It will be edited by POLITICO alum Patrick Appel
Bio: Joe Pompeo is a senior reporter at POLITICO Media. He was previously a reporter at Yahoo News, Business Insider and The New York Observer.
Four internal promotions follow a report of struggles and setbacks within the ad department, which has been reorganizing under the direction of Meredith Kopit Levien, a former Forbes executive hired by the Times earlier this year.
C.E.O. Mark Thompson on the international expansion effort that will take 'months and years' to accomplish
Sources familiar with the matter said Rothfeder will be out as of the end of January because his contract is up and he was unable to negotiate a new deal with IBT Media, owners of the newspaper.
The company has to cut costs as it spins off from its parent, Time Warner
The majority of impacted employees worked on the editorial side of the AOL.com homepage, according to sources with knowledge of the cuts, who put the total number of pink slips around 20.
One of the most notable aspects of the new design, according to people familiar with the plans: The Observer will likely tweak the signature salmon hue that has distinguished it on the newsstand (or confused it with The Financial Times), since its creation in the late '80s.
Can 28-year veteran of the magazine Nancy Gibbs bring badly needed change?
Jim Kennedy, a veteran of the Clinton White House, has been appointed chief communications officer, a role in which he will be "responsible for the company’s global corporate communications and media relations initiatives and strategy," according to a news release.
One suit is dismissed by a judge, and the other is apparently settled out of court.
An hour of genius offered as elegy that the legendary editor would have marveled at