CBS to launch 24-hour network, Times-Picayune to move printing to state-of-the-art press & more: Editor’s media picks – 10/22

CBS News readies 24-hour ‘CBSN’ digital network By Alex Weprin CBS News 24-hour digital news channel will be called CBSN, Capital has learned, and the network is preparing to launch a marketing campaign around it, a source told Capital, featuring the tagline “CBS News. Always On.” …More via CapitalNewYork.com Hearst adds editorial recruiter, Redbook expands [...]

Jill Abramson to co-launch a start-up, Times-Picayune expands in print & more: Editor’s media picks – 10/21

Gannett earnings strong, but publishing revenues continue a steep slide By Rick Edmonds Embedded in otherwise excellent third quarter financial results reported today by Gannett are some sobering numbers on the continuing decline of revenues for its newspaper division… More via Poynter.org Ebola Deeply builds on the lessons of single-subject news sites: A news operation [...]

Condé Nast makes cuts, WaPo add tabloid section & more: Editor’s media picks – 10/20

Condé Nast cuts 50 staffers By Chris O’Shea The pink slips we mentioned the other day are starting to fly at Condé Nast. According to WWD, the company cut 50 from the business side. The result is 25 percent decrease of the company’s media department… More via MediaBistro.com Fairfax Media to get rid of subeditors [...]

Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News shut down sites, IWantMedia to shut down Monday & more: Editor’s media picks – 10/17

BuzzFeed now has editorial and product people in place for its forthcoming news app Shortly after being hired as head of product for BuzzFeed’s new news app, Noah Chestnut started spending more time with his phone, downloading leading news apps, reading email newsletters, and generally checking out the competition… More via Nieman Journalism Lab CBS [...]

Layoffs in Knoxville, Meredith goes native & more: Editor’s media picks – 10/16

Knoxville’s Metro Pulse newspaper staff laid off A big part of the print media in Knoxville is officially no more. At least, not in its current form. Wednesday afternoon, the staff of the weekly Metro Pulse newspaper announced it was laid off. The free alternative weekly newspaper started in August 1991… More via WBIR.com Martha [...]