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NY Jobs: Girl Scouts, Daily Mail, Oyster.com

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 22:00

This week, Girl Scouts of the USA is hiring a senior marketing specialist, while DailyMail.com needs a U.S. health reporter. Oyster.com is seeking a freelance hotel review writer, and Fordham Law School is on the hunt for a marketing director. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

Senior Marketing Specialist Girl Scouts of the USA (New York, NY) U.S. Health Reporter DailyMail.com (New York, NY) Freelance Hotel Review Writer Oyster.com (New York, NY) Marketing Director Fordham Law School (New York, NY) Freelance Web Content Writer and Editor About.com (New York, NY)

Find more great NY jobs on the Mediabistro job board. Looking to hire? Tap into our network of talented media pros and post a risk-free job listing. For real-time openings and employment news, follow @MBJobPost.

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Miss Piggy Makes an Awards Exception

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 21:30

Tonight, Miss Piggy will be on hand at the Brooklyn Museum to accept a prestigious honor from the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. The Sackler Center First Awards recognize “women who are first in their fields.”

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But wait a minute… Doesn’t this go against Miss Piggy’s stated personal tenets? From a USA Today write-up by Matthew Diebel:

They say that it is a woman’s prerogative to change her mind.

And that certainly seems that is the case with Muppets diva Miss Piggy, who is collecting a coveted feminism award in New York City on Thursday evening.

After all, the porcine puppet has been quoted as saying: “What are awards? Mere baubles, mere bagatelles, mere Brussels sprouts… One does not labor to shape one’s craft just for some tacky statuette that looks like a hood ornament from an old DeSoto.”

The reason Miss Piggy decided to make an exception in this case may well be summed up in two words: Gloria Steinhem. The editor of Ms. magazine will there tonight as well to conduct a Q&A. Kermit will also drop by, but that probably wasn’t a factor. The awards presentation runs tonight from 6 to 7 p.m.
 
[Image via: brooklynmuseum.org]

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Cover Battle: Essence or Bicycling

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 19:03

Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s weekly Cover Battle. This round has Essence taking on Bicycling.

Essence’s latest features the stars of Orange is The New Black looking relaxed because hell, why shouldn’t they be? That show is great.

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We chose Bicycling, meanwhile, because of its updated look. Also, because the creative team somehow made riding a bike with a basket attached look cool. Well done.

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So readers, which cover is better? You can vote, comment, or do both.


Which Cover is Better, Essence or Bicycling?

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The Grateful Dead Will Come Alive via Periscope, Meerkat and SiriusXM

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 19:00

GratefulDeadFareTheeWellIf you’ve been paying attention, the Smartphone broadcast revolution is in full swing. Following an initial charge led by Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Jimmy Kimmel and The King, it’s the turn of Bono, The Edge, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. With plenty more reinforcements to follow.

One way FishbowlNY recommends using Periscope or Meerkat in these cases, whether it be U2 at the Forum in Los Angeles (just completed) or The Rolling Stones in rainy Minneapolis (also last night), is to find the best audio quality feed and forget about watching the picture. Ultimately, it’s about listening to the live music rather than watching the live show.

Echoing that approach for The Grateful Dead’s historic series of reunion shows in Chicago next month is SiriusXM. Today, the satellite broadcaster announced it will broadcast all three performances July 3-5 live from Soldier’s Field:

The concerts will air at 9:15 pm ET on SiriusXM’s Grateful Dead Channel 23, through the SiriusXM App and online at siriusxm.com. The concerts will also be rebroadcast on SiriusXM’s Grateful Dead Channel the day after each performance as well as over Labor Day Weekend.

\"As generations of Dead fans eagerly anticipate these historic shows, we are thrilled that our subscribers who were not able to get tickets will still be able to experience this iconic band performing together one last time,” said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM president and chief content officer. “Created with the band and curated by Dead experts, our Grateful Dead Channel is the perfect platform for a whole nation of long-time fans and new ones to hear these shows.\"

Channel hosts David Gans and Gary Lambert will hosts a special edition of their weekly show before and after the concerts. Among the guests will be band archivist David Lemieux. A limited amount single-day tickets for the upcoming Dead Chicago shows are being released online Friday. There’s also a fun contest involving Airbnb and drummer Bill Kreutzmann.
 
[Image via: dead50.com]

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Hailey Clauson and Harper’s Bazaar

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 18:30

HaileyClausonLookThreeOne fun way to chart the meteoric rise of model Hailey Clauson is to consider her walk down the Harper’s Bazaar editorial runway.

