The New Yorker continues it’s expansion into digital with Currency, a new blog about, what else, money. The business blog, which is edited by WSJ vet Vauhini Vara (who was hired by NewYorker.com in mid-July) will have original content, as well as no doubt plentiful access to the archives. The blog is part of The Business Pages the magazine’s digital business section that launched in February. Read More
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Newyorker.com hired Vauhini Vara to be the site’s new business editor and expand the business coverage, editor Nicholas Thompson announced this morning.
“Vauhini is everything we want in a business reporter: she breaks news, files F.O.I.A. requests, and writes beautifully,” Mr. Thompson said in the announcement. ”I’ve always wanted someone who can cover the S.E.C. and who has also studied literary fiction. She’ll do a great job in further expanding our rapidly growing business coverage on newyorker.com.” Read More
Wired is bringing back Joe Brown, the editor in chief of Gawker Media’s Gizmodo tech. All Things D reports.
Mr. Brown will be the New York editor at Conde Nast’s San Fransisco-based tech mag. In the new new role, Mr. Brown will weigh in on the magazine, tablet edition and web site. This is Mr. Brown’s second go around at Wired. He left the magazine, where he was a senior associate editor, in 2010 to become the features editor at Gizmodo. Read More
Say this, good or bad, for The Atlantic–its left hand does not seem to know what its right hand is doing. The magazine’s new story about Gawker–getting buzz already for Nick Denton’s note that he wouldn’t have clarified the Christine O’Donnell story–seems unaware of The Atlantic‘s own aggregation efforts. “The ‘reporting’ Read More