Rumors of a merger between Business Insider and Gawker that made the rounds this morning have been greatly exaggerated.
“We had breakfast, as we regularly do. I admire Henry Blodget, Joe Weisenthal and Business Insider’s editorial management. They’d have more fun with us than at AOL, where they’d be yet another unhappy unit. And they’re having fun with the possibility alone,” Mr. Denton said in an email. Read More
The fun never ends at The New York Review of Books.
The literary bimonthly magazine turned 50 in February and has managed the admirable (if self-congratulatory) feat of stretching the celebration out for almost a full year. Read More
Glamour hosted its annual star-studded Women of the Year Award ceremony at Carnegie Hall on Monday night. December cover model Lady Gaga called out Glamour magazine, and all fashion and beauty magazines, for putting attractive celebrities on their covers—and retouching them. Read More
Film critic J. Hoberman will become the video columnist at The New York Times, the newspaper announced in a short item in yesterday’s Arts & Leisure section. Read More
The New York Times is looking to hire some experienced news editors, Times editor for news presentation Patrick LaForge tweeted this afternoon. Read More
Vox Media is buying Curbed Network, “a saucy trio of urban lifestyle and entertainment blogs,” for an estimated $20 to $30 million. (Fortune)