In recent weeks, The New York Times’ national desk has undergone quite a face-lift. There’s a new editor, Rick Berke. There is a new deputy editor in Adam Bryant. And there will be a new Los Angeles bureau chief in Adam Nagourney.
Two editors will leave the department—Suzanne Daley, the outgoing editor, and Dean Murphy, Read More
On Tuesday morning, The New York Times filled a seven-month vacancy and announced the hiring of a new spokesman. Bob Christie, a seven-year veteran as spokesman for The Wall Street Journal, will be the Times Company’s senior vice president of corporate communications starting March 22.
In the increasingly visible war between The Times and The Read More
Five days ago, Robert Thomson, the managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, wrote a letter to The Times’ executive editor, Bill Keller, about “apparent plagiarism” on The Times’ DealBook blog, in a post by Zachery Kouwe, a 31-year-old business reporter.
The examples laid out by Mr. Thomson were pretty clear-cut: Much of the Read More
On Tuesday morning, the wood of the New York Post howled: “I Did Not Have Sex With That Woman.” There’s a little cutout of David Paterson’s head in the corner of the page. “The Angry Gov,” the subhead reads, “denies raunchy rumors.” It said that he would not resign.
But what woman? What raunchy rumors? Read More
When personal reflection becomes a tabloid Read More
“Come to me!” proclaimed John R. MacArthur—better known as Rick—the longtime publisher of Harper’s magazine in a staffwide meeting, which took place two days after he fired Roger Hodge, the magazine’s editor.
Mr. MacArthur was telling his staff that if they had a big writer, or a big manuscript they wanted to get in Read More
Step right up, boys and girls, it’s a Condé contest! And Si Newhouse and Chuck Townsend want to hear from YOU!
In the lobbies of 4 Times Square and Condé’s buildings on Sixth Avenue and Third Avenue, you’ll find a flyer with the words: The Power of Suggestion.
Mr. Newhouse and Mr. Townsend want to Read More
In two weeks, a memoir by Gerald Boyd, the former managing editor of The New York Times who was forced out of the paper along with executive editor Howell Raines in the wake of the Jayson Blair scandal, will be published by the small, Chicago-based publisher Lawrence Hill Books. Boyd died three years ago from Read More
At this point, leaving Condé Nast seemed inevitable for Richard Beckman.
On Tuesday morning, the hard-charging, relentlessly self-promotional and ultimately very successful Condé Nast executive handed in his letter of resignation after 24 years at the company. As the New York Post reported Tuesday, the “Mad Dog” will become the CEO of e5 Global Media, Read More
“DO WE REALLY need Vogue handbags? Gourmet kitchen mitts?” sniffed one Condé Nast insider.
And don’t worry! Details AftershaveTM or a GQ tie brought to you by Kiton will not be hitting a retailer near you anytime soon.
But … the days of Condé Nast licensing may not be far behind. There’s currently a push Read More