Reporter, The New York Times. Ex-Londoner.

Huffington Post Is Said to Be in Talks to Host a Jill Abramson Journalism Start-Up

nytimes.com — Jill Abramson, a former executive editor of The New York Times, and the journalist Steven Brill are in talks with The Huffington Post to host a new journalism site that would run long articles monthly and pay writers advances of up to $100,000, according to people briefed on the discussions.

Bezos may offer Washington Post to Kindle owners for free

cnbc.com — Karen Bleier| AFP | Getty Images The new app, with pre-loaded stories, pictures and even advertisements, was designed in close collaboration with Mr. Bezos, said Shailesh Prakash, The Post's chief technology officer. "We talked to him constantly," Mr. Prakesh said, describing feedback Mr. Bezos gave to developers. "He's our most active beta tester."

Jeff Bezos Makes His Mark on Washington Post With New Kindle App

nytimes.com — WASHINGTON - In recent months, The Washington Post has been worried about reducing cognitive overhead. The phrase, borrowed from its new owner, the billionaire Amazon founder Jeffrey P. Bezos, refers to the number of decisions or actions readers must make before getting what they want.

Marshall Project Kicks Off With Look at Legal Delays

nytimes.com — The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization focused on the American criminal justice system and led by Bill Keller, a former executive editor of The New York Times, went live this weekend, the latest in a crop of start-ups seeking a place in an increasingly fragmented journalism landscape.

John Cook Leaving The Intercept to Return to Gawker

nytimes.com — John Cook, the editor in chief of The Intercept, the newsmagazine started by the billionaire eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, will leave his position to return to his previous employer, Gawker Media, where he will oversee investigations.

In China, Blunt Talk to Reporters on Access

nytimes.com — For years, Western news organizations had tried to interpret the Chinese government's position toward critical press coverage, sensing that Beijing would punish journalists for reports it did not like by miring visa requests in bureaucracy, or simply declining them. On Wednesday, that position was stated in unusually blunt language.

How Facebook is changing the way you read news

livemint.com — The Facebook campus in California. Facebook is becoming to the news media what Amazon is to book publishing-a behemoth which provides access to hundreds of millions people, which means it wields enormous power over what stories are seen by the largest audience.

F.B.I. Chief Backs Agent Who Posed as Reporter

nytimes.com — In spring 2007, Timberline High School in Lacey, Wash., received bomb threats by email, on paper and on a bathroom wall, causing the school to be evacuated. A few days later, according to a local news report, a 10th-grade student was arrested.

Time Inc. Revenue Increased in Third Quarter

nytimes.com — Time Inc., America's largest magazine company, reported on Tuesday that its third-quarter revenue had increased slightly as it continued to suffer from declines in print advertising and circulation. Time Inc., which became independent in June after being spun off from its parent, Time Warner, said advertising revenue was flat, at $428 million.

At First Look Media, Personalities Prove Tough to Manage

nytimes.com — When First Look Media, the journalism enterprise backed by the billionaire founder of eBay, Pierre M. Omidyar, started about a year ago, its mission was clear. Mr. Omidyar would personally invest $250 million to build a company that would hold the powerful accountable.
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Nov 20, 2014

RT @nytmedia: Huffington Post Is Said to Be in Talks to Host a Jill Abramson Journalism Start-Up nyti.ms/1yXMRHs

Nov 20, 2014

RT @filmdetail: Mike Nichols also directed THE DAY OF THE DOLPHIN (1973), which had possibly the greatest poster tag line of all time pic.twitter.com/NInNLuJ44u

Nov 20, 2014

RT @sarahlyall: Mike Nichols:"Entering a room, you find people saying one thing, doing another, and wishing they were doing a third." nytimes.com/2014/11/21/mov…

Nov 19, 2014

I hate tying bowties! All the guides lie about the existence of a loop! There is no loop!

Nov 19, 2014

@PGMcNamara I think you should write about your plight. Like this lady did in the Standard a few years back: mytornadohell.livejournal.com

Nov 19, 2014

@PGMcNamara I know it can get brutal there if Waitrose runs out of croissants.

Nov 19, 2014

At Penn Station. They're playing a PSA on what to do if a gunman goes on a killing spree.

Nov 19, 2014

It's called Über. Someone probably should have seen this coming.

Nov 17, 2014

RT @emilynussbaum: Travis Kalanick is an awesome fictional-sounding name for a tech magnate.

Nov 17, 2014

RT @billmon1: 4. Between nytimes.com/2014/10/31/us/… & buzzfeed.com/bensmith/uber-… have a broad spectrum of corporate America embracing the Mafia as …

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