This week, Gawker hired a PR person to join the sardonic staff as writer (or contributing editor) or whatever. In fact, it was Maggie Shnayerson, (until recently) communications director, The Village Voice. From our March 26th newsmaker: Shnayerson helps the Voice send a new message
"It seemed to me that reporters never really knew much about the inner workings of the newspaper - about the ad side and the business side," she says. "That was something I thought would be really useful for me, and I wasn't sure I would get another opportunity."