Joe Pompeo

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Bio: Joe Pompeo is a senior reporter at Capital, where he covers media. He was previously a reporter at Yahoo News, Business Insider and The New York Observer.

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Graham Rayman is laid off from ‘Village Voice’

Rayman's termination, which was handed down by editor-in-chief Tom Finkel, is the latest in a string of downsizing at the Voice over the past several years.

Oct. 31, 2013

 
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Times C.E.O. touts advertising ‘innovation’ following report of sales struggles

The New York Times' sales team got a vote of confidence from chief executive Mark Thompson amid a report this week that the paper of record's sales reps are struggling.

Oct. 31, 2013

 
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‘USA Today’ climbs to the top of the daily newspaper heap

For the six-month period that ended on Sept. 30, USA Today had a combined print and digital weekday circulation of 2.877 million, besting perennial weekday champion The Wall Street Journal (2.274 million) and The New York Times (1.898 million).

Oct. 31, 2013

 
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This year, no star-studded lunch planned for Time ‘Person of the Year’ rollout

The early- to mid-November gathering at the Time & Life building has traditionally been a bold-faced affair in which reporters and industry-types listen to a panel of celebrities, politicians and other famous people discuss and debate potential Person of the Year honorees.

Oct. 30, 2013

 
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A year after Sandy, ‘Daily News’ is moving back to 4 New York Plaza

The News was displaced by extensive flooding from Superstorm Sandy this same week last year. Since then, employees have worked out of various temporary offices, first in Jersey City and then in Midtown, as well as remotely.

Oct. 30, 2013

 
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‘Post’ says it ‘looks forward’ to trial in discrimination suit

“We are pleased that the claims against News Corp. were thrown out," a Post spokeswoman told Capital when we reached out for comment on the ruling. "We look forward to presenting the truth about the remaining charges – which are completely unfounded - to a jury.”

Oct. 29, 2013

 
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Courtney Love scrawls digital mash note to Rush & Molloy

In rare praise for celebrity gossips, Love takes to Facebook to say "i hope thier book makes them loaded, they are seriously decent people."

Oct. 29, 2013

 
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‘Daily News’ rails against Jay Z Barneys deal, plans a party at his Flatiron club

Asked if the News might consider changing the location in light of its recent anti-Jay Z crusade, a spokesperson for the paper declined to comment.

Oct. 28, 2013

 
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Lou Reed remembered, on every front page in New York (except the ‘Journal’)

Surprisingly, neither article mentions the December 1990 "News Aid" concert where Reed, a champion of progressive causes, performed in support of Daily News reporters striking against The Tribune Company, in what was the newspaper's second brush with death in less than a decade.

Oct. 28, 2013

 
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Atlantic Wire to relaunch, with a new(-ish) name: The Wire

Sources familiar with the matter told Capital the name is being changed partly in order to broaden the pool of advertisers potentially interested in selling against the site. The Atlantic Wire has also been given a dedicated sales team, whereas its inventory was previously sold through The Atlantic, sources said.

Oct. 25, 2013