Dan Abrams Day
Mediaite founder Dan Abrams has been named as a new Nightline anchor and ABC News’s chief legal affairs anchor, the network announced today. Mr. Abrams will step away from day-to-day operations at Mediate. In early May, the blog network hired Bridget Williams as president of parent company Abrams Media.
“We actually hear that he won’t be coming to the office anymore, so, hooray! Err, we mean — Congratulations, Dan!” Mediate’s Andrew Kirell wrote today in a post about their founder’s new gig at ABC News.
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Disclaimer: Sorry, I used to write for Mediaite.
Colby Hall– the managing editor of Dan Abrams’ (Dan Abrams!) media site that is so un-navel-gazey that it put “Media” in its name and created a baffling metric ranking for “powerful” people in New York to judge their own placement in the incestuous workplace strata– is leaving for greener pastures at Clear Channel. But before he goes, he wants you to know one thing about Mediaite’s success. Well, actually there’s several things he wants you to know, and he’s put them all in a post titled “Lessons From Nearly Three Years In the Belly Of the Mediaite Beast.“
Not Since Aristotle
Next month, the live debate series Intelligence Squared will put forth a motion so controversial it has already divided two halves of a media bromance.
“In a modern, information-age economy that appears better suited for women, many wonder if men are now permanently trailing. Education and employment statistics point to a clear and increasing dominance in Read More
“Dan Abrams and I emailed a bit about possibly trading our Twitter handles,” said Dan Abrams, a writer/producer in New York, of an exchange with the ABC News analyst three years ago. “I probably would have—he was like, I’ll take you out to dinner. I wasn’t at a point where my name was Read More
The cubs are pawing each other over at the Lion. As the West Village spot bids to pick up the mantle of Waverly Inn, several stakeholders are distancing themselves and the restaurant from its two most conspicuous investors, Dan Abrams and Dave Zinczenko.
Recruited by partners casting about for their requisite media maven-as-restaurateur (a Read More
Video content on Mediaite, the flagship site in Dan Abrams’ blog empire, received a harsh analysis by Jeff Bercovici today, who wrote that the site’s practice of hosting television clips “tests the limits of fair use.”
As Bercovici explained, more than half of the site’s traffic comes from its embeddable video player, Read More
“Who wants club food if anyone can have it?” Sam Sifton asks at the end of his anticipated write-up of The Lion, a question that seems to sum up the spirit of his one-star review.
Sifton was apparently spotted every time he dined at restaurant—which is partially Read More
Hold off on that rib eye for two!
As the New York City Department of Health gears up to release its much heralded restaurant health grades at the end of the month, The Observer decided to check up on The Lion, the restaurant owned by Dave Zinczenko and Dan Abrams. Turns Read More
Modelizing media wingmen Dan Abrams (Mediaite) and David Zinczenko (Men’s Health) have opened a restaurant on West Ninth Street! We already knew that the restaurant was “engineered for table hopping,” but how to square chef John DeLucie’s fare with Mr. Zinczenko’s draconian best-selling diet plan? Below, we offer a humble Read More