Joe Pompeo

Bio: Joe Pompeo covers media for Capital New York. He was previously a reporter at Yahoo! News, Business Insider and The New York Observer.

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Fox News has highest telecast ratings of its 16-year run with last night’s debate

And that, even as the total number of viewers across all broadcast and cable networks was lower for this debate than for the two previous ones, with a total of 53.9 million viewers.

Oct. 23, 2012

 
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Waiting for Rupert: Who will be the next editor of ‘The Wall Street Journal’?

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

Oct. 23, 2012

 
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Steve Coll, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Mindy Gonzalez named to Pulitzer board

Coll, who's been with The New Yorker since 2005, is himself a two-time Pulitzer winner. Hudes won the 2012 Pulitzer for drama and Gonzalez is executive editor of The Miami Herald.

Oct. 23, 2012

 
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New ‘Observer’ hires include Faye Penn, Duff McDonald

The New York Observer's masthead is continuing to take shape under the paper's latest editor, Aaron Gell.

Oct. 22, 2012

 
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BuzzFeed L.A. bureau brings in familiar names: Richard Rushfeld, Kate Aurthur (who’s leaving Tina Brown)

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

Oct. 22, 2012

 
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Four more years: Fox News chief Roger Ailes locks down latest News Corp. deal

News Corporation has inked a new deal for one of its most well-paid and influential executives.

Roger Ailes, the chairman and C.E.O. of Fox News Channel, has signed a new four-year contract as the head of the network, News Corp. announced Friday afternoon.

Oct. 19, 2012

 
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Tina Brown spins ‘Newsweek’ bombshell on talk shows; Barry Diller not so much

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

Oct. 19, 2012

 
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‘Newsweek’ mercy-killing explored ‘aggressively’ since June; skeptics line up

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

Oct. 18, 2012

 
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Amid ‘Newsweek’ funerary rites, two high-profile departures: Peter Boyer, Rebecca Dana

Capital has learned that Rebecca Dana, previously a senior editor at Newsweek and one of the magazine's young stars, left the magazine last month to work on a book for Amy Einhorn at Penguin/Putnam. Her first book, a memoir called Jujitsu Rabbi and the Godless Blonde, is due out from Penguin/Putnman in January and covers her time working for Brown. (Further departures, as well as layoffs, are expected, and if you know of any, please drop us a line!)

Oct. 18, 2012

 
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Waiting to hear whether Jill Abramson is ashamed of ‘The New York Times’ or not

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

Oct. 17, 2012