The Most Significant Recent Event For The New York Times Co. Is . . .

Posted by: Jon Fine on January 30, 2008

Multiple choice: The more significant event in recent days for the New York Times Co. is:

A. Hedgies Harbinger Capital Partners and Firebrand Partners put up a slate of director candidates, to be voted on by the company’s Class A (read: non-family) shareholders.

B. Well-regarded family member Michael Golden leaves his perch in Paris as Publisher of the Times’ International Herald Tribune and comes back to the States to--as the Times itself puts it--“focus on his position as vice chairman of the New York Times Co.”

Discuss.

 

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