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David Pogue Jumps to Yahoo; BuzzFeed Poaches from ProPublica
October 22, 2013 David Pogueshakes up the tech columnist world, jumping from The New York Times to Yahoo. Marissa Mayer is giving the popular, if controversial, writer his own consumer-tech site. "Actually, 'site' doesn't even cover it. I'll be writing columns and blog posts each week, of course, and making my goofy videos. But my team and I have much bigger plans, too, for all kinds of online and real-world creations," he explains in a note on his Tumblr. He'll keep his NOVA special, CBS Sunday Morning gig and Scientific American column. The big question is why ...
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