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Al Jazeera America has “declared a fatwa on using the F-bomb in the newsroom,” the New York Post not-so-subtly reports. Apparently, a new hire who comes from a newsroom where “saucy language is dished out like tea in England” (so, uh, England?) was reprimanded for swearing in the newsroom. ( Read More
Politico announced last night it will be launching Politico Pro, a subscription service that will provide reporting and analysis in the areas of health care, energy and technology to those who pony up the fee, The New York Times reports.
Since 2006, Politico has posted a wealth of content to its Read More
The National Journal‘s website, once read only by D.C. pols willing to pony up the steep subscription fee, now has a set date when it will ease its paywall and present content to a larger readership.
After a summer of big name hires and a reinvigorated newsroom, the politics publication — which operates Read More
The thrust behind Bloomberg LP has always been the premium it puts on carting a wealth of indispensable services to its Wall Street subscribers. Now, the news service will be taking its New York-honed talents to The Hill with Bloomberg Government, The New York Times reports. It’s an ambitious attempt to infiltrate the Read More
Newsweek economics editor Dan Gross is leaving the magazine for Yahoo, according to Joe Pompeo. Mr. Gross, formerly of The New York Times and currently a columnist for Slate, will likely be edting Yahoo’s Finance page. He follows the most recent departures, Newsweek editorial director Mark Miller, Gabriel Snyder and Geoff Reiss, Read More
Yet another person is leaving Newsweek. Yet another awesome hire has been made by the National Journal. And more veterans are leaving Forbes. In other words, Media Monday: situation usual.
Newsweek Washington Web editor Michael Hirsh is joining the National Journal as a chief correspondent, covering “the critical intersection of economic policy, foreign policy, and Read More
The National Journal announced yet another high-profile hire earlier today: chief White House correspondent Major Garret from Fox News.
National Journal editor-in-chief Ron Fournier called Mr. Garrett the embodiment of the team he’s building in Washington, “a fierce competitor on his beat, and a good and decent man.”
Earlier this week, Mr. Fournier scooped up Read More
The National Journal has added another ace to its increasingly stacked deck of Washington talent. Veteran Matt Cooper has joined the aggressively relaunching Atlantic Media-owned National Journal Group as managing editor. He will also lead a major beat team that has yet to be determined, according to a release this morning.
“Matt Cooper joins NJG. Read More
Way back in May, Felix Gillette told us that The National Journal wanted to battle Politico for page views and ad dollars, and now it looks like a war might be starting in earnest. An announcement went out today that Washington blogger Marc Ambinder would leave sister publication The Atlantic and join David Bradley’s National Journal. Mr. Ambinder will Read More
The soon-to-relaunch National Journal Group has grabbed two reporters from the Wall Street Journal — “Washington Wire” blogger Susan Davis and telecom correspondent Fawn Johnson — according to a release.
It is a return of sorts for both reporters. Ms. Johnson and Ms. Davis are both alumnae of CongressDaily, which is part of the National Read More