Monday must-reads

by  Kirsten Browning Monday, 27 July 2015
"Did Bill Cosby take night courses in coding?" wonders Washington Post's Philip Bump, after New York Magazine published an extraordinary compilation of 35 Bill Cosby accusers telling their stories--unfortunately, you won't be able ...

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Philip Bump
Philip Bump
Philip Bump

Writer for The Washington Post's politics blog, The Fix. philip.bump@washpost.com

William Turton
William Turton
William Turton

covering politics @dailydot - OTR: williamturton@xmpp.pro - PGP: https://keybase.io/williamturton/key.asc - william@thedailydot.com

Kevin Collier
Kevin Collier
Kevin Collier

Senior politics/world reporter @dailydot. Email: kcollier@dailydot. From West Virginia. Previously held a fish.

Andrew Tran
Andrew Tran
Andrew Tran

Data Editor @TrendCT @CTMirror. Previously @GlobeDataDesk @PilotNews @SunSentinel. Texan.

Ryan Broderick
Ryan Broderick
Ryan Broderick

Words at @Buzzfeed. Voice at @iexplorer. Trying to become the Anthony Bourdain of memes. Send your erotic fanart to ryan@buzzfeed.com.

Benjamin R. Freed
Benjamin R. Freed
Benjamin R. Freed

Staff writer, @washingtonian | Founder, @FortRenoRumors | bfreed@washingtonian.com | Public key: http://goo.gl/ZaKjoU | Fingerprint: http://goo.gl/P0NbC7

Max Read
Max Read
Max Read

email: maxread@gmail.com

Kia Makarechi
Kia Makarechi
Kia Makarechi

worldwide. always on. writer/editor/audience developer, @vanityfair. e-mail: kmakarechi@vf.com

Nancy O'Dell
Nancy O'Dell
Nancy O'Dell

Host of Entertainment Tonight, Author, EP & Host of HGTV's Celebrities at Home, RUSK Spokesperson, MDA ALS Nat. Ambassador, Clemson ...

Journo job moves for Monday

by  Kirsten Browning Monday, 27 July 2015
Your job highlights this morning: Noelle Sciacca has joined Mashable as fashion reporter. Sciacca is finishing up as market editor for Lucky Magazine. The Atlantic welcomes Ed Yong as science writer. Yong previously ...

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Noelle Sciacca
Noelle Sciacca
Noelle Sciacca

Market Editor at Lucky Magazine but nothing compares to this GRACE that rescues me

Ed Yong
Ed Yong
Ed Yong

Science writer at The Atlantic, starting Sept. Blogger at Nat Geo's Phenomena. Author of I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, on animal-microbe partnerships, ...

Marina Koren
Marina Koren
Marina Koren

News editor @nationaljournal.

Friday reads

by  Kirsten Browning Friday, 24 July 2015
"The [Louisiana] theater shooting is the latest in America's gun violence epidemic," tweets Vox's German Lopez, sharing his post "2 things to know about America's mass shooting epidemic" after 8 were ...

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German Lopez
German Lopez
German Lopez

Staff Writer at Cincinnati CityBeat. glopez12@gmail.com. @germanrlopez. http://germanlopez.weebly.com.

Alix Kendall
Alix Kendall
Alix Kendall

Skills include: peeing in under 3:30 secs, & questioning authority. Not at the same time. Anchor of The Fox 9 ...

Brian Ries
Brian Ries
Brian Ries

writer | real-time news editor & chief investifarter @mashable | rt ≠ confirmed | ally | moneyries@gmail.com | philly ♥

Julia Ioffe
Julia Ioffe
Julia Ioffe

Contributing writer at New York Times Magazine. All views my own. Retweets not endorsements. Void where prohibited.

