By: Paula Bernier, Executive Editor, TMC Conventional wisdom seems to be that rural America moves a little slower than other parts of the country. That isn’t necessarily always true, however – especially not in the case of rural areas...Show More Summary
S. Mitra Kalita is the executive editor of Quartz, on Poynter’s adjunct faculty, and a Spencer Fellow at Columbia University. She tweets @mitrakalita. A friend of mine recently pondered the role of memory in journalism, saying an information overload has robbed his recall. Show More Summary
To the editor: Historically, in order to greenlight a motion picture, one had to work his or her way up past the reader, the lower-level development executive and finally to the decision-maker. Along the way might have been the approval of a censor. ("Attackers win a round over Sony's...
The editor of a popular opposition newspaper in Turkey has been released in Istanbul after he was arrested on Sunday. However, a court order has been issued for the arrest of a television executive See also: 'Twitter, Mtwitter!': Turkish...Show More Summary
Tasneem Raja, interactive editor at Mother Jones, has been named digital editor of NPR’s identity and culture unit, according to a staff memo from NPR unit executive producer Carline Watson and Lynette Clemetson, director of editorial...Show More Summary
Tasneem Raja will be joining NPR as senior digital editor of Code Switch, announced Lynette Clemetson, director of editorial initiatives, and Carline Watson, executive producer of Culture and Identity Unit, in a staff memo this morning. Tasneem currently works at Mother Jones as senior editor, focusing on data-driven journalism. Show More Summary
My former Boston Phoenix colleague Steve Heuser, who has edited The Boston Globe’s Ideas section for the past three years, is headed for Politico. I’m sure it’s not a coincidence that Steve worked closely with Politico executive editor Peter Canellos when Canellos was at the Globe. Also leaving: Ideas reporter Leon Neyfakh, who’s headed for Slate. Here’s Globe editorial-page […]
Each week, executive editor Adam Bryant satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. What can we expect when Gotham returns? — Matty Even though Gordon will be working a new gig at Arkham Asylum, it won't take him long to make a new friend: Dr. Show More Summary
To the editor: The purpose of the mysterious cyberattack on Sony Pictures has been obvious from the beginning. It was done mainly to humiliate executives and expose the entertainment business for what it is: an elitist group of egomaniacs. ("Sony calls on media to stop publishing hacked...
Last month, BuzzFeed’s executive editor for news Shani Hilton stopped by the Nieman Foundation, where the Nieman Fellows and I had the chance to ask her a few questions. Hilton was just promoted to her current role this September, a position which makes her responsible for, among many other things, developing a set of newsroom...
Southern Living has named Katy McColl senior executive editor and promoted Whitney Wright to general manager, a new role at the magazine. McColl was formerly the executive editor of Country Living and O at Home. She is also the author of four books. Show More Summary
By: Paula Bernier, Executive Editor, TMCService providers are undergoing a sea change. Their networks, which traditionally have been based on turnkey network elements running software on purpose-built hardware, are moving to a software-centric model. Show More Summary
The Newspaper Guild of New York | Capital New York Twenty one more people will be laid off from The New York Times starting this week, The Newspaper Guild of New York reported in a post Monday, ending what Executive Editor Dean Baquet called “a painful period for the newsroom,” in a memo to staff. Show More Summary
At 11 a.m. New York time, New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet posted the following on Times Insider, a blog that goes to the paper's subscribers, in response to attorney David Boies' letter to journalism outlets and Aaron Sorkin's...Show More Summary
When you’re the executive editor of The New York Times, people want your take on everything from the Times to the latest media blunders. There are no bigger media fck ups lately than the debacle at The New Republic and Rolling Stone’s...Show More Summary
On Thursday, December 4, Frank Foer resigned as editor of The New Republic, having learned from a gossip site that the magazine’s owner, former Facebook executive Chris Hughes, had already hired someone to replace him. Leon Wieseltier,...Show More Summary
To the editor: The troubling part of this entire incident is not that Amy Pascal made comments in a private email exchange with another entertainment executive that some people consider racially insensitive; the troubling part is that all of this uproar is over a private conversation she had....
SEGA has tapped former Break Media executive editor Evan Cholfin to help turn its video games into movies
RIP Michel du Cille. “We have lost a beloved colleague and one of the world’s most accomplished photographers,” says Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron. (washingtonpost.com) | (nytimes.com) | (nppa.org) Twitter suspends a Berkeley journalist’s account after he tweets information from a public document. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Kevin Sullivan has been named executive producer at “Reveal.” He’s the senior managing editor of “Here and Now.” (Center for Investigative Reporting) Mike Hofman has been named executive digital director at GQ. Show More Summary