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Revolving Door Newsletter: 08.03.12

Observer Loses EIC, Prez; Marissa Mayer Poaches Google

August 3, 2012
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Elizabeth Spiers leaves The New York Observer to launch (another) start-up. Aaron Gell, executive editor, will step into the editor-in-chief role (although the Observer's release includes the interim title). Spiers, who took over in February 2011, sounds like she believes she fixed the problems that ailed the salmon weekly and is ready to move on. "I'm incredibly proud of what we've built to date and will miss the fun of putting out The Observer every week and doing the kind of smart, witty ...

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