In your unemployed Friday media column: The NYT magazine editor search continues, top editors shuffle in and out of magazines elsewhere, an ill-advised warning for young journalists, and Robin Givhan on the Essence RACE SCANDAL.
Last month, Gerald Marzorati stepped down as editor of the New York Times Magazine after seven years. Today, John Koblin dissects the reasons for Marzorati's somewhat abrupt departure. There seems to be something...between the lines, here.
The NYT Magazine is online with a hot new profile of Lindsey Graham, the Senate's most ubiquitous fifty-something lispy bachelor. And he finally addresses those gay rumors that have followed him throughout his career, saying "I ain't gay." Feisty much?
The NYO is reporting that Gerald Marzorati is set to announce that he's stepping down as editor of the New York Times Magazine after seven years. They say he's getting "another job within the Times Company." [NYO]
Just a few days after tweeting reporter Lynn Hirschberg's phone number in revenge for her pretty scathing New York Times Magazinepiece, M.I.A. has released a song asking "Why the hell would journalists be thick as shit?" [Running Scared]
The too-rich-to-sell-out rapper apparently doesn't like the New York Times Magazinecover story about her. She's so angry, in fact, she just shared writer Lynn Hirschberg's cell phone number with the world and instructed people to call her.
There are two ways to tackle the Mark Leibovich profile of his old friend Mike "Morning-Winner" Allen, and the Politico celebrity tabloid that Allen composes a newsletter for: how Politico hurts America and how weird Mike Allen is.
Oh boy—Michael Calderone is... teasing the upcoming Mark Leibovich story on the hellish "journalism-alternative" sweatshop that is Politico.On Twitter. The big story is about Mike Allen, as all of these things are.
The published rate for a full page color ad in the New York Times magazine is $107,075. Why, then, would one use such expensive ad space to re-run a bizarre and uninteresting press release? Don't know, but somebody did!
Dominique Browning was the editor of Condé Nast's House & Garden for 12 years-and then she got fired. In this Sunday's New York Times Magazine, she chronicles her descent into apertif-drinking, Bach-listening, metaphor-mixing madness.
This weekend's New York Times Magazine cover story paints a fine-grained portrait of the Obamas, America's most-married powerful couple. And, according to Times political writer Jodi Kantor, this marriage has something important to tell us about Obama's presidency. But what?
Deboroah Solomon's Seth MacFarlane interview for her NY Times Magazine "Questions With..." column was a landmark not only of hostility toward a subject, but she has chosen that readers would rather hear what she has to say than her subjects.
In your tanned Wednesday media column: Maer Roshan is up to something in LA, Portfolio('s picture) gets a new life, the NYT mag has a new, pretentious slogan, and booty skills translate between magazines.
Today's New York Times contains a lengthy Editor's Note explaining that Charles Siebert "unwittingly incorporated" language from an e-mail into his Times Magazine story last Sunday. Sounds familiar, right? Except when Maureen Dowd does it, it's no big deal.
The Times Magazinehad a good story by Matt Bai (who's always annoyed us and we don't even really know why) about how Obama's philosophy of government is all about, in Rahm Emanuel's phrase, "the art of the possible."
Sunday's NY Times Magazine featured a cover piece on Bill Clinton titled "The Mellowing of Bill Clinton," but the thing that stood out most was how Clinton is now buddies with one his main defamers from the 90s, while still holding grudges against just about every Democrat who supported Obama.