How much money does Daily Beast media columnist Howard Kurtz make? We don’t know!
Business Insider editor Henry Blodget doesn’t know either, but that’s not stopping him from writing about it.
Established journalists are raking in plenty of dough now, he posits, because ambitious web outfits like The Daily Beast and The Huffington Read More
Back in the day, a protest at the Village Voice was a matter of newsroom shouting matches and picket signs. These days it’s a little more nuanced.
Is Tom Robbins leaving the Voice in “protest” as has been widely reported? Well…
Voice editor in chief Tony Ortega insists that initial reports that Tom Robbins’ quit The Read More
Except for Tina Brown — who told us last week that she is not interested in editing Newsweek — nobody is talking (still). But the newest rumor is that Barry Diller and Sidney Harman are going to collaborate in some way to combine Newsweek digital and The Daily Beast. Keith Kelly Read More
Let’s all hop on for another ride on the New York Times acquisition rumor carousel! As transpired a few months ago, shares of The New York Times Co. are enjoying a nice rally today on apparent speculation that billionaire telecoms magnate, dabbler in New York real estate and Times Co. Read More
Earlier tonight Tina Brown and Miles Nadal co-hosted a book party for Harold Ford Jr.’s More Davids Than Goliaths at Barbetta on West 46th Street. Drinks were in the garden.
The Observer asked Ms. Brown, who edits The Daily Beast, about a rumor that she was interested in leaving the news website that she Read More
Tim Gunn planted an item with Page Six in June about Anna Wintour being carried down a flight of stairs by bodyguards because she didn’t want to take the elevator. He was promoting his book.
Mr. Gunn — still promoting the book, Gunn’s Golden Rules — told the Daily News‘ Jim Farber Read More
An article in the U.K.’s Daily Mail says, citing “rumours,” that a group of private equity firms are aiming to buy Saks Incorporated. The Mail pegs the purchase price, which it says could be made public soon, at $1.7 billion, or $11 a share.
The purveyor of Gucci handbags and other fashionable wears has lately seen Read More