Robert Florio’s departure follows the firing of the website’s executive editor, Christine Bellini, who was replaced late last week by the site’s original executive editor, Nicole B. Brewer.
“Basically, my partner and I had very different ideas of what the future of the company should be,” Mr. Florio said on Monday, referring to Joe Kazickas, who is the majority partner and shareholder in Convergent Holdings, which owns Hamptons.com. “It was a multitude of differences about how media operates in this region. You will see a change in direction of the site in the next few weeks, I think. The audience will decide if that’s good... more