Tag Archives: Mark Thompson

Public Editor Brands NYT’s Branded Content a ‘Delicate Balance’

As the hardtracking staff previously noted, the New York Times has been preparing to jump into the native advertising pool along with the rest of the sink-or-swim set. According to Advertising Age, the recently installed Times executive VP of advertising, Meredith Kopit … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Awkward! (NYT CEO Snubs NYT Edition)

(Tip o’ the pixel to the Missus) Thursday’s New York Times featured this piece on page A8: Britain Will Look at Why BBC Severance Payments Exceeded Contract Terms LONDON — When it comes to the BBC and funding that is … Continue reading

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Boston Globe On The Block (Take One In The Local Dailies)

The hardreading staff usually restricts itself to the print editions of the local dailies, but we just couldn’t wait till morning for the bakeoff over the New York Times Co. plan to sell the Boston Globe. So . . . … Continue reading

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NYT Convicts BBC Host Jimmy Savile Of ‘Serial Child Molesting’

From Tuesday’s New York Times Business section: Clouds Lifting Over Murdoch, He’s Out to Buy Again News Corporation is starting to look like its old self again. The media conglomerate, which had been on its heels for more than a year … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Times Company Town (X Marks The Thompson Spot)

Friday’s New York Times featured what might be the first chime in the death knell of newly minted New York Times Company CEO Mark Thompson. Letter Raises Questions About When BBC Ex-Chief Learned of Abuse Cases A legal letter sent on behalf … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Herald Dogs Times On Jimmy Savile Row; Globe Just Dodges)

The Boston Herald has been on the BBC/Jimmy Savile scandal like Brown on Williamson, and today’s edition extends the drumbeat. Despite gaffe, Times’ Sulzberger gives Thompson vote of confidence New York Times Co. Chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr., who has been acting as interim … Continue reading

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The BBC’s Russian Nesting Duels

The BBC is in a dither over its coverage of one of the Beeb’s own. Primer via the New York Times: Sexual Abuse Scandal Turns the Tables on BBC LONDON — The story seemed perfect for the British Broadcasting Corporation’s hard-hitting … Continue reading

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Fun Facts To Know & Tell (BostonGlobe.com Edition)

Wondering how BostonGlobe.com is doing on the revenue-generating front? Here’s a hint from the Globe’s piece (subscription required, of course) about outgoing BBC chief Mark Thompson becoming chief executive of the New York Times Co. Paid subscribers to the Globe’s e-reader … Continue reading

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