As has been rumored for weeks, Manhattan Media is shutting down the New York Press and reviving Our Town Downtown, starting September 1. The weekly publication–a magazine/community newspaper hybrid, according to the press release–will focus on news, politics, real estate and the arts in lower Manhattan. A 20,000 copy run will be circulated Read More
Back in February, an Apple store in Grand Central was still a twinkle in Steve Jobs’ eye when The Observer took a bite out of the year’s juiciest rumor.
We had whipped out our iPhone and made more than a dozen calls in apparent futility. But, finally, a source close to the M.T.A. oh-so-quietly Read More
Gagged MSNBC host David Shuster is headed for a new journalism venture that he believes “will have a huge impact on political journalism,” reports the Cutline. He declined to go into details until the venture launches.
Shuster was suspended from MSNBC indefinitely in April after he talked about jobs with rival CNN. While waiting for his contract Read More