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Gawker Hires New Head of Sales From Condé Nast

Andrew Gorenstein will start in mid-July

Gawker Media has hired Andrew Gorenstein, currently senior executive director of digital sales at Condé Nast, as its new chief advertising officer, according to an internal Gawker email. Gorenstein has been…

'New York Times' Media Desk Looking for Deputy Editor

Bruce Headlam’s new hire will be internal

Bruce Headlam, editor of The New York Times' Media desk, confirmed to Adweek on Tuesday that he is looking for a new deputy editor to replace Mary Jo Murphy, who…

Huffington Post Takes ‘Top Talent’ from NYT and BBC

Executives Say New Hires Confirm Company is 'Talent Magnet'

On Monday, the Huffington Post will formally announce two recent additions to its team from the New York Times and the BBC that, executives say, confirm Huffpo’s ability to attract…

Incoming New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Jill Abramson

The back-story on the Times’ new executive editor

In 2010, New York Times Executive Editor Bill Keller told New York Magazine, “If I got hit by a falling safe, I have no doubt Jill [Abramson] could step in…

Keller Steps Down; Abramson Named Executive Editor of 'The New York Times'

Bill Keller will become a full-time writer at paper

Jill Abramson will succeed Bill Keller as executive editor of the New York Times, the paper announced on Thursday. Abramson, a former investigative reporter and Washington bureau chief who has…

How Many Reporters Does It Take to Cover Sarah Palin?

Media in 'Amazing Race' to cover former vp candidate’s bus tour

Nico Hines and Matt Spence, two Washington-based reporters from the Times of London, were “flying north up I-95” on Tuesday afternoon, desperately trying to hold their position immediately behind Sarah…

Gawker to Host Private Screening of 'Times' Documentary 'Page One'

Film casts blog company as paper's antagonist

On the eve of the June 17 release of Page One, Andrew Rossi’s documentary about The New York Times’ ongoing wrestling match with new media, Gawker Media and Magnolia Pictures…

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Cartoonist Joining Daily Kos

Mark Fiore's animated videos will appear each Thursday

Pulitzer-prize winning cartoonist Mark Fiore is now a regular contributor at progressive political blog Daily Kos, Markos Moulitsas, the website’s founder and publisher, announced Tuesday. Fiore’s animated videos have appeared on the…

Bloomberg View Launches

New opinion site is part of Bloomberg.com redesign

Bloomberg View, the new opinion section of Bloomberg News, will launch on Wednesday, a company spokesperson told Adweek.  “Columns will start appearing overnight on Tuesday night” at Bloomberg.com/view, the spokesperson said,…

At TechCrunch Disrupt, Tech Celebrities Come Out to Play

Huffington, Ephron, Rosen, Foursquare's Crowley take the stage

“You’re a bit of a rock star here in New York,” TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington said to Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley on Monday at TechCrunch Disrupt, a three-day tech conference…

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