Joe Pompeo

Journalist on leave after tangle with secretive 'NXIVM' group:

Recent developments have prompted rumors his leave is tied to the proceedings

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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‘Village Voice’ fires Michael Musto in yet another round of cuts

Gawker's Hamilton Nolan has the scoop on the latest bloodbath at The Village Voice, which has been slowly but steadily shedding veteran staffers since it was acquired in 2006 by the Phoenix-based New Times Media turned Village Voice Media turned Voice Media Group.

May. 17, 2013

 
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‘New York Post’ buyouts focus on ‘loyal soldiers ... highest paid’

A list of at least eight Post journalists who've been offered buyouts has been circulating among veterans of the tabloid. Those on the list are mostly older, longtime reporters and editors.

May. 16, 2013

 
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‘Newsweek’ redesign debut is less of a surprise than they’d planned

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

May. 15, 2013

 
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David Zinczenko throws a big party to tout new, more upscale ‘Men’s Fitness’

Long viewed as the downmarket step-brother of its main competitor, Men's Health, the 26-year-old title owned by American Media Inc., the Florida-based publisher of supermarket tabloids and men's and women's muscle mags, is in the process of reinventing itself under David Zinczenko, Men's Health's former editor of 12 years and a fixture in the New York media smart set.

May. 15, 2013

 
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The AP phone-records blow-up: Surgical strikes, or shock and awe?

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

May. 14, 2013

 
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The New Orleans newspaper ‘mud hole,’ viewed in a baseball metaphor

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

May. 13, 2013

 
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Veteran journalist laid off by ‘Daily News’ is about to accept a prestigious award for her work at the paper

Wasserman, who is now out of a job, along with more than 20 other News journalists who were targeted in a round of newsroom downsizing last Wednesday and Thursday, will be given the award during a Silurians gala on the evening of May 22.

May. 13, 2013

 
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Tough times at ‘Columbia Journalism Review’ as an editor departs, others are laid off, and funding looks shaky

Cyndi Stivers exit came as a major overhaul, prompted by waning resources, hit the magazine, resulting in two layoffs, and two employees being moved to half-time; the Columbia University dean responsible for the magazine's finances said that financial losses were the main reasons for the changes.

May. 10, 2013

 
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‘Daily News’ chief Colin Myler tells staff layoffs were ‘inevitable,’ announces new digital initiative in boroughs

We want to assure you that the decisions that have been taken followed serious consultations with all departmental heads."

May. 9, 2013

 
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For New York’s hometown newspapers, days of bloodshed

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

May. 9, 2013