Afternoon report

Solomon

Is this man the Boston Globe’s next editor?
Boston Phoenix editor Peter Kadzis predicts the next editor of the Boston Globe will be either managing editor Caleb Solomon or Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editor (and former Globe Washington bureau chief) David Shribman.

Shribman might be the leader of the pack among the Globe outsiders, but my money is on Solomon.

If I’m right, Caleb can buy me a cup of espresso (Caffé Dello Sport, Hanover Street). If I’m wrong, I’ll buy him a drink at the saloon of his choice.

Also mentioned: New York Times metro editor Carolyn Ryan, and Denver Post Greg Moore. (Both are Globe alums.)

* Will Caleb Solomon be the next editor of the Globe? (thephoenix.com)

Also…
* Dean Murphy replaces Larry Ingrassia as New York Times business editor. “While it’s unclear what Mr. Ingrassia’s new position will be, executive editor Jill] Abramson said it would be ‘a larger role’ that will be announced early next year,” says the Times’ story. (nytimes.com)
* Cindi Leive on the changes at Glamour: “Magazines have to be fast-swimming sharks these days.” (slanthere.com)
* You can hear some of the biggest names in nonfiction on Longform Podcast. (fastcocreate.com)
* For Washington reporters, “the fiscal cliff is like a bad blues cliché come to life.” (buzzfeed.com)
* How 12 newspapers covered 12-12-12 a century ago. (fastcompany.com)
* Getty Images photographer is attacked by Manny Pacquiao’s aides for shooting pictures of the fallen fighter. (sports.yahoo.com)
* Joe Allbritton, whose family launched Politico and once owned the Washington Star, is dead at 87. (washingtonpost.com)

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