Tom Allon’s campaign for mayor is creating some obstacles for employees of the newspapers he runs, which he and the company’s chairman acknowledge in a pair of memos to employees, passed along by a reader.
Allon wrote: “This potential candidacy does not mean that I will be any less focused on Manhattan Media,” but “I will no longer be involved in the day-to-day editorial process of City Hall or any mayoral political coverage.”
Chairman Richard Burns wrote: “We have asked an attorney to lay out the set of regulations that respect the distinction between Tom the employee and Tom the candidate.”
The memos are after the jump. Read More