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'The New York Times' Is Still Hungry for Tina Brown

The celebrity editor is back in the news . . . But why?

Old habits die hard at The New York Times. The paper has devoted another 5,000 words to Tina Brown, noted media darling, in this Sunday’s Magazine. That’s on the heels…

Obama Milks His Moment

News of Osama Bin Laden’s death was a big help for President Obama’s approval rating, bumping him up nine percentage points in a Washington Post-Pew Research Center poll and forcing…

Required Reading on the Death of Bin Laden

As you follow the news on the death of Osama Bin Laden today, make sure you put these articles on your reading list: Steve Coll, The New Yorker: Notes on the…

Who's Aaron Kushner, and Why Does He Want 'The Boston Globe'?

Entrepreneur reportedly ready to offer $200 million

In 1993, The New York Times Company bought The Boston Globe from Boston's Taylor family for $1.1 billion—the highest price ever paid for a U.S. newspaper. Now, 38-year-old entrepreneur and Boston…

Publisher of the Year: David Carey

It's Hearst's moment, and Carey is its man (knock on glass)

It’s the first real day of spring in New York City, and David Carey, the 50-year-old president of Hearst Magazines, is in a perpetual state of motion. He has just…

Wonkette Deletes Controversial Trig Palin Post

Editors issue apology for 'poor comedic judgment'

Wonkette, the gossipy political blog, has deleted a post mocking Sarah Palin's son Trig, who has Down syndrome, after many of its advertisers announced that they would withdraw their advertisements…

Wonkette Editor, Slate's Weigel Duke It Out in Emails to Adweek

Request for comment on controversial post prompts heated back-and-forth

The satirical political blog Wonkette found itself in the midst of a firestorm on Wednesday, when conservatives found a post that its Jack Steuf published Monday which featured images and video mocking Sarah Palin’s…

New York Observer's Lorentzen Leaving for London

'Anti-hipster' will join London Review of Books

New York Observer Culture Editor Christian Lorentzen will join the London Review of Books, Adweek has learned. An employee who answered the phone at the Review's London office unwittingly confirmed the news…

Virginia Heffernan Gets a New Job at the Times

Virginia Heffernan, formerly a columnist for The New York Times Magazine, has found a new home at the paper. Starting Monday, she will “write regularly for the Opinion pages,” Heffernan…

Pulitzer Winner Broder Dead at 81

David Broder, The Washington Post’s Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist, died Wednesday of complications from diabetes. He was 81. Broder, who was known as the “dean” of the Washington press corps,…

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