New York just sent out its weekly release previewing stories. Next week’s issue will feature "Bleeding ‘Times’ Blood." Sub-hed: "Has the prestige (and profitability) of owning The New York Times finally sunk below the level required to keep the interest of the Sulzberger clan?"
The story is written by Joe Hagan.
Both New Read More
Two magazines are preparing profiles of The New York Times‘ Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.
New York magazine has assigned Joe Hagan to write a profile, and David Margolick is preparing a piece for Portfolio. Both articles are write-arounds, and neither author has scored an on-the-record interview with Mr. Sulzberger, according to a source familiar with the Read More
Vanity Fair has added New York contributors Vanessa Grigoriadis and (Observer-alumnus) Joe Hagan as contributing editors to its fantastically sizeable masthead, WWD‘s Irin Carmon reports this morning.
She also writes that it is expected that they will continue as New York contributing editors as well. Read More
Because here at Media Mob we never miss a trick on the Rather beat…here are a couple of the best revelations from former Observer reporter Joe Hagan’s New York magazine piece about the Category-5 newsman’s $70 million lawsuit against his former bosses at CBS, and what he hopes to get out of it: Read More
Oh, what joys they have to look forward to! Governor Pataki is reappointing Kevin Rampe to the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, this time as chairman (he was the president for two years until last spring), while builder Frank Sciame has been put in charge of a “Memorial and Master Plan Design Committee” and is Read More
The days when the New York Observer’s Joe Hagan owned the Gore-TV story are past, sadly, and so are all illusions that the former Vice President is going to create a liberal version of Fox. It’s more, it seems, that he wants to be a liberal Bob Vila.
That’s what we gather from Read More
Once again, we’re proud to have our byline on the same page as Joe Hagan’s. Hagan, the Observer’s TV writer, is way, way deeper into the CBS/Dan Rather/Bush National Guard story than any other reporter, and this week he’s reporting from Texas with an antidote to the official version in which blameless corporate executives Read More