New York
Frank Rich will write a monthly column on politics and culture and serve as an editor-at-large, editing a special monthly section anchored by his essay. “I leave the paper with deep affection for both the institution and my many brilliant colleagues," he says, "and with much gratitude for the opportunity the paper gave me to serve in two dream jobs in journalism." Rich adds that New York editor Adam Moss "has played a crucial role in my writing life since the late 1980s and who, as editor of the Times Magazine, was instrumental in my transition from arts criticism to broader essay writing." || Read the memo to NYT's staff. || Another memo: Joe Nocera moves from the business section to the op-ed page.