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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What’s in a name? ‘International Herald Tribune’ to become ‘International New York Times’

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

Feb. 25, 2013

 
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Former ‘Daily News’ editor Kevin Convey goes back to school

Convey, who is studying in CUNY's entrepreneurial journalism concentration, says he's learning new things about the business-side and technological aspects of media—what it takes to run a startup; how data visualization works; editing video with Final Cut Pro. He was, however exempted from the fundamental writing and reporting courses, which isn't to say his schooling lacks a certain journeyman element; in a features-writing class this semester, he's been brushing up on his Lillian Ross and Gay Talese as well as workshopping a profile of Daily News columnist Denis Hamill.

Feb. 24, 2013

 
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Ben Smith sets off Andrew Sullivan’s ‘Orwell bells’ in Flatiron fracas

A standing-room-only crowd packed the hang-out area on the 11th floor of Buzzfeed's Flatiron District headquarters last night, draining plastic wine glasses and beer bottles, but tasting blood.

Feb. 22, 2013

 
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So far, a light touch for ‘The New York Observer’ under new editor

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

Feb. 22, 2013

 
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CBS anchor Rob Morrison, belly up

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

Feb. 21, 2013

 
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Big news, but little surprise in New York Times‘ plan to sell ’The Boston Globe'

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

Feb. 20, 2013

 
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‘Times’ editor Jill Abramson opens up about layoffs, the time she almost quit, and loneliness at the top

They're great people, they're incredibly talented, they're Times people to the core, they do have amazing institutional memory, but in some ways, they were editors of editors. We just had a lot of layers. The newsroom now, you need to have direct reports of all kinds, and that's just an extra layer that we can't afford, and I questioned whether we still needed some of those jobs. It's painful, it's horrible.

Feb. 20, 2013

 
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‘Daily News’ loses senior gossip reporter Carson Griffith

Carson Griffith, who's been on the News' gossip and nightlife beat for the past three-and-a-half years, is leaving the paper as of Feb. 28.

Feb. 19, 2013

 
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Bloodied and booked in domestic dispute, news anchor Rob Morrison dominates the tabloids

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

Feb. 19, 2013

 
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Tim O’Brien leaves The Huffington Post; editor was a driving force in the site’s pursuit of ‘capital J’ journalism

Tim O'Brien, executive editor of The Huffington Post and Arianna Huffington's main deputy in the newsroom, is leaving the site to work on his next book.

Feb. 19, 2013