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The Last Days of Time Inc.

The Last Days of Time Inc.

“I remember sitting next to Jeff Bewkes, the CEO of Time Warner, at an internal Time Inc. event that was celebrating journalists. And he asked what I had done before Fortune, and I said, ‘Oh, I worked at Goldman.’ And he looked at me like, why would I leave that to do this? And I thought, Uh-oh, it’s over.”

Nicolle Wallace’s Road From the White House to 30 Rock

Nicolle Wallace’s Road From the White House to 30 Rock

“I am the same on TV as a guest as I am as a host, as I was a White House communications director, as I was Jeb Bush’s spokesperson,” she said. “I don’t speak any differently. I don’t hold any different views ideologically. I don’t hold back.”

Editor in Charge — Dean Baquet Takes Charge of The New York Times Newsroom

Editor in Charge — Dean Baquet Takes Charge of The New York Times Newsroom

Three months into his tenure as chief editor of The New York Times, Dean Baquet sat down on the black leather sofa in his third-floor office within the newspaper’s glass-and-steel headquarters in midtown Manhattan.

Washington's New Brat Masters Media

Washington's New Brat Masters Media

One winter evening, Brian Beutler, 28, a reporter for the online publication Talking Points Memo, sat with his friend and roommate Dave Weigel, 29, a political reporter for Slate and a contributor to MSNBC, at a coffee shop on U Street. Recovering from a cold as snow fell outside, Mr. Beutler spoke about his younger — well, relatively younger — days in the city.

‘So Jayson Blair Could Live, The Journalist Had to Die’

‘So Jayson Blair Could Live, The Journalist Had to Die’

“That was my favorite,” Jayson Blair said. It was the morning of Monday, May 19, and the disgraced former New York Times reporter was curled in a butterfly chair in his sparsely furnished Brooklyn apartment. He was eating a bagel and talking about one of his many fabricated stories—his March 27 account, datelined Palestine, W.Va., of Pvt. Jessica Lynch’s family’s reaction to their daughter’s liberation in Iraq.
 

Game Changer

Game Changer

Hal McCoy expected to cover the Cincinnati Reds for the Dayton Daily News until he was called off to the Big Press Box in the Sky. But a lousy economy and a flagging newspaper industry benched him before his final inning. What can you say about a highly esteemed, exceptionally insightful, legally blind sportswriter? They don’t make ’em like that any more.