Joe Pompeo

A New York tabloid detente that wasn't:

A public war continued as various plans for cooperating, even merging, in order to survive, were considered—and rejected.

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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Tabloid vets to ‘Lucky Guy’ Tom Hanks: ‘Thanks for letting me see all my friends again’

Debbbie Krenek, herself portrayed in the play, said that the scene recreating McAlary's emotional newsroom speech after he won the Pulitzer "took my breath away" because it felt so real: "It was truly like seeing Mike."

Apr. 10, 2013

 
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At HuffPost Live, banking on a new type of star (and a new star-system)

Huntsman and Menendez were among some 300 candidates to try out for HuffPost Live out of a pool of more than 600 applicants, said Josanne Lopez, executive producer of HuffPost Live and a veteran TV-news talent scout who, in her previous job at CNN, had been lobbying the network to pick up Menendez and other fresh young things. (She was in Will Cain's corner, too, lucky for him.)

Apr. 9, 2013

 
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Considering Buzzfeed, again (but this one’s worth your time)

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

Apr. 8, 2013

 
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Roger Ebert, 1942-2013

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Apr. 5, 2013

 
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Longreads partners with ‘The Atlantic’

Longreads, the long-form journalism aggregator founded by Mark Armstrong in 2009, has a struck a partnership with The Atlantic.

Apr. 5, 2013

 
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Steve Coll surprises Columbia J-school faculty with talk of a two-year program

University president Lee Bollinger has long favored a two-year program, and outgoing dean Nicholas Lemann studied the prospect as recently as last summer; but is there a market for it at $85,000 a year?

Apr. 4, 2013

 
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Changes afoot in ‘New York Times’ European bureaus

The New York Times' foreign desk today announced a handful of staffing changes in its European bureaus involving some of the paper's most recognizable bylines.

Apr. 2, 2013

 
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A reckoning for Henry Blodget in this week’s ‘New Yorker’

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

Apr. 1, 2013

 
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‘Daily News’ will return to Sandy-ravaged lower Manhattan headquarters this fall

Displaced from their 4 New York Plaza headquarters ever since Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the place in October, News staff were told on Friday to anticipate moving back "in the fall."

Apr. 1, 2013

 
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Bill Keller was an early candidate for the Columbia J-school deanship

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

Mar. 29, 2013