In December 2010, the magazine dubed Clauson a \"Model of the Moment.\" The piece begins as follows:

Discovered by Ford Models in 2009, fifteen-year-old Hailey Clauson is hitting her stride. The All-American girl with a pout to remember caught our attention at the Spring 2011 collections in Milan and Paris, walking in big-name shows like Gucci and Lanvin.

Today, Harper’s Bazaar digital fashion/features director Kerry Pieri is showcasing Clauson through the filter of \"My Life in 3 Looks.\" No surprise that the SoCal native looks equally stunning in Gym Gear, Weekend Brunch and A Night Out on the Town attire. In the accompanying Q&A, Clauson recalls some of her standout career moments:

“I did a Louis Vuitton show in Paris one year and I came out of a elevator and Kate Moss closed the show with a cigarette in her mouth, just amazing. There’s a photo of me that day photobombing Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Carmen Kass and I think Anja Rubik and it’s me, a 16-year-old girl in the background [laughs].”

We searched online for that photo, but couldn’t find. If anyone has a link to it, please let us know and we’ll add it below.

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Bloomberg Politics Adds to Team

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 17:39

Bloomberg Politics has added six staffers. Details are below.

Querry Robinson joins as lead booker for With All Due Respect. Robinson previously worked for MSNBC and Fox News. Ken Goldstein has been named political ads and polling analyst. He is a professor of politics at the University of San Francisco and faculty director of the USF in DC program. Sarah Scully has been named a producer for With All Due Respect. She most recently served as a producer at Bloomberg Enterprise. Alexander Trowbridge has also been named a producer for With All Due Respect. He comes to Bloomberg from CBS, where he served as a digital reporter for CBSNews.com. Kendall Breitman joins Bloomberg Politics as a researcher and reporter. Breitman was previously a breaking news reporter for Politico. Sarah Muller has been named social media editor. Muller most recently worked at MSNBC.
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Fortune Unveils Annual ‘Fortune 500′ List

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 17:00

COV.W.06.15.15.FINALIt’s a good time to be an executive at a giant corporation.

Fortune’s annual Fortune 500 list noted that companies who made the cut earned a combined total revenue of $12.5 trillion, up almost three percent from last year, and an an all-time high. Congrats, rich people!

The top five companies on the Fortune 500:

Wal-Mart Stores Exxon Mobil Chevron Berkshire Hathaway Apple

For New Yorkers: The state had the most companies on the list, with 55.

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Amy Schumer’s Glamour Awards Speech Was Great

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 16:10

Comedian Amy Schumer started her speech at the Glamour Women of The Year Awards speech by noting that she was “not nevrous.” Moments later, that was apparent when she stated, “I’m probably like 160 pounds right now, and I can catch a dick whenever I want; that’s the truth.”

Schumer—who was honored as Trailblazer of the Year—had the audience roaring with laughter. We had the exact same reaction.

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Politico Begins Staffing Florida and New Jersey Bureaus

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 15:15

Politico’s expansion to Florida and New Jersey has begun. According to Capital New York (soon to be Politico New York) several journalists are transferring to the new setups in Tallahassee and Trenton.

Matt Dixon is joining Politico to over the Tallahassee bureau. Dixon most recently served as Tallahassee bureau chief for the E.W. Scripps Company. Dixon will be joined by Jessica Bakeman and Marc Caputo. Ryan Hutchins, most recently a real estate reporter for Capital, will oversee the Trenton bureau.

Eventually the Tallahassee and Trenton bureaus will have about six staffers each.

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Linked: MLB Logo Designer Passes Away

Brand new - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 15:13
Jerry Dior designed the Major League Baseball logo in 1968 while employed at Sandgren & Murtha but it wasn't until 2009 that MLB officially recognized his contribution to sports identity as the original designer. Dior passed away on May 10.... Armin http://www.underconsideration.com
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Noted: New Logo for Kyivstar

Brand new - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 15:05
Kyivstar is the leading wireless carrier in Ukraine. Founded in 1994, the company has been providing mobile services since 1997. Operator's services are used by more than 25 million of mobile subscribers and by more than 800 thousand of fixed-line internet. Kyivstar mobile network is... Armin http://www.underconsideration.com
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Gawker to Unionize

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 14:30

In an expected move, Gawker Media staffers have voted to join a union. The votes were overwhelmingly in favor, with 80 for and only 27 against.

Gawker’s staff will now be represented by the Writers Guild of America, East.

“The next steps: determining what we want to bargain for; forming a bargaining committee; and negotiating a contract,” read a post by Gawker staff.