Benjamin R. Freed
Benjamin R. Freed
Benjamin R. Freed

Staff writer, @washingtonian | Founder, @FortRenoRumors | bfreed@washingtonian.com | Public key: http://goo.gl/ZaKjoU | Fingerprint: http://goo.gl/P0NbC7

Felix Salmon
Felix Salmon
Felix Salmon

Senior editor, @thisisfusion. I'm losing my edge to better-looking people with better ideas and more talent. And they're actually really, ...

Trevor Timm
Trevor Timm
Trevor Timm

Executive director, @FreedomofPress. Columnist, @GuardianUS and @CJR. Remote operator, @Drones. [Views here are my own.]

Brian Tracey
Brian Tracey
Brian Tracey

Former U.S. managing editor, http://reuters.com; journalism is hard, that's why it's fun. opinions are mine, just deal with it,

Kyle Smith
Kyle Smith
Kyle Smith

NY Post critic, columnist. I'm sorry if I made you sad.

Caitlin Kelly
Caitlin Kelly
Caitlin Kelly

Senior web producer at The New Yorker.

NJ's Kristin Roberts lands at Politico

by  Kirsten Browning Friday, 24 July 2015
Just a week after managing editor Kristin Roberts announced her departure from the National Journal in response to Atlantic Media's choice to shut down the print edition, Politico reveals she will join their ...

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Kristin Roberts
Kristin Roberts
Kristin Roberts

Managing Editor at National Journal. I say what I mean. I mean what I say.

Dustin Volz
Dustin Volz
Dustin Volz

Tech policy writer, @NationalJournal. Surveillance, privacy, cybersecurity, IP and intelligence. Journalist aspiring to be a better journalist.

Shane Goldmacher
Shane Goldmacher
Shane Goldmacher

Senior political correspondent @NationalJournal covering 2016 presidential campaign. Used to cover Congress and California.

Lucia Graves
Lucia Graves
Lucia Graves

Taskmistress of literalism @nationaljournal. Reformed hermit. lgraves@nationaljournal.com

Question of the day

by  Kirsten Browning Friday, 24 July 2015
Our last question asked: Washington Post's Petula Dvorak is exploring what phenomenon as an unexpected symptom of the patriarchy? That would be freezing air conditioning in the summer (better suited to men in ...

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Petula Dvorak
Petula Dvorak
Petula Dvorak

Columnist for The Washington Post, off- balance mother of two, forever searching for comfortable 4-inch heels and really good tomato ...

Headlines to heed

by  Kirsten Browning Thursday, 23 July 2015
"Toss out the German dictionaries, Nikkei buying FT for $1.29B," tweets Fortune's Daniel Bentley of this late-breaking news (at 1,100+ shares), which seems to contradict what Financial Times itself originally reported about Germany's Axel Springer being ...

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Daniel Bentley
Daniel Bentley
Daniel Bentley

Digital Editor, @FortuneMagazine. -- former Senior Editor, @Circa daniel.bentley@fortune.com

Mike Isaac
Mike Isaac
Mike Isaac

I write about startups, venture capital and e-commerce. All DMs Accepted. mike.isaac@nytimes.com

Jim Waterson
Jim Waterson
Jim Waterson

Deputy Editor at @BuzzFeedUK. On BuzzFeed News. York City supporter. Want to talk? Email jim.waterson@buzzfeed.com / send a DM / ...

Joe Weisenthal
Joe Weisenthal
Joe Weisenthal

Co-host of 'What'd You Miss?' on BloombergTV. Editor at @markets. Fan of poker, chess, handball, country music, and Chinese food.

Chris Ciaccia
Chris Ciaccia
Chris Ciaccia

Ex HF analyst, Tech editor @TheStreet. Mets, Pats diehard. Tech geek. Bill Belichick. Funny. My opinions only. Do. Your. Job.

James Cobb
James Cobb
James Cobb

Before entering witness protection, I edited the autos section of The New York Times. Knows people who know people.

Dan Gillmor
Dan Gillmor
Dan Gillmor

Teacher, writer, speaker, investor, etc.

