Arianna Huffington announced early this morning in a release that she has hired New York Times economics writer Peter Goodman as a a business editor. He will oversee all business and technology for the The Huffington Post.
Mr. Goodman worked on The Times‘ 2008 Pulitzer-winning series about the financial crisis, “The Reckoning,” and his last Read More
Barbara Fairchild is leaving Bon Appetit after 32 years at the magazine, Conde Nast announced this afternoon. She will remain editor-in-chief until a successor is named.
Last year, after Conde Nast made the surprising decision of closing Gourmet and retaining Bon Ap, Ms. Fairchild was hailed as sort of a forgotten hero at Conde Nast. Apparently, her position Read More
Senior Washington correspondent Howard Fineman is the latest talent to ditch Newsweek. Mr. Fineman was hired away by Arianna Huffington to work as a senior editor at The Huffington Post.
Ms. Huffington touted his “wealth of experience” in a release, and noted that Mr. Fineman has interviewed every major presidential candidate since 1985. That experience Read More
Commercial Breaks, Deals, Moves
This morning CNN president Jon Klein officially announced that America’s Got Talent host Piers Morgan will be taking over Larry King’s 9 p.m. time slot.
Brian Stelter and Bill Carter said the deal was ready to go through almost two months ago, but there were a few details (e.g. money) to iron out.
“He Read More
Moves, Newspaper War
Deborah Needleman is hiring up former Domino staffers at The Wall Street Journal to work on the launch of her Saturday lifestyle section, which is coming later this month according to Memo Pad.
Ms. Needleman has tapped Ruth Altchek, her features editor at Domino, to be her news editor and deputy. Former Domino Read More
Newsweek economics editor Dan Gross is leaving the magazine for Yahoo, according to Joe Pompeo. Mr. Gross, formerly of The New York Times and currently a columnist for Slate, will likely be edting Yahoo’s Finance page. He follows the most recent departures, Newsweek editorial director Mark Miller, Gabriel Snyder and Geoff Reiss, Read More
Yet another person is leaving Newsweek. Yet another awesome hire has been made by the National Journal. And more veterans are leaving Forbes. In other words, Media Monday: situation usual.
Newsweek Washington Web editor Michael Hirsh is joining the National Journal as a chief correspondent, covering “the critical intersection of economic policy, foreign policy, and Read More
Moves, Newspaper War, Newspaper Wars
New York Times business editor Larry Ingrassia, a Journal alumnus himself, announced today that Wall Street reporter Susanne Craig would be joining the Times business desk from the Wall Street Journal.
Ms. Craig will be contributing to the business section in print and blogging online for Andrew Ross Sorkin and Jeff Cane’s increasingly well-staffed Dealbook Read More
After nearly 20 years, White Houser reporter Michael Shear is leaving the Washington Post to join The New York Times as a lead writer for The Caucus Blog.
Michael Calderone reports:
He’s one of nearly a dozen Post reporters to decamp to the Times in recent years, following such high-profile scribes Read More
Sally Singer has tapped Vogue associate fashion editor Ethel Park to join her at T: The New York Times Style Magazine as her senior fashion editor.
“Ethel has fearless style,” Ms. Singer said in a release, adding that Ms. Park understands fashion’s role as an “instigator in our culture.” At Vogue, Ms. Park Read More