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Top editorial boss at GateHouse Media exits

David Arkin, the senior vice president for content and product development at GateHouse Media, is leaving the company next month, according to a memo from GateHouse CEO Kirk Davis. Arkin's new job will be chief content officer for Community Impact, a chain of 21 newspapers in Austin, Houston and Dallas Fort-Worth, according to the memo, which was sent to GateHouse … Read More
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Bad news for people who write

"In five years time Facebook 'will be definitely mobile, it will be probably all video,' said Nicola Mendelsohn, who heads up Facebook’s operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, at a conference in London this morning.

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Sam Biddle to join The Intercept

Sam Biddle, the Gawker Media writer who earned plaudits and drew ire for skewering Silicon Valley powerbrokers and Gamergate supporters as editor of Valleywag, is joining The Intercept, he announced on Twitter Monday. After 6 of the best years of my whole life at Gawker I’m heading to @theintercept in July to cover technology and … Read More
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Sources: Norman Pearlstine wants to leave Time Inc.

The top content boss at Time Inc. has had a storied career in journalism that includes stints at The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. Now, apparently, he wants out.

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Fox News boots Ed Henry from Hillary Clinton beat

"Instead of bringing Henry back to continue his work on Clinton, Fox News is assigning national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin to the task; she has been covering the campaign since May 31."

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USA Today editor steps down, joins TheStreet

Dave Callaway, the editor in chief of USA Today, is leaving the company next month, the newspaper reported Thursday. Callaway, who joined USA Today in 2012, will become CEO of TheStreet Inc., a financial news and services company founded by television personality Jim Cramer and Martin Peretz. He will be replaced in the interim by Patty Michalski, the newspaper's … Read More
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Bloomberg snatches Apple scoopmeister

Blogging wunderkind Mark Gurman — one of the best-sourced reporters covering Apple — is joining Recode, where he'll cover consumer products.

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Sony executive exits

Steve Mosko, the head of Sony Pictures Television, is leaving the studio after 24 years.

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Mitra Kalita leaves the Los Angeles Times

Mitra Kalita, the managing editor charged with bringing a digital renaissance to the Los Angeles Times newsroom, is leaving the newspaper after slightly more than a year. She will become vice president of programming at CNN, which has lately staffed up its ranks to fuel a buildout of its digital presence and coverage of the 2016 presidential election. In a … Read More
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Chris Berman will leave ESPN

The host of "Sunday NFL Countdown," "Monday Night Countdown" and more will leave ESPN after the 2016 NFL season.

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Megan Chan joins The Washington Post

Chan joins The Washington Post as director of digital operations. Previously, she was director of digital products at POLITICO.

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Seattle Times editor exits

"...The person in this chair increasingly must be focused on creating a sustainable Seattle Times for the digital future. (That)... will require even more meetings and even more time working on business strategies...That’s not how I want to spend the last decade of my career in journalism.”

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VICE lays off 15

VICE Media promoted Josh Tyrangiel to oversee the news division and announced it would lay off 15 in New York and L.A. "According to a tweet from Vice News foreign correspondent Harriet Salem, the entire editorial team in the United Kingdom was laid off, plus two foreign correspondents, including Salem."

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Michelle Fields joins HuffPost

"Fields is heading to the Huffington Post, where she will cover the 2016 campaign with a specific focus on Trump and the Republican Party."

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