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Overall, News Corp's first-quarter 2014 financial results showed a 3 percent year-over-year decrease in total revenues, which fell to $2.07 billion compared to $2.13 billion in the prior year.
Spayd had become the Post's first female managing editor before leaving the paper last year. She worked there with Steve Coll, dean of the Columbia Journalism School, which publishes CJR.
Bates was the executive editor of Rolling Stone until January, when he was laid off.
"We understand that some people will always warn that any form of disclosure has a damaging impact on the work of the security services," The Guardian said in a statement issued to Capital this afternoon, "but this cannot mean the end of all questioning and debate."
"The mental health story was ours exclusively and affects millions of people," executive editor Jill Abramson told Capital in a statement given to us through a spokesperson.
Construction was done to accommodate all of the paper's several-hundred employees on floor seven; they previously occupied floors six and seven. The News is looking to rent out the sixth floor but hasn't yet found a tenant, sources said.
Gibbs announced in a staff memo this morning that Michael Duffy and Radhika Jones have both been promoted to deputy managing editor.
We're reliably told that Bloomberg, who founded the company in the early 80s and built it into a financial news and information titan, will write for Bloomberg View as well as wrangle bold-faced bylines for the site, which launched in 2011 as an opinion supplement to Bloomberg's flagship news service.
When Allan returned from his two-month Australian detail on Oct. 8, he seemed to be getting back to business as usual. Rupert Murdoch even poked his head into one of Allan's editors' meetings to say hello, something the News Corp. chairman hadn't done in awhile, according to one of our sources. But he's been missing since Oct. 24, sources tell Capital, with Jesse Angelo running the editorial show.
"What's so teerrribllle about Rupert Murdoch?" Colbert goaded his guest. "He's a successful businessman, is that your problem with him? Because he's profit and you work for a non-profit? Are you jealous?"
"It would not be false to say we discussed some sort of potential Gawker Media/Business Insider merger/partnership/collaboration," Blodget told Capital when reached for comment via email. "We did!" But he added: "I would just caution folks not to start hyperventilating about it."