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AOL News Has A New GM - Posted October 28, 2010
Jonathan Dube, the former v.p. of, is moving to AOL to serve as general manager of AOL News, according to AOL's Saul Hansell. Hansell took a New York Times buyout last year and was the first editorial hire AOL made when launching its Seed freelance platform. Dube, in addition to his... [MediaJobsDaily]

Exclusive: Associated Content Is Looking For The Next Saul Hansell - Posted April 13, 2010
Associated Content wants the next Saul Hansell. Yes, that's right: the company that specializes in "content created at scale" wants an editorial director "similar to what Seed is doing." (That's hiring NYTer Saul Hansell away to oversee editorial content, for those not keeping score at home.) We spoke with AC ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Big Changes At The New York Times - Posted December 8, 2009
Yesterday was the deadline for New York Times employees to take buyouts. The paper needs to cut 100 newsroom positions this year and hopes to do as much of the cutting as possible via these buyouts. So far, a list of about 22 reporters taking the buyout, many of them veterans... [FishbowlDC]

AOL Lures NYTer Away - Posted December 8, 2009
Aol has hired Saul Hansell, New York Times tech writer, to be Programming Director at Aol's new freelance platform/Demand Studios killer. Hansell volunteered to take the New York Times buyout. Now he's the first editorial hire for the newly-announced freelance platform, which is expected to launch before the end of the year. It's... [MediaJobsDaily]

Poll: How Long Until Twitter "Novelty PR" Wears Off? - Posted April 24, 2009
Is it just us, or have you had more than your fair share of Twitter marketing/pr stories recently? Pizza Hut got a ton of press for hiring a "Twittern" (Twitter Intern, get it?) to monitor the brand this summer. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom ... [FishbowlDC]