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Edmund Lee

Edmund Lee is a writer in New York who covers media companies for Bloomberg News. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, Conde Nast Portfolio, Advertising Age and elsewhere.

After selling off assets, New York Times Co. is left with two chiefs tasked with managing its finances.

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After selling off assets, New York Times Co. is left with two chiefs tasked with managing its finances.

The New York Times Has Two Chief Financial Officers

(Update: New York Times Co. reorganized its staff the day after this story published to eliminate the redundant CFO positions.) New York Times Co. has too many people at the top. After it sells the Boston Globe, the company will...

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The New York Times is hoping to attract young readers by meeting them where they hang out.

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The New York Times is hoping to attract young readers by meeting them where they hang out.

Hey Kids, Forget Netflix! Come Party With The New York Times

The New York Times has plenty of paying readers, about 1.61 million as of September. But if there’s something the Times wants more than paying readers, it’s young paying readers. It wants kids out of college willing to plunk down a few bucks...

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The New York Times instituted a paywall on its website last year, a controversial move that has yielded great results.

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The New York Times instituted a paywall on its website last year, a controversial move that has yielded great results.

The New York Times Paywall Is Working Better Than Anyone Had Guessed

Ever since the New York Times rolled out its so-called paywall in March 2011, a perennial dispute has waged. Anxious publishers say they can’t afford to give away their content for free, while the blogger set claim paywalls tend to turn...

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Apple has more than 435 million iTunes accounts stored in the company’s database, according to Talal Khan, an analyst.

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Apple has more than 435 million iTunes accounts stored in the company’s database, according to Talal Khan, an analyst.

Apple’s ITunes Would Be One of World’s Biggest Media Companies

Google, Facebook and even Yahoo have been hailed as visionary companies that aren’t just disrupting old media, they’re replacing it. That conjecture hasn’t applied as readily to Apple, which after all deals in high-end hardware, not eyeballs or advertising. A closer look, however, reveals...

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