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    Sara Fischer will write about the media for Axios

    Add media to the list of subjects that Axios will cover.

    The new startup from Politico founder Jim VandeHei announced Tuesday that it's bringing aboard Sara Fischer to be its media trends writer.

    Fischer, a digital producer at The Washington Post and a former breaking news writer for CNN Politics, isn't taking on an ordinary media beat, VandeHei told Poynter.

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    Anne Hull is leaving The Washington Post

    Anne Hull, a five-time Pulitzer Prize finalist who won the award in 2008 for coverage of the poor care at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, is leaving The Washington Post.

    She is traveling to Berlin with her partner, a German journalist.

    Hull, who serves on Poynter's board of trustees, is departing The Post "reluctantly" after spending 17 years at the paper, according to a farewell memo sent to the newsroom by National Editor Scott Wilson.

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    Politico national editor Kristin Roberts is leaving

    Kristin Roberts, Politico's national editor, is leaving for an as-yet unannounced job in journalism, she told Poynter Wednesday.

    "I have been incredibly lucky to be a part of Politico and have a chance to work with a group of exceptional reporters on an amazing story," Roberts told Poynter. "I have no doubt Politico's success will continue. What's next for me will be fun, too."

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    The Washington Post hires Ashley Parker from The New York Times

    Ashley Parker, a longtime reporter for the New York Times, is joining The Washington Post to cover the administration of President-elect Donald Trump.

    Parker, who’s been at The New York Times for more than a decade, began her career as a research assistant for columnist Maureen Dowd, according to a memo from national editor Scott Wilson and senior politics editor Steven Ginsberg. She’s written for The New York Times Magazine, the Huffington Post and Washingtonian.

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    Why did newsrooms miss the Trump wave? Lack of diversity played a huge part

    “Yeah, I’m scared.”

    Those three words popped into my direct message inbox on Twitter, an Election Night confession from a fellow journalist who isn’t free to say them elsewhere.

    The confession came the day after billionaire businessman Donald J. Trump claimed Electoral College victory to become president-elect of the United States.

    At the time, I still wasn’t quite sure what I felt. But now that we’re more than a week out from Election Day, I recognize the feeling. It’s fatigue.

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    Here are 43 internships and fellowships for application season

    If you're a die-hard journalism student, you know your career isn't made in the classroom. It's made in the newsroom.

    Scoring an internship over the summer — or any other time, really — is often the difference between finding a job after graduation and moving back in with your parents.

    So, what are you waiting for? It's internship application season, the three-month window from October to December when newsrooms across America force harried editors to read clips from ambitious college students.

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    Arthur Gregg Sulzberger named deputy publisher at The New York Times

    The New York Times on Wednesday named Arthur Gregg Sulzberger to the position of deputy publisher, setting him up to succeed his father at the head of the family business when he retires.

    Sulzberger, the son of New York Times Publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., will begin as deputy publisher in November and work "in all facets" of The New York Times company, according to a memo sent to New York Times staffers Wednesday:

 
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