Josh Tyrangiel Means Business
Josh Tyrangiel has a preposterous mission: to convince readers that a weekly business magazine left for dead two years ago is now a must-read. That would be challenging enough in [...]
The Observer’s Next Target: Chinese Tourists
Since Jared Kushner bought the Observer Media Group in 2006, the business has focused heavily on generating advertorial supplements and ad-heavy verticals—from NYO Magazine, NYO Home, and NYO Tennis to [...]
‘Guardian’ Correspondent Levels Plagiarism Charge at Reuters
“Wow. Thanks to @Reuters for at least changing a few of the words from my story,” Miriam Elder, The Guardian’s Moscow correspondent, tweeted Thursday, suggesting that Reuters had either plagiarized or borrowed [...]
‘New York’ Hires New CTO
New York will announce today that Larry Chevres, formerly vice president of engineering at Ziff Davis, will take on the role of chief technology officer for the magazine’s website. The [...]
Jared Kushner, Dan Abrams in Talks
Dan Abrams, the founder of Mediaite and the Abrams Media Network, and Jared Kushner, the owner of the New York Observer, have been in talks that have included the discussion [...]
‘Times’ Names Eric Asimov Interim Restaurant Critic
The New York Times has announced that Eric Asimov, the paper’s wine critic, will serve as interim restaurant critic, replacing—for now—Sam Sifton, who left the post to become national editor.
Turmoil Engulfs News Corp. Meeting
“I think we’ve had enough questions,” Rupert Murdoch told News Corp. shareholders on Friday, less than an hour and a half into the company’s annual shareholder meeting at Fox Studios [...]
Can Arianna Make a French Connection?
It’s 11 p.m. and Arianna Huffington has just finished dinner. “That’s early for Istanbul!”
‘Post’ Launches New Effort to Reach the Non-Tweeting Masses
Back in August, Twitter launched “Fast Follow,” a feature that uses SMS to allow people to follow Twitter accounts even if they haven't signed up for the social networking service.
Bloomberg, ‘Post’ Tap Social Media Companies for GOP Debate
Technology has been playing a large role in the presidential primary debates this year. Google and YouTube have each cosponsored a GOP debate, drawing on data and video contributions to [...]