Murdoch may bring back lieutenant at center of hacking scandal into top London job
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"With no more features, I think it's gonna look like a sort of 24-time-zone shopping guide. She's got a tough job ahead of her," a source told Capital.
"With the scrum of the press, it can be unforgiving, and it's also compounded when you're a woman and when you're openly gay," Berke said. "All these things made it really tough for her. [The documentary] also shows a candidate's unique relationship with her spouse [Kim Catullo], and I can't think of many other films that have captured that dynamic in the way this one does."
"If [advertisers] manipulate the digital or print operations of ... news organizations, it makes the reader confused as to what is news and what is advertising, and the reader's trust, the very reason that those advertisers want to advertise in those news organizations, goes away."
His appointment, announced in an internal memo obtained by Capital, follows the resignation last week of Jim Roberts, who had taken the job after accepting a buyout from The New York Times.
A former F.B.I. employee has agreed to plead guilty of providing national defense intel to the media, making him the latest press source to be caught up in the Obama administration's aggressive clampdown on leakers.
There's just a week to go until Barry Diller's IAC Interactive is set to formally hand the keys of Newsweek, the 80-year-old newsmagazine his company turned into a digital-only title in January, to IBT media, but it's still not clear who will be working for the magazine, or on what terms.
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"It's a surprise to most people," one source told Capital. "Initially we thought it was just a way to ease him out of the picture. But they did say in the beginning that he was coming back, so now it appears that may be the case."
Speculation that Fattah had either resigned from or been pushed out of The National, which is owned by the government of Abu Dhabi, has been swirling in recent weeks. But his departure appears to have been confirmed in a series of personal emails that were leaked to Fattah's newsroom employees today, several of which were obtained by Capital.
Justin Smith's "mission" as C.E.O. of the Bloomberg Media Group will be to "marry the incredible assets" the company's journalists have built over the past several decades with "emerging strategies for winning in the new global media landscape."