Joe Pompeo

Democratic D.C. flacks tour N.Y. news outlets:

The New York Times says it's in the process of inviting a similar Republican group.

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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CNN stands by use of slain Libyan ambassador’s diary in reports

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

Sep. 24, 2012

 
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‘Observer’ ropes old talent (Cynthia Cotts, George Gurley, Nina Burleigh) and new into its bullpen

Following a string of recent staff departures, recently-installed New York Observer editor Aaron Gell has announced some new talent grabs.

Sep. 24, 2012

 
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Village Voice Media: ‘Absolutely no’ ongoing relationship between alt-weeklies and Backpage.com, financial or otherwise

We wondered whether those investors included (former) Village Voice Media executive editor Michael Lacey and/or chief executive Jim Larkin, the erstwhile Village Voice Media controlling shareholders who will continue to run Backpage.com as a separate entity. "No," Lacey told Capital, reached for comment via his Village Voice Media email address.

Sep. 24, 2012

 
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The story of ‘M,’ Peter Kaplan’s latest ambition

"Magazines now are something to have and to hold," said Butkus. "That's what we were going for. You have to have an experience with it."

Sep. 21, 2012

 
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‘Daily News’ rolling out a local digital-media consultancy for small businesses

Monday marks the launch of Daily News Digital Solutions, a consulting arm that will provide digital services to small- and medium-sized New York businesses through a partnership with Hearst's Internet marketing division, LocalEdge.

Sep. 20, 2012

 
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BuzzFeed (yes, BuzzFeed) begins search for ‘longform editor’

"Long-form pieces — assigning them, editing them, finding great art for them — are very time- and resource-consuming," said Doree Shafrir, BuzzFeed's culture editor and recently the author of a personal essay on night terrors for the site that could qualify as fitting the long-form standard. "It seemed to make sense to have someone who could be able to devote all of his or her time to getting them right," she added.

Sep. 20, 2012

 
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‘Washington Post’ and ‘Times’ in dueling ‘Mother Jones’ profiles

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

Sep. 19, 2012

 
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Following NewsBeast departure, Stephen Colvin joins Lerer Ventures

He's been named "executive-in-residence" at Lerer Ventures, the venture capital firm led by Ken Lerer and Eric Hippeau, who said in a statement: "Stephen is a seasoned executive with a proven track record of growing and operating media brands."

Sep. 19, 2012

 
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Feature writer Sheila McClear leaves the ‘New York Post’

The Post's features desk has seen something of an exodus in recent months, even as rival tabloid Daily News beefs up in food, fashion and entertainment coverage.

Sep. 19, 2012

 
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The story of the Mitt Romney ‘47 percent’ video

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

Sep. 18, 2012