failed Attempt To Buy Deadline Hollywood Daily

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Since I did not sign a non-disclosure agreement, I am free to tell Hollywood the following: On February 27th, Neil Stiles, the president and publisher...

WGA Strike Update: Nikki Finke, Eat Your Heart Out

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

23/6 continues our up-to-the-minute writers' strike coverage, picking up where Deadline Hollywood Daily left off. LATEST: The strike's decomposing pi...

Strike Queen Nikki Finke Named NY Observer's "Media Mensch Of The Year"

New York Observer | Doree Shafrir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

No one has ever accused Nikki Finke--the contentious journalist who has worked for the Associated Press, The Los Angeles Times, this newspaper and the...

A Deal Struck To End The Writers' Strike?

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As the WGA strike begins its 4th week, I've been told positive news about today's resumption of contract talks between the writers and the producers. ...

Strike Becoming Nikki Finke's Make-It Moment

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When some striking members of the Writers Guild of America created a series of videos depicting speechless actors in support of the writers' cause, th...

Props To Nikki Finke

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today, as we enter the fourth week of the writers' strike — and the first day of resumed negotiations between sides — the New York Times ...

Max Follmer

Writers' Strike Leaves Hollywood's Least Powerful Out In The Cold

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Amidst whispers that Hollywood's power agents may be brokering a back channel détente to bring media moguls and striking showbiz writers back to the ...

Report: Yesterday's Writer's Strike Talks "Productive," Today "They Really Start Advancing The Ball Forward"

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

I am thrilled to give you a report on how today's much-anticipated resumed contract talks went between the writers and the producers. And they went we...

Writers' Guild Strike Vote Over 90 Percent "Yes"

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As I reported last night, the strike authorization "Yes" vote has decreed a walkout that will bring Hollywood to its knees when it happens. All that w...

Finke: Women Make The Best Reporters In Hollywood

Elle | Lisa Chase | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"I've always thought that if I wrote a novel about Hollywood," says Nikki Finke, "it would start, '"That bitch!" the studio mogul cried, but the secre...

Warner Bros Honcho Decrees: No More Films With Female Leads

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This comes to me from three different producers, so I know it's real: Warner Bros president of production Jeff Robinov has made a new decree that "We ...