Joe Pompeo

Rebekah Brooks to head up News Corp.'s UK unit:

The previously toxic British media personage is welcomed back into the fold

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.

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David Cay Johnston lands big, accessy profile of Glenn Greenwald for Newsweek

Newsweek sent Johnston down to Brazil, where Greenwald lives with his partner, David Miranda, right after the Omidyar news broke. Greenwald agreed to participate off the bat, said Impoco, and Johnston, a contributing editor, spent a few days shadowing him.

Oct. 23, 2013

 
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Columbia’s Mark Hansen to journalists: ‘You have to get your hands dirty. You have to write some code.’

"I think all journalists need to code because an effective democracy depends on all citizens being able to understand and think about technology," Hansen told a crowd gathered at The New York Times building last night. "This is not done from the sidelines."

Oct. 23, 2013

 
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Four more Reuters.com employees depart in the wake of Reuters Next debacle

"Megan McCarthy, Colin McDonald, John Peabody and Chad Matlin (from the Opinion team) have decided to part ways with the company beginning next month."

Oct. 22, 2013

 
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‘New York Times’ closes R&D Ventures

R&D Ventures hasn't shaped up to be a significant revenue-generator for the company, sources familiar with the matter told Capital.

Oct. 22, 2013

 
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Judge dismisses ‘Beautiful Mind’ author Sylvia Nasar’s complaint against Columbia

New York State Supreme Court Judge Manuel J. Mendez dismissed Nasar's complaint, ruling that "Nasar has never had a personal entitlement to receive the Knight Endowment."

Oct. 21, 2013

 
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Yahoo hires David Pogue from the ‘Times’

Pogue, who's been with the Times for 13 years, will begin filing columns, blog posts, video stories and other content "later this year," according to a news release.

Oct. 21, 2013

 
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NY1 tees up special Sandy coverage one year later

NY1 is planning to mark the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy with special coverage of the deadly superstorm that wreaked havoc on the city and killed dozens of its residents nearly a year ago.

Oct. 18, 2013

 
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New book: ‘Wall Street Journal’ reporters stymied on News Corp. phone-hack scandal

Reporters and editors at The Wall Street Journal who were assigned to cover allegations of phone-hacking and other illegal activity at News International, News Corp's British newspaper division, "told colleagues of stories that were blocked, stripped of damning detail or context, or just held up in bureaucratic purgatory," NPR's David Folkenflik reports in a new book about Rupert Murdoch and his empire.

Oct. 18, 2013

 
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‘Post’ rolls out the red carpet for Richard Johnson, brings out the brass knuckles for Adam Moss

Johnson helmed Page Six for more than two decades, and much of the column's institutional power in New York is inherited from him. Angelo has said that the current Page Six team, led by Emily Smith, will remain intact. But our sources point out that Johnson may well reclaim sources he previously bequeathed to Page Six when he left.

Oct. 17, 2013

 
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Union warns ‘Philadelphia Inquirer’ employees to be ‘careful what you say’

"It has become painfully clear that your work emails and emails from other accounts that you open up on your work computer, can be read, and in some cases are being read, by managers and owners of this company," a memo to union members read in part.

Oct. 17, 2013