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Jason Fine, Editor Of Men's Journal, Hired As Rolling Stone's New Managing Editor

huffingtonpost.com — Jason Fine, the editor of Men's Journal, will take over as the managing editor of Rolling Stone as part of what the magazine's publisher, Jann S. Wenner, described as a "shake-up."
Aug 03, 2015

RT @ProfDauber: Jason Fine, Editor Of Men's Journal, Hired As Rolling Stone's New Managing Editor dlvr.it/BkP6w0

Rolling Stone Appoints a New Managing Editor

nytimes.com — Jason Fine, the editor of Men's Journal, will take over as the managing editor of Rolling Stone as part of what the magazine's publisher, Jann S. Wenner, described as a "shake-up." Mr. Fine will succeed Will Dana, who ran Rolling Stone for a decade before it was announced Wednesday night that he would be leaving.
Aug 02, 2015

Jason Fine taking over at Rolling Stone, as expected. Unclear, though, why 25(?) y/o Gus isn’t running the show yet. mobile.nytimes.com/2015/08/03/bus…

Aug 02, 2015

"Wenner said his relationship with Mr. Dana remained amicable, describing their split as “a conscious uncoupling.”" nyti.ms/1KKNgXv

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Will Dana, Rolling Stone’s Managing Editor, to Depart

nytimes.com — Will Dana, the managing editor of Rolling Stone, will leave the magazine, just months after a controversial article about a supposed gang rape at the University of Virginia was retracted. Mr. Dana, whose planned last day is Aug. 7, is not leaving for another job, and his successor has not been named.
Jul 29, 2015

RT @ravisomaiya: Will Dana, editor of Rolling Stone, will leave his job next week. No successor named yet: nytimes.com/2015/07/30/bus…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @ravisomaiya: Will Dana, editor of Rolling Stone, will leave his job next week. No successor named yet: nytimes.com/2015/07/30/bus…

Jul 29, 2015

Will Dana, editor of Rolling Stone, will leave his job next week. No successor named yet: nytimes.com/2015/07/30/bus…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @ravisomaiya: Will Dana, editor of Rolling Stone, will leave his job next week. No successor named yet: nytimes.com/2015/07/30/bus…

Jul 29, 2015

Will Dana, Rolling Stone's managing editor, is leaving the magazine. @ravisomaiya w/the story mobile.nytimes.com/2015/07/30/bus…

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Gawker’s Future: A Conversation With Nick Denton

cnbc.com — Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Q. But when you think about what has happened in the life of this media executive, what do you think your responsibility personally is? A. I have been involved in the outing of several public figures. I am a gay man who lived in the closet myself.

Gawker’s Future: A Conversation With Nick Denton

nytimes.com — Earlier this month, the news and gossip website Gawker, a pioneer in web journalism, partly responsible for its tone and sensibility, published an article that accused a married male media executive of seeking, via text message, to pay for sex with a gay escort.
Jul 26, 2015

RT @ravisomaiya: Gawker founder @nicknotned on site's direction, and his apology note to the media exec at heart of recent scandal: nytimes.com/2015/07/27/bus…

Jul 27, 2015

Anybody who believes this soulless and ethically challenged hack @Gawker says gets what they deserve and always have. mobile.nytimes.com/2015/07/27/bus…

Jul 26, 2015

Gawker founder @nicknotned on site's direction, and his apology note to the media exec at heart of recent scandal: nytimes.com/2015/07/27/bus…

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Pearson in Talks to Sell Its Stake of the Economist Group

nytimes.com — Pearson, the British education company, said on Saturday that it was in discussions to sell its 50 percent stake in the Economist Group, the publisher of The Economist. "Pearson confirms it is in discussions with the Economist Group board and trustees regarding the potential sale of our 50 percent share in the group," it said in a statement.
Jul 26, 2015

RT @1bobcohn: Pearson approaches Bloomberg, Axel Springer about buying 50% of Economist, but both decline. nytimes.com/2015/07/26/bus…