Question of the day

by  Kirsten Browning Thursday, 23 July 2015
Our last question asked: Why is Sen. Lindsay Graham thinking about getting a new phone? Because Donald Trump gave out Graham's digits at a rally and told the crowd to call him (as ...

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Amy B Wang
Amy B Wang
Amy B Wang

Reporter for The Arizona Republic. Fan of all kinds of storytelling, narrative journalism. @AAJAArizona president. Amy.Wang@arizonarepublic.com

Journo job moves for Thursday

by  Kirsten Browning Thursday, 23 July 2015
Your career moves "to know:" Sara Clemence will soon be the news director at Travel + Leisure. Clemence is finishing up as travel editor at The Wall Street Journal. David Howard is now ...

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Sara Clemence
Sara Clemence
Sara Clemence

@WSJ travel editor, writer, food lover. Sharing news, tips, trends, inspiration, advice you didn't ask for. Views expressed=mine all mine.

David Howard
David Howard
David Howard

Executive editor at Rodale's Organic Life, author of Lost Rights and Chasing Phil (2017), money-pit survivor.

Priscilla Alvarez
Priscilla Alvarez
Priscilla Alvarez

@NationalJournal Fellow. Formerly, @USATODAYcollege Collegiate Correspondent, @Washingtonian Intern, @Collegiatetimes Editor in Chief.

Wednesday around the world

by  Kirsten Browning Wednesday, 22 July 2015
"New: A look inside the Democrats’ awkward courtship with #BlackLivesMatter," tweets Washington Post's David Weigel, sharing this double byline with colleague Wesley Lowery (at 1,000 shares so far, but that's sure to rise as the ...

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David Weigel
David Weigel
David Weigel

Covering national politics for @washingtonpost. Finishing a book about progressive rock (W.W. Norton). daveweigel@gmail.com, 302-507-6806.

Wesley Lowery
Wesley Lowery
Wesley Lowery

seek truth :: give voice to the voiceless :: shine light in the darkness

Steven Ginsberg
Steven Ginsberg
Steven Ginsberg

Senior Politics Editor @washingtonpost -- in it for America // steven [dot] ginsberg [at] washpost [dot] com

Dan Kennedy
Dan Kennedy
Dan Kennedy

Associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University. Author of The Wired City (http://t.co/Z1us0Z46t4).

Zach C. Cohen
Zach C. Cohen
Zach C. Cohen

@njhotline web producer. @AmericanU alumnus. Tweeting about politics (U.S. & foreign) and other nerdom. zcohenATnationaljournalDOTcom http://SeeDisclaimer.com

John Dickerson
John Dickerson
John Dickerson

Moderator of Face the Nation, Political Director CBS, Slate columnist. Author, On Her Trail http://amzn.to/1zysulZ. Follow @johndickerson for my links. ...

Ian Swanson
Ian Swanson
Ian Swanson

Managing Editor at The Hill. Vikings, Twins, Wizards, Jets and QPR supporter. Semi-regular at The Pug. Owner of Gilbert. I ...

Question of the day

by  Kirsten Browning Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Our last question asked: A Wired journalist recently experimented with a frightening idea by letting hackers infiltrate ... what? His car. Tech reporter Andy Greenberg allowed hackers to remotely access his jeep and kill it, all ...

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David Daniel
David Daniel
David Daniel

Entertainment journalist, citizen, gentleman. USC Annenberg adjunct. Also tweet inspiring stories with #FindTheGood. Opinions & attitudes mine, not CNN's.

Andy Greenberg
Andy Greenberg
Andy Greenberg

I'm a reporter for Wired and the author of This Machine Kills Secrets: How WikiLeakers, Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists Aim to ...

Journo job moves for Wednesday

by  Kirsten Browning Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Your career highlights this morning: Jon Gerberg (right) has been named general assignment producer at PBS NewsHour. Gerberg previously served as a freelancer video producer there. Kelsey Sutton joins Capital New York as media ...

