Late on the night after Thanksgiving, on what is typically an unplugged weekend for the media, the wires lit up with sad news: Peter Kaplan, the legendary former editor of this newspaper, had died. Read More
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Last week, a small group of Cosmopolitan magazine readers trekked up to the Hearst Tower to powwow with editors of one of Hearst’s most successful franchises. Read More
The war between the Post and the Daily News has spilled into the delivery room.
Over the weekend, competing editors from New York’s competing dailies both had babies. Read More
Talk of a merger between Gawker and Business Insider, helped along by Nick Denton and Henry Blodget, was the subject of frenzied speculation last week. 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
Sunday night, when the rest of the city was tweeting about Homeland and Lady Gaga’s Navy Yard performance for Artpop, a piece of actual news managed to break through the static.
Dueling books about fracking by two different Wall Street Journal reporters have led to some tense newsroom moments over the last few months, including a heated debate over how to handle excerpts in the paper itself. Read More