Page Six is still the gold standard. Gawker is stronger than ever. And gossip at the Daily News is ready to make a comeback.
The Village Voice‘s Joe Coscarelli and Foster Kamer survey the world of gossip reporting in their cover story this week, and suggest that as the playing field has become more crowded, Read More
Michael Musto is not the slightest bit pleased with Regent Media, the owners of Out and The Advocate, and, incidentally, the publishers of his forthcoming book that hasn’t quite been published. Mr. Musto dedicated his weekly column to lashing out at Regent (owners who have earned a reputation for being particularly poor at paying back Read More
Just over two weeks ago, Tumblr announced they were looking for an intern. A lot of Tumblr users were really excited. “This is another one of those things that makes me wish i was three years older, done with my undergrad/grad stuff, and living in NYC,” one user wrote in response to the job Read More
For the Village Voice‘s cover story this week about down-low Guidos, photographer Carrie Schechter shot Ronnie Magro, Vinny Guadagnino and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, personalities from the MTV reality show The Jersey Shore.
Did anybody involved know the photographs were for the cover of the newspaper’s queer issue?
“I didn’t know, so I doubt Read More
Following James Dolan-owned Rainbow Media’s purchase of Gothamist, Foster Kamer poked fun at Mr. Dolan on The Voice‘s Runnin’ Scared.
Three days later Independent Film Center, also a Rainbow Media property, pulled all of its advertising, worth some $20,000, from the paper, wrote Mr. Kamer.
Now LiveNation, which does all the Read More
In a post putting it to a poll, the Village Voice‘s Foster Kamer wonders whether readers (or just media reporters) care about the Newspaper War. Tony Ortega, for one, is not displaying the proper Newspaper War spirit. The Voice EIC tweets:
Wall! Street! Journal! and New! York! Times! go HEAD TO HEAD! in Read More
The Village Voice celebrated Michael Musto’s 25th anniversary as a columnist last night, with a party hosted by Michael Urie and Joan Rivers at 230 Fifth.
The Transom caught up with Mr. Musto during the Bonbon afterparty.
“I would love to keep posting and just rest on my laurels,” he said. “No, I’m kidding. I Read More
This weekend, bloggers and reporters who cover media and Hollywood put in a little overtime to cover a small, but important, bit of breaking news: Would News Corporation fire Foxnews.com’s Fox 411 columnist Roger Friedman over a column in which he admitted to watching a bootleg copy of 20th Century Fox’s X-Men Origins: Read More
We’ll refrain from those tired, "Does anyone still read the Village Voice?" jokes and instead just get right to the point: today, the troubled alt-weekly released its 2008 Pazz & Jop Critics’ Poll, an annual assesment of that which influential music scribes think you should be listening to. Brooklyn’s T.V. on the Radio had the Read More
If Lynn Yaeger could change anything about Dec. 30, 2008, the day that she was abruptly laid off from The Village Voice—aside, of course, from not getting fired—it would be her outfit. In retrospect, Ms. Yaeger said she wished she hadn’t been wearing a bulky red crinoline dress with a black velvet skirt over it Read More