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New York Times CEO Sees 100 Million Paying for News

Press Gazette: Meredith Kopit Levien, the CEO the New York Times, has predicted that 100 million people will have digital English-language news subscriptions in ten years' time. Levien believes that her company can command as much as a quarter of this market....

Bustle Digital Pitches to Investors with Bullish Forecast

WWD: Bustle Digital Group, the publisher of Bustle, Nylon and Mic, appears to be pitching potential investors amid the pandemic. In its quest, BDG is understood to have shared bullish forecasts, projecting revenues of $121 million and gross profit of $92 million,...

G/O Media Names Hearst Veteran as Technology Officer

PR Newswire: G/O Media has named former Hearst Magazines technology executive Michael Dugan as chief technology officer. Dugan will lead all technology operations, covering development, IT, product and QA efforts across G/O Media's portfolio of...

Quibi Faces Short List of Potential Buyers, Experts Say

Business Insider: Experts have varying views on who might buy Quibi, but all agree it is a hard sell right now. Potential buyers include a telecom like T-Mobile, a content creator like Disney, or a streaming-music company dabbling in video like Spotify....

DAZN Sells Sports Websites to TPG’s Integrated Media

Sports Business: DAZN Group has finalized an agreement to sell a majority stake in its digital football-focused platforms, including Goal.com, to Integrated Media Company, a venture backed by US-based private equity firm TPG...

Tribune Apologizes for Fake Offer in Staff Phishing Test

Washington Post: There are few places in media where the dangling of a phony bonus would receive a worse reception than at Tribune Publishing. Employees of the newspaper colossus have been subjected to furloughs, pay cuts andthe closure of their shared...

Washington Post Details Reporting on Hacked Materials

Vanity Fair: Top editor Marty Baron outlined five "principles for covering potential hacked or leaked material ahead of the election," in a memo to the Washington Post newsroom. Baron urged his journalists to slow down in handling leaks and beware of echoing...

Penske Media Rounds Up Hollywood Trade Publications

Next TV: The owners of Variety and The Hollywood Reporter announced a joint venture that effectively merges the two oldest and biggest show business trade publications, housing them in a joint venture controlled by Variety owner Penske...

Conde Nast Names New Editor at LGBTQ+ Digital Brand

Fashion Week Daily: Whembley Sewell has been promoted to editor in chief of Conde Nast’s online magazine Them. In her new role, Sewell will continue to expand the brand's creation of content for the queer community. Sewell was most recently executive...

Chicago Sun-Times Editor Exits for Digital News Startup

Chicago Sun-Times: Chris Fusco, the top editor at the Chicago Sun-Times, says he is leaving the publication to begin work at a media startup in California that aims to rejuvenate local news. Fusco will become the founding executive editor at Lookout...

Vox Media Journalist Joins the Big Jump to Newsletters

New York Times: Casey Newton announced that he was leaving The Verge, the website where he has covered the tech industry since 2013, to write a subscription newsletter hosted by Substack, a three-year-old platform that is growing in...

Harold Evans, Journalist Legend, Dies in New York at 92

Reuters: Sir Harold Evans died on Wednesday of congestive heart failure in New York, according to his wife, Tina Brown. A former editor of Britain's Sunday Times and, at his death, Reuters editor-at-large, Evans put a unique stamp on investigative...

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