It’s no wonder that Sam Dolnick, metro reporter for The New York Times and grandnephew to former Times publisher Arthur Ochs “Punch” Sulzberger, has purchased a townhouse in Carroll Gardens. After all, The Times is obsessed with the borough and all of its charming, artisanal ways.
Mr. Dolnick and his wife Heidi are leaving their townhouse in the still-up-and-coming Prospect Lefferts Gardens for a strikingly-similar one in the well-established, Barneys-bearing neighborhood of Carroll Gardens.
The issue of the New Yorker available online today contains staff writer Nick Paumgarten’s Davos diary which, while not the juiciest, at least offers an honest explanation of why coverage of the World Economic Forum’s annual boondoggle is always so dull:
Like their newspaper’s readership, it seems the Sulzberger family has a particular affinity for the Upper West Side. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. recently bought a place at the Dorilton for $3.9 million, and now his cousins have been involved in a nearby sale for more than twice that amount. Daniel and James Cohen, whose Read More
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Rather, it’s an “online pricing plan,” a “digital subscription plan.” “It’s not like the Times of London wall,” said Sulzberger, noting the porousness and searchability of the new New York Times.
Yet at last night’s discussion at the Columbia Journalism School, entitled ‘The Future of Media, Publishing and Paid Content’, the audience just couldn’t shake Read More
At a party where Jamie Dimon gabbed with Lloyd Blankfein and the mayor cracked wise about George Clooney, the most important people in New York City gathered this month to celebrate Steven Rattner, the former private equity guru and car czar. Within 24 hours, the news that Mr. Rattner was settling longstanding charges connected Read More
The New York Times Company is “well-positioned to thrive,” according to CEO Janet Robinson, who announced the company’s second-quarter earnings this morning. The best news is that there were no major catastrophes this quarter. Flat may still be the new up.
Revenue from print advertising continued to decline in the second quarter, Read More
A source tells New York that Steve Jobs recently joined 50 top Times executives for a secrecy-shrouded dinner at Pranna:
Our source says Jobs, who sat at the head of the “intimate, family-style gathering” with Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, demonstrated the iPad and its functions, and spoke about how it could serve the Read More
The New York Times is cutting 100 jobs by the end of the year, the Times‘ editor Bill Keller just announced to the staff via email.
“This is not a good day,” said John Geddes, the paper’s managing editor to the assembled staff in the newsroom after reading Mr. Keller’s email aloud (Mr. Keller wasn’t at Read More
On Wednesday, Sept. 30, Arthur Sulzberger will host his annual “State of The Times” meeting for Times employees, which is generally a sleepy and awkward affair with lots of corporate cheerleading. (Last year, Mr. Sulzberger started the proceedings by playing a slideshow touting all of the paper’s accomplishments with Coldplay’s “Clocks” playing in the background. Read More
Bill Keller made it official moments ago: The City section, the regionals and the Escapes section will be eliminated as stand-alone sections in The Times.
Instead, they’ll just use material that may have appeared in those sections in a Sunday metro report.
“We will consolidate Sunday Metro area coverage in a new Sunday feature section, Read More