John Koblin is going to The New York Times, where he will be a styles section reporter, writes Women’s Wear Daily.
Mr. Koblin, a former media reporter here at The Observer and at WWD, went over to Deadspin, the Gawker media sports blog in March 2012.
Hugo Lindgren was named editor of The New York Times Magazine in late September, a job that puts him in direct competition with his former boss, New York editor Adam Moss. WWD’s John Koblin has written a lengthy history of their relationship that gives us a deep look inside a media bromance gone Read More
Our new friends Why Tuesday? have posted their New Hampshire photostream on flickr. Here are media reporter John Koblin and columnist Choire Sicha, filing.
At the Observer offices, Why Tuesday? does not immediately seem to refer to election nights. Read More
On Thursday morning, The Real Estate got a press release from Bob Knakal, the well-named half of Massey Knakal:
Please dispose of all the old headshots you have of our chairman, Robert Knakal, and use this one from here on out. We’ve seen his headshot from seven years ago pop up recently Read More
Donald Trump Responds
To the Editor:
One would hope that even public figures would be accorded fair and accurate treatment by The Observer. This is clearly not the case. Your Dec. 18, 2006, article entitled “The Trump Family,” by Tom Acitelli and John Koblin, paints a seriously inaccurate—indeed, false—picture of me and my business dealings. Read More
Jason Horowitz talks to Ned Lamont and his supporters about a campaign that hasn’t gone exactly as they had hoped.
Choire Sicha and John Koblin report on Obamamania and how it seems a lot more real to Barack Obama’s people than it does to Hillary Clinton’s.
Azi Paybarah writes about Alan Hevesi’s Read More
Jason Horowitz’s election coverage focuses on the new Andrew Cuomo, whose handlers managed to file off most of the rough parts in the course of his establishment-backed primary victory.
Steve Kornacki has a 2008-centered analysis of Hillary Clinton’s 2006 re-election campaign, featuring a surprise cameo appearance from a certain former governor of Massachusetts. Read More
John Koblin hit the streets of Bed Stuy and Forte Greene, two neighborhoods in Brooklyn’s 10th Congressional District. That’s where incumbent Ed Towns is being challenged by City Councilman Charles Barron and Assemblyman Roger Green.
The people who spoke with Koblin in these two parts of the district had Read More
John Koblin caught this interesting remark from last night’s AG’s debate, where Sean Patrick Maloney switches who he thinks is the second-best candidate in the race.
“Well, I think Mark is the second best candidate but he’s going to lose this race so it’s hard for me to support him. So a few weeks ago, Read More