Joe Pompeo

Sam Sifton to head new 'Food' desk at <em>Times</em>:

The department will include the dining section and the new NYT Cooking site.

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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Original ‘riot grrrl’ Kathleen Hanna meets the press, and this time it’s happy

Riot grrrl is getting a second wind in the same mainstream media outlets it once shunned. (Did you notice the three-page Bikini Kill spread in The New York Times Magazine two Sundays ago?) Part of it has to do with the buzz surrounding The Punk Singer, which made it through post-production thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2011.

May. 31, 2013

 
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Michael Musto’s quick turnaround: ‘Out’ column will debut June 3, alongside work for ‘Advocate,’ Gawker

"At this point in his long and storied career Michael Musto is a national treasure, and I'm delighted that we are able to bring his talent, wit, and profile to OUT.com and The Advocate magazine,” said Aaron Hicklin, Out's editor-in-chief, in a statement issued today.

May. 30, 2013

 
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At last, Barry Diller gets to correct his ‘mistake,’ unload ‘Newsweek’

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

May. 29, 2013

 
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As protesters gather in Midtown, Koch brothers call Tribune bid ‘media speculation,’ tout union record

"Local and national groups will ask the investment firm to pledge to oppose the sale of the Tribune Company’s nine daily newspapers to the Koch brothers," a news alert Capital received on Tuesday read, in part.

May. 29, 2013

 
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Ahead of an avalanche, the ‘Times’ reminds us this new thing is theirs, and it’s called a ‘Snow Fall’

The Times may have been mostly just a participant in the way digital storytelling is evolving everywhere in the web's third decade, as some have argued. But they seem to be seizing the opportunity that comes with making the biggest splash and being the brand identified with the evolving form of long-form, visually stunning, "responsive-design" digital-content features.

May. 23, 2013

 
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What is this new Twitter ‘Amplify,’ you ask?

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

May. 23, 2013

 
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‘Village Voice’ fires Michael Musto in yet another round of cuts

Gawker's Hamilton Nolan has the scoop on the latest bloodbath at The Village Voice, which has been slowly but steadily shedding veteran staffers since it was acquired in 2006 by the Phoenix-based New Times Media turned Village Voice Media turned Voice Media Group.

May. 17, 2013

 
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‘New York Post’ buyouts focus on ‘loyal soldiers ... highest paid’

A list of at least eight Post journalists who've been offered buyouts has been circulating among veterans of the tabloid. Those on the list are mostly older, longtime reporters and editors.

May. 16, 2013

 
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‘Newsweek’ redesign debut is less of a surprise than they’d planned

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

May. 15, 2013

 
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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