Dylan Byers

Josh Tyrangiel Means Business

Two years ago, few believed 'BusinessWeek' would ever be relevant again. We were wrong.

Josh Tyrangiel has a preposterous mission: to convince readers that a weekly business magazine left for dead two years ago is now a must-read. That would be challenging enough in a…

The Observer’s Next Target: Chinese Tourists

Company to launch first Chinese/English NYC luxury lifestyle mag

Since Jared Kushner bought the Observer Media Group in 2006, the business has focused heavily on generating advertorial supplements and ad-heavy verticals—from NYO Magazine, NYO Home, and NYO Tennis to…

'Guardian' Correspondent Levels Plagiarism Charge at Reuters

Two Moscow journalists report very similar stories

“Wow. Thanks to @Reuters for at least changing a few of the words from my story,” Miriam Elder, The Guardian’s Moscow correspondent, tweeted Thursday, suggesting that Reuters had either plagiarized or borrowed…

‘New York’ Hires New CTO

Larry Chevres to oversee mag's growing digital presence

New York will announce today that Larry Chevres, formerly vice president of engineering at Ziff Davis, will take on the role of chief technology officer for the magazine’s website. The…

Dan Abrams

Jared Kushner, Dan Abrams in Talks

Sources say partnership has been discussed

Dan Abrams, the founder of Mediaite and the Abrams Media Network, and Jared Kushner, the owner of the New York Observer, have been in talks that have included the discussion…

'Times' Names Eric Asimov Interim Restaurant Critic

Paper continuing search for permanent critic

The New York Times has announced that Eric Asimov, the paper’s wine critic, will serve as interim restaurant critic, replacing—for now—Sam Sifton, who left the post to become national editor.  Pete…

Turmoil Engulfs News Corp. Meeting

Investor outrage leads Rupert Murdoch to shut down annual meeting

“I think we’ve had enough questions,” Rupert Murdoch told News Corp. shareholders on Friday, less than an hour and a half into the company’s annual shareholder meeting at Fox Studios…

Can Arianna Make a French Connection?

HuffPo makes worldwide play, but will it work?

It’s 11 p.m. and Arianna Huffington has just finished dinner. “That’s early for Istanbul!” Spoken like someone on the move. Turkey is just her second stop on a tour of foreign-language…

'Post' Launches New Effort to Reach the Non-Tweeting Masses

87% of readers don't use social network

Back in August, Twitter launched “Fast Follow,” a feature that uses SMS to allow people to follow Twitter accounts even if they haven't signed up for the social networking service.…

Bloomberg, 'Post' Tap Social Media Companies for GOP Debate

Co-sponsors using LinkedIn, Quora, and Instagram

Technology has been playing a large role in the presidential primary debates this year. Google and YouTube have each cosponsored a GOP debate, drawing on data and video contributions to…