Everyone Wants Deborah Needleman


By Chris O'Shea Comment

Deborah Needleman is in high demand, and so the rumors about her leaving WSJ. for T: The New York Times Style Magazine will not end until we hear something official. WWD reports that Needleman is still expected to accept the job at T, but a source at the Journal said that on Tuesday, the paper’s managing editor — Robert Thomson — met with her and gave a last ditch pitch to keep her. Additionally, there is gossip swirling that Hearst offered Needleman a job.

It all makes us wonder: Who are these people who keep spreading rumors about their coworkers?

“Ohhhh snap, Stacey was just eating at her desk! And it was leftover Tuna Helper, so she’s definitely gone. I can’t wait to tell someone about my assumption!”

What an odd life. Of course then we have to write about it, so…