Not long ago, The New York Post reported that media wingmen Dan Abrams and Dave Zinczenko were investing in a new restaurant on West Ninth Street to be called The Lion.
Today, the second-person-loving nightlife newsletter Urban Daddy gave up an early peek into the playas’ den.
From Urban Daddy:
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Not long ago, Harvey Levin, founder of the gossip Web site TMZ, watched Barbara Walters on Fox News, explaining why she was giving up her Oscars special after 29 years. Hollywood had changed, said Ms. Walters. Legendary actors had given way to reality-show phonies. Katharine Hepburn was out. Octomom was in. Bestowing celebrity on those Read More
After many months of searching, which involved talking with people like Ad Age columnist Simon Dumenco, Portfolio‘s Mixed Media blogger Jeff Bercovici, part-time Gawker editor Alex Pareene, and former New York senior Editor and Next Book consultant Jesse Oxfeld, among others, Dan Abrams has at Read More
Dan Abrams wants in on the media blogging and aggregation business.
For the past several months, Mr. Abrams—the chief legal analyst for NBC News and head of the nascent media strategy firm Abrams Research—has been meeting with various New York-based media reporters, editors, and bloggers about the potential editorial venture.
To date, nobody has signed Read More
After more than three decades at NBC News, Phil Alongi has one more day of work left at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
On Friday, February 27, Mr. Alongi will be stepping down as the executive producer of NBC News’ specials unit in order to launch a media consulting firm, called Alongi Media Solutions. Read More
What should media organizations do to survive? "We should embrace change,” Jeff Jarvis tells John Koblin. “Instead, too often we fight change. That’s the nature of organizations and institutions that hold power. Change might mean losing power. The great and magnificent irony of online—this would really send [Ron] Rosenbaum’s spine up—is that in my Read More
On Monday evening, former MSNBC general manager and current NBC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams was talking about his new gig.
Less than a week after he announced he was launching a “global strategy firm” that would assemble a network of thousands of working journalists, bloggers, authors and ex-journalists, he Read More
On Wednesday, Nov. 19, former MSNBC general manager and current NBC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams announced that he was launching a "global strategy firm" that would assemble a network of thousands of working journalists, bloggers, authors, and ex-journalists and then use the collective media brain trust to consult deep-pocked individuals and Read More
Writing on Editor & Publisher‘s blog, ‘The E&P Pub,’ Greg Mitchell directs us to the trailer for Rod Lurie’s Nothing But the Truth.
As you may already know, the movie offers a fictionalized retelling of the Judith Miller-Valerie Plame scandal, and stars Kate Beckinsale as a journalist sent to jail Read More
Samantha Ronson has once again taken to her Myspace blog to make her opinions known. Now she’s lashing out at the anti-fur activist who threw flour on girlfriend Lindsay Lohan: "The girl who threw [the flour] acted like an animal herself… I take that back, it’s an insult to animals to group her in with Read More