Episode 15 Hacks and Flacks

It’s been a busy summer in the world of media and journalism.

The “New York Times” made some news of its own, after topping 1 million digital-only subscribers and rolling out its “live journalism” program. Bill Simmons left behind writing for ESPN in favor of a multi-platform gig with HBO. Digital media companies continued to trend toward unionization, and Gawker in particular experienced some of the greatest growing pains, following an editorial controversy that split its newsroom.

On this episode, we finally do come summer catch-up, working our way through these stories and more.

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