Updates and fresh takes

by  Kirsten Browning Friday, 4 Sept. 2015
"[T]his may be the best NYT kicker of all time," tweets The Verge's T.C. Sottek, sharing yesterday's late-breaking news on that clerk in Kentucky who chose jail over issuing marriage licenses to gay Americans (at dangerously ...

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Anne Barnard
Anne Barnard
Anne Barnard

NYTimes Beirut bureau chief, cover Syria, Middle East. Former Boston Globe Iraq-ME buro chief. Russia hand. Mother. New Yorker. RT=look!

Andy Carvin
Andy Carvin
Andy Carvin

Real-time news DJ & occasional journalist, but *not* a social media guru. Author of the book Distant Witness. NPR alum, ...

Andrea Thomas
Andrea Thomas
Andrea Thomas

government reporter for The Wall Street Journal in Berlin

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

T.C. Sottek, Senior News Editor for The Verge (@verge).

Jill Filipovic
Jill Filipovic
Jill Filipovic

Writer. Lawyer. Eater. Formerly @Cosmopolitan senior political writer, @GuardianUS columnist, @Feministe blogger.

Liz Sly
Liz Sly
Liz Sly

Washington Post Beirut bureau chief covering Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and beyond. RT=Gosh, hmm or huh. Favorites are my filing cabinet.

Marie Tae McDermott
Marie Tae McDermott
Marie Tae McDermott

Community @NYTimes. Prev covered Korea for @DazedMagazine & @ArtSeoulMag. Former expat & #Fulbright scholar. Interested in arts, news & int'l ...

Noel King
Noel King
Noel King

Senior Reporter @Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk | Previously in MENA, east & central Africa | library enthusiast

Suzanne Spector
Suzanne Spector
Suzanne Spector

Deputy Editor, National Desk, The New York Times. Editing education, immigration, law, policing. Former Technology Editor. Interested in everything.

Zoe Flood
Zoe Flood
Zoe Flood

Independent multimedia journalist and producer.

Heartbreak in the headlines

by  Kirsten Browning Thursday, 3 Sept. 2015
"Mighty @TerryGlavin on the two dead children who broke so many hearts today. Their family wanted to come to Canada," details Paul Wells at Maclean's Magazine, linking to Terry Glavin's Ottawa Citizen investigation ...

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Drew Hinshaw
Drew Hinshaw
Drew Hinshaw

Throwing one-man 1990s R&B dance parties in the hotel room, when I'm not covering West Africa for The Wall Street ...

Glen McGregor
Glen McGregor
Glen McGregor

Ottawa Citizen national affairs reporter, Dogme95ist. This reporter is usually careful that way.

Paul Wells
Paul Wells
Paul Wells

Political editor of Maclean's magazine. Cranky and sentimental. 'I just noticed something lately/ I’ve been here since 1980' — Joel ...

Rebecca Collard
Rebecca Collard
Rebecca Collard

Freelance journalist covering the Middle East.

Question of the day

by  Kirsten Browning Thursday, 3 Sept. 2015
Our last question asked: Who is Kermit the Frog's new girlfriend, only a month after breaking up with Miss Piggy? That would be Denise in the marketing department, who also happens to ...

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Anita Ferrer
Anita Ferrer
Anita Ferrer

Digital Editor of wbal.com

Dan Rosenbaum
Dan Rosenbaum
Dan Rosenbaum

Digital publishing exec by choice. SEO expert by necessity. Writer/editor by history.

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.

Dana Gibbs
Dana Gibbs
Dana Gibbs

Founder of The Whisper Box. Multimedia journalist. Music Junkie. Celeb Gossiper.

Eric Francis
Eric Francis
Eric Francis

I'm a journalist, and I tell other people's stories. It's the greatest job. I'm available for assignments worldwide.

Ian Pierno
Ian Pierno
Ian Pierno

Writer for the @NewsObserver's @PrepsNow and @RailHawksFC coverage. Founder of @CatamountsLIVE Broadcasting.

Ken Walker
Ken Walker
Ken Walker

Online news editor at http://tampabay.com and the Tampa Bay Times. University of Michigan alum and shameless fan.

Whitney Friedlander
Whitney Friedlander
Whitney Friedlander

Journalist. TV watcher. Jelly Belly eater. Online produces for @Variety; writes for @LAWeekly @Latimes @momdotme

Ron Casalotti
Ron Casalotti
Ron Casalotti

Social Media Professional - Providing leadership and guidance for businesses & organizations (views expressed my own)

Tiffany Jansen
Tiffany Jansen
Tiffany Jansen

"Constantly pitches creative story ideas.. compelling topics.. quality content.. requiring little editing/proofreading.. reliable & timely." So my editors say

Thomas Feyer
Thomas Feyer
Thomas Feyer

Letters editor at The New York Times since 1999; at NYT since '80. Native of Hungary; naturalized American; die-hard New ...

