Last week, we reported that The Wall Street Journal’s New York section was starting—of all odd things—sports beats, with reporters traveling to home and away games of New York teams.
Well, now it appears The Journal’s New York section is ready to throw itself into the dirty underbelly of the city’s nightlife!
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Last week we told you about several department heads at The Times who were taking new jobs. Joe Sexton is not one of them, at least for the moment.
Mr. Sexton, the paper’s metro editor, told staffers on Monday that he would stay on as editor for the “foreseeable future.” He said that he would Read More
The metro desk at the Times was informed today that all magazine and newspaper subscriptions have been canceled. If reporters want to check out the competition in the Post or the News, they can buy their own copies. The reason is obviously to save money, and the Times claims it can put the saved money Read More
In this week’s New York Magazine, Chris Smith tackles the implosion of Caroline Kennedy’s effort for the Senate and while picking apart what went wrong, he points to the disastrous interview that she did with the Times back in December.
That interview, and the weeks of tough coverage in The Times, was Read More
On the evening of Saturday, Oct. 4, several dozen of the past and present staff of The New York Times’ Metro desk made their way out to the increasingly trendy Victorian part of Flatbush, with its leafy streets of big, big houses, in one of which lives their leader, Metro editor Joe Sexton.
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The Times‘ B-section is no longer the Metro Section; it’s now the Business Section.
And here’s Metro’s new placement—renamed "New York"—on A21.
Today is the first day that the Metro section merged into the A-section; it comes after Foreign news and National news. Tomorrow, Sports will merge with the Business section.
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Between Joe Sexton’s "maudlin" note, his follow-up request to "Be Not Afraid," and now the latest, an invitation to drink with and yell at Bill Keller, it’s a hard time for the Metro department; there are certainly a lot of invitations to drink.
Here’s Keller’s e-mail to the Metro team from today:
New York Times’ Metro editor Joe Sexton sent out a memo this morning to the metro staff lamenting that the department would lose its display-front starting on Oct. 6.
In some ways, the memo almost feels like an obituary—a sad goodbye, but remember the good times! And the "afterlife," which they’ll be kicking Read More
Media Mob has learned that The New York Times will make an announcement later today that it plans to cut the number of sections it has in the paper during some days of the week and it will fold in the Metro Section and Sports section into other sections of the newspaper.
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The New York Times’ Metro report will write more about food and sex than ever and it will write less about New Jersey than it has in years. This news officially comes in response to a reader’s inquiry to Metro editor Joe Sexton: "Do you cover Jersey anymore?" Sexton’s response in today’s nytimes.com Q &A: Read More