At the end of 2013, before our collective spirits had been broken by the endless Polar Vortexes inflicted upon us, we extended a challenge to you, our readers: show us what you remember about the past year in news. Our 2013 news quiz brought in lots and lots of people willing to take that challenge ... More >>
BOO. Happy Halloween! In honor of today's holiday, we figured we'd share some creepy crawlies of our own, culled from the pages of Sandra Guzman's civil complaint against The New York Post and its editor Col Allan. Guzman is suing the paper and its head over alleged employment discrimination on the ... More >>
On Thursday, we alerted you to the New York Post's front page, which despicably featured a photo of Greg Kelly's accuser and scare quotes around the word "rape." We weren't the only ones who thought that. Other media outlets like Daily Intel and Jezebel expressed similar sentiments, and a Fac ... More >>
People are now asking, en masse apparently, for surgery to make their butts look like Pippa Middleton's. A plastic surgeon in Miami told Fox News that "ever since the royal wedding, Pippa Middleton has become the new queen of the booty! She opens the doors to those who did not know you could have ... More >>
Plus, camping out at Burlesque
Lock up ye editorial staffers! The Daily is trying to hire them if they haven't already. And if Papa Rupe doesn't come for 'em, Yahoo will. A New York Observer-er peaces out. Finally, the clearing out of some old items, the firing of some long-needed shots, and the media company you're most l ... More >>
The second part of the change-up at Business Insider comes down the transom! A leaked memo about protest at Fox News, and, hey, activists! Here's how to get around those pesky security arrangements. This American Life host Ira Glass is...singing Elliott Smith. Rupert Murdoch has surrendered t ... More >>
Gotham gossip loses grip, fights off rabble. Rattled tattletales tell all.
Gossip master Richard Johnson, the boss at the New York Post's Page Six, appears to have been removed from the site's logo, leaving Emily Smith as the bold name, with Stephanie Smith and Tara Palmerias to follow, as pointed out by watchful tweeter Nick Rizzo. This comes just one month after G ... More >>
Via NYM.We reported Wednesday on the turmoil an embarrassing New York Post correction caused in the newsroom, fueled by what we heard was rage called down from the top: News Corp owner Rupert Murdoch. Fun times. We've now got more details on what happened, and what came of it.
We received a tip earlier this afternoon: "heads might roll" by the end of the day at the New York Post's Metro desk, as they're in crisis mode after a humiliating correction was published this morning in the paper. Even more, that The Rage of (Post-owner) Rupert Murdoch is fueling it. What's ... More >>
Reports today surfaced from Gawker that the New York Post is having some staffing issues. And by "staffing issues" we mean "are losing high-profile reporters due to the crumbling civility of the volatile Post management and competing offers." The report included big Post names like Page Six g ... More >>
Earlier today, an interview with media critic Michael Wolff went up on The Guardian, in which Wolff essentially told an interviewer that News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch has taken steps to exercise a personal vendetta against him after the 2008 release of his book about Murdoch, The Man Who ... More >>
The fight between the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times has started! And while we wait to find out if anyone actually gives a shit, we couldn't help but already notice just how ugly it's been so far. And now, the potential for dirty competition beyond this thing's current condition! Just ho ... More >>
Speaking of Gawker moves, looks like another one's being made.
A former New York Post editor is suing the paper, parent company News Crop, and editor-in-chief Col Allan, alleging a series of spectacularly offensive acts committed against her and other female staffers. Sandra Guzman, who was fired after complaining about the famous chimp cartoon in the ... More >>
HARKAVY now blogging at The Smart AssetAnd now, your Sunday New York headlines...N.A.A.C.P. calls for firing of Post editor Col Allan and cartoonist Sean Delonas over chimp cartoon.Lupica: NY no longer home to sport's biggest heroes. Now we've got the biggest pinheads.Mobster serving '55 million yea ... More >>
Newly minted New York Post Metro Editor Dan Colarusso walked out of the tabloid's Sixth Avenue newsroom last night and won't be back, sources say. There's still no word on what precipitated his dramatic departure after less than a year on the job.
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