The New York Times opinion writer Virginia Heffernan has taken a newsroom buyout, Politico reports. She’s headed to Yahoo News, where she will write a weekly column about the intersection of technology and politics in the 2012 election and host a video interview series.
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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
The New York Times’ Virginia Heffernan has a book proposal out to publishers just in time for the Frankfurt Book Fair, via her literary agent, John Brockman. The former Times TV critic wants to write about her second love, the Internet, which she has covered for The Times Magazine since 2007 in a column called Read More
This weekend, in the New York Times Magazine, Virginia Heffernan wrote a piece titled “Facebook Exodus” for her column, The Medium. “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold,” according to Ms. Heffernan, who interviewed a few former loyal users of the top social network to ask them why they’re moving on. “One person shut down Read More
Jimmy Fallon sure has been wooing the nerds recently. The former Saturday Night Live cast member/chronic giggler will take over Late Night from Conan O’Brien, who in turn is moving up to The Tonight Show starting March 2 (there’s a countdown widget, if you’re into that sort of thing), and he has Read More
Hey, it’s you! I thought you’d disappeared. No! No! You’re missed! By me, at least. I guess I just haven’t come across your work recently. That’s so you, to disappear off the radar screen like that and not care. So quirky, so indie, so Eastern. Not into mere recognition. It’s all about the work!
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