Matthew Lynch

Buzzfeed fires Benny Johnson after plagiarism investigation:

Earlier this week, a pair of Twitter users called into question several of Johnson's posts that had taken phrases and sentences from sources including About.com and The National Review.

Bio: Matt Lynch reports on media for Capital.

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Buzzfeed fires Benny Johnson after plagiarism investigation

Earlier this week, a pair of Twitter users called into question several of Johnson's posts that had taken phrases and sentences from sources including About.com and The National Review.

Jul. 26, 2014

 
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Baquet to New York Times staff: ‘You all rock’

"There has been so much in the report of late to crow about," the executive editor wrote in a Friday memo.

Jul. 18, 2014

 
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Hearst books September boosts on luxury rebound

The numbers suggest that even as magazine publishers continue to push for more digital ad dollars, that ever-important September issue is showing no signs of ceding its cultural and revenue relevance.

Jul. 14, 2014

 
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New York Times' Baquet has malignant tumor removed

Baquet, the paper's newly minted executive editor, will be out of the newsroom for about a week.

Jun. 16, 2014

 
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New Yorker publicist Alexa Cassanos leaves for Facebook

Editor in chief David Remnick informed staff of her departure in a Friday afternoon note.

Jun. 13, 2014

 
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Millennial whisperer

Anna Holmes' new mission: bring Fusion TV to young viewers, wherever they are, and get off the Internet hamster wheel.

Jun. 6, 2014

 
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Apocalypse Plow

In Hudson, N.Y., a magazine for the farm-to-table set that doubles as a 'modern-day prepper handbook'

Jun. 2, 2014

 
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Former New York Times editor Arthur Gelb dies at 90

The period of his tenure was as eventful a time as any in the paper's 162-year history

May. 20, 2014

 
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Dean Baquet sends off Times ‘digital pioneer’ Aron Pilhofer

"We are sorry to see him do there what he has done so well here," Baquet wrote in the message obtained by Capital.

May. 19, 2014

 
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Abramson addresses Wake Forest commencement

Abramson accepted the the invitation to speak at the event several months ago, well before her surprise ousting last week.

May. 19, 2014