Dylan Byers
David-Michel Davies: It's a Community Affair Internet Week chair holds forth on big shots, shindigs, and glitches

     Internet Week is big. A behemoth, host to big shots and wannabes. It sprawls across the entire city, with no single organizing principle. It consists of roughly 250…

June 7, 2011, 6:59 AM EDT

Malcolm Gladwell
Malcolm Gladwell-Bashing at Personal Democracy Forum

     Ever since Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street-vendor, set himself on fire and sparked protests across North Africa and the Middle East, New Yorker staff writer Malcolm Gladwell has…

June 6, 2011, 1:43 PM EDT

The Tone at Personal Democracy Forum

     Personal Democracy Forum, a two-day conference on technology and individual liberties, takes place this year amid the sprawling beast that is New York City’s Internet Week. But PDF,…

June 6, 2011, 10:54 AM EDT

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…

June 5, 2011, 5:00 PM EDT

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…

June 2, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT

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…

June 2, 2011, 10:47 AM EDT

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…

June 1, 2011, 6:26 AM EDT

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…

May 27, 2011, 12:25 PM EDT

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…

May 24, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT

Bloomberg View Launches New opinion site is part of 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, the spokesperson said,…

May 24, 2011, 10:51 AM EDT