At a meeting in Manhattan last night of a conservative, pro-Israel group, Anthony Weiner criticized President Obama for bowing to the leader of the Saudi royal family, according to Ira Stoll, the former New York Sun editor.
Here is how Stoll, who attended the event, described Weiner’s comments to me in an email: “He Read More
This past weekend, The New York Times‘ ‘City’ section featured a story by Caroline H. Dworin headlined Suddenly, Souvenirs, about promotional paperweights and newspaper boxes for the late New York Sun, which remain like memento mori throughout the city after the paper folded in September.
Writes Ms. Dworin:
Perhaps those who will Read More
In the newspaper’s own obituary, a history of the newspaper’s six and a half years as told by its editors and more. The material is surprisingly frank, in a way normally reserved for the newspaper’s editorials, about the politics of its mission, but it’s all pretty fascinating and worth reading.
Contribute to some great journalists’ Read More
Michael Bloomberg just sent out a statement on the Sun:
In a City saturated with news coverage and commentary, The Sun shone brightly, though too briefly. Whether you agreed or disagreed with the Sun’s writers, they were smart, thoughtful, provocative – and sometimes even courageous. What other paper in America urged Dick Cheney to run Read More
The editors of The New York Sun have started posting stories on their Web site during the day instead of waiting to put them in the next morning’s paper.
A memo sent to staff yesterday by city editor David Lombino said reporters should expect to file early when they’re working on certain kinds of stories. Read More
Henry Kissinger loves the bloggers. Or at least one blogger, Karol Sheinin. She's got the lowdown on last night's dinner in celebration of Commentary Magazine.
In addition to collecting some fun photos, Karol picked up on a bit of news: The New York Sun's Ira Stoll said he'll be writing Read More
Perfection eludes us,” said Col Allan, editor in chief of the New York Post. “That’s the challenge of producing daily newspapers. We’re always trying to make it better.”
Perfection? Half a year ago, Mr. Allan had a less sublime quarry in his sights: the Daily News. But then, after years of slow-closing pursuit, he overtook Read More
Today’s New York Sun prints a vicious attack on Tony Judt as a professor who has “become hostile to the Jewish state” in an article about the Polish consulate in N.Y. abruptly cancelling a Judt speech last night under pressure from the Anti-Defamation League. Penned by Ira Stoll (who I believe is credited with Read More
So my old employer, The New York Sun, has stolen away Politicker contributor and former New York Press reporter Azi Paybarah.
My only consolation is that I’ve obtained a copy of the memo from Sun managing editor Ira Stoll:
From: Ira Stoll
Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 2:30 PM
Subject: New employee
I’m Read More
When Will The Sun Set? New Paper Mulls Late Nights
The debut issue of The New York Sun remains months away, and in the meantime, editor Seth Lipsky and managing editor and sidekick Ira Stoll are trying to get a newsroom ready, wrangling with Verizon for phone service at the paper’s Chambers Street Read More