John Ness is out as editor-in-chief of DNAinfo.com, sources in the newsroom have told Jezebel. Ness did not return a request for comment about the circumstances of his leaving.
DNAinfo, the local-news organization owned by right-wing billionaire Joe Ricketts, announced today that it has purchased Gothamist LLC, a network of web sites covering cities from New York to Los Angeles. (In advance of the acquisition, DNAinfo laid off a slew of experienced editors and reporters.) At some point…
This is a new one: DNAInfo reports that the board of a pricey apartment building in Manhattan demanded to interview a prospective buyer’s minor child. The woman, Joyce Kacin, told the website that she feared she would have to comply with the request or lose a $25,000 deposit.
The loudest lovers in New York have apparently been located by the world’s most garbage tabloid. The Daily Mail says it tracked down the couple living in Brooklyn whose neighbors have called 311 over 100 times this year to complain about the strenuosness of their lovemaking.