Ravi Somaiya is joining the Times media desk, he announced on Twitter this evening. Read More
Bloomberg News laid off dozens of staffers and eliminated some positions today in an effort to shift resources within the company.
“One lesson we learned was that we must have the courage to say no to certain areas of coverage in order to have enough firepower in areas we want to own,” editor in chief Matthew Winkler wrote in an email that went out to the newsroom this evening. Read More
Last week, The New York Times ran a story on China that sounded remarkably like a story that the Times reported had been killed by Bloomberg News, without mentioning the coincidence. Read More
There is a food fight underway between The New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle over the fate of Bay Area newspaper’s beloved food and wine section. Read More