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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Michael Hastings remembered

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

Jun. 19, 2013

 
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Michael Hastings, reflecting on the height of his career

“I couldn’t just deliver, ‘Here’s what’s in the rest of my notebooks.’ I had to go back in and dive even deeper. So it forced me to try to top the reporting. I think we succeeded at that. And the fucking bar was high, right?”

Jun. 18, 2013

 
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Which blogs stay and which go at ‘The New York Times’?

Some blogs were getting so big, they were becoming indistinguishable from existing "section fronts" elsewhere on the site.

Jun. 18, 2013

 
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Today, a bunch of people *got* jobs in journalism

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Jun. 17, 2013

 
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Jason Sheftell, popular ‘Daily News’ reporter, found dead

"It is with great sadness and deep regret that I have to tell you that our beloved colleague, Jason Sheftell, was found dead this morning in his apartment," Myler wrote in his note to staff.

Jun. 17, 2013

 
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Rupert Murdoch shapes up his new newspaper company (with layoffs and buyouts)

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Jun. 13, 2013

 
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David Seifman to be named political editor at ‘New York Post’

The move seems a logical step given Seifman's seniority on the Post's political team, but it also puts a crucial city politics gig in play in the run-up to this fall's heated mayoral election.

Jun. 12, 2013

 
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Prominent Kashmiri journalist Basharat Peer to take over ‘Times’ blog India Ink

Peer, whose hiring has been something of an open secret among India media circles recently, replaces Heather Timmons, who is moving to Hong Kong for a new job. The Times is expected to announce the move internally later this afternoon.

Jun. 10, 2013

 
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Edward Snowden meets the press

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Jun. 10, 2013

 
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Layoff day at the ‘New York Post’

Today's layoffs were all in the newsroom, and brought the total number of positions eliminated at the Post to about two dozen.

Jun. 7, 2013