New York Observer | Chicago Tribune
Kate Taylor joined the Wall Street Journal's New York section only six weeks ago. "She's going to the competition on the exact same beat," says one of John Koblin's sources. " The Journal announced this afternoon that it's hired Pia Catton from Politico to cover arts. || In Chicago... Scott Smith is out after a year at Playboy.com, the last seven months as its editor. "Creative differences" are cited.