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Campaign Eleanor Dickinson

Vice is launching in the Middle East

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Bloomberg Gerry Smith

BuzzFeed News expands to Mexico, Germany in push for new readers

"BuzzFeed Germany will be led by editor-in-chief Daniel Drepper, who was co-founder of Correctiv, a nonprofit investigative newsroom."

The New York Times Ben French, Karron Skog and Rosy Catanach

The New York Times debuts 'smarter living initiative'

"Overseen by Tim Herrera, the Smarter Living team continues to lead the charge in surfacing the best service journalism at The Times and is increasingly creating original content."

The Washington Post Erik Wemple

Fox News: The bad news network

"If only Fox News broke as many stories about presidents, lawmakers and CEOs as it does about its own internal workings!"

New York Observer Elizabeth Spiers

I worked for Jared Kushner. He’s the wrong businessman to reinvent government.

"Not everything that works in the private sector is transferrable to the public sector — and even if it were, Kushner isn’t the best person to transfer it."

The Wall Street Journal MIKE SHIELDS

Mic is rolling out 9 new digital content brands

"The list includes Slay, which focuses on women’s issues; Payoff, which covers personal finance; and the pop-culture-centric Hype."

The New York Times AMANDA HESS

Liked 'Serial?' Here’s Why the True-Crime Podcast 'S-Town' Is Better

The protagonist is "the peppiest pessimist south of the Mason-Dixon line."

The New York Times JENNIFER SENIOR

‘Richard Nixon,’ portrait of a thin-skinned, media-hating president

"...The context here is unignorable. The similarities between Nixon and Trump leap off the page like crickets."

BuzzFeed Craig Silverman

One of the biggest fake news networks doesn’t do political hoaxes

"Some of the sites’ hits include 'Father of 23 Kids Only Had Sex at Night, Because He Thought Sperm Was Sleep' and '60 KKK Members Commit Suicide After Learning Harriet Tubman Will Be on $20 Bill.'"

Politico MATTHEW NUSSBAUM

Sean Spicer’s kiss of death: ‘Phenomenal’

"The White House press secretary has a curious habit of deploying the adjective."

The New Yorker David Remnick

David Remnick on fighting fake news

"In the second installment of a political discussion series with the Public Theatre, David Remnick examines the rise of fake news with a group of journalists and artists."

CJR Dan Robinson

Spare the indignation: Voice of America has never been independent

"Reports in Politico and The Washington Post implied a takeover plot is afoot for Trump to mold VOA to his own purposes, as if POTUS has no other channels with which to communicate to global audiences."

The Atlantic Press release

Rosie Gray is The Atlantic's White House bureau chief

"Rosie Gray has been assigned as White House correspondent, a role she takes on just three months after joining The Atlantic as a staff writer covering politics."

The New York Times Press release

New York Times business editor promoted

Dean Murphy "will take on a new role in enterprise journalism across the newsroom, with a focus on investigative and enterprise reporting driven by the new administration.'

Politico PETER STERNE

IJR hires Mediaite’s controversial managing editor ‘Jon Nicosia’

"His real name is Zachary Hildreth and he's a convicted felon."

In case you missed it

Campaign Eleanor Dickinson

Vice is launching in the Middle East

"A chief executive of the operation has yet to be appointed and an office location in Dubai will be chosen following the appointment. The office is expected to open by the end of this year."

Bloomberg Gerry Smith

BuzzFeed News expands to Mexico, Germany in push for new readers

"BuzzFeed Germany will be led by editor-in-chief Daniel Drepper, who was co-founder of Correctiv, a nonprofit investigative newsroom."

The New York Times Ben French, Karron Skog and Rosy Catanach

The New York Times debuts 'smarter living initiative'

"Overseen by Tim Herrera, the Smarter Living team continues to lead the charge in surfacing the best service journalism at The Times and is increasingly creating original content."

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