Abramson also took a gentle dig at the concept of "native advertising," which she said was "for the conference set ... It's the buzzword of 2013's business model discussion at conferences"--such as the one at which she was presently speaking.(1)
Kurtz has had a bad week. He's come under the kind of fire even Brown doesn't like to get burned by, for a column that was retracted completely today after several rounds of modifications yesterday afternoon.
The promotions reflect the paper's increasing focus on web growth, which it's achieved this past year by tailoring its homepage to photo-heavy national news. But they also come during a period of relative anxiety in the newsroom.
Asked about the status of Media Decoder, which had become a topic of interest among media wonks on Twitter these past few days, a Times spokesperson said the blog is "dormant, not dead."
Toward the end of the call, an analyst asked if there were any plans to take the Times Company private. Thompson said "we're not considering" such a move.
Has Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times, "lost the newsroom"?(2)
"We gave it a year, and after evaluating it, we decided it wasn't really the right tool in our tool box," said Karp, speaking at a conference hosted by the website paidConent. "It was working in some regards. It wasn' working in the ways we intended."(1)
After the clock struck 3, they went online and joyful screaming ensued: the five-year-old non-profit news website covering clean energy, carbon energy, nuclear energy and environmental science had won this year's national reporting Pulitzer for a series on flawed regulation of U.S. oil pipelines by Elizabeth McGowan, David Hasemeyer and Lisa Song, who is just 26.
Huntsman and Menendez were among some 300 candidates to try out for HuffPost Live out of a pool of more than 600 applicants, said Josanne Lopez, executive producer of HuffPost Live and a veteran TV-news talent scout who, in her previous job at CNN, had been lobbying the network to pick up Menendez and other fresh young things. (She was in Will Cain's corner, too, lucky for him.)(1)
At first it will seem, because the article is presented without any context, as though a woman was viciously beaten and raped and near death on Wednesday of last week in Central Park by "a wolf pack of more than a dozen young teenagers who attacked her at the end of an escalating crime spree."
New York magazine launches a new subscription based app almost three years to the date after the 2010 launch of Apple's game-changing tablet device.
"What these stories have in common is that no one wanted them," said Shapiro. "But when readers see them they will say, 'This is amazing!'"(1)
The British citizen and long-time Brooklynite began working with Brown as a contributing columnist at the Daily Beast after spending time as an assistant managing editor at The Wall Street Journal and as New York bureau chief of The Times of London.