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Jon Gerberg
Jon Gerberg
Jon Gerberg

Producer/Journalist @PBS @NewsHour Formerly freelance @AP, @NYTimes, @TIME, @Aljazeera lover and seeker of Funk, Soul and Truth. tweets my own

Kelsey Sutton
Kelsey Sutton
Kelsey Sutton

media reporter @CapitalNewYork. formerly #DJNFBiz15, @USATODAY, @theDBK. @UofMaryland grad. i like louise belcher and cats [ksutton at capitalnewyork dot com]

Trending this Tuesday

by  Kirsten Browning Tuesday, 21 July 2015
"I'm sorry but everyone at the top of Gawker sounds like a complete diva and just miles removed from actual journalism," observes The Hindu's Rukmini Shrinivasan, after Gawker Media executive editor Tommy Craggs and Gawker.com EIC Max Read essentially committed editorial Seppuku over the removal of ...

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Rukmini Shrinivasan
Rukmini Shrinivasan
Rukmini Shrinivasan

Journalist and data geek with The Hindu. Views here are my own.

Garrett Quinn
Garrett Quinn
Garrett Quinn

Digital News Editor @BostonMagazine Insta Garrett.Quinn Email gquinn@bostonmagazine.com I cover politics, policy, and pugilism #SkiTheEast

Devin Gordon
Devin Gordon
Devin Gordon

Senior Articles Editor, @GQmagazine

Colin Campbell
Colin Campbell
Colin Campbell

BI politics reporter. I'm easy to reach: ccampbell@businessinsider.com & 646-376-6023 (VM has my cell). Whoa ≠ actual whoa. RTs mean ...

Rich Juzwiak
Rich Juzwiak
Rich Juzwiak

I have one remaining celebrity friend

Glenn Thrush
Glenn Thrush
Glenn Thrush

Chief Political Correspondent POLITICO Senior Staff Writer POLITICO Magazine

Hayes Brown
Hayes Brown
Hayes Brown

World News Editor/Reporter, @BuzzFeed. Formerly at @thinkprogress. RTs = multiple Russias Today. Thoughts all mine. Tips, etc: hayes.brown AT buzzfeed ...

Max Read
Max Read
Max Read

email: maxread@gmail.com

Journo job moves for Tuesday

by  Kirsten Browning Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Some highlights in careers for today: Elizabeth Paton (right) has been named European styles correspondent at The New York Times. Paton joins from the Financial Times, where she had been a ...

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Elizabeth Paton
Elizabeth Paton
Elizabeth Paton

Come August, I will write about fashion and luxury in Europe for @nytimes. @FT alumna. @UniofOxford alumna. All views are ...

Amelia Hennighausen
Amelia Hennighausen
Amelia Hennighausen

Photo director, producer, editor, writer, researcher, columnist, and professor. Most often curious.

Pitch perfect: how to craft the ideal media pitch

by  Nicole Fallon Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Pitch perfect: how to craft the ideal media pitch
Public relations campaigns live and die by their pitch. Whether it's an emailed press release, a tweet or the dreaded cold call, the merit of the message you craft will ...

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Nicole Fallon
Nicole Fallon
Nicole Fallon

I write about small business, entrepreneurship, leadership and careers for Business News Daily. I also blog about food and crafts ...

Amanda Kane
Amanda Kane
Amanda Kane

Communicator with the spirit of Don Draper, the swagger of Ari Gold, and the gut of Olivia Pope.

On our minds this morn

by  Kirsten Browning Monday, 20 July 2015
"While the Donald was in Studio 54 partying, McCain was starving in the 'Hanoi Hilton' prison. Who's the hero here?" pointedly asks Washington Post's Sudarsan Raghavan. After presidential hopeful Donald Trump insisted Sen. John ...

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Sudarsan Raghavan
Sudarsan Raghavan
Sudarsan Raghavan

Kabul bureau chief, The Washington Post. former Nairobi and Baghdad bureau chief. covered Africa for 15 years.

