Already doubled digital revenues over the past five years
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.
As Capital first reported last month, The Atlantic Wire has decided to shorten its name in a bid to drum up new advertising opportunities as its parent company builds out a stable of distinct digital news titles in areas ranging from finance to defense.
"If you had told me 10 years ago that I'd be at a Wall Street Journal party with Gisele Bundchen and Daft Punk, and that that would be an essential part of our journalism," said deputy managing editor for features Michael Miller.
"We're working on developing storytelling solutions for advertisers," a Times spokeswoman told Capital when we asked for more details.
She said the "solutions" would "come with a suite of social amplification and analytics tools to enable marketers to see and scale the value of those stories in real time" and that they would "never confuse the reader and will always be identified as marketer content."
In a case that has dogged editor-in-chief Col Allan for the past several years, Guzman, a former editor, alleges that she was harassed and fired for speaking out against a cartoon printed in the tabloid that was widely perceived as being racist.
"The departures have brought the Times face to face with a harsh reality: In the new media landscape, some journalists have become their own brands with followings and reputations that are not dependent on the 'aura' of the paper of record," writes Byers, who cites budget constraints and botched negotiations. "Some built their brands at the paper, but it does not necessarily have the resources or flexibility to keep them."
"The New York Times Magazine is a treasured part of our news report and has vast reserves of talent. There will be a new editor by year's end and we will be looking at candidates from both inside and outside the newsroom."
Grant Whitmore is leaving his post as the magazine and newspaper publisher's vice president and general manager of digital to become executive vice president of digital at the News beginning in January.
"No successor yet," media editor Bruce Headlam told Capital.
Overall, News Corp's first-quarter 2014 financial results showed a 3 percent year-over-year decrease in total revenues, which fell to $2.07 billion compared to $2.13 billion in the prior year.
Spayd had become the Post's first female managing editor before leaving the paper last year. She worked there with Steve Coll, dean of the Columbia Journalism School, which publishes CJR.
Bates was the executive editor of Rolling Stone until January, when he was laid off.