New York Observer Shakes Up Newsroom

The New York Observer is getting a new leader—again. On Friday (Feb. 4), the paper announced that Elizabeth Spiers is taking over, becoming the Observer’s fourth editor in chief since Jared Kushner bought the small, but influential, weekly four years ago.
 
Spiers helped found blog publishers Dead Horse Media and Gawker, and served for a year as editor in chief at Mediabistro.

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