Politico sent a memo to staff members on Tuesday saying it had restricted access to its offices and told security to be “extra vigilant” about visitors. The company also urged employees to consider removing their Politico affiliation on social media accounts. The company has not reported any specific threats.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court confirmed that the draft opinion was authentic. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said in a statement that he had directed the Marshal of the Court to investigate the leak, which he described as “a singular and egregious breach” of trust.
Nearly two dozen current and former Politico staffers told The Daily Beast of a series of burgeoning conflicts within the iconic Beltway publication.
A high-flying German media giant is ahead on digital media but seems stuck in the past when it comes to the workplace and deal-making.
Politico, the 15-year-old digital media company covering politics and policy, is being sold to German publishing giant Axel Springer. The price was more than $1 billion, according to a source familiar with the terms. Axel Springer also will also acquire the remaining 50% share of its joint venture Politico Europe, and the tech news website Protocol from current owner Robert Albritton.
Robert Allbritton, the owner of Politico, is weighing a lucrative payday against maintaining full control over a widely read Washington news site.
A tantalizing tip, followed by months of painstaking reporting, revealed the HHS secretary’s extravagant travel habits.
On Monday, Politico is expected to announce a series of updates and a new product for Politico Pro, its subscription service, including a legislation compass that tracks the progress of bills making their way through Congress and a data-visualization product called DataPoint that now looks out across a wider variety of verticals. The new products come as Pro has gone from a 2010 side project to a 200-person operation that drives half of Politico’s yearly revenues.
Politico today promoted Alexis Williams to vice president of Politico’s recently rebranded live journalism division, Politico Live. Politico Live features journalists, newsmakers, policymakers and thought-leaders and includes multi-platform series including Women Rule, Outside In and What Works. “Alexis has built the Politico events infrastructure from the ground-up, bringing her business expertise and passion for curating news making experiences to Politico; she […]
Three Washington news organizations, Politico, ABC affiliate WJLA and WTOP-FM, announced today a partnership to create a career website, PowerJobs.com, tailored to employers and employees in the influential industries that make up Washington’s workforce. Launching in January 2013, PowerJobs will showcase high-level, industry-specific careers in the Washington metro area to provide an ultimate destination for […]