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FishbowlNY Newsstand: Your Morning at a Glance

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 14:00

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Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for the 2019 Pan American Games

Brand new - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 12:55
Currently in in its 17th edition and celebrated since 1951, the Pan American Games is a major sporting competition specifically for countries in the American continents. Taking place every four years in the year before the Summer Olympic Games, the Pan American Games have grown... Armin http://www.underconsideration.com
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DC Comics Reboots with Half the New York Staff Gone

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 12:00

All New York DC Comics employees were offered jobs on the west coast. But as the LA Times’ Jevon Phillips reports, only half the staff at 1700 Broadway decided they could make the trek to Burbank.

And so, to today, the staff working within a stone’s throw of corporate parent Warner Bros. is made up of roughly one-third former NYC employees, one third existing Burbank staff and one-third new hires. From the LA Times feature:

“It’s always sad when you see people you’ve worked with for a while leave,” DC Comics co-publisher Dan DiDio says. “But it does create opportunity. It brings in new sets of eyes, new blood and allows us to re-examine how we work. It allows us to challenge ourselves to find ways to work better if we can.”

The last big story worked on by the now disbanded New York staff was Convergence, a comic book miniseries roping in characters from across the decades. As Didio and his partner Jim Lee note in the article, it was time as well for some real-world convergence.

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Trio of Media Vets Unveil NYC.TV

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 07:15

Max Nelson comes from Vox Media; Kareem Ahmed was previously helping The New York Times with audience development and growth; and Alexandra Serio served most recently as director of content development at SFX. But before all that, as WWD’s Alexandra Steigrad explains, the trio worked in different capacities for VICE.

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Their new site, NYC.TV, will eventually lead with original documentary content. But today, at launch, it’s a mix of aggregated streams and big plans:

NYC.TV is raising a seed round that it hopes to close at the end of July. It will also raise money through a Kickstarter campaign that launches today.

Serio said 70 percent of what the site garners from Kickstarter will go to content creators, with the bulk of what’s left going to marketing the site.

Serio also told Steigrad that the company has targeted Denver and Los Angeles as eventual, additional physical outposts.

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Rochester is All Over This Week’s Sports Illustrated

Unbeige - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 01:00

SIWomensSoccerCover_TeamUltimately, sports is all about the numbers.

Consider the subscriber cover for this week’s Sports Illustrated issue. Pictured, left to right, are Women’s World Cup U.S. team stars Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Abby Wambach and Sydney Leroux. Per the Democrat & Chronicle, all four have a connection to a local Rochester team:

Wambach and Lloyd played for the Western New York Flash in 2013 and 2014. Morgan was on a championship Flash squad as a rookie in 2011 and Leroux was acquired by WNY earlier this spring in a trade for the rights to Wambach, who chose not to play on a pro team this season to focus on the World Cup in Canada.

There are also, for this issue, four individual regional newsstand covers, each featuring one of the four players. In the case of the wonderfully headlined one for Wambach (“Abby’s Road“), four is the additionally magic number:

The 1998 Our Lady of Mercy High School graduate is the fourth Rochester-area native to grace the cover of SI.

Per reporter Jeff DiVeronica, the others are skier AJ Kitt (January 1992), runner Dick Buerkle (February 1970) and one-time college football star Don Holleder (November, 1955).
 
[Images courtesy: si.com]

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VSCO Film 07 Released for Adding Analog Film Effects

Graphics.com - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 00:00

The fascination with giving digital images an analog look is far from over. VSCO Film 07, dubbed Eclectic Films, includes Adobe Lightroom presets that replicate muted, vivid, tungsten-balanced, and black and white films.

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Taking a Lunch Break…

Unbeige - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 23:01

lunch at michaelsAs much as we’d love to bring you the latest gossip from Michael’s, our resident Lunch columnist Diane Clehane is feeling under the weather, so she skipped her weekly stop at 55th and Fifth today.

Rest assured, she’ll be back to dish on the city’s movers and shakers a week from today.

In the meantime, here are some recent columns to chew on…

Allure’s Priestess of Plastic Surgery on Famous Faces and Her New Documentary

Wendy Williams, Judith Miller and Confessions of A Serial Entertainer

James Dolan, Marigay McKee and The Man Behind Diana Vreeland Parfums

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Media Minutiae

Unbeige - Wed, 06/03/2015 - 23:00

TVNewser: The Queen is dead! Actually, wait a second…

PRNewser: IHOP has a new logo to go with the same terrible food.

GalleyCat: According to Amazon, Seattle is the “most well-read city” in America. New York didn’t even make the top 20. Nice job, fellow idiots.

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