Just asking: What new entry in the crowded and antagonistic celebrity-glossy field is making rivals polite and circumspect?
“We wish them the best of luck,” said American Media editorial director Bonnie Fuller and her boss, David Pecker, through a spokesperson on Feb. 7.
Ms. Fuller and Mr. Pecker were responding—or not responding—to the planned Feb. Read More
It didn’t take 85 days, but Judith Miller was slow enough to cooperate with the New York Times team reporting on her case that some readers ended up missing the paper’s long-awaited Miller coverage on Oct. 16.
The paper’s two-story Sunday package–a 5,800-word account of Miller’s role in the Valerie Plame affair and Miller’s Read More
New York Times fix-it editor Jonathan Landman, having turned the refurbished culture report over to Sam Sifton, now finds the rattling chassis of the Times‘ Web and television operations parked under his shade tree. His August 23 start date should give him somewhere between one and five weeks to get the paper’s TimeSelect partial-pay Web Read More
The Transom’s reporters have recently been scolded by a fashion reporter for looking “terrified and clearly out of place” at fashionable events. (And: “SO nerdy, and they dress/ act like it! They walk around with glasses and little notepads. Nobody is going to open up to people like that!”)
So it was with great Read More
Jonathan Landman, the newly appointed culture editor of The New York Times , said that he’s “rusty as hell” at playing the cello. But Mr. Landman, previously The Times ‘ assistant managing editor for enterprise, declined to discuss his taste in music or movies.
“I guess I’m slightly stupider about culture than I was about Read More