Joe Pompeo

Mark Thompson on the <em>Times'</em> Facebook 'experiment':

'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.

Latest Articles:

Article

More Newsweek hires as new staff scrambles to close first issue

Sources said the new staff is scrambling to put its first issue to bed by tomorrow night and to transform the existing newsweek.com from a static site to a live one by the time the issue lands.

Oct. 2, 2013

 
Article

Daily Beast’s John Avlon rallies troops as roughly 20 colleagues lose their jobs

The employee reduction brings The Daily Beast's headcount down to around 65, which is comparable to what the site launched with in 2008, our source said. The site is now running on a scaled-back budget through at least 2014.

Oct. 1, 2013

 
Article

Veteran labor reporter Bob Hennelly goes to work for big public employees' union

TK

Oct. 1, 2013

 
Article

With ‘House of Turds,’ Daily News out-Posts the Post (again)

Myler, who previously edited the infamous News of the World, has given the News a jolt of old-school tabloid adrenaline, reminding readers that New York is still a two-tabloid town.

Oct. 1, 2013

 
Article

Clicky Business Insider to double down on ‘long-form’ with ‘hundreds of thousands’ in investment

Business Insider plans to invest "hundreds of thousands of dollars" revving up its longform content, founder and editor-in-chief Henry Blodget told Capital.

Sep. 30, 2013

 
Article

The new Newsweek staffs up

With less than a day to go before Barry Diller's IAC passes the baton to Newsweek's new owner, IBT Media, word is beginning to leak out about the first new recruits at the legendary newsmagazine turned digital publication.

Sep. 30, 2013

 
Article

Reuters cuts raise questions about company’s consumer strategy

2016 is the projection for the first full year of profitability for Reuters Digital, according to sources who were present at a meeting last week; the division currently pulls in about $20 million in annual revenue on roughly $20 million in annual costs.

Sep. 27, 2013

 
Article

‘Guardian’ editor Alan Rusbridger keeps an Edward Snowden totem in his pocket

Rusbridger revealed this last night when he pulled some pocket-sized remains of a dismembered MacBook Pro out of his blazer during an appearance at the New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman building.

Sep. 26, 2013

 
Article

‘Traveler’ layoffs reach 17 as Conde Nast travel title adopts a softer focus

"With no more features, I think it's gonna look like a sort of 24-time-zone shopping guide. She's got a tough job ahead of her," a source told Capital.

Sep. 26, 2013

 
Article

The making of the ‘New York Times’ documentary about Christine Quinn

"With the scrum of the press, it can be unforgiving, and it's also compounded when you're a woman and when you're openly gay," Berke said. "All these things made it really tough for her. [The documentary] also shows a candidate's unique relationship with her spouse [Kim Catullo], and I can't think of many other films that have captured that dynamic in the way this one does."

Sep. 26, 2013