Joe Pompeo

A New York tabloid detente that wasn't:

A public war continued as various plans for cooperating, even merging, in order to survive, were considered—and rejected.

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.

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‘Times’ editor Jill Abramson likes ‘snowfalling’ a lot better than ‘native advertising’

Abramson also took a gentle dig at the concept of "native advertising," which she said was "for the conference set ... It's the buzzword of 2013's business model discussion at conferences"--such as the one at which she was presently speaking.

May. 7, 2013

 
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An all-documentary movie-theater ground-breaking draws Michaels: Moore and Bloomberg

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

May. 6, 2013

 
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Rolling Moss gathers more Ellies: Winners (and losers) at the National Magazine Awards

New York is a perennial favorite at the awards, known as the Ellies for the Alexander Calder-designed elephant stabiles presented to winners. There are so many Ellies floating around the magazine's Varick Street offices that several are scattered on a coffee table, among art books, in a coffee table in the editorial office's waiting area, like paperweights (though they weigh less than the books they sit atop).

May. 2, 2013

 
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After an embarrassing error, media wag Howard Kurtz and Tina Brown ‘part company’

Kurtz has had a bad week. He's come under the kind of fire even Brown doesn't like to get burned by, for a column that was retracted completely today after several rounds of modifications yesterday afternoon.

May. 2, 2013

 
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Colin Myler opens up on the new Britainized ‘Daily News’

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

May. 2, 2013

 
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On eve of big magazine award party, ‘New York’ takes home trophy for Sandy cover

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

May. 1, 2013

 
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The News Corp. crack-up target date: June 30

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

Apr. 30, 2013

 
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‘New York Times’ unloads free newspapers on digital subscribers, moves to No. 2 in circulation

The Times had a combined print and digital average weekday circulation of 1.87 million between October and March, up 17.6 percent from the same six-month period a year earlier, according to the latest figures from the Alliance for Audited Media.

Apr. 30, 2013

 
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Barry Diller isn’t done regretting the ‘Newsweek’ episode yet

The Lineup collects the media stories, big and small, that are on our radar each day.

Apr. 29, 2013

 
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At the six-month mark, superstorm Sandy dominates the news cycle

Superstorm Sandy got a second wind in the news cycle today as the coastal areas devastated by the storm continue to grapple with recovery efforts six months after the historic event. "We can't forget about so many people still hurting," said Joe Scarborough this morning, standing with his "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski on the boardwalk in Asbury Park, N.J. "Please remember, six months later, so many people still suffering after Sandy."

Apr. 29, 2013