The announced departure of Bookish CEO Paulo Lemgruber before the site has even launched marks a rather inauspicious beginning for the new company, a joint venture between Penguin, Hachette Book Group, Simon & Schuster and AOL that has been described as the Pandora, Pitchfork and/or Netflix of books. Last time we checked in with Bookish they were previewing the site for friends and family, but an official launch date has not yet been announced. Read More
Jody Quon has resigned as creative director and editor Stefano Tonchi’s number two at W after three issues. She was one of the leading voices in the new design of the magazine for its September relaunch. A spokesperson for the magazine told The Daily that Ms. Quon’s position will not be filled.
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Before he even had one byline for the paper, Yankees beat reporter Jim Baumbach has left The Journal. He is returning to Newsday.
“It’s over. He made a decision. We’re moving forward,” said John Seeley, the editor of The Journal‘s Greater New York section.
“Happy to be home!” tweeted Mr. Baumbach earlier today.
Sources familiar with Read More