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New Top Editor at the New York Times Sees Growth Beyond the Coasts

  • Joe Kahn to succeed Dean Baquet at the influential newspaper
  • Former international correspondent to target overseas readers
Joe Kahn
Joe KahnPhotographer: El Pics/Getty Images

Joe Kahn had just been named executive editor of the New York Times and already he’d become tabloid fodder. 

A photoshoot for New York magazine published Tuesday featured Kahn sprawled on the floor in a suggestive pose. After people poked fun at him on Twitter, a New York Post headline on Wednesday read: “NY Times’ new boss mocked over this sexy ‘French Girls’ photo spread.”