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Gwen Ifill named winner of 2016 John Chancellor award

"'PBS NewsHour' co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill has been named the recipient of the 2016 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism. The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism made the announcement Wednesday morning."

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Will Bourne fired as editor of The Village Voice

Will Bourne, the editor in chief of The Village Voice, has been fired from the newspaper after less than a year at the helm of the free weekly. News of Bourne's ouster came via an announcement from the The Village Voice Wednesday afternoon noting that the newspaper was undergoing preparations for "an extensive relaunch." The Village Voice is undertaking … Read More
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Thinking about making the jump to freelance? Here's what you need to know

Claire Carusillo left her full-time social media job last year to jump-start her writing career. Since college, she wanted to become a staff writer at a website or magazine. But she noticed that the people producing creative work she liked were largely freelancers — very few had staff jobs. Like many journalists, she started with social media to get … Read More
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What were your #FirstSevenJobs before breaking into journalism?

Journalists over the weekend jumped aboard the #FirstSevenJobs trend, listing early gigs to highlight their bottom-up quest to earn paying jobs in the media industry. The #FirstSevenJobs hashtag began trending after Twitter user Marian Call asked her followers to participate, according to Time. Since then, the hashtag has exploded — celebrities such as Lin-Manuel Miranda have joined in, … Read More
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Why Ron Fournier is leaving D.C. and heading home to Detroit

As Ron Fournier conceded Monday, "you can go home again." The Washington journalism stalwart, best known for covering the Clintons and aggressively morphing into an edgy online columnist for The National Journal and The Atlantic, revealed that he'll return to Detroit as associate publisher of Crain's Detroit Business. "I've had a great ride in Washington — more lucky than good, and … Read More
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Job Cuts Loom At The Honolulu Star-Advertiser

After some cuts this week at Oahu Publications' titles, more are coming. "Dennis Francis, Oahu Publications’ president and publisher, told Civil Beat that job cuts are also likely at Star-Advertiser, its flagship newspaper, whose editorial employees are represented by the Pacific Media Workers Guild."

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The Guardian's Aron Pilhofer headed for Temple University

"Pilhofer, Executive Editor of Digital for The Guardian and a former editor of digital strategy at The New York Times, will take a newly established endowed professorship, the James B. Steele Chair in Journalism Innovation."

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Chicago reporter leaves the anchor seat for the driver's seat

After his last day on air at Chicago's WMAQ, Anthony Ponce shared a video on Facebook about his new gig. "Four months ago, I took a second job," text at the bottom of his video reads. "A job as a driver. A driver for Lyft. Yes, those pink mustache cars." Ponce is leaving the newsroom, but he still plans … Read More
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Roger Ailes is out at Fox News

Roger Ailes, the media titan who founded and built Fox News into a ratings powerhouse, has left the network after a 20-year tenure. 21st Century Fox announced his departure in a glowing statement that made no mention of the sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed the embattled Fox News chairman in recent days. Rupert Murdoch, the company patriarch, praised … Read More
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Kathleen Carroll, the AP's top editor, will step down

Kathleen Carroll, the executive editor at The Associated Press and its top editorial staffer, will retire at the end of the year. She has led the AP for 14 years. In a statement, Carroll said her departure will allow time for "family events," including her son’s college graduation in the spring. "Plus, sleeping in on weekdays for a while," she … Read More
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Roger Ailes is in talks to exit Fox News

Although multiple reports pointed toward a sudden end for Roger Ailes' long tenure atop Fox News Tuesday evening, conflicting information from the media and the network's public relations team left the exact terms of his departure uncertain. A rollercoaster day of anonymously sourced reports regarding Ailes' status at the network gained a note of finality after The New … Read More
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Alan Murray named Chief Content Officer at Time Inc

Fortune editor Alan Murray will become the chief content officer of Time Inc. as the company undergoes a sweeping transformation that seeks to de-emphasize its portfolio of magazines, according to multiple reports. Murray's appointment confirms the speculation that Norm Pearlstine, the current chief content officer at Time Inc., will be stepping aside, as had been reported in June by … Read More
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Carrie Budoff Brown will be Politico's new editor

Carrie Budoff Brown, the managing editor of Politico Europe, will be the next editor of Politico. She replaces Susan Glasser, who was named editor in September 2014. Before becoming managing editor of Politico Europe, Brown was a White House correspondent at Politico. In a memo, Politico Editor-in-Chief John Harris called Brown "a star reporter turned accomplished editor." This was … Read More
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Marc Lacey named national editor at The New York Times

The New York Times has named Marc Lacey national editor, the paper announced Friday afternoon. Lacey, a former correspondent in Nairobi, Mexico City and Phoenix, was most recently associate managing editor for weekends at the newspaper and acquitted himself well in that role, according to a staff memo from Executive Editor Dean Baquet. As deputy foreign editor and then … Read More
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