Chick flick veterans grace the cover of this month’s Marie Claire, but last Wednesday more serious topics were on the lunch table. Editor Joanna Coles hosted an informal luncheon on the top floor of Hearst Tower to discuss how the press covers women in international crises. The guest of honor was United Nations undersecretary general for Read More
In October 2007, Paul Steiger told The Observer that he wanted to use a Wall Street Journal pay model to recruit staffers to his fledgling nonprofit, ProPublica.
“I’m prepared to spend $200,000 on the exact right person, but if the exact right person isn’t there, then I’ll get three people at $60,000,” Read More
ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative news outfit run by former Wall Street Journal managing editor Paul Steiger, needs exposure to, well, the public. And so Mr. Steiger said when he launched the Web site last spring that the idea was for his reporters to syndicate their stories—free of charge!—to other news outlets.
ProPublica has farmed Read More
So the ProPublica Web site has gone live. And there’s a section where you can learn about their contributors!
There are biographies of the site’s stars, of course, like Paul Steiger lately of The Wall Street Journal and Stephen Engelberg, formerly of the Oregonian and the Times.
You can also meet the Read More
Rupert Murdoch was standing in a deep corner of the Rose Hall at about 7:30 p.m. last night to toast his fellow influencers: It was the Time 100 celebration, an event that drums up publicity for the magazine’s decreasingly influential list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
The day before, Mr. Murdoch Read More
As has been noted, the wsj.com holiday bash is going to be a shoestring affair.
And even with the new boss in town, the newsroom holiday party will be a low-budget affair too. Though, Paul Steiger is donating $100 for it.
After raising a little hell about the Read More
ProPublica is moving into a 31-story building in the heart of the Financial District at One Exchange Plaza, Richard Tofel, the general manager of the newly created investigative journalism non-profit, told Media Mob.
Mr. Tofel said that editor-in-chief Paul Steiger, and Pro Publica’s newly hired managing editor, Stephen Engelberg, would move in on January Read More
When it came to securing Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal for Manhattan’s biggest real estate auction, real estate tycoon Stephen Ross evidently beat Ric Clark to the punch.
In an interview with the Observer‘s Eliot Brown, Brookfield C.E.O. Ric Clark suggests that he tried to retain Dow Jones–which rents space in Read More
ProPublica, the newest player on the investigative journalism beat, aims to produce “the very special piece,” in the words of Paul Steiger, the former managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, who will oversee the operation as editor in chief. To do so, Mr. Steiger will deploy two dozen reporters and editors. He’ll then offer Read More
Today, former Wall Street Journal managing editor Paul Steiger became part of his own paper’s scoop.
After yesterday’s big meeting between News Corp. chair Rupert Murdoch and Dow Jones C.E.O. Richard Zannino, the Journal reported that Rupert Murdoch “suggested the possibility of nominating [Mr. Steiger] to the board of News Corp., according to a Read More