Kevin Baron
Kevin Baron
Kevin Baron

Executive Editor, @DefenseOne. Ah, who'm I kiddin'? Just a fella. http://t.co/i4Ld08NNY4

Ben Mullin
Ben Mullin
Ben Mullin

Staff writer @Poynter. 530-961-3223 | bmullin@poynter.org | Priors: Google Journalism Fellowship, @usatoday, @sacbee_news

Nick Confessore
Nick Confessore
Nick Confessore

Political reporter for The New York Times. Retweets = death threats. Yes, I do look a little like Thomas the ...

Charles Jaco
Charles Jaco
Charles Jaco

Journalist (NBC News, CNN, KTVI) author, recovering talk host (KMOX, KIRO, KTRS), fmr. combat correspondent, public speaker, occasional academic, columnist.

Jacquie McNish
Jacquie McNish
Jacquie McNish

Co-Author Losing The Signal: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of BlackBerry, Globe and Mail writer, teacher, news hound, slow, grinding ...

Felicia Schwartz
Felicia Schwartz
Felicia Schwartz

@WSJ national security reporter. Get in touch w/ tips, thoughts, TV show recs etc: Felicia.Schwartz@wsj.com or PGP info here http://keybase.io/fels

Murtaza Hussain
Murtaza Hussain
Murtaza Hussain

Journalist at @The_Intercept. Opinions are mine, all mine.

Zeke Miller
Zeke Miller
Zeke Miller

Political Reporter @TIME Email: zekejmiller@gmail.com Links&RTs≠Endorsements

Jason Koebler
Jason Koebler
Jason Koebler

Writer @motherboard. Send me an email: jason.koebler@vice.com. Open DM

Elizabeth Plank
Elizabeth Plank
Elizabeth Plank

Host #FlipTheScript: http://on.fb.me/1EV8VUr | Senior Editor @MicNews | Correspondent for @msnbc's #KrystalClear | Forbes 30 Under 30 Snapchat: lizplank

News about the news

by  Kirsten Browning Friday, 17 July 2015
"An appalling act of gay shaming disguised as a story -- thought we were way past this crap," tweets Re/code's Kara Swisher of Gawker's decision to post a story outing the married brother of former U.S. treasury ...

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Kara Swisher
Kara Swisher
Kara Swisher

Runs @Recode and finally an employee of someone named Jim.

Liam Stack
Liam Stack
Liam Stack

Breaking news reporter, @nytimes. Board member, @opcofamerica. Former Cairo reporter, now in NYC. Khawaga-at-large. liam.stack@nytimes.com

Shawn Langlois
Shawn Langlois
Shawn Langlois

I toil mirthfully for MarketWatch/WSJ Digital in So Cal. I COULD crush it in the market, but it's much more ...

Sarah Grieco
Sarah Grieco
Sarah Grieco

Now: @CJR. Then: @TIME & @nbcsandiego. Always: searching for the best burrito in NYC.

Jonathan Smith
Jonathan Smith
Jonathan Smith

Editor, http://VICE.com, Email: jonathan.smith@vice.com

Marlow Stern
Marlow Stern
Marlow Stern

Senior Entertainment Editor for The Daily Beast. @ColumbiaJourn alum. Love food and whiskey. I'll drink your milkshake.

Jon Brodkin
Jon Brodkin
Jon Brodkin

Senior IT Reporter for @ArsTechnica. Read my NYT op-ed on the death of landlines: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/05/opinion/when-the-landline-is-a-lifeline.html

Spencer Ackerman
Spencer Ackerman
Spencer Ackerman

I report on national security & other uplifting things.

Adam Weinstein
Adam Weinstein
Adam Weinstein

SUNMER VACATION 2015!! Previous quarries mined: Gawker, Fusion, Mother Jones, WSJ, DoD. adamweinsteinwriter at gmail.

