Writers who left AOL’s Engadget to start new gadget site

New York Times

Former Engadget editor Josh Topolsky and about eight of ex-Engadget staffers plan to launch a new site with Jim Bankoff, a former AOL exec who now runs SB Nation. "While there may still be a brand called Engadget at AOL, the people who made it a highly regarded site in a crowded category will be gone," writes David Carr.

  • 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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