Joe Pompeo

<em>New York Times</em> buyout watch, 2014:

Expect high-profile departures from the paper's media, finance, culture and politics pages.

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.

Latest Articles:

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The ‘Newsweek’ wind-up, in slow motion

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

Dec. 7, 2012

 
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Assessing the bloodbath at Newsweek: Several top masthead spots are eliminated, but full extent is hard to gauge

The most notable, so far, is managing editor Tom Watson, whose fealty to NewsBeast editor-in-chief Tina Brown dates all the way back to her short-lived Talk magazine venture in the late '90s and early aughts.

Dec. 6, 2012

 
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As NewsBeast layoffs begin, some are quitting on their own

"The sad moment has arrived when we must go forth with the editorial staff reductions that we discussed in person with all of you several weeks ago."

Dec. 6, 2012

 
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Tina Brown promotes three at NewsBeast while staff awaits word of layoffs

Tina Brown announced three promotions this morning at the Newsweek Daily Beast Company, which is preparing to replaced the Newsweek print edition with a digital-only title called Newsweek Global.

Dec. 6, 2012

 
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John Walsh asserts a love triangle in Deadspin coverage of ESPN

The revelation that Hoppes' stole Koblin's girlfriend was news to us. We know Koblin. We also know his boyfriend, Bennett Madison.

Dec. 5, 2012

 
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‘Post’ editors under more fire for front page photo; video of McAfee on the lam

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

Dec. 5, 2012

 
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Tabloid photographers defend colleague who snapped ‘Post’ subway horror shot

I think it went too far. It's hard to tell though from the photo how close or far the photographer was to the victim. It's clearly cropped and zoomed somewhat, so perhaps he couldn't help the man anyway? Additionally, the man was removed from the tracks alive, he died later of his injuries. The photographer could not have known that the man would die.

Dec. 4, 2012

 
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Most horrific ‘New York Post’ wood ever?

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

Dec. 4, 2012

 
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Champagne corks fly at ‘The Journal’ while, three floors up, Daily staffers start job-hunting

To assist the Daily staffers in that effort, there will be an internal job fair on Dec. 19. Several of them have already landed on their feet, including editor Jesse Angelo, who has been promoted to publisher of sister title the New York Post, and veteran gossip Richard Johnson, who had left the Post to become the Daily's Hollywood bureau chief but who is also headed back to the tabloid, according to an announcement this afternoon on his Facebook page.

Dec. 3, 2012

 
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Under cover of big News Corp. news, ‘New York Times’ announces 30 more buyouts

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

Dec. 3, 2012