Just over four years ago, The New York Times’ magazine empire was getting bigger and richer, and a reward was in order. In March 2006, executive editor Bill Keller announced that his old friend Gerry Marzorati would be put on the newspaper’s masthead, a gilded spot alongside the other top editors at the newspaper. Mr. Read More
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As we reported first last week, Gerry Marzorati is leaving as editor of the Times Magazine sometime in August, Times executive editor Bill Keller announced today. Mr. Keller said he will take the summer to consider candidates within and outside the Times Company for the job.
Mr. Marzorati, as we also reported, will Read More
The New York Times Magazine has added an editor’s note to its M.I.A. profile.
In the note, The Times concedes that writer Lynn Hirschberg grafted two quotes that were given to her at different points in the interview to make one big quote.
Over the weekend, M.I.A. posted a clip from the interview in which she Read More
Other than gawking at someone with an iPad yesterday, The Observer spent more than hour in McCarren Park yesterday discussing this week’s cover story in the Times Magazine about M.I.A. This doesn’t happen all the time! The Times Magazine is, sometimes, an easy thing to ignore.
And it made us remember that Read More
Lynn Hirschberg penned her final piece for The New York Times Magazine this weekend on M.I.A., and what a way to go out! Ryan McGinley shot the–pretty amazing–photos for the piece.
Suddenly Gerry Marzorati seems to be expanding that photo portfolio! Remember Jeff Koons and those bunnies from two months ago? Read More
This week’s New Yorker (dated Aug. 31) and the Aug. 30 Sunday New York Times Magazine both contain lengthy profiles of professional tennis twins Bob and Mike Bryan.
Sure, the pair has become one of the best men’s doubles teams in the game’s history, with an impressive 54 pro tournament titles. (The record Read More
In the past the National Magazine Awards, the big show where the American Society of Magazine Editors gives out “Ellies” to the year’s big magazine winners, have been lavish affairs. Lots of drinks. Chocolate fondue. Gowns and black ties at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
But this year, with the industry falling to its knees, the Read More
In the March 16 issue of Fortune magazine, which will hit newsstands on March 9, the magazine is issuing an apology to its readers for plagiarizing a New York Times Magazine article from 2004.
“In our Feb. 2 issue we published a story about Lukoil and its president titled “Russia’s King Read More
Play, the Times Magazine’s quarterly sports magazine, folded yesterday because it was losing six-digit sums every year, said its editorial director Gerry Marzorati.
“It was losing hundreds of thousands of dollars over several years and when you’re not going to see that turn around, that’s the problem,” he said.
Mr. Marzorati, the editor of the Read More