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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Founders of IBT Media introduce themselves to ‘Newsweek’ staff in memo

A letter from Etienne Uzac, one of the co-owners of IBT Media, which reached an agreement Saturday to acquire the once mightly newsweekly turned flailing digital title from Barry Diller's IAC/InterActive, was forwarded this afternoon to the staff of Newsweek and its sister publication, The Daily Beast.

Aug. 5, 2013

 
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Times C.E.O. Mark Thompson stays the course in second-quarter earnings call

Following a period of slimming down and selling off non-essential assets, the Times Company, dogged by industry-wide print and digital advertising declines, is now focused on scaling its business through digital innovation and global expansion.

Aug. 1, 2013

 
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Jill Abramson, clearing her throat in advance of ‘damaging’ New York magazine piece

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Jul. 31, 2013

 
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In run-up to final episodes, ‘Breaking Bad’ cast to sit down with ‘The New York Times’

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Jul. 29, 2013

 
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News Corp’s Les Goodstein, who captained company’s New York community newspaper efforts, has resigned

Goodstein's exit raises questions about the future of the company's New York-based local titles. The company is reportedly exploring the sale of another community newspaper group it owns, Dow Jones Local Media. A News Corp. spokeswoman had nothing to say when asked whether the Community News Group was likewise on the block.

Jul. 29, 2013

 
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‘The New Yorker’ tussles with city tabloids in Weiner-cover battle

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Jul. 26, 2013

 
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‘Post’ editor Col Allan being sent to Australia to guide News Corp. papers there

The tabloid's top man is being shipped off to his native Australia to provide "extra editorial leadership" for News Corp's papers there, according to an internal company memo that was distribtued this evening and obtained by Capital.

Jul. 25, 2013

 
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The New York Times goes global Oct. 15; media explore the Huma condition

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Jul. 25, 2013

 
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Tina Brown and Nate Silver want Huma Abedin to run; Rupert Murdoch wants Anthony Weiner to not

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Jul. 24, 2013