Joe Pompeo

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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New ‘Observer’ editor Ken Kurson is a media veteran with family ties and, possibly, an abstemious hand

The move is the latest development in a saga that has been closely watched within New York media circles since the spring of 2009, when The Observer's longtime editor-in-chief, Peter Kaplan, left the paper after 15 years at the helm.

Jan. 4, 2013

 
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Newsweek Global tries out Tom Wolfe for first tablet ‘cover’

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

Jan. 4, 2013

 
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‘WSJ’ names movie industry reporter Erica Orden to state capitol post

She will soon move back to the East Coast to take over the paper's statehouse coverage.

Jan. 4, 2013

 
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The first stirrings of Rupert Murdoch’s new company, nickname: ‘PubCo’

First thing: Hire the publicists.

Jan. 3, 2013

 
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More good news for ‘The Atlantic,’ Andrew Sullivan

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

Jan. 3, 2013

 
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Andrew Sullivan exits the Beast; a kidnapping in Syria; CNBC silent on ‘fiscal cliff’ brown-out

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

Jan. 2, 2013

 
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A collection of the most fun media stories we read (and wrote) in 2012

There are less than 12 hours left in 2012 (and less than 48 left in the media snooze-fest that is the week between Christmas and New Year), so we thought we'd end the year with a selection of some of the deep media stories we had the most fun reading this year (and a couple we had a lot of fun writing, at the end).

Dec. 31, 2012

 
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Newsweek’s farewell (print) issue: Jon Meacham, Mark Whitaker, Eleanor Clift, Evan Thomas, Michael Isikoff

Newsweek has lined up an all-star roster for its last-ever print edition before switching to a digital-only format under the name Newsweek Global.

Dec. 21, 2012

 
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The Good News Bears of Atlantic Media announce new China Channel, new hires, promotions

The China Channel is the latest addition to the online titles spinning out of Atlantic Media, which has been expanding its digital footprint over the past few years with the launch of new verticals on theatlantic.com and standalone sites such as The Atlantic Wire and Quartz. The company's digital revenues surpassed print advertising for the first time last year.

Dec. 21, 2012

 
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Gerard Baker lines up his new masthead at ‘The Wall Street Journal,’ names Murray, Blumenstein deputies

Rebecca Blumenstein and Matt Murray have been bumped up to deputy editors in chief, while Almar Latour has been named executive editor.

Dec. 20, 2012