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A Hoax Plot, Cloaked in a Ukrainian Interview

A Hoax Plot, Cloaked in a Ukrainian Interview
nytimes.com — The intrigue began last week when The New York Times received a letter on official-looking stationery marked "President of Ukraine." The letter was addressed to the paper's executive editor, Dean Baquet (though he was referred to as Mr. Baquet Dean), and complained about an editorial that faulted President Petro O.

Mashable announces personnel shifts and job cuts

Mashable announces personnel shifts and job cuts
bostonglobe.com — The news website Mashable announced sweeping changes to its operations Thursday, replacing its executive editor, Jim Roberts, and its chief revenue officer, Seth Rogin, and making a round of job cuts. In a memo to the staff, described a decision to "move away from covering world news and politics as stand-alone channels."

Mashable Announces Personnel Shifts and Job Cuts

Mashable Announces Personnel Shifts and Job Cuts
nytimes.com — The news website Mashable announced sweeping changes to its operations on Thursday, replacing its executive editor, Jim Roberts, and its chief revenue officer, Seth Rogin, and making a round of job cuts. In a memo to the staff, Mashable's founder, Pete Cashmore, described a decision to "move away from covering world news and politics as stand-alone channels."

Jill Abramson, Former New York Times Editor, to Write Guardian Column

Jill Abramson, Former New York Times Editor, to Write Guardian Column
editorandpublisher.com — Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of The New York Times, will formally join The Guardian as a political columnist, the newspaper said Monday. Ms. Abramson, who has written articles for The Guardian about the American elections in recent weeks, will write biweekly as part of its coverage of the presidential race this year.

Jill Abramson, Former New York Times Editor, to Write Guardian Column

Jill Abramson, Former New York Times Editor, to Write Guardian Column
nytimes.com — Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of The New York Times, will formally join The Guardian as a political columnist, the newspaper said Monday. Ms. Abramson, who has written articles for The Guardian about the American elections in recent weeks, will write regularly as part of its coverage of the presidential race this year.

Playboy Enterprises Said to Explore Sale

Playboy Enterprises Said to Explore Sale
nytimes.com — Playboy Enterprises, the parent company of the iconic men's magazine, has retained investment bankers and has begun exploring a sale, people with knowledge of the discussions said on Thursday.

Hulk Hogan awarded $115 mn in sex-tape suit

Hulk Hogan awarded $115 mn in sex-tape suit
business-standard.com — The retired wrestler Hulk Hogan was awarded $115 million in damages on Friday by a Florida jury in an invasion of privacy case against Gawker.com over its publication of a sex tape - an astounding figure that tops the $100 million he had asked for, that will probably grow before the trial concludes, and that could send a cautionary signal to online publishers despite the likelihood of an appeal by Gawker.

Tribune Publishing Wins Auction for Orange County Register

Tribune Publishing Wins Auction for Orange County Register
nytimes.com — Tribune Publishing, the parent company of The Los Angeles Times, won an auction for The Orange County Register and The Riverside Press-Enterprise this week with a bid of $56 million in cash, the company said Thursday.

Hulk Hogan v. Gawker: A Guide to the Trial for the Perplexed

Hulk Hogan v. Gawker: A Guide to the Trial for the Perplexed
nytimes.com — What Are the Arguments? Gawker argues that its decision to publish the excerpt is protected by the First Amendment. Further, it argues that Mr. Bollea often referred to his sexual exploits in public - in his autobiographies, with Mr. Stern, and on television - and so it is difficult for him to claim his privacy was infringed in this area.

James Bennet Will Lead Editorial Page at New York Times

James Bennet Will Lead Editorial Page at New York Times
nytimes.com — James Bennet, the editor credited with revitalizing The Atlantic magazine, will join The New York Times as editorial page director, the company said Monday, replacing Andrew M. Rosenthal, who is stepping down.
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Apr 26, 2016

"Your problem is that you make shit. A lot of shit. Cheap shit. And no one cares about you or your cheap shit." medium.com/@joshuatopolsk…

Apr 17, 2016

@DavidGrann That is enormously nice of you. Thank you!

Apr 15, 2016

@TamerELG We should ceremonially sit in a car outside somebody's house at some point.

Apr 15, 2016

Goodbye, then @nytimes, where I got to not only meet, but work with, some of the best journalists who have ever lived.


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