Media Mix: Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan Keeps on Fighting the Good Fight

Sullivan. (Derek Gee / Buffalo News)

Sullivan. (Derek Gee / Buffalo News) (Derek Gee / Buffalo News)

New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan, who has been the reader’s representative at the paper of record for a little more than two years, is still swinging, despite the fact that the role of ombudsman has faded at many other outlets.  (Salon)

Exactly a decade ago today, The New York Sun (RIP) speculated that Gawker “may have jumped the shark.” Speaking of, there’s an expression you don’t hear much anymore. Has “jumped the shark” finally jumped the shark? (Gawker)

MSNBC isn’t doing as well as CNN in ratings. (The New York Times)

Although ratings, like everything else in life, are not always perfect, something we were reminded of last week when Nielsen acknowledged that it’s broadcast network ratings have had some inaccuracies for the past several months. (New York Post)

Besides, maybe its best to avoid watching cable news. Unless, that is, you enjoy freaking out about Ebola. (The Awl)

The future is starting to come into focus for Women’s Wear Daily, two months after Jay Penske bought Fairchild Fashion Media from Condé Nast for a reported $100 million. (Capital New York)

Media Mix: Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan Keeps on Fighting the Good Fight