MEDIA • Martha Stewart’s arm was lost, but then it was found. [Gawker] • NBC, CBS, and PSB will be moderating the three presidential debates between John McCain and Barack Obama. ABC is conspicuously missing from that list. Did it get the shaft because of the poor reaction to the network’s April debate between Obama and Hillary Clinton? [Mixed Media/Portfolio] • Bob Pittman, who paid $2 million for a controlling stake in Daily Candy back in 2003, just cashed out by selling the e-letter to Comcast for about $125 million. That’s a $123 million return on his investment. [NYT] • Activist investor Carl Icahn hired a Reuters reporter to blog for him. [DealBook/NYT] FINANCE NYP]U.S. Treasury has hired Morgan Stanley for $95,000 to advise them on the futures of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. [NYT, DealBook/NYT]DealBook/NYT] … [Read more...] about If Martha Stewart Had Only One Arm, How Would She Garden and Decoupage?
"You can provide a bridge to understanding," Pittman said. "Some place that people who want to understand what's going on and want to participate in the Black culture, that they've got a good source for it and a really robust source for that kind of information, that kind of interaction." … [Read more...] about Charlamagne Tha God and iHeartMedia launch Black Effect Podcast Network
“You know, it is truly remarkable. It really is. And the one in the last inning the ball down the line, why even go there at this point? I really don’t know what to say. It’s beyond frustrating. There’s so many that they’ve gotten wrong in my opinion.” … [Read more...] about A’s Bob Melvin: Replay review results ‘beyond frustrating’
“Today is a sad day for Cougs all over the world,” Washington State athletic director Pat Chun said in a statement. “Bob Robertson is an iconic figure in the history of Cougar athletics and sports radio broadcasting. His ability to vividly paint a picture of our football and basketball games brought generations of Cougs together for over half a century. We are thankful for his impact on WSU.” … [Read more...] about Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Robertson passes away at age 91
Seeming to completely misunderstand the substance of Trump’s comments, and without having played the audio for Fox’s viewers, she added: “If the book is just telling us that it’s a deadly disease, we already know that! We’ve lost almost 200,000 Americans. We don’t need a book to tell us how much pain we’ve suffered as a nation.” … [Read more...] about Fox News Rushes to Dismiss Bob Woodward Revelations on Trump Downplaying Coronavirus