Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Last Update: Mon 2:50 PM EST

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Exit Interview: Ed O’Keefe

Pop! goes the disruptor

After 12 years at ABC News, working his way up from a desk assistant to executive producer of ABC... More

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Frontier man, meet New York

Jake Silverstein steps into his new role as editor of the New York Times Magazine at a critical moment. On... More

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The man behind the Pulitzer

When Sig Gissler announced in January that he would step down as administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes after 12... More

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A news guy meets a deadline

William Dean Singleton stepped down as chairman of MediaNews Group in December after decades at the helm of America's... More

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Shifting landscapes

When Leo Hickman said farewell to his readership at The Guardian, he did it with a declaration: "The era... More

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Know your audience

In 1992, Rob Dean became editor of the Santa Fe New Mexican, the main news source in a small... More

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Nicholas Lemann ends a decade as dean of the Columbia University Journalism School

Nicholas Lemann, dean of the Columbia Journalism School, has decided to head back to the classroom after 10 years... More

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Exit Interview - FCC ya later!

Julius Genachowski delivers his stump speech on four years at the FCC

Julius Genachowski's four years as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission had a little something for everyone. There was... More

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No more sugar daddies

Andrew Sullivan turned his popular blog into an independent, reader-supported site

Andrew Sullivan's decision in January to leave the Daily Beast and turn his popular blog, The Dish, into an... More

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Huey, Luce, and the news

John Huey takes a Time Inc. out

At year-end, Time Inc. editor in chief John Huey quietly announced plans to head to a fellowship at Harvard... More

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‘How to Get On With Your Life’

Kate White talks life after Cosmo

It takes guts to quit a job running the world’s best-selling women’s magazine. But Kate White has long embodied... More

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Identity crisis

Journatic’s short-lived editorial director Mike Fourcher weighs in

In July, just 10 weeks after he started work as the editorial director of Journatic, Mike Fourcher announced on... More

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Setting a new Record

Martin Gottlieb returns to his roots

He traded Paris for Hackensack? Really? Well, not exactly. As global editions editor for The New York Times, Martin... More

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C-SPAN’s maestro exits the stage

In 1979, Brian Lamb, then the head of Cablevision’s DC bureau, achieved what now seems unimaginable: He convinced Congress... More

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Whither the wizard of HuffPo?

Paul Berry became the chief technology officer of the Huffington Post in 2007. He developed technical strategies that exploited... More

How Forbes got to $475 million - That’s what a Hong Kong investor has agreed to pay for a firm that two years ago had trouble paying its rent

Are female journalists up to the job of a Jill Abramson interview? - Reporters avoid unflattering discussion about her firing

How to check if that viral video is true - Journalists don’t always verify user-generated content, so readers need to learn how to verify what they see online

The Grand Dame of Florida reporting has retired twice, but she’s still causing trouble - A conversation with the Tampa Bay Times’ Lucy Morgan

Brick by brick - After years of shrinking ambition at The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos has the paper thinking global domination


A First Look update (First Look Media)

“[R]ather than immediately launching a large collection of digital ‘magazines’ based on strong, expert journalists with their own followings, as we imagined earlier, we’ll begin by building out the two we’ve started and then explore adding new ones as we learn”

The White House deploys minders to interviews all the time (WaPo)

“Almost every officially sanctioned exchange between reporters and the proverbial ‘senior administration officials’ is conducted in the presence of a press staffer”

The down-and-dirty history of TMZ (BuzzFeed)

“TMZ’s real engine — what defines its mission, what legitimizes it and sets it apart — is a unique and controversial mix of scandal mongering and investigative journalism”

The 10 worst New Yorker longreads (Gawker)

“[A]pparently [Adam] Gopnik did not know you could bake fancy breads from France and other cultures. So he got his mom to teach him how to bake them. A fine anecdote, maybe, to tell a friend or a therapist. But in this case he wrote about it for the New Yorker, a magazine.”

Bloggingheads

Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute

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