Joe Pompeo

Alan Murray named <em>Fortune</em> editor, Andy Serwer out:

Fortune named a new editor today in the first major masthead handoffs since its parent company, Time Inc., began trading as a standalone magazine publisher.

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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David Zinczenko throws a big party to tout new, more upscale ‘Men’s Fitness’

Long viewed as the downmarket step-brother of its main competitor, Men's Health, the 26-year-old title owned by American Media Inc., the Florida-based publisher of supermarket tabloids and men's and women's muscle mags, is in the process of reinventing itself under David Zinczenko, Men's Health's former editor of 12 years and a fixture in the New York media smart set.

May. 15, 2013

 
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The AP phone-records blow-up: Surgical strikes, or shock and awe?

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

May. 14, 2013

 
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The New Orleans newspaper ‘mud hole,’ viewed in a baseball metaphor

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May. 13, 2013

 
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Veteran journalist laid off by ‘Daily News’ is about to accept a prestigious award for her work at the paper

Wasserman, who is now out of a job, along with more than 20 other News journalists who were targeted in a round of newsroom downsizing last Wednesday and Thursday, will be given the award during a Silurians gala on the evening of May 22.

May. 13, 2013

 
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Tough times at ‘Columbia Journalism Review’ as an editor departs, others are laid off, and funding looks shaky

Cyndi Stivers exit came as a major overhaul, prompted by waning resources, hit the magazine, resulting in two layoffs, and two employees being moved to half-time; the Columbia University dean responsible for the magazine's finances said that financial losses were the main reasons for the changes.

May. 10, 2013

 
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‘Daily News’ chief Colin Myler tells staff layoffs were ‘inevitable,’ announces new digital initiative in boroughs

We want to assure you that the decisions that have been taken followed serious consultations with all departmental heads."

May. 9, 2013

 
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For New York’s hometown newspapers, days of bloodshed

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

May. 9, 2013

 
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‘New York Post’ offers buyouts; seeks 10-percent staff reduction in attempt to avoid layoffs

The buyouts come as the Post's parent corporation, News Corp., prepares to separate its publishing properties, which also include The Wall Street Journal and various newspapers in the U.K. and Australia, from the company's cash-cow television and film assetts. After the split, the publishing titles will no longer be cushioned by more lucrative brands such as Fox News.

May. 9, 2013

 
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Round two: More layoffs at the ‘Daily News,’ outer-borough desks expected to take hits

Following yesterday's bloodletting, Daily News journalists were bracing this morning for another batch of pink slips to be handed out in the tabloid's newsroom.

May. 9, 2013

 
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News Corp. earnings report highlights need for coming corporate crack-up

The company's latest quarterly earnings report, issued this afternoon, paints a clear picture of why News Corp. is so keen on the separation.

May. 8, 2013