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Washington Post on right path with Amazon founder’s help, says The Economist

The Economist There should be no more closely watched media transformation than what is playing out at The Washington Post. It's why one might check out the new edition of The Economist that offers a rather upbeat dissection of what’s playing out under new owner Jeff Bezos. It concedes that there are many spots where “journalism is quite … Read More
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Career Beat: Matthew Kaminski named executive editor of Politico in Europe

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community: Matthew Kaminski will be executive editor of Politico's European operation. He's a member of the editorial board at The Wall Street Journal. Bill Nichols will be a founding editor-at-large of Politico's European operation. He's an editor-at-large at Politico. Carrie Budoff Brown will be associate editor and senior policy reporter … Read More
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The Economist offers a great drugs correction

The Economist with a lovely correction to a mistaken claim about its own coverage of the legalization of drugs: In a leader last month (Of bongs and bureaucrats, January 11th) we said that The Economist first proposed legalising drugs in 1993. In fact we argued for it in a cover story in 1988. Who says drug use doesn’t damage long-term memory? … Read More
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