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Washington Post Editor Defends Secret Service Report Amid Questions About Source

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron defended an Oct. 8 report suggesting the White House mishandled the investigation into a 2012 Secret Service prostitution scandal after revelations this week raised questions about the credibility of a key source.

Foreign Policy's Shane Harris Joins The Daily Beast

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- Foreign Policy magazine's Shane