Dylan Byers

Huffington Post to Launch Detroit and Miami Sites

Local efforts could renew concerns about Patch

The Huffington Post will launch two new city pages in November, Adweek has learned: HuffPost Detroit and HuffPost Miami. HuffPo has been launching a lot of new topic pages lately, enough so…

Steve Jobs Headlines

How the 'NYT' and 'WaPo' will remember the Apple leader's passing

Newspapers may have had to do a little bit of scrambling given the timing of Apple's announcement Wednesday evening that Steve Jobs had died, but they still had time to…

Forbes, Legends of the Fall

Stewart Pinkerton, former 'Forbes' managing editor, on how the Forbes family ultimately lost its way

Stewart Pinkerton’s new book, The Fall of the House of Forbes, reveals a lot about the magazine’s history—including that, according to Pinkerton's reporting, its longtime publisher Malcolm Forbes died from…

Blodget on Reuters: 'I Just Find This Vague Tut-Tutting Bewildering'

Business Insider founder takes on charges of 'overaggregation'

As a catalyst for media feuds, aggregation seems to be a bottomless well. In the latest tête-à-tête, which has Reuters facing off against Business Insider, Reuters blogger Felix Salmon posted… Lays Off Two-Thirds of Editorial Staff

Decision comes after 17 percent decline in revenue, the website bought by the New York Times Company for $410 million in 2005, eliminated 15 of its 22 editorial positions, Business Insider reported Tuesday. The site says the decision…

Food Celebs Advise the 'NYT' on Picking New Restaurant Critic

Bill Buford, Gail Simmons, and others weigh in

The job of New York Times restaurant critic is a highly coveted—and heavily debated—position. Even with the rise of numerous food blogs, the paper's critic is still the one who can…

'WSJ Social' Launch Leaves Some Underwhelmed

Enthusiasm lacking at party in honor of new product

Earlier this year, Facebook invited news outlets to create “Facebook editions,” applications that would put content from that outlet, be it CNN, The New York Times, or The Washington Post…

Sam Sifton Opens Up

The 'New York Times' dining critic talks about his new job

New York Times restaurant critic and former culture editor Sam Sifton is getting ready to take the reins at the paper's national desk, under the Times' new editor, Jill Abramson. In…

Keeper of the Commentary

Reuters op-ed editor James Ledbetter discusses new hires, the Web and social media

Gone are the days when Reuters was just a wire service. Former Slate media critic Jack Shafer, hired last week, is only the latest appointment op-ed editor James Ledbetter has…

Is 'New York' Going National?

New hires could suggest less focus on local coverage

What do Frank Rich, Jonathan Chait, and John Heilemann all have in common? One, they’re all nationally recognized writers. Two, they all write about national politics. And three, they all…