Jump directly to the content

The New York Times Picks up Ross Douthat

Columbia Journalism Review is reporting that the Atlantic's Ross Douthat will be picking up where Bill Kristol left off at The New York Times. I spoke with Douthat, who is Catholic and in his late 20s, just before the election about where evangelicals fit in the Republican Party. Here's the NYT memo:

Folks:

Some exciting news. We've hired Ross Douthat, currently of Atlantic. Ross will be joining the Times staff in mid-April and will be based in the Washington bureau. He will start out primarily online, but will soon be writing with increasing frequency, and then regularity, on the Op-Ed page, in the Monday slot opposite Paul. At some point, he'll also resume his work as a blogger, which I highly recommend.

If you don't know Ross, you'll find him funny and smart and sharp. He's going to be a great addition to our team. I know you'll make him welcome.

Andy

By the way, if you stumble over his name like I do, it's "Dow-thut."

Related Topics:Politics
Posted:March 11, 2009 at 3:51PM
Gleanings aggregates what others are reporting. Learn more.
Recent Posts
Chuck Smith's Daughter Sues Calvary Chapel over Founder's Last Days
(UPDATED) Children reportedly divided on allegations over who should control megachurch pastor's sermons.
T. D. Jakes Threatens To Sue Rappers for Sampling His Sermon
Megachurch pastor's unauthorized appearance in Jeezy’s 'Holy Ghost' remix is latest debate over intellectual property rights of pastors.
U.S. Visited by Only Politician Ever Banned Over Religious Freedom Violations: India's Modi
Meanwhile, Indian Christians prepare to protest persecution surge from prime minister's first 100 days in office.
New Iran Bible Debuts as 460 Prayer Vigils Seek To 'Save Saeed'
(UPDATED) Bad news for prominent pastor imprisoned in Iran comes amid good news for Persian Christians at large.
Christianity Today
The New York Times Picks up Ross Douthat