Greg Veis, current editor of TNR.com, is off to join the ranks at The New York Times Magazine, according to Daily Intel. A memo informed New Republic staff members earlier today that he will start at the magazine in December as a front-of-the-book editor.
The hire is Hugo Lindgren’s second since taking Read More
After being named the next editor of The New York Times Magazine, Hugo Lindgren gave his first interview to Women’s Wear Daily. Mr. Lindren wouldn’t talk about his plans for the magazine or how he got the job, but he did say he’s not worried about the staff:
“There’s not going to be Read More
Agree To Disagree
Editors at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World are snorting at The New York Times Magazine‘s investigation of phone-hacking at the gossip tabloid.
The Guardian wrote through The Times‘ article today, and checked-in with News of the World managing editor Bill Akass. He said assertions made by The Times — namely that Read More
The Observer has learned that Gerry Marzorati will announce in the next few days that he is stepping down as editor of The Times Magazine. He is expected to leave at the end of August. Sources familiar with the situation have told us that he will get another job within the Times Company.
Mr. Marzorati Read More
After taking home only two awards combined the last two years, New York magazine returned to the winner’s circle and won four Ellies last night at the 2010 National Magazine Awards.
“I wish I could do it without these things,” said Adam Moss, upon winning for the Personal Service award, referring to the semi-embarrassing exercise Read More
The week before Labor Day tends to be a quiet one for book publishing, as agents and editors head for the hills in preparation for the rush of big-ticket book proposals that inevitably come flooding in during the weeks leading up to the Frankfurt Book Fair. Sometimes it pays to get a jump on the Read More
Matt Bai did not want to write his second book just about Barack Obama. What he wanted, he said recently, were “stationary targets” that would allow him to run at his own pace. He wanted a subject that wouldn’t involve the kind of reporting where his face would be “pressed up against the glass.”
On Wednesday, April 29, CNN reported that Barack Obama was reading Joseph O’Neill’s 2008 New York novel Netherland. The tidbit came from an advance copy of this past weekend’s New York Times Magazine, in which the president told reporter David Leonhardt that boring White House briefing books had Read More
In this week’s Observer, New York Magazine editor Adam Moss talked to John Koblin about his use of coverlines, telling him, “A piece of music can’t all be big moments. It needs big moments and small moments.”
And sometimes, it even rhymes.
This week’s New York features a cover package called My Read More
Over the next few weeks, New York Times executive Bill Keller and his brain trust on the masthead have to make a series of difficult decisions in order to cut his newsroom budget.
Just how much he has been asked to cut he hasn’t yet told colleagues, but he has been given a real target Read More