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    Carolyn Ryan named assistant editor at The New York Times

    Carolyn Ryan, The New York Times' senior politics editor, is getting a promotion.

    Ryan, who ran The Times' coverage of the presidential campaign, will join the Times' masthead as an assistant editor in charge of recruitment, according to a memo from Executive Editor Dean Baquet and Managing Editor Joe Kahn.

    "Carolyn's primary responsibility will be to recruit investigative reporters, narrative writers, beat reporters, editors and visual journalists who will help The Times remain the dominant source of journalism of all types," they wrote.

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    After a decade at ESPN, J.A. Adande has found his next act

    J.A. Adande returned to the Super Bowl last weekend for the first time since 2007. But unlike like his days as a columnist for the Los Angeles Times, he wasn’t there to cover the game.

    Adande was in Houston to help oversee a traveling group of aspiring sports journalists from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern. He was working with them to report stories surrounding the big game for Northwestern’s Medill Reports.

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    New York Times hires No. 2 editor from The Wall Street Journal

    Rebecca Blumenstein, the deputy editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal, is moving a few blocks to work for the company's archrival.

    After more than two decades as a reporter and editor at The Journal, Blumenstein is leaving to become a deputy managing editor. In a staff memo, Wall Street Journal Editor-in-Chief Gerry Baker hailed Blumenstein, calling her "a peerless exponent and advocate of the very highest quality journalism."

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    5 questions with Jessica Yu

    This profile initially appeared in The Cohort, Poynter's bi-monthly newsletter about women kicking ass in digital media.

    Jessica Yu announced late last year that she was taking a buyout at The Wall Street Journal. Yu, 36, is leaving her position as Global Head of Visuals and headed to the West Coast to figure out what’s next.

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    Tribune Media CEO Peter Liguori to step down

    Tribune Media CEO Peter Liguori is leaving Tribune Media after three years leading the TV news and entertainment company.

    Liguori, who will step down in March, said in a statement his decision to exit the company that needed "a new leader" to navigate the broadcast-centric corporation.

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    Facebook names Campbell Brown head of news partnerships

    Facebook's new head of news partnerships will be Campbell Brown, the founding editor in chief of a nonprofit educational news site.

    Brown, who was previously a journalist for CNN and NBC News, will be "working directly with (Facebook's) partners to help them understand how Facebook can expand the reach of their journalism, and contribute value to their businesses," she wrote on Facebook Friday.

 
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