Around the town
Though its advertising revenue continues to fall, The New York Times Co. made a profit this quarter, thanks to growing circulation revenue from digital subscriptions. The New York Times and The International Herald Tribune now have 699,000 digital subscribers, while The Boston Globe has 70,000. (Press release)
Despite protests and boycott threats, the Rolling Stone issue with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover has sold twice as well as a typical issue. (Adweek)
“[Robinson Meyer] may be the only college kid to actually get a job because of how good he is on Twitter.” (The Atlantic)
In an interview with Essence, Karith Foster talks at some length about her decision to sign on as one of Don Imus’ new sidekicks.
"My parents were like, ‘Is this something you want to do? Is this something you are prepared to do? Is this a person you want to work with?’" said Read More
Members of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation board were so exercised by the Governor usurping their authority over the International Freedom Center that some of them spoke in public for the first time in months at this morning’s meeting.
“I just find the decision by the Governor to be just indefensible,” said Read More