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Initially, all three papers shared the oldest problem in the book: bringing the obdurate old guard of tabloid newspapering up to speed on digital journalism, and reversing the prejudice that glamorizes print "exclusives" for online newsbreaks. (Remy Stern, who is in charge of the nypost.com relaunch with oversight from editor-in-chief Col Allan and publisher Jesse Angelo, confronted this conundrum with an all-day digital teach-in at a Hudson Valley country club last fall.) But the News and the Mail have for the most part punted on the problem, hiring dedicated staffs to fill pages and pages of their sites with photo-heavy instant aggregation of national stories, freeing them from the project of dragging every last old-liner to the trough.
"Beast Weekend will refresh and refocus our weekend content towards culture as well as longer reads," said Brown in a memo to employees of the site.
This isn't the first time Al Jazeera has come up with a grand plan to enter the American cable television-news market. Three years ago, a similar proposal, produced internally, laid out essentially the same strategy, called "The Americas Project."
Coverage of the 2013 mayoral election is picking up. But so too is coverage of the legacy that Michael Bloomberg will leave behind.
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Among them, Sam Sifton is leaving his post as national editor and Arthur Gregg Sulzberger is leaving his metro post to become the "editor in charge of a new ideas task force.
Nazaryan was one of the more than two dozen Daily News journalists who were laid off two months ago.
For this Sunday's edition, which is scheduled to be published online tomorrow, Amy Chozick interviewed venture capitalist Ken Lerer.
She is the latest in string of departures at the troubled publishing outfit.
Large print newspapers frequently run and distribute the daily paper in a series of editions, which can allow late-breaking news (and, especially, sports and election results) to reach at least some newsstands by the morning rush. The Times had previously published two national editions and three New York editions daily. The third New York edition is the one that's been eliminated.