Reporter, The New York Times. Ex-Londoner.

Las Vegas Newspaper Names New Top Editor

nytimes.com — The Las Vegas Review-Journal said on Friday that it had appointed a new editor, several weeks after the newspaper was bought by the billionaire casino magnate and Republican donor Sheldon Adelson under controversial circumstances. J.
Feb 05, 2016

The Las Vegas Review-Journal said on Friday that it had appointed a new editor. nyti.ms/1nSypl0 pic.twitter.com/x743Pghcsh

Condé Nast Adapts to New Forces, Unsettling Some Inside

nytimes.com — A few years ago, Anna Wintour, David Remnick and Graydon Carter went to see S. I. Newhouse Jr., the man who turned Condé Nast into a gilded publishing empire and who handpicked them to lead its flagship magazines. The economy had crashed. The publishing industry was fighting a financial crisis that amounted to an existential threat.
Jan 31, 2016

then they say it's not about losing the car service, it's about losing the car service. mobile.nytimes.com/2016/02/01/bus… pic.twitter.com/yv0SozoE1K

Jan 31, 2016

Changes at Conde Nast leave some reeling. @ravisomaiya talks to Anna Wintour & others about it nyti.ms/1KQhh3N

Jan 31, 2016

“I don’t like that word ‘fun’ because it sounds light,” Wintour said. nyti.ms/1KQhh3N

Jan 31, 2016

Anna Wintour on working in an era with web traffic targets: "It’s intriguing. It’s intellectually stimulating.” mobile.nytimes.com/2016/02/01/bus…

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Leaders Deny Strife Caused Departures From Politico

nytimes.com — In recent weeks, the staff at Politico noticed nearly all of its bosses - including the political publication's founders, Jim VandeHei and John F. Harris - going in and out of meetings at its sleek new offices in Virginia. On Thursday the reason became clear.

Shake-Up at Politico Is Expected After November Election

nytimes.com — A founder of Politico, Jim VandeHei, and one of the organization's best-known journalists, Mike Allen, plan to leave the publication after the November presidential election, according to two people with knowledge of the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity to reveal sensitive internal discussions.
Jan 28, 2016

Here's @ravisomaya on the Politico news: nyti.ms/1nS8WI6.

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Guardian Announces Cost-Cutting Effort to Reduce Losses

nytimes.com — The Guardian said Monday that it intended to cut its costs drastically in an effort to reduce its losses and break even at an operating level in three years' time. The Guardian's editor, Katharine Viner, and the chief executive of The Guardian Media Group, David Pemsel, outlined a three-year plan with the goal of reducing the news organization's $380 million annualized costs by 20 percent.
Jan 25, 2016

RT @nytimesbusiness: The @guardian aggressively expanded on the web in recent years, but financial success has been harder to attain. nyti.ms/1JyHSYi

Gawker Media Sells Minority Stake to Investment Company

nytimes.com — Gawker Media has sold a minority stake to the investment company Columbus Nova Technology Partners, a move its founder, Nick Denton, said was driven by the need for funding for growth initiatives, and to bolster itself for a continuing lawsuit brought by Terry Bollea, the wrestler known as Hulk Hogan.
Jan 20, 2016

Gawker Media has sold a minority stake to the investment company Columbus Nova Technology Partners nyti.ms/1nmIZ3o

Jan 20, 2016

RT @melbournecoal: Gawker Media has sold a minority stake to the investment company Columbus Nova Technology Partners nyti.ms/1nmIZ3o

Jan 20, 2016

. @Gawker sold minority stake to Nova Technology Partners in effort to raise money for growth nyti.ms/1nmIZ3o #media

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New York Times Names New Media Columnist

nytimes.com — The New York Times said Tuesday that Jim Rutenberg, chief political correspondent for the Sunday magazine, will become its media columnist, filling a role that has been vacant since the death of David Carr about a year ago.
Jan 12, 2016

And the new @nytimes Media Equation columnist is (drum roll)... Jim Rutenberg: nytimes.com/2016/01/13/bus…

Jan 12, 2016

RT @ravisomaiya: And the new @nytimes Media Equation columnist is (drum roll)... Jim Rutenberg: nytimes.com/2016/01/13/bus…

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Políticos e especialistas questionam revista por entrevista com 'El Chapo'

www1.folha.uol.com.br — Alguns meses atrás, Jann Wenner, fundador da revista "Rolling Stone", recebeu um telefonema do ator Sean Penn. Penn, disse Wenner em uma entrevista no domingo, queria conversar sobre algo importante. Mas preferia não falar abertamente ao telefone, e com isso os dois começaram a conversar de forma elíptica sobre um potencial projeto.

The New Republic Is for Sale

Jan 11, 2016

It’s been a busy few days for our valiant media reporter, @ravisomaiya. Here he is on TNR. nytimes.com/2016/01/12/bus…

Jan 11, 2016

W/Sheldon Adelson secretly buying into journalism, Sean Penn intervuing El Chapo, Chris Hughes is still hard to top nyti.ms/1OdXrTQ

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How Rolling Stone Magazine Handled a Get With Ramifications

nytimes.com — Several months ago, Jann Wenner, a founder of Rolling Stone magazine, received a call from the actor Sean Penn. Mr. Penn, Mr. Wenner said in an interview on Sunday, wanted to discuss something important. But he did not want to speak openly over the phone, so the two began to speak elliptically about a potential project.
Jan 10, 2016

Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone editor Jason Fine on the El Chapo story, how it came together, and the aftermath: nytimes.com/2016/01/11/bus…

Jan 10, 2016

RT @nytmedia: How Rolling Stone Magazine Handled a Get With Ramifications nyti.ms/1mOGYwG

Jan 10, 2016

RT @ravisomaiya: Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone editor Jason Fine on the El Chapo story, how it came together, and the aftermath: nytimes.com/2016/01/11/bus…

Jan 10, 2016

RT @nytmedia: How Rolling Stone Magazine Handled a Get With Ramifications nyti.ms/1mOGYwG

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