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David Leonhardt Named 'NYT' Washington Bureau Chief Appointment signals renewed emphasis on economic coverage

New York Times’ “Economic Scene” columnist David Leonhardt was named as the paper’s next Washington bureau chief on Friday. Leonhardt, 38, has been with the Times since 1999, and since 2005…

July 22, 2011, 12:03 PM EDT

Murdoch's 'New York Post' Makes Boss a Nonstory Paper buries foam-filled hearing on page 35

The New York Post has been shying away from the hacking scandal in which its parent company, News Corp., has been embroiled lately. So it's not really a surprise that the paper…

July 20, 2011, 12:17 PM EDT

The Man Who Attacked Rupert Murdoch Who is 'Jonnie Marbles'?

The man who attacked Rupert Murdoch during Tuesday’s hearing is Jonathan May-Bowles, a self-described "writer, comedian, activist and blogger" and one of the founders of the anti-tax cut activist group…

July 19, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT

The Curious Case of the HuffPo Ghost Marion Nestle's memory lapse and disappearing byline

Last Friday, the Huffington Post ran an opinion piece by Geoffrey Canada, the president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and Marion Nestle, a food studies and sociology professor at…

July 19, 2011, 8:59 AM EDT

The Ben Bradlee of Phone Hacking 'Guardian' editor Alan Rusbridger wouldn't let investigation die

Rupert Murdoch has met his match. For years now, the News Corp. head has seemed bulletproof, or at least Teflon-coated; scandal has seemingly slid right off him. But suddenly the ongoing…

July 14, 2011, 8:42 AM EDT

Is Huffington Post Throwing Its Writers Under the Bus? Editor Peter Goodman discusses decision to suspend Amy Lee

The Huffington Post is no stranger to criticism about its aggregation practices. But when Advertising Age's Simon Dumenco called out the website over a story that borrowed heavily from a…

July 11, 2011, 5:35 PM EDT

Gilt Groupe CMO David Zucker Out After Seven Months Co-founder Alexis Maybank to take over role

David Zucker, chief marketing officer at luxury online retailer Gilt Groupe, is leaving his current position and will be replaced by company co-founder Alexis Maybank. He will have no further…

July 11, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT

Will 2012 Be Defined by Twitter? Town hall with Obama was only the beginning of the platform’s election-year audience grab

Few celebrity endorsements are as beneficial to a brand as the presidential imprimatur. What clout—or, rather, Klout—the commander in chief lacks compared with Lady Gaga or Justin Bieber he makes…

July 11, 2011, 6:28 AM EDT

Forensic Art Expert Sues 'New Yorker' Author Wants $2 million for defamation over David Grann piece

Forensic art expert Peter Paul Biro brought a $2 million defamation suit Wednesday against The New Yorker staff writer David Grann and Advance Magazine Publishers (owners of Condé Nast, which…

June 30, 2011, 10:41 AM EDT

'Cannes Has Changed' and 'Content Isn't King' Anomaly’s Carl Johnson returns to the festival

     Carl Johnson, co-founder of Anomaly, a marketing communications firm and advertising agency, isn’t actually staying in Cannes. He’s staying at the historic Hotel du Cap in Antibes, an…

June 24, 2011, 11:48 AM EDT

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