Gerald Marzorati, the New York Times’ assistant managing editor for new media and strategic initiatives, doesn’t know why people pay for subscriptions to his paper.
Marzorati made the surprising claim during a panel discussion at the Digital Hollywood New York conference. He pointed to the fact that only 0.01 percent of subscribers canceled home delivery Read More
When The New York Times Magazine ran an excerpt from Edmund L. Andrews’ memoir, Busted, on May 17, its editors probably felt like they’d hit a perfect combination of a subject (subprime lenders, squeezed homeowners), author (one of the paper’s own writers—an economics expert—was a victim) and zeitgeist (it was packaged as part of Read More
Gerald Marzorati, editor of the Times magazine, this week, discussing coordination and duplication at the New York Times: I’ve just returned to my desk from a weekly meeting of the editors of the various “feature” sections of the paper—Dining In/Dining Out, House & Home, the Book Review, etc., along with the magazine, or magazines Read More
Over Memorial Day weekend, New York Times metro reporter Paul von Zielbauer called his mother to tell her about his new assignment: Next month, he’ll be going to the Baghdad bureau.
“She freaked out and she hung up,” Mr. von Zielbauer said, “and turned on the TV and saw what happened to the CBS News Read More
The New York Times Magazine cover is the Charlize Theron of magazine publishing: Famous people become ugly in the name of art.
Former Virginia governor and centrist Democratic Presidential hopeful Mark Warner learned the dangers of posing for The Times Magazine this week when he landed on the cover, photographed by Alexei Hay.
A sallow Read More
Deposed New York Times executive editor Howell Raines, sidelined and mostly silent after his eviction last June from West 43rd Street, is throwing himself back into the action. On March 24, The Atlantic Monthly will begin allowing the press to get a preview look at the cover story of its May issue, a gargantuan piece Read More
“I see part of the magazine’s job, a big part of the magazine’s job, as starting conversations,” New York Times Magazine editor Gerald Marzorati said.
Mr. Marzorati was speaking late in the afternoon on Feb. 2, having sparked the loudest conversation of his term since taking over for current Times culture czar Adam Moss last Read More