Mail    Print   Share Share

Revolving Door Newsletter: 04.24.09

Observer Editor Resigns; MySpace Dismisses Top Execs

April 24, 2009
After 15 years at the New York Observer, Peter Kaplan will step down from his position as editor on June 1. Gawker hears that Jared Kushner, who purchased the paper two and a half years ago, might be considering a sale, but the real estate mogul told Keith Kelly, "I'm committed to the paper for the long haul." Kaplan, who's rumored to have had a rocky relationship with the Observer owner (27 years his junior), stated he wants to spend more time with his family but could assume the vacant No. 2 spot at Conde Nast Traveler...


The How to Pitch series is worth its weight in gold. In just the first month I'd already benefited enough to consider the cost of joining well worth it. -- Gaen Murphree
AvantGuild benefits give you access to:
  • Premium content, including our How to Pitch Guides, an indispensable tool for freelance writers. view sample >
  • Savings of up to $35 per class on mediabistro.com courses and seminars.
  • Insurance discounts for freelancers and small businesses, including medical, dental, auto and home.
  • Lots of other professional discounts, including ZipCar (a $50 value) and your choice of magazine subscriptions (a $10 value).

... and much more! View all benefits or Sign up now!

Already an AvantGuild member?

Log in here to view the full page.

Email
remember me
Password
forgot your password?