Comings and Goings
Gawker editor-in-chief A.J. Daulerio is leaving the site. He sent out a memo to Gawker staff this afternoon shortly after the news broke on NY Mag’s Daily Intelligencer blog. In his email announcing his departure, Mr. Daulerio was vague about his future plans.
“This is the right move for the site in 2013,” he wrote. “As for 2014, who the fuck knows?”
Quid Pro Quote
The New York Times announced today that they are banning the practice known as “quote approval.” The newspaper of record is now officially against giving sources the power to approve quotes and alter language after an interview has taken place in exchange for access to the sources.
“So starting now, we want to draw a clear line on this. Citing Times policy, reporters should say no if a source demands, as a condition of an interview, that quotes be submitted afterward to the source or a press aide to review, approve or edit,” said the memo (full text below).
Morgan Stanley has a new chief operating officer. His name is Jim Rosenthal, and he is the former head of firmwide technology operations and the integrator of Smith Barney at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Rosenthal succeeds Tom Nides, who is leaving to work for Hillary Clinton at the State Department. An expository memo from Morgan Stanley Read More
A memo sent out Tuesday by Condé Nast CEO Charles Townsend may have announced the “structural realignment” that would propel growth and success for the company. It may have emphasized the “importance of this mission.” What the memo actually did, however, was prompt a wave of confusion — from people inside of 4 Times Square Read More