December 3, 1993 |
Richard T. Schlosberg III has been named publisher and chief executive officer of The Times, Robert F. Erburu, chairman and chief executive officer of Times Mirror Co., announced Thursday. David Laventhol, the current publisher and chief executive officer, will step down Jan. 1 for health reasons, Erburu said.
February 8, 2007 |
Bob Dylan wasn't nominated for an album of the year Grammy, but his "Modern Times" was voted the best album of 2006 in the Village Voice's annual "Pazz & Jop" critics poll, whose results were announced Wednesday. Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" was named the top single in the annual survey, which has been a prominent barometer of pop-music critical opinion for more than three decades.
November 29, 2005 |
In a move uniting two major alternative newspaper chains, government antitrust regulators have cleared the pending merger of New Times Media with Village Voice Media Inc., the owner of LA Weekly, OC Weekly and New York's Village Voice. The Federal Trade Commission posted a notice on its website that it had ended its investigation of the merger. New York-based Village Voice Media owns six weekly urban newspapers, while New Times of Phoenix owns 11.
November 12, 2013 |
Is there room for two media watchdog shows on at the exact same time? CNN hopes so and is hiring New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter to host its Sunday morning program "Reliable Sources" and cover the industry for its cable channel and digital platforms. Stelter will squre off against Howard Kurtz, the former host of "Reliable Sources" who jumped to rival Fox News earlier this year to host its Sunday morning show "Media Buzz," a similar show that analyzes what the media gets right and wrong.
November 20, 2002 |
A task force of federal, state and local prosecutors this week began taking sworn testimony from witnesses with firsthand knowledge of the deal that split the Los Angeles and Cleveland markets between the country's two leading alternative newspaper chains.
January 1, 2007 |
When the irreverent music blog Idolator reveals the results of its inaugural critics poll on Friday (www.idolator.com), it will be watched in the music/media world with more than passing interest. Not only does the survey compile more than 500 critics' opinions on the best recordings of 2006, but it also endeavors to supplant the granddaddy of them all, the Village Voice's whimsically named Pazz & Jop Poll. Not that Pazz & Jop has gone away.