Revolving Door Newsletter: 09.14.10
NYT's Local Experiment; Hollywood Reporter Goes Weekly
September 14, 2010
The New York Times
and New York University launch
one of the more ambitious projects in recent memory, The Local East Village
. The plan: to cover
the 110 blocks that roughly make up the New York neighborhood. Former Times
man Richard G. Jones
will edit, while current NYT
deputy metropolitan editor Mary Ann Giordano
oversees from the Gray Lady and NYU professor Jay Rosen
plays the role of brains/cheerleader/spiritual guru. Perhaps the most revolutionary goal is for half of the content and the story ideas to come from people who live in the East Village. To achieve that end,...
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