I work from home, of course, but if you’re interested, this is what The HuffPost’s newsroom in New York looks like.
Richard Ben Cramer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was best known for writing the 1992 book, “What It Takes: The Way to the White House,” died Jan. 7 of complications from lung cancer. He was 62.
(Source: The Huffington Post)
Ken Kurson, an author and editor who once worked with Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former mayor of New York, was named editor in chief of The Observer and editorial director of the Observer Media Group on Friday. Kurson, 44, takes over from Aaron Gell, who has served as interim editor since Elizabeth Spiers resigned last August.
(Source: Media Decoder)
“A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.” –E.B. White
Hearst Magazines president David Carey says in his New Year’s letter to employees that at year’s end, the company had 800,000 monthly digital subscriptions in the U.S. — the highest in the industry. “Those subscriptions are now generating profits after 24 months of investment,” he writes. Carey also writes that Esquire editor-in-chief David Granger will soon announce “a bold new partnership — an initiative that will dramatically expand the Esquire franchise.” He adds that the magazine “has big plans in the works to celebrate its 80th anniversary this year.”