Joel Johnson, who founded Consumerist and has edited Gawker Media properties Gizmodo and Kotaku, will be Gawker Media’s editorial director. Gawker Media honcho Nick Denton told staffers the news in the office Wednesday. Denton sent a quick memo:
A quick… Read more
“Ashburn Media Company has decided to stop publishing Daily-download.com,” Lauren Ashburn tells Poynter in an emailed statement.
Our grant from Maryland Public Television and the Knight Foundation ended and, as everyone knows, operating an advertising-based niche website without additional funding… Read more
Huffington Post writer Radley Balko will join the Washington Post’s opinion section. He’ll “have his own blog about criminal justice, the drug war and civil liberties,” Fred Hiatt and James Downie tell staffers in an email. Before HuffPost, Balko worked … Read more
On Wednesday morning, Washington, D.C., radio station WJFK 106.7 The Fan announced Toronto Mayor Rob will make a weekly appearance on a show called “The Sports Junkies.”
Ford has admitted to smoking crack and excessive drinking but has … Read more
Kennebec Journal newspaper carrier Troy Rundstrom rescued Becky Berlew from her overturned car Tuesday. It had fallen into “a watery depression at the edge of the woods,” Susan McMillan reports.
Berlew said mud made it impossible to… Read more
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On Tuesday, Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger went before a anti-terrorism hearing in the House of Commons. There, … Read more