The New York Times plugged one of the holes in its Washington bureau this week by hiring Pentagon reporter Mark Mazzetti away from the Los Angeles Times.
“It was an agonizing decision because this place is fantastic, but I’m looking forward to the opportunity,” Mazzetti, 31, said by phone March 10.
Mazzetti had Read More
This afternoon, Conde Nast group president Mitchell Fox confirmed the news that the company is splitting the former Fairchild trade titles into two separate divisions, Fairchild Fashion Group and Fairchild Publications. Memo after the jump.
From: “Fox, Mitchell”
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 12:37:31 -0500
To: Conde Read More
New York Times publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. gave the first of his 2006 State of the Times addresses at 10:30 this morning at the New Amsterdam Theatre. In his opening remarks, Sulzberger discussed the paper’s efforts to expand its online and digital operations in a newspaper industry that’s mired in struggle. “The intro was Read More
Outside magazine, the Santa Fe, N.M-based adventure-sports monthly, has named Texas Monthly editorial director Christopher Keyes as its new editor. The position had been empty for two months, since editor Hal Espen left the stubble-chinned monthly to pursue freelance writing. According to a source familiar with the search, Outside‘s owner and editor-in-chief Lawrence Burke considered Read More
Former New York Times Washington editor Kate Phillips has returned to the bureau as a reporter. The former number two rejoined the bureau on Wednesday and will cover lobbying and politics.
“I’m just glad to be back,” Phillips said by phone March 2. Washington bureau chief Phil Taubman sent Phillips flowers welcoming her back Read More
New Republic editor Peter Beinart is not going to be the next editor of The Atlantic, he told the Observer two weeks ago. But he may not be editor of The New Republic much longer, either. Persistent Beltway rumor has Beinart stepping down from his post, to be replaced by TNR senior editor Franklin Foer. Read More
On the first of this month, incoming Dow Jones CEO Rich Zannino said hello–”we…have an ever-expanding passion for winning”–while outgoing CEO Peter Kann said goodbye–”I….look back on decisions I wish I had made differently.” Full twin memos after the jump.
A note from Rich
Excitement, Optimism and Confidence Read More
Today hostess Ann Curry is in trouble with the neighbors for renovations on her West 71st Street townhouse, Page Six reports today.
It’s folded into a report about turmoil at The Today Show.
But we were interested in what she’s actually doing to the place and–lo and behold!–it was erstwhile Manhattan Transfers reporter Read More
“It wasn’t about money,” James Gleick said. “Well,” he added, “of course it’s about money.”
Mr. Gleick, a freelance writer and former New York Times reporter, was discussing a pending bounty in the write-for-hire community: On March 23, a group of publishers and database companies including The New York Times, Time Inc. and Lexis Nexis Read More
My boyfriend just left me for another woman. I don’t want to date ever again.
Lost in Nashville
Pure rubbish!! Why not ring up my good friend Simon Dumenco-I adore him! V. hot!!! Not such big fan of cuckolding boyfriend … try K. Andersen, also ….
Dear Read More