Jul 25, 2015

RT @nytmedia: Pearson in Talks to Sell Its Stake of the Economist Group nyti.ms/1MtrVlI

Donald Trump’s Wealth and Poll Numbers Complicate News Media’s Coverage

nytimes.com — Since June 16, when Donald J. Trump announced his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, his name has appeared in headlines of major newspapers an average of 22 times a day, according to the database Nexis, nearly three times as often as Jeb Bush, one of the perceived favorites.
Jul 26, 2015

Donald Trump’s Wealth and Poll Numbers Complicate News Media’s Coverage nyti.ms/1CVVh9q

Jul 24, 2015

RT @NYTNational: Donald Trump’s Wealth and Poll Numbers Complicate News Media’s Coverage nyti.ms/1DDIrrd

Jul 24, 2015

The calculus of how to cover Trump. @ravisomaiya on how news organizations are approaching his candidacy nyti.ms/1CVVh9q

Jul 25, 2015

NYT editor on Trump: "At least for the moment, Trump has gone from summer sideshow to news, and we cover news." nytimes.com/2015/07/25/bus…

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Financial Times sold to Japanese media group Nikkei for £844m

smh.com.au — Pearson has owned the salmon pink-paged newspaper for nearly 60 years. Photo: Bloomberg For about a year, senior executives at The Financial Times and its parent company, Pearson, had quietly discussed selling the respected, salmon-colored newspaper. Bloomberg and Reuters were at various times seen as the favourites to buy it.

2 Gawker Editors Resign Over Article’s Removal

nytimes.com — The executive editor of Gawker Media and the editor of its flagship site Gawker resigned Monday following last week's removal of a controversial article about a media executive. The article, which was widely condemned after it was posted Thursday night, had accused the married male executive of seeking, via text message, to pay for sex with a gay escort.
Jul 20, 2015

2 Gawker Editors Resign Over Article’s Removal nyti.ms/1JsG6kT

Jul 20, 2015

the 2 @gawker editors who resigned should have been fired in the first place for the outing post. nytimes.com/2015/07/21/bus…

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A Wizard at Prying Government Secrets From the Government

nytimes.com — LOS ANGELES - When the reporter Jason Leopold gets ready to take on the United States government, he psychs himself up by listening to the heavy metal bands Slayer and Pantera. Mr. Leopold describes himself as "a pretty rageful guy."
Jul 19, 2015

Nobody uses FOIA as effectively as Jason Leopold of Vice. @ravisomaiya profiles the documents whiz nyti.ms/1HDddEo

Jul 19, 2015

RT @EnnisNYT: Nobody uses FOIA as effectively as Jason Leopold of Vice. @ravisomaiya profiles the documents whiz nyti.ms/1HDddEo

Jul 19, 2015

RT @EnnisNYT: Nobody uses FOIA as effectively as Jason Leopold of Vice. @ravisomaiya profiles the documents whiz nyti.ms/1HDddEo

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Aug 02, 2015

Brilliant story, on the psychologist who tells juries that the police were right to shoot first. twitter.com/mattapuzzo/sta…

Aug 01, 2015

RT @michikokakutani: Airport book sales begin to climb, showing travelers' taste for physical books in an e-book, cell phone age. publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/in…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @michikokakutani: "A new age for espionage: as electronic spycraft gets easier, the old-style human sort gets harder but more useful" economist.com/news/internati…

Jul 30, 2015

Interesting that both liberals and conservatives feel the other side has an advantage in the sound-bite era: nytimes.com/2015/08/02/boo…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @lpolgreen: "How is it different than us locking up diabetics? Jails were never meant to be mental health hospitals.” nytimes.com/2015/07/31/us/…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @RobertMackey: As a child, tagging along with my mom to work at JFK sometimes, I spent whole days playing in this amazing building twitter.com/marksluckie/st…

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