New York Times Media Columnist Ben Smith Leaving Outlet for Global News Start-Up

New York Times Media Columnist Ben Smith Leaving Outlet for Global News Start-Up


New York Times media columnist Ben Smith is leaving the outlet to create a global news start-up, but it remains uncertain if he plans to divest any controversial stock before working for the new outlet– an issue that lingered throughout his tenure at the Times.

The Times announced this week that Smith is leaving the outlet and teaming up with Bloomberg Media’s chief executive, Justin Smith, to create what has been described as a “new global news organization,” where he will serve as the top editor. According to the Times, the vision includes a newsroom that will break news and experiment “with new formats of storytelling.”

I’m so excited about this https://t.co/471vIOgsqt

— Ben Smith (@benyt) January 4, 2022

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