Speculation about what her new role will be is mounting
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.
The move gives the Times some added firepower as its metro desk gears up to cover the new administration
News organizations, fearing for the missing operative's safety, had withheld their reporting on his C.I.A. connection.
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A redesigned paper would print on white paper, revert to tabloid size, and add "Style" and "Arts" sections.
Pope Francis is the star of Time's annual Person of the Year issue, which was unveiled this morning and hits stands Friday. Newsweek (which is on a Friday schedule now too), is also going with the Francis treatment, with the coverline "Is the Pope a Socialist?"
In a move that was described as "unprecedented" by the global press advocacy group the Committee to Protect Journalists, top editors and executives from 13 print, digital and broadcast news outlets co-signed e a letter to "The Leadership of the Armed Opposition in Syria" expressing alarm over the kidnappings of more than 30 journalists. They also called for captured journalists to be released and for the leadership to "assist in identifying those groups currently holding journalists."
Capital has learned that the global publishing conglomerate, which also owns The Wall Street Journal and the New York Post, has issued a prospectus to potential buyers of its Community Newspaper Group, a stable of outerborough titles that was acquired seven years ago.
Four internal promotions follow a report of struggles and setbacks within the ad department, which has been reorganizing under the direction of Meredith Kopit Levien, a former Forbes executive hired by the Times earlier this year.
C.E.O. Mark Thompson on the international expansion effort that will take 'months and years' to accomplish
Sources familiar with the matter said Rothfeder will be out as of the end of January because his contract is up and he was unable to negotiate a new deal with IBT Media, owners of the newspaper.