T.C. Sottek
T.C. Sottek
T.C. Sottek

T.C. Sottek, Senior News Editor for The Verge (@verge). trying to be earnest

Dylan Byers
Dylan Byers
Dylan Byers

Media Reporter, POLITICO | Phone: 571-269-1882 | Email: dbyers@politico.com | G-Chat: w.dylan.byers | Views are my own. RTs ≠ endorsements.

David Brooks
David Brooks
David Brooks

Op-Ed columnist, @nytopinion. Author of The Road to Character, The Social Animal, and Bobos in Paradise.

Julia Alexander
Julia Alexander
Julia Alexander

Editor-on-Fleek. Writing book about Law & Order. Or thinking about writing it. My boss has begged me to not associate ...

Matt Taibbi
Matt Taibbi
Matt Taibbi

Journalist and author of THE DIVIDE, GRIFTOPIA and THE GREAT DERANGEMENT

Jamil Smith
Jamil Smith
Jamil Smith

Senior Editor, @tnr. Host of @IntersectionTNR, a new podcast about race, gender, and all the ways we identify.

Journo job moves for Friday

by  Kirsten Browning Friday, 17 July 2015
Some career news to know this morning: Legendary political reporter Lynn Bartels (right) has departed the Denver Post and the news industry overall. Next stop: the office of Colorado’s Republican secretary of state, where Bartels ...

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Juana Summers
Juana Summers
Juana Summers

Now: Congressional Reporter for NPR. Next: Political Editor for Mashable. Always: Homebrewer, craft beer geek, Mizzou alum.

Lynn Bartels
Lynn Bartels
Lynn Bartels

Reporter for the Denver Post, hobbies including playing Colorado lottery; lbartels@denverpost.com

Jake Malooley
Jake Malooley
Jake Malooley

Editor | Chicago Reader

Thursday threads to read

by  Kirsten Browning Thursday, 16 July 2015
"Confirmed: Angela Merkel is a robot," observes Slate's Elliot Hannon after viewing how Merkel stared into the face of a sobbing asylum seeker from Palestine and explained why she cannot stay in Germany: "Politics ...

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Elliot Hannon
Elliot Hannon
Elliot Hannon

Writing for @Slate. Previously covered India for @NPRNews & @TIME.

Charles Leonard
Charles Leonard
Charles Leonard

News editor at Mail & Guardian. Obsessive about music. You know the rest of the tune.

Jonathan Haynes
Jonathan Haynes
Jonathan Haynes

Web news editor, the Guardian. Views very much my own.

Paul Harris
Paul Harris
Paul Harris

Senior Executive producer at Al Jazeera America, formerly US Corr for The Observer and The Guardian. Author of The Secret ...

Dylan Matthews
Dylan Matthews
Dylan Matthews

I know, I know, I don't like me either. Retweets are proposals of marriage.

Ben Hallman
Ben Hallman
Ben Hallman

HuffPost business and finance report.

Shelley Acoca
Shelley Acoca
Shelley Acoca

East coast entertainment and lifestyles editor @AP Mostly I tweet about movies, TV, music, fashion, food, pop culture. Occasionally serious ...

Casey Seiler
Casey Seiler
Casey Seiler

State editor for the Albany Times Union; co-host of WMHT's weekly political roundup New York Now; cyclist; reader; fan of ...

Question of the day

by  Kirsten Browning Thursday, 16 July 2015
Our last question asked: What "horrifying, unholy" gadget did Guardian's Rhik Samadder just review? That would be the terrifying Egg Master gadget. Congratulations to The Arizona Republic's Amy B. Wang (who adds "wth" to her response) for ...

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Rhik Samadder
Rhik Samadder
Rhik Samadder

@guardian columnist, actor, glummer model.

Amy B Wang
Amy B Wang
Amy B Wang

Reporter for The Arizona Republic. Fan of all kinds of storytelling, narrative journalism. @AAJAArizona president. Amy.Wang@arizonarepublic.com

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