Nate Silver Dumps New York Times for ESPN

FiveThirtyEight wunderkind joins forces with sports giant

The New York Times has let statistics wunderkind Nate Silver slip from its grasp, much to the delight of ESPN and ABC News. Silver, the political number cruncher who predicted the…

Struggling for Ad Support, Huffington Mag Looks Past iPad

Revamp under way

When The Huffington Post’s weekly iPad magazine Huffington transitioned from a pay model to free last August, advertising was intended to sustain the tablet-native title, as consumers had resisted paying…

'NYT' Site Up and Running After Error

Reporters used Twitter to redirect traffic

The New York Times site is running smoothly again after a 40-minute disruption last night. In the brief period, visitors to the site were met with a “page not found”…

'NYT' Tells Readers to Make It Snappy

Character limits for comments get slashed

The New York Times’ evocative reporting often leaves readers wanting to react. Up until now, they’ve been able to do so with astonishing freedom, being given up to 5,000 characters…

Heir to the Times' Throne?

David Perpich has made himself the only Sulzberger family member worth watching

If The New York Times’ new paywall does somehow end up being the success the paper sorely needs, one man may benefit most of all: David Perpich, the Ochs-Sulzberger heir…