Zodiak Rights, the international distribution and rights exploitation arm of Zodiak Media, has hired Janet Robinson as VP Sales & Acquisitions, North America, where she will focus on selling Zodiak Media’s unscripted programs to the U.S. Show More Summary
Newtown, Conn., Superindent of Schools Janet Robinson on Wednesday blasted critics who suggested armed teachers would have stopped the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Robinson, speaking on Capitol Hill during a House hearing on gun violence, said she felt remarks made in the wake of the shooting suggesting that Principal Dawn Hochsprung could have killed [...]
The firing of New York Times Company CEO Janet Robinson last year was complicated, in part, by the involvement of an influential force from outside of the building: the girlfriend of the paper's chairman and publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. According to whispers reported by New York's Joe Hagan, Sulzberger was ... More »
Mark Thompson will be collecting a lot less as the Times’ new CEO than his predecessor, Janet Robinson, did. The soon-to-be former Director-General of the BBC — he starts at the Times in November — will collect an annual salary of $1M, the company says in an SEC filing this morning. Show More Summary
The New York Times has a new boss—Mark Thompson, the head executive of the BBC, reports the Boston Globe. Thompson is set to take over the Gray Lady in November as president and CEO, taking over from Janet Robinson, who was ousted from the Times last December. "It is...
Press Release | Capital New York | The New York Times After eight months without a CEO, The New York Times announced today that BBC head Mark Thompson will become its next chief executive. Former CEO Janet Robinson… Read more
After what has to be one of the most thorough CEO searches in recent history, or at least one of the most drawn-out, The New York Times Co. has finally settled on a successor to Janet Robinson. Mark Thompson, the departing director general of the BBC, will assume the post in November, according to the Times.
The new New York Times CEO has a TV background. Mark Thompson, the outgoing director general of the BBC, was named CEO of The Times today, succeeding Janet Robinson who left the company with a golden parachute last December. The Times’...Show More Summary
Sheryl Sandberg was on The New York Times' wish list for the CEO position, which it has been trying to fill the position since Janet Robinson left at the end of 2011, The Wall Street Journal reports. But, apparently, Sandberg was never approached, according to the report. Of course the New York Times would want Sandberg to run the company as CEO. Show More Summary
In a lengthy, behind-the-scenes look at The New York Times by Joe Hagan in New York magazine, he speculates that with former CEO and president Janet Robinson now gone, the company may place The Boston Globe back on the block in the near future. To turn the financial corner, the Times has been off-loading struggling [...]
Why did The New York Times fire CEO Janet Robinson when it did, and why did it send her off with a $24 million handshake? The convoluted dynamics responsible for the former also explain the latter, according to Joe Hagan.
(Kenneth Anderson) New York Magazine has a lengthy, fascinating – yes, even tantalizing, if, like me, you follow the business side of media and were once a NYT Co shareholder – article in the current issue on the inside process by which Janet Robinson, the ex-NYT Co CEO, was forced out in December 2011. Fired, however, with [...]
New York | The Boston Globe | The New York Observer Former New York Times CEO Janet Robinson was fired, Joe Hagan reports, after tangling with Ochs-Sulzberger family members, Arthur Sulzberger Jr.’s girlfriend and the Times’ digital… Read more
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The New York Times Co. has been without a CEO since December, when Janet Robinson stepped down. From the sound of things on today's first-quarter earnings call, it might be a while yet before a successor is named.
At the end of last year, the New York Times pushed out its CEO Janet Robinson, but gifted her a retirement package worth more than $20 million despite continued economic uncertainty at the company. The search for her replacement is ongoing, as are contract negotiations between management and the paper's ... More »
Outgoing New York Times CEO Janet Robinson received an exit package worth $23.7 million after presiding over an eight year tenure that saw the company's share price fall by 80 percent. The company's net earnings over the past four years were $3 million. In addition to her exit package, Robinson earned a $1 million annual [...]
Via Reuters: Former New York Times Co (NYT.N) Chief Executive Janet Robinson received a total payout of nearly $24 million after she left the newspaper publisher at the end of last year, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. Keep reading this post...
When former New York Times CEO Janet Robinson left the paper at the end of last year, her exit package was estimated at $15 million. But the true cost is actually a little over $23 million, according to the company’s proxy statement that was filed yesterday with the SEC. The original figure was based on [...]
Janet Robinson has an amazing life. After Robinson left the The New York Times, it was rumored that her severance package was about $15 million. Not bad! Especially considering the Times continues to lose money. Then that number was rumored to be more like $21 million. Show More Summary