What makes a Molly?
Three well-known Internet writers–Molly Young, Molly Lambert, and Molly McAleer–share more than a name. The three have long attracted attention for their similar methods of self-promotion on the blogging platforms Tumblr and Twitter.
The Times Magazine this weekend, in addition to an interview revealing Paz de la Huerta’s bath troubles, features a profile of Wyclef Jean–the would-be savior of Haiti who may be better known for his years with the band the Fugees. The article’s author seems to suffer some cognitive dissonance as he tries to Read More
The New York Times
The New York Times Magazine‘s Sixth Floor blog posts, for reasons obscure, an aggregate list of each staffers’ five favorite novels, with names redacted (perhaps the one instance in Times Magazine recent history of editors not wanting to attach their names to something). Who can it be who likes both The Read More
Slowly but surely, Hugo Lindgren is making The New York Times Magazine his own. And just as important as the big names he’s bringing into the building are the voices he’s letting go.
In December, the magazine’s deputy editor, Alex Star—a brainy sort who previously created the Boston Globe‘s Ideas section and edited Lingua Read More
Here’s a bomb blast in the war between Adam Moss and his former protege, Hugo Lindgren: Sam Anderson is leaving New York to join Mr. Lindgren’s growing roster of talent at the New York Times Magazine. Two days ago, Adam Sternbergh made the same move, escalating the two editors’ budding Read More
Adam Sternbergh has been hired as a culture editor at The New York Times Magazine, editor Hugo Lindgren told The Observer.
Sternbergh is an editor-at-large at New York magazine, where he and Lindgren worked together before Lindgren left for Bloomberg BusinessWeek in January 2010. Lindgren was named editor of The New York Times Magazine Read More
Alex Star, the deputy editor of The New York Times Magazine, is leaving that section for the Book Review, sources at the paper tell The Observer.
Mr. Star, who has been at the Times Magazine since 2004 and before that created the Boston Globe‘s Ideas section, did not respond immediately to a request for comment. Read More
Hugo Lindgren was named editor of The New York Times Magazine in late September, a job that puts him in direct competition with his former boss, New York editor Adam Moss. WWD’s John Koblin has written a lengthy history of their relationship that gives us a deep look inside a media bromance gone Read More
In a stunning move, The New York Times is expected to announce that Hugo Lindgren will be the next editor of The New York Times Magazine, according to three people familiar with the deal (UPDATE: It’s now official. The announcement is at the bottom of this post).
Mr. Lindgren spent the last seven months as the executive editor Read More
Jesse Lichtenstein’s Times Magazine cover story this weekend discusses U.S. State Department diplomacy in the age of Twitter, focusing on Jared Cohen and Alec Ross — two officials who are on the cutting edge of 140-character diplomacy.
The most interesting anecdote in the piece comes from Carlos Pascual, the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Read More