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News Bytewhich has been looking for an ad sales chief since April, has filled the position: Meredith Kopit Levien, who has been heading up ads at Forbes Media for the last two years, will come to the Times next month. She’ll be tasked with turning around, or at least stabilizing, drooping ad sales for new CEO Mark Thompson.
“It’s sad to hear but of course it makes sense. [The] Onion in print is a parody of daily newspapers and college students don’t read daily newspapers anymore.
– Onion co-founder Tim Keck, responding to news that the paper he helped start when he was a student at the University of Wisconsin will shut down its print edition in Madison, Wis.
News Bytehere (and complete coverage by ATD is here too, including the full videos of the conference).