Joe Pompeo

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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Jim Impoco aims for ‘must-read’ status with new Newsweek

In just three weeks he's hired nearly two dozen staffers, rethought the magazine with an almost entirely new masthead and, in the early morning hours today, released his inaugural issue.

Oct. 4, 2013

 
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‘Journal News’ asks court to order Putnam County to release names and addresses of registered handgun owners

The regional newspaper, which covers Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties, caused a national controversy 10 months ago for publishing the names and addresses of handgun-permit holders.

Oct. 3, 2013

 
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Behind the camera with Mark Mann for Esquire’s 80th anniversary

For Esquire's 80th birthday, the magazine commissioned portraits of 80 males ages 80 to 1 for its 80-plus-page "Life of Man" package in the October issue, on stands now.

Oct. 3, 2013

 
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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

 
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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

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

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Oct. 1, 2013

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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

 
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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