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Posts Tagged ‘Arthur Sulzberger’

Iran’s President Woos U.S. Media Outlets

rouhaniThe new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, is in New York City for the annual UN General Assembly meeting.

Along the way, he has been holding something of a media tour for U.S. outlets, talking to NBC’s Ann Curry and CNN/ABC’s Christiane Amanpour. Rouhani is slated to appear on PBS’ “Charlie Rose” tonight, with excerpts airing tomorrow on “CBS This Morning.”

This morning, according to Politico’s Dylan Byers, Rouhani hosted a veritable “Who’s who” of the U.S. media establishment in New York. Rouhani addressed the question of why he did not meet with President Obama while he was at the UNGA.

Also in attendance at the meeting were  ABC News president Ben Sherwood and anchor Diane Sawyer, Bloomberg News editor-in-chief Matt Winkler; CNN president Jeff Zucker and host Fareed Zakaria; Foreign Affairs editor Gideon Rose; Nation publisher and editor Katrina vanden Heuvel; New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., executive editor Jill Abramson, and columnist Tom Friedman; NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell; PBS host Gwen Ifill; POLITICO Magazine editor Susan Glasser; Reuters president and editor-in-chief Stephen Adler; Time Magazine managing editor Nancy Gibbs; and Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron and columnist David Ignatius.

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New York Times Chairman & Publisher Takes Shot at NBC

TDownhill_2.18.jpgPRNewser‘s Joe Ciarallo is just back from today’s PaidContent 2010 conference in New York City where Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., Chairman & Publisher, The New York Times Company took a shot NBC’s Olympic coverage.

“It’s important we get Olympics sports scores up six hours before NBC – but who isn’t doing that,” said Sulzberger to the crowd who got a laugh out of the line.

> Related: NBC’s Olympic Ratings Continue to be Strong

NLP Event in NYC

Tonight, NPR President Vivian Schiller, NYTimes Co Chairman Arthur Sulzberger, CNN’s Soledad O’Brian, and ABC News President David Westin will host an event at the Time Warner Center in NYC for the News Literacy Project whose mission is to “help youth sort through what is fact versus fiction in this new digital age.” O’Brien will also moderate a Q&A.