San Antonio Express-News

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How the San Antonio Express-News broke news of Scalia's death

Gary Martin, the government and political editor for the San Antonio Express-News, was working the weekend shift this afternoon when he got a tip from a federal source bearing big news. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who had been a conservative fixture on the high court since his appointment in 1986, was dead, according to the source. As Martin would … Read More
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Career beat: Ellis Jones named editor-in-chief at Vice Magazine

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Ellis Jones is now editor-in-chief of Vice Magazine. Previously, she was executive editor there. (Politico) Jim Murphy is now vice president of morning programming at CNN. Previously, he was senior executive producer for “Early Start and “New Day.” (The Wrap) David Gura will be a reporter at … Read More
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Career Beat: Former assistant director of Pew journalism project buys newspaper

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: John Batter will be CEO of Gracenote. Previously, he was CEO of M-GO. (Tech Crunch) Mark Jurkowitz is the owner of the Outer Banks Sentinel in Nags Head, North Carolina. Previously, he was the associate director of Pew Research Center's journalism project. (Romenesko) Jon Ward is a … Read More