Several Top Journalists Are Suddenly on the Move, Placing Digital Media Businesses at a Crossroads

Legacy outlets are nabbing top talent from once high-flying digital shops

The New York Times is on a roll: It has 7 million subscribers, a digital presence that’s more profitable than its newsprint and unyielding soft power in the media industry. Simply put, the Grey Lady is thriving, and it hasn’t been shy about poaching top talent from the most prestigious digital media companies.