Wendy Wasserman
Wendy Wasserman
Wendy Wasserman

In DC. In Communications. In the world.

M. Edward Borasky
M. Edward Borasky
M. Edward Borasky

Buck Borasky, Frontier Programmer - Curmudgeon-in-Residence at the Bar Nothing Ranch

Journo job moves for Thursday

by  Kirsten Browning Thursday, 3 Sept. 2015
Your career highlight this morning: BuzzFeed welcomes Chrissy Mahlmeister (at right) as lifestyle editor. Mahlmeister most recently served as West Coast editor at MTV. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the industry: Maria Elena Fernandez joins ...

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David Goodman
David Goodman
David Goodman

Assignment Editor. Producer. Writer. Past: @CBSNews, @77WABCRadio. News junkie. All-around nerd. Emerson grad. Retweets are not endorsements.

Lois Vossen
Lois Vossen
Lois Vossen

Series Producer of Independent Lens and VP of ITVS

Chrissy Mahlmeister
Chrissy Mahlmeister
Chrissy Mahlmeister

✨West Coast Editor at @MTV✨Founder of @RadNailsNYC✨Tween demon✨

Maria Fernandez
Maria Fernandez
Maria Fernandez

American brain. Cuban heart. Journalist's soul. Cover all things TV for @NyMag & @Vulture. I also spend a lot of ...

Wednesday in headlines worldwide

by  Kirsten Browning Wednesday, 2 Sept. 2015
"[S]tomach punch. 'If these images of dead child washed up on a beach don’t change Europe’s attitude, what will?'" shares NPR's Robin Young, tweeting The Independent's gutsy move to publish powerful photos ...

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Dina Rickman
Dina Rickman
Dina Rickman

Head of Social @Independent before that deputy news ed @thei100, also Huff Post and The Week. Send me stories: dina.rickman@independent.co.uk

Robin Young
Robin Young
Robin Young

CoHost of NPR's midday news program @hereandnow interested in all creatures great and small. Human and otherwise.

Lori Hinnant
Lori Hinnant
Lori Hinnant

Trying to separate fact from fiction for Associated Press

Oliver Wright
Oliver Wright
Oliver Wright

Whitehall Editor of The Independent.

Richard Williams
Richard Williams
Richard Williams

Deputy digital news editor at The Independent. Once got a tweet from space. Proper Brummie, like.

Rick O'Shea
Rick O'Shea
Rick O'Shea

Presenter @RTE2fm/@PoetryProgRTE. Patron @epilepsyireland. Event MC/speaker. Books, #craftbeer, theatre, science, cinema, atheist. Tweets personal. rick@rte.ie

Yair Rosenberg
Yair Rosenberg
Yair Rosenberg

Writer, @tabletmag. Editor, @IsraelArchives. Religion, politics, pop culture. All errors are the fault of the Koch brothers, George Soros & ...

Trending this Tuesday

by  Kirsten Browning Tuesday, 1 Sept. 2015
"This sounds like the worst sequel of Alien vs. Predator yet," Washington Post's Daniel Drezner tweets of former CIA Director David Petraeus's idea to pit Al Qaeda fighters against ISIS (at 5,200 shares so far). ...

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Annalee Newitz
Annalee Newitz
Annalee Newitz

Writer, nerd, prognosticator. Slightly unusual. Editor-in-chief of Gizmodo. Author of Scatter, Adapt and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass ...

Brian Stelter
Brian Stelter
Brian Stelter

CNN's senior media correspondent and host of @CNNReliable. Formerly @nytimes, @tvnewser and Top of the Morning. Email: bstelter@gmail.com

Chris Bentley
Chris Bentley
Chris Bentley

I'm a Chicago-based freelance journalist interested in climate change, urban design and the environment. tips: cabentley234@gmail.com

Daniel Drezner
Daniel Drezner
Daniel Drezner

Professor @FletcherSchool. Writer of Spoiler Alerts @washingtonpost. Author of The System Worked http://goo.gl/2MHgIr. Shaker of hands with Mel Brooks.

