Morning Media Newsfeed: Time Inc. to Relocate | Snowden Talks to NBC | FNC Anchor Arrested

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Time Inc. to Leave Time & Life Building (FishbowlNY)
Time Inc. is moving on. The company announced that it is moving its offices from the iconic Time & Life Building — where the publisher has been since 1959 — to Brookfield Place in Lower Manhattan. Politico / Dylan Byers on Media Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp announced the news in an email to staff. The move will bring Time Inc. within a two-minute walk of the new Condé Nast offices at One World Trade. Deadline New York The company looked at options in New York and New Jersey. But Brookfield Place’s planned $250 million renovation — adding lots of upscale restaurants and shopping — plus “the incentive package we received from Governor Andrew Cuomo and Empire State Development drove our decision to stay in New York City,” Ripp said. Time Inc. has a long-term lease at 225 Liberty Street to occupy six floors and 700,000 square feet of office space. Variety The publishing company will ease into its new headquarters in late 2015. The relocation comes as parent company Time Warner is preparing to spin-off Time into a separate, publicly traded company on June 6. WSJ With the Time lease, Brookfield has leased about 3 million square feet of the 4.2 million square feet of Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch office space that expired in 2013.

Brian Williams Interviews Edward Snowden (TVNewser)
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams traveled to Moscow this week for an exclusive interview with Edward Snowden. It’s the former NSA contractor’s first-ever American television interview and it will air as an hour-long NBC News primetime special next Wednesday. NYT Snowden has previously been interviewed on German television. He also was interviewed by Vanity Fair magazine and has conducted some interviews over Skype, including one at South by Southwest last March. Variety The special is slated to air Wednesday, May 28, at 10 p.m. ET. NBC News said Williams traveled to Moscow after anchoring Monday’s NBC Nightly News to conduct the discussion with Snowden, who has remained in exile in Russia after disclosing in 2013 multiple NSA documents making plain the existence of various global surveillance program. The interview took place over several hours and included Glenn Greenwald, one of the journalists to whom Snowden showed the classified papers. HuffPost On Thursday morning, Greenwald tweeted a picture of himself along with Snowden, fellow journalist Laura Poitras and his partner David Miranda, causing people to wonder why he was in Moscow. The news about the Williams interview provided an answer.

Fox News Anchor Gregg Jarrett Arrested in Minneapolis Airport (Star-Tribune)
Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett, said by the network to be having “serious personal issues,” has been charged with a misdemeanor following his arrest in a bar at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. New York Post / AP Jarrett was taken into custody at around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Northern Lights Grill in the main terminal, Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Patrick Hogan said. He said the officers reported that Jarrett seemed intoxicated, acted belligerent and refused to follow orders. Jarrett, 59, was booked into Hennepin County Jail on a preliminary charge of obstructing the legal process by interfering with a peace officer. His bond was set at $300. Mediaite Jarrett is expected to appear in court June 6. Just last week, Fox News had announced he was taking time off for personal reasons, causing a shuffle in the network’s weekend lineup. TVNewser In January viewers noticed odd behavior during one of Jarrett’s weekend shows. Jarrett, who is a lawyer, has been with FNC since 2002, joining from MSNBC, where he was a weekday anchor.