Is returning to a reporting assignment at The New York Times the new “spending time with the family”?
In the past week, we’ve learned that the paper’s Styles editor, national editor and assistant managing editor were all getting new jobs at the paper. Two of those three editors were moving into reporting positions—reversing the career Read More
Jon Landman, the Times’ deputy managing editor who has been running online for the last few years, is the paper’s new culture editor. Here is the announcement from Bill Keller:
After much deliberation, and a fair amount of not-even-in-the-ballpark speculation from Times-obsessed kibbitzers, we have a new culture editor to replace Sam Sifton. He is, I’m Read More
The New York Times’ Jacques Steinberg is leaving the TV beat for the paper’s national desk, where he’ll cover education. He’ll be doing digital stuff, and will run a blog called The Choice.
The paper’s TV beat is strong enough to sustain the loss—wunderkind Brian Stelter can easily take up his duties Read More
Yes, yes, newspapers are alive and well for the week (they’re cool!), but don’t think the internet is lagging behind on this one. This was tucked inside Brian Stelter’s story on the election’s impact on the Web today:
The New York Times’s Web site, nytimes.com, saw a record 61.6 Read More
Last night, nytimes.com played live video of the Biden-Palin debate on its home page, and Jon Landman is quite impressed that the Times pulled this off—he’s also quite pleased that Gawker liked it, too. From his weekly memo:
Live, streaming video at the top of the homepage! If you doubt this is a significant achievement, Read More
It’s a late, sleepy summer Friday, but New York Times online editor Jon Landman has some choice words for Rupert Murdoch, Robert Thomson and The Wall Street Journal‘s online editor, Alan Murray, this afternoon.
Well, technically speaking, he doesn’t name any of those people in his weekly memo, or the paper itself, but in Read More
Michael Calderone at Politico is reporting that Jon Landman is a top candidate for the chief editor job at The Washington Post, which is expected to be vacated sometime next year by Len Downie.
Landman apparently met with Downie last week, though the nature of the visit isn’t clear. Landman sent Calderone Read More
Deputy managing editor and digital honcho Jon Landman sent a staff memo around the New York Times today, offically announcing Urbanite, “a daily newsletter devoted to some of the best stuff to do in New York today.” It is, he writes, “the second-biggest premiere in New York this week.” Edited by Arts & Leisure chief Read More
Jon Landman’s digital empire at NYT.com is growing like a well-watered weed—word comes today that the entire political staff of The New York Times will be contributing to a new Times blog. That blog will cover the races for Senate, Governor and Attorney General in New York. Read More
Today The New York Times announced it will take the opportunity to cash out its $100-million investment in the Discovery Times channel. “[I]t has become clear that our investment dollar is better spent developing video for our own nytimes.com,” says the memo, reproduced below.
In the April 10 issue, the Observer reported, based Read More