Matthew Lynch

Bio: Matt Lynch reports on media for Capital.

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Chuck Todd is new ‘Meet The Press’ host, as Gregory exits

Todd will start hosting Sept. 7. Andrea Mitchell will fill in in the interim, beginning Sunday.

Aug. 14, 2014


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 and The National Review.

Jul. 26, 2014


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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