Gabriel Snyder to Run Atlantic Wire, Add News Aggregation

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The Atlantic's semi-new website venture, the Atlantic Wire, has been ably aggregating opinion from all corners of the web and the print world for over a year now. According to Quantcast, the audience of the existing site hasn't grown a ton since the initial burst in readership, but it's become a handy reference for bloggers and media and politics junkies. And now the brass at Atlantic Media have decided to expand it significantly: They've just hired former Gawker managing editor Gabriel Snyder (who briefly toiled at Newsweek.com) to launch a news-aggregation segment of the site. He'll work out of New York, and eventually run a staff of fifteen.

Ex-Gawker Guy Snyder to Head Atlantic Wire, New Manhattan Staff [NYO]