New York Press
Unger made the pitch during a lunch at the Four Seasons for which Portwood, Koch's editor, was also in attendance. Summner Redstone and Les Moonves were seated at nearby tables, and Liz Smith was there lunching with Barbara Walters, who came over to shake Koch's hand. He told Unger and Portwood that he refused to talk about his personal life in the column.
Migrating all the content to the redesigned site last month, a trove of archival material from the newspaper got lost; they're working on restoring it, but it could take some time. Meanwhile, expect 404's if you're looking for old Jim Knipfel "Slackjaw" columns, Russ Smith's "Mugger," Armond White's archive of cranky film reviews, and even Matt Taibbi's infamous "52 Funniest Things About the Upcoming Death of the Pope."(1)
It's online! Zombie 'New York Press' looks for recruits; owner wants it to be Bloomberg's 'homepage'
Allon said that traffic to nypress.com was up "25 to 30 percent" since the site started incorporating content from the other Manhattan Media titles earlier this fall, with more than 200,000 monthly visitors. Several independent web analytics providers, which tend to find lower numbers than site-owners' internal metrics, put the site's total monthly uniques below 100,000, although they did show a spike between between the beginning of September and the end of October, the most recent month for which data is available.