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Tribune Search For CEO (NYP)
Tribune Co. owners are again casting around for candidates to lead the troubled media outfit, which has been in Chapter 11 for more than three years. Former NBCUniversal boss Jeff Zucker is a leading candidate to run the debt-plagued newspaper and TV station company, sources said. "They want someone who has a lot of experience in television." TVNewser Tribune remains in bankruptcy protection with the next court date set for Thursday.
How Atlantic Media Magazines, Websites Hire For Intellect, Generosity, Digital Dexterity (Poynter)
Prior journalism experience or a journalism degree isn't necessarily required for the job of helping launch its newest product, a global business venture called Quartz, Senior Editor Zach Seward said in a telephone interview. "We're trying not to presume a specific skill set," he said. "If someone happens to be getting his or her Ph.D in economics and planning to go into academics, but we can entice them instead to be a journalist at Quartz, that's an interesting model for us."
E3: Playstation Gets Augmented Reality Harry Potter Book (BBC News)
When users hold up specially created books to a connected camera they appear on screen with added interactive graphics, which can in turn trigger mini-games. The first book will be a new Harry Potter title part-written by the series' author JK Rowling.