Corynne Steindler chimed in with her own opinionated theory about the editorial catastrophe:
"The Washington City Paper gave Wemple his old job back, so he can happily return to frat boy town. We're not surprised the Village, with all its poetry cafes and grimy bars was not the ideal Wemple stopping grounds ... but his departure is more or less shocking."
As newspapers grapple with mounting problems, Corynne Steindler nabbed a job writing for Jossip.com--one of the most successful gossip blog's on the web. With one million unique visitors a month, Corynne is part of the first generation of writers to work mainly in new media.
That's why I picked her for my deceptively simple feature: Five Easy Questions. In the spirit of Jack Nicholson’s mad piano player, I run a serialized set of weekly interviews with writing pioneers—delivering some practical, unexpected advice about web publishing...
What are your favorite Jossip-related sites? What are your favorite New York blogs? What are your favorite writing/reading resources on the web?
Because I have a particular interest in magazine journalism, the Memo Pad in Women's Wear Daily is one of the first sites I check every day...
There are so many New York related blogs, but I love Gothamist for news and Flavorpill for event related stuff for Jossip.
For non-Jossip blog reading (and there really isn't time for much!) I try to hit Opinionista, Jeff Jarvis, and The Daily Kos. I read Nerve or Salon often, mostly because I keep telling myself I'm going to start pitching editors ...