Joe Pompeo

Jessica Pressler staying at <em>New York</em>:

"Can't say that we expected things to turn out this way, but we feel very lucky to be keeping her on."

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.

Latest Articles:

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Jason Sheftell, popular ‘Daily News’ reporter, found dead

"It is with great sadness and deep regret that I have to tell you that our beloved colleague, Jason Sheftell, was found dead this morning in his apartment," Myler wrote in his note to staff.

Jun. 17, 2013

 
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Rupert Murdoch shapes up his new newspaper company (with layoffs and buyouts)

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

Jun. 13, 2013

 
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David Seifman to be named political editor at ‘New York Post’

The move seems a logical step given Seifman's seniority on the Post's political team, but it also puts a crucial city politics gig in play in the run-up to this fall's heated mayoral election.

Jun. 12, 2013

 
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Prominent Kashmiri journalist Basharat Peer to take over ‘Times’ blog India Ink

Peer, whose hiring has been something of an open secret among India media circles recently, replaces Heather Timmons, who is moving to Hong Kong for a new job. The Times is expected to announce the move internally later this afternoon.

Jun. 10, 2013

 
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Edward Snowden meets the press

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

Jun. 10, 2013

 
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Layoff day at the ‘New York Post’

Today's layoffs were all in the newsroom, and brought the total number of positions eliminated at the Post to about two dozen.

Jun. 7, 2013

 
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At her Cooper Square HQ, Arianna Huffington goes even bigger with yoga, meditation and ‘breathing exercises’

"I just had a reporter who was on a call and couldn't make this week's meditation ask me if I could offer them every day," said Paul Raushenbush, the site's religion editor. (His class was particularly packed the first time Huffington herself attended, according to people who were present, and there was even a special guest in the room: New York Times media columnist David Carr.)

Jun. 5, 2013

 
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Notes from the tabloid détente: Colin Myler’s bid to remake the ‘Daily News’

To outsiders New York's tabloids may be indistinguishable much of the time, even sometimes running identical cover lines; but to New Yorkers the distinction was always clear, if not always easy to articulate. Let's say, the News was the newspaper of the dugout, while the Post was the newspaper of the owners' box; the News was the voice of the beat cop, the Post the voice of One Police Plaza. Nowadays, even to New Yorkers, it's getting harder to tell the difference.

Jun. 4, 2013

 
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With relish, a rival reports that ‘Hollywood scourge’ Nikki Finke is getting the ax

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

Jun. 3, 2013

 
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‘New York’ mag hires new online deputy, as traffic grows

New York magazine has a new deputy editor for its website.

May. 31, 2013