Joe Pompeo

Rebekah Brooks back as CEO of News UK — report:

Murdoch may bring back lieutenant at center of hacking scandal into top London job

Bio: Joe Pompeo is a senior reporter at POLITICO Media. He was previously a reporter at Yahoo News, Business Insider and The New York Observer.

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‘Post’ says it ‘looks forward’ to trial in discrimination suit

“We are pleased that the claims against News Corp. were thrown out," a Post spokeswoman told Capital when we reached out for comment on the ruling. "We look forward to presenting the truth about the remaining charges – which are completely unfounded - to a jury.”

Oct. 29, 2013

 
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Courtney Love scrawls digital mash note to Rush & Molloy

In rare praise for celebrity gossips, Love takes to Facebook to say "i hope thier book makes them loaded, they are seriously decent people."

Oct. 29, 2013

 
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‘Daily News’ rails against Jay Z Barneys deal, plans a party at his Flatiron club

Asked if the News might consider changing the location in light of its recent anti-Jay Z crusade, a spokesperson for the paper declined to comment.

Oct. 28, 2013

 
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Lou Reed remembered, on every front page in New York (except the ‘Journal’)

Surprisingly, neither article mentions the December 1990 "News Aid" concert where Reed, a champion of progressive causes, performed in support of Daily News reporters striking against The Tribune Company, in what was the newspaper's second brush with death in less than a decade.

Oct. 28, 2013

 
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Atlantic Wire to relaunch, with a new(-ish) name: The Wire

Sources familiar with the matter told Capital the name is being changed partly in order to broaden the pool of advertisers potentially interested in selling against the site. The Atlantic Wire has also been given a dedicated sales team, whereas its inventory was previously sold through The Atlantic, sources said.

Oct. 25, 2013

 
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Rick Berke of the ‘Times’ named executive editor of POLITICO

This is the latest in a series of significant losses for the Times, where Berke had most recently been overseeing video efforts.

Oct. 24, 2013

 
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News Corp. to report first quarterly earnings as a new company on Nov. 11

This will be the first time shareholders and the general public will get a look at how News Corp. is performing now that its news-media brands are no longer cushioned by the profits of the film and television assetts that now trade as 21st Century Fox.

Oct. 24, 2013

 
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David Cay Johnston lands big, accessy profile of Glenn Greenwald for Newsweek

Newsweek sent Johnston down to Brazil, where Greenwald lives with his partner, David Miranda, right after the Omidyar news broke. Greenwald agreed to participate off the bat, said Impoco, and Johnston, a contributing editor, spent a few days shadowing him.

Oct. 23, 2013

 
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Columbia’s Mark Hansen to journalists: ‘You have to get your hands dirty. You have to write some code.’

"I think all journalists need to code because an effective democracy depends on all citizens being able to understand and think about technology," Hansen told a crowd gathered at The New York Times building last night. "This is not done from the sidelines."

Oct. 23, 2013

 
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Four more Reuters.com employees depart in the wake of Reuters Next debacle

"Megan McCarthy, Colin McDonald, John Peabody and Chad Matlin (from the Opinion team) have decided to part ways with the company beginning next month."

Oct. 22, 2013