Joe Pompeo

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The Daily Beast has been in realignment mode after it parted ways with Newsweek last fall and founding editor Tina Brown left the site at the end of 2013.

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 chief Jim Walton steps down

The news was first reported by the Associated Press this morning. CNN followed with a statement saying that Walton's decision to resign "has the support and respect" of Phil Kent, C.E.O. of CNN's parent company, Turner Broadcasting, which is a subsidiary of Time Warner.

Jul. 27, 2012

 
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At ‘New York’s Picture Newspaper,’ photographers trade dark looks

The paper's pool of regular freelance photographers, including more than a dozen who work full-time hours for the tabloid on set day-rates but are not salaried employees with benefits, were recently asked to sign a new contract by July 31 in order to continue receiving assignments after that date. They find certain aspects of the contract, which was shared with Capital, to be particularly onerous. In particular: It reduces the ability of photographers to resell their work, something that has long been considered a staple of their compensation because the base pay can be as little as $150 per day.

Jul. 27, 2012

 
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‘The Guardian’ announces it’s the third most-read newspaper site in the world

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Jul. 26, 2012

 
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The Times Company’s search for a new C.E.O. hits the final stretch

"Our board has made meaningful progress in the search for a new C.E.O. and we expect to have more to share with you before the end of this quarter," said Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the chairman and interim C.E.O. of the Times Company, during its quarterly earnings call this morning.

Jul. 26, 2012

 
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Favorite grumpy new-media coinage of Aurora story: ‘klatschsourcing’

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Jul. 25, 2012

 
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At ‘Daily News,’ staffers gather hoping to hear Colin Myler’s vision for the paper

"All, Please join us for a Daily News Town Hall on Tuesday, July 24 from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. in the building cafeteria," said a July 16 email from Myler and News publisher Bill Holliber. "Look forward to seeing you."

Jul. 24, 2012

 
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‘Daily News’ fires political editor Ian Bishop on eve of 2012 conventions

Attempts to reach Bishop for comment were unsuccessful. But the story circulating is that he and editor-in-chief Colin Myler had been butting heads over coverage, which ultimately led to Bishop's dismissal yesterday.

Jul. 24, 2012

 
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‘Daily News’ hires Alexander Hitchen, ‘Enquirer’ reporter who broke the John Edwards-Rielle Hunter scandal wide open

He brings with him a sensibility for the types of salacious, eye-popping tabloid stories that are also the stock-in-trade of News editor (and fellow Briton) Colin Myler, who previously edited the U.K. Sunday tabloid News of the World before News Corp. shut it down at the height of the phone-hacking scandal last summer.

Jul. 24, 2012

 
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Remnick on hero journalism: Dial. Leave message. Hang up. Repeat four times an hour for 12 hours.

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

Jul. 23, 2012

 
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Television scrambles to the scene to cover Aurora, Colo. shooting

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Jul. 20, 2012