Glenn Greenwald
Glenn Greenwald
Glenn Greenwald

Journalist with @The_Intercept - author, No Place to Hide - dog/animal fanatic - email/PGP public key (https://t.co/uJnK90oulZ)

Lucy Hunter  Johnston
Lucy Hunter  Johnston
Lucy Hunter Johnston

Features Editor @EveningStandard

Mathew Ingram
Mathew Ingram
Mathew Ingram

Mathew is a senior writer with GigaOM

Valerie Schremp Hahn
Valerie Schremp Hahn
Valerie Schremp Hahn

St. Louis Post-Dispatch nightside public safety reporter. STL native, city dweller, info junkie, school volunteer, repurposer, mom of two. Usually ...

Journo job moves for Tuesday

by  Kirsten Browning Tuesday, 1 Sept. 2015
Your career moves to know: Lana Zak (at right) is named multi-platform reporter for ABC News. Zak had been coordinating producer, specialized units, there. Columbia Journalism Review welcomes back David Uberti as staff writer. Uberti served ...

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David Uberti
David Uberti
David Uberti

Young man. Senior writer @CJR. Life enthusiast. Detroit apologist. Hater of the designated hitter.

Ellen Wulfhorst
Ellen Wulfhorst
Ellen Wulfhorst

Chief Correspondent, Americas Thomson Reuters Foundation

Lana Zak
Lana Zak
Lana Zak

ABC News Journalist. Korea-born, Iowa-raised, and living the dream in NYC. Proud Hapa, Hawkeye, & HKS grad. Policy-wonkette who thinks ...

Sarah Grieco
Sarah Grieco
Sarah Grieco

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

Muck Rack's monthly top picks: 5 links we loved in August

by  Jessica Lawlor Tuesday, 1 Sept. 2015
Muck Rack's monthly top picks: 5 links we loved in August
As summer sizzles to an end, take a break from soaking up the sun to catch up on our five favorite PR/journalism posts from around the web in August. Also, stick around to discover the ...

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Michelle Garrett
Michelle Garrett
Michelle Garrett

Michelle Messenger Garrett is a PR Consultant, Strategist, Award-Winning Writer & Speaker with Agency, Corporate, Startup & Silicon Valley Experience.

Julia Sahin
Julia Sahin
Julia Sahin

Driven PR pro who needs a Sarc Mark on her keyboard. Passionate about reputation management for financial services

Ledes to read this morning

by  Kirsten Browning Monday, 31 Aug. 2015
"Take a break from Trumpmania with my story about the pilgrimages to Jimmy Carter’s Sunday school class," suggests Washington Post's David Weigel, tweeting a post that's gathered nearing 10,000 shares as of ...

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Atul Gawande
Atul Gawande
Atul Gawande

Surgeon, Writer, Researcher, Dilettante.

Bob Davis
Bob Davis
Bob Davis

A Wall Street Journal vet returns to DC after nearly four years in China. I look at the economy and ...

Deb Price
Deb Price
Deb Price

I am a World News editor at The Wall Street Journal, based in Hong Kong. RTs are not endorsements.

Beth Accomando
Beth Accomando
Beth Accomando

Author of the blog Cinema Junkie where you can satisfy your celluloid addiction and mainline film 24/7. Subscribe to Cinema ...

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.

David Bernstein
David Bernstein
David Bernstein

Boston magazine, WGBH, formerly Boston Phoenix. Covering local, state, & national politics and policy. Instagram @DavidSBernstein

Matt Norlander
Matt Norlander
Matt Norlander

Writer for @CBSSports; occasional music hack elsewhere. Two thousand light years from home.

Rich Exner
Rich Exner
Rich Exner

Data analysis editor, Northeast Ohio Media Group, serving http://cleveland.com & The Plain Dealer. Sports, census & govt. data. IRE NICAR ...

Rosalind Mathieson
Rosalind Mathieson
Rosalind Mathieson

Asia government/security/defense editor at Bloomberg News. Views are my own.

Steven Ginsberg
Steven Ginsberg
Steven Ginsberg

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

Monday media madness

by  Kirsten Browning Monday, 31 Aug. 2015
A journalist at one of China's leading financial publications just copped to stoking the "panic and disorder" that hit the market there last week (270+ shares), but is that even possible? "Wow," ...

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Ed Bott
Ed Bott
Ed Bott

Award-winning author/tech journalist. Bearded, sometimes. RTs = nodding, pointing, and/or mwa-ha-ha. Some links include affiliate tags.

Eleanor Stanford
Eleanor Stanford
Eleanor Stanford

overstimulated. web and words for @nytimesvows, previously #CUJ14. tweets should be read in an English accent.

Gillian Tett
Gillian Tett
Gillian Tett

US Managing Editor of the Financial Times, Author of, SILO EFFECT, forthcoming in September: http://t.co/wmCepZCqOS

Question of the day

by  Kirsten Browning Sunday, 30 Aug. 2015
Our last question asked: What bizarre misfortune recently befell sprinter Usain Bolt, widely regarded as "the fastest man in the world?" He was taken out by a cameraman on a Segway. Congratulations to editor Anna ...

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Anita Ferrer
Anita Ferrer
Anita Ferrer

Digital Editor of wbal.com

Dan Rosenbaum
Dan Rosenbaum
Dan Rosenbaum

Digital publishing exec by choice. SEO expert by necessity. Writer/editor by history.

Craig Pittman
Craig Pittman
Craig Pittman

Florida enviro reporter, author, avid player of radios

Chris Lombardi
Chris Lombardi
Chris Lombardi

Incorrigible writer, #binders. Author of I Ain't Marching Anymore: Soldiers Who Dissent, A History. Email: cml blue at gmail dot ...

Eric Francis
Eric Francis
Eric Francis

I'm a journalist, and I tell other people's stories. It's the greatest job. I'm available for assignments worldwide.

Ishaan  Srivastava
Ishaan  Srivastava
Ishaan Srivastava

reporter @dailycal, student @Berkeley, card-carrying member of worst (period) generation (period) ever

Ken Walker
Ken Walker
Ken Walker

Online news editor at http://tampabay.com and the Tampa Bay Times. University of Michigan alum and shameless fan.

Rebecca Olson
Rebecca Olson
Rebecca Olson

Public relations and marketing consultant with experience leading local, national and global campaigns for some of America's most well known ...

Robin Lloyd
Robin Lloyd
Robin Lloyd

Editor at Scientific American. Aspiring ninja. All opinions, my fault.

Ron Casalotti
Ron Casalotti
Ron Casalotti

Social Media Professional - Providing leadership and guidance for businesses & organizations (views expressed my own)

Sabrina Buckwalter
Sabrina Buckwalter
Sabrina Buckwalter

Producer @F2Washington. Formerly at @TimesOfIndia, Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism (@columbiajourn), @AJPeoplePower, @ABC & @DroneDoc

Lucia Walinchus
Lucia Walinchus
Lucia Walinchus

Reporter at Professional News Services LLC. Practicing attorney. Ice hockey addict. #IAmTheLAW

Tiffany Jansen
Tiffany Jansen
Tiffany Jansen

"Constantly pitches creative story ideas.. compelling topics.. quality content.. requiring little editing/proofreading.. reliable & timely." So my editors say

Tom Dines
Tom Dines
Tom Dines

If something big is being built or is falling down I want to know about it.

Thomas Feyer
Thomas Feyer
Thomas Feyer

Letters editor at The New York Times since 1999; at NYT since '80. Native of Hungary; naturalized American; die-hard New ...

Tom Burton
Tom Burton
Tom Burton

independent filmmaker, photojournalist. Compulsive storyteller. Knows Florida is weird but OK with that. #Gators fan,

Too many takes on a tragedy

by  Kirsten Browning Thursday, 27 Aug. 2015
"A reporter says all the things fellow journalists are thinking," tweets CTV Edmonton's Stacey Brotzel, sharing a blog by Jaye Watson on yesterday's events in Roanoke (now at 50,000+ enthusiastic shares and mounting). The 11Alive News ...

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Betty Nguyen
Betty Nguyen
Betty Nguyen

NBC News & MSNBC Anchor

Dianne Gallagher
Dianne Gallagher
Dianne Gallagher

News Anchor/Reporter @WCNC. Prissy tomboy. Sport loving, globe-trotting, news junkie. Tri-lingualx2 Snap & IG: @kokomodianne

Zachary A. Goldfarb
Zachary A. Goldfarb
Zachary A. Goldfarb

Policy editor at The Washington Post. @Wonkblog, economics and policy. Previously: White House & economics correspondent.

Jaye Watson
Jaye Watson
Jaye Watson

I tell stories. http://t.co/1C6gp2PQFE

Nicholas Kristof
Nicholas Kristof
Nicholas Kristof

NY Times columnist, co-author of Half the Sky & A Path Appears, http://www.facebook.com/kristof Newsletter: http://nyti.ms/1yDXS2u

Stacey Brotzel
Stacey Brotzel
Stacey Brotzel

News Anchor on CTV Morning Live (5:30am-9). News Junkie. Proud mom. Not in order of importance.

Svati Narula
Svati Narula
Svati Narula

Reporter for @qz. Alumna of @TheAtlantic, @Dartmouthmag, @WilliamsMystic. Guilty of over-exclaiming, over-favoriting, over-sharing. (Oh well!)

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