Forget BuzzFeed and the Times, Vox Media Chief Jim Bankoff Wants to Follow in Disney’s Footsteps
Despite early pandemic downsizing and a Vox.com exodus—bye, Ezra!—the media company behind SB Nation and New York mag is emerging from 2020 in “a really strong position,” according to Bankoff. And like the House of Mouse, he says, “we have our own way of making money off our creative franchises.”Read all
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The outgoing mayor’s stubbornness produced a string of controversies—including around fundraising, and his visits to the Park Slope YMCA. He fumbled police reform, observers say. But with time, his tenure might look a lot rosier.
After days of deliberation and a roller-coaster trial, a federal jury in Manhattan on Wednesday evening convicted the British heiress on sex trafficking charges related to her time as Jeffrey Epstein’s companion and de facto head of house.