Why NY Post, Daily News cost-savings talks collapsed

New York Magazine
The papers' cultures "were too incompatible with too much bad history" for them to sign a deal, says one observer. Even pondering a partnership is sacrilege to an ink-stained tabloid warrior, writes Gabriel Sherman. "And possibly, that's why Col Allan, the Post editor Murdoch brought over from Australia to beat the Daily News in 2001, is said to be considering retirement."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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