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Contributing Editor at New York Magazine. Author of NYT Bestselling book THE LOUDEST VOICE IN THE ROOM t.co/mcjuPft0d4 gsherman99@gmail.com

Reasons to Love New York 2014

nymag.com — When Nate Silver, the ­statistics-­savvy ­presidential-campaign prognosticator, uprooted his data-driven FiveThirtyEight blog from the New York Times and moved it to ESPN and ABC News in July 2013, a chorus of media observers rushed to deliver dire predictions about what his departure meant for the ' online prospects.

Jon Stewart Might Have Been Meet the Press Host -- NYMag

At CNN, ‘Harsh’ Layoffs Amid Record Profits -- NYMag

Why Wouldn’t Jeff Zucker Take on CNN? -- NYMag

New York Magazine

nymag.com — In the 92 years since Henry Luce co-founded Time Inc., there have been just seven journalists to hold the title of editor-in-chief. More people have walked on the moon than have sat in Luce's custom Eames chair in his office on the 34th floor of the Time-Life Building.

New York Magazine

nymag.com — Not long ago, I asked Walter Isaacson, the former Time managing editor, how he would reverse the company's slide. "It has to find a mission," he said. "That mission is the social, mobile, and journalistic common ground in an era in which information has become balkanized.

New York Magazine

nymag.com — In the 92 years since Henry Luce co-founded Time Inc., there have been just seven journalists to hold the title of editor-in-chief. More people have walked on the moon than have sat in Luce's custom Eames chair in his office on the 34th floor of the Time-Life Building.

‘Not a Big Deal’ -- NYMag

nymag.com — Last year, Time Inc. roiled the journalism world when the iconic but struggling magazine publisher announced it was abolishing the "church-state" division that separated its editorial and business sides for more than 80 years. On Monday, those fears seemed to be confirmed: Gawker published an internal Time Inc.

New York Magazine

nymag.com — Shortly before 10 a.m. on a late-winter Monday, Jed Walentas, the 39-year-old principal of the Two Trees Management Company, took a seat at the wide, U-shaped table in the ornate ­second-floor conference room at City Hall known as "the Cow," shorthand left over from its original use as a meeting place of "the Committee of the Whole."

New York Magazine

nymag.com — Shortly before 10 a.m. on a late-winter Monday, Jed Walentas, the 39-year-old principal of the Two Trees Management Company, took a seat at the wide, U-shaped table in the ornate ­second-floor conference room at City Hall known as "the Cow," shorthand left over from its original use as a meeting place of "the Committee of the Whole."
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Dec 15, 2014

@riceid I agree. The public interest standard is the way to go. Those judgement calls are what editors get paid the big bucks for.

Dec 15, 2014

In my own case, I'd be devastated if hackers had stolen my book from Random House for media to cover early. 3 years of work down the tubes

Dec 15, 2014

@MattZeitlin @jledbetter By that standard journalists feel above the law merely because something is "public" and "out there already" ?

Dec 15, 2014

When sources leak from within, it's revealing of a company's underlying problems. But hack leaks don't reveal anything beyond lax security

Dec 15, 2014

@russ_walker He worked at the NSA. He didn't hack into their system. He was a whistleblower internally.

Dec 15, 2014

@jledbetter I'd have to know the source to establish trust. I'd want to know where source got documents.

Dec 15, 2014

If I knew a third party source physically stole docs from a subject, I'd feel sketchy printing them. So that standard would apply to hacking

Dec 15, 2014

I think issue in media coverage of Sony hack is docs weren't leaked by a source. Stolen by hackers. I'd have no issue if a source leaked

Dec 15, 2014

Student Rolling Stone said didn't report rape b/c of loyalty to his frat reportedly tried calling police to report it huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/15/rol…

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