This is not the point of the article but I couldn't help noticing it's full of wonderful, cynical quotes applicable to almost any business. Easy to reuse. Here's just a few.
"The New York Times is the most important newspaper in the world. But Wall Street, the family that owns it..."
"The Times, they say, is a great place to have worked."
"I also thrived in part because I heeded a colleague’s warning before I started: “Do not, under any circumstances, try to change anything.”"