Arthur Sulzberger

‘New York Times’ Names Margaret Sullivan Public Editor

The New York Times is getting a new watchdog editor, the newspaper announced today. Margaret Sullivan, who served as editor and vp of the Warren Buffett-owned Buffalo News for the past 12 years, will take the public editor’s post at the Times on Sept. 1, replacing current public editor Arthur Brisbane.

The Incumbents Battle On

Arthur Sulzberger, the publisher of the New York Times, is seated next to Robert Thompson, the editor-in-chief of Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal, whose business plan is now all about challenging the Times.

The New York Times Has Not Sunk…Yet

At the New York Times Company’s annual meeting on Wednesday, chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr. did his best to keep the focus on the flagship paper’s high quality journalism. But, inevitably, the conversation turned to the company’s financial situation.