Bloomberg Businessweek Editor: Compensating Writers Based On Pageviews Doesn’t Make Sense For Us (FishbowlNY)

Josh Tyrangiel, editor of the new Bloomberg Businessweek, is eager to make a mark now that his publication is officially integrated into the Bloomberg family. As former managing editor at Time.com, Tyrangiel has some thoughts about online publishers compensating writers based on pageviews and other social media metrics like Twitter followers: “I don’t want to reward people who go out of their way to make a scene… for [Gawker Media chief executive Nick] Denton and some other properties, it may make some sense, but for us it doesn’t.”

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