Janet L. Robinson

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BBC Head Named New NYT Chief

Mark Thompson's hire signals Times ' multimedia plans

(Newser) - The New York Times has a new boss—Mark Thompson, the head executive of the BBC, reports the Boston Globe . Thompson is set to take over the Gray Lady in November as president and CEO, taking over from Janet Robinson, who was ousted from the Times last December. "It... More »

As Staffers Take Pay Cuts, NYT Execs Get Bonuses

CEO's pay went up $1.5M last year

(Newser) - New York Times Co. executives have taken big bonuses as their newsrooms endure layoffs and pay cuts, a proxy statement filed with the SEC reveals. At the eye of the storm is CEO Janet Robinson, whose compensation in 2008 was more than $1 million greater than her 2007 salary and... More »

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