'We need to access new and interesting pools of readers'
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.
One of the most notable aspects of the new design, according to people familiar with the plans: The Observer will likely tweak the signature salmon hue that has distinguished it on the newsstand (or confused it with The Financial Times), since its creation in the late '80s.
Can 28-year veteran of the magazine Nancy Gibbs bring badly needed change?
Jim Kennedy, a veteran of the Clinton White House, has been appointed chief communications officer, a role in which he will be "responsible for the company’s global corporate communications and media relations initiatives and strategy," according to a news release.
One suit is dismissed by a judge, and the other is apparently settled out of court.
An hour of genius offered as elegy that the legendary editor would have marveled at
CBS News anchor Scott Pelley emceed the event in Logan's place, declaring during his introduction: "There is no democracy without journalism. There are no human rights without journalism."
Executive editor Jill Abramson announced the changes in an internal memo this morning, quashing speculation that Headlam might be a contender to take over the Times Magazine editorship from Hugo Lindgren after Lindgren leaves at the end of the year.
"We just decided it was a great thing to give readers," editor-in-chief Colin Myler told Capital when we reached him on his cell phone this morning. "Nothing can beat giving them the original edition from something that was so historical, rather than giving them part of it, which is what some others did."
It appears Gibbs will still be churning out cover copy in her role as managing editor of the venerable weekly.