The Daily Beast announced today that they were “have parted company” with media critic Howard Kurtz. The announcement came just a day after Mr. Kurtz came under fire for a blog post where he made the false claim that basketball player Jason Collins, who recently came out as gay in a Sports Illustrated cover story, Read More
Although New York Times Co. ceo Janet Robinson wasn’t supposed to be eligible for full pension benefits for two more years, she was paid the full amount–a whopping $10.9 million–as part of her severance agreement, reports Reuters. Reminder: she’s also getting a $4.9 million salary for one year of consulting. Read More
Now that Glenn Beck is no longer employed by Fox News, he’s free to vacate New York, bastion of liberal values and target of God’s punitive weather systems.
In April, Glenn Beck first announced would he be leaving New York, though it was unclear where he was headed. After an international speaking tour, the Post reports he’s putting down roots in Bosque County, Texas (population 17,204). Mr. Beck will operate GBTV, via Mercury Radio Arts, out of Dallas. Read More
Gerry Spector, chief operating officer of the bankrupt Tribune Company, will step down at the end of the year, reports Tower Ticker.
His departure closely follows chief executive Randy Michaels’s resignation. Michaels has been criticized for fostering a frat-house corporate culture.
Spector, 63, was one of Zell’s first hires after he took over the Company in 2007. Spector first Read More