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Tough times at 'Columbia Journalism Review' as an editor departs, others are laid off, and funding looks shaky | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
Cyndi Stivers exit came as a major overhaul, prompted by waning resources, hit the magazine, resulting in two layoffs, and two employees being moved to half-time; the Columbia University dean responsible for the magazine's finances said that financial los
'New York Post' offers buyouts; seeks 10-percent staff reduction in attempt to avoid layoffs | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
The buyouts come as the Post's parent corporation, News Corp., prepares to separate its publishing properties, which also include The Wall Street Journal and various newspapers in the U.K. and Australia, from the company's cash-cow television and film as
Pink slips for a dozen-plus 'Daily News' staffers; vets Joanna Molloy and Albor Ruiz among them | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
It's unclear who's been let go and how widspread the cuts will be. Several high-profile bylines have been floated by sources, but we've so far been unable to confirm any names.
'Times' editor Jill Abramson likes 'snowfalling' a lot better than 'native advertising' | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
Abramson also took a gentle dig at the concept of "native advertising," which she said was "for the conference set ... It's the buzzword of 2013's business model discussion at conferences"--such as the one at which she was presently sp
It took a federal jury yesterday only seven hours of deliberation before convicting two associates of New York City Comptroller John Liu for attempting to defraud the New York City matching funds program by using "straw donors" to circumvent don
There was nothing around there back then. I mean really, nothing but working factories, mostly textile mills with giant mechanized looms churning out cheap sweaters, amazing late-industrial objects to watch, the noises of which became familiar to us quick
It never occurs to Charlton Heston that the planet on which he is now imprisoned is the same one where he was once free.
At the Tribeca Film Festival: Directors of 'In God We Trust' on Eleanor Squillari, Madoff-scandal heroine | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
In the film, Squillari’s involvement with the FBI is so thorough that I assumed her generous efforts were rewarded with some kind of paycheck. But Kubicek and Anderson confirmed that, in fact, she wasn’t paid for her work. “That’s part of why we have majo
Democrats would lift Bloomberg's cell phone ban, Carrion open to drones | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
The major Democratic mayoral candidates said they would list Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on cell phones in public schools if elected. Speaking at a technology forum this afternoon.
As Cuomo evolves on medical marijuana, Savino urges him to hurry up | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
Governor Andrew Cuomo said today that he does not support "medical marijuana at this point," but also said that "the situation is an evolving one."
At the Tribeca Film Festival: A message to you from a West Virginia town ruined by Oxycontin | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
The people of Oxyana speak for themselves; Dunne is listening, and the community trusts him, so he has gotten under the suffice of things. He is their message in a bottle. But there is work for the audience here.
When straight-keeper in chief Jill Abramson gets the tabloid treatment | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
Has Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times, "lost the newsroom"?
At the Tribeca Film Festival: Filmmaker Mira Nair on our 'world of misunderstanding' | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
"I always want one question: of who we call the Other, and why is that, and make that Other someone so palpable that you might hopefully see yourself in that person or who we thought of as the Other."
What is it about fame? What do these people want? Rupert Pupkin (or "Pumpkin," "Pipkin," or any of the other incorrect names he is called during the course of the film) is alive and well, more vigorous now than he was in 1983.
'Daily News' doctored front-page photo from Boston bombing | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
"If you can’t stomach the gore, don’t run the photo. Period," wrote Charles Apple, the author of the blog post and an editor at the Orange County Register of Santa Ana, Calif. He also noted that Newark's Star-Ledger ran the same photo on page on
After the Boston Marathon, Bloomberg warns that New York's security is fragile | Capital New York www.capitalnewyork.com
The day after the Boston Marathon ended with two deadly explosions, Mayor Michael Bloomberg issued an implicit warning to those who would succeed him: the city's security is fragile.
"Saturday Night Live" opened with the Joe Manchin-Pat Toomey background check compromise this weekend, siding more with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's opinion that the agreement was "not significant," than with Sen. Chuck Schumer and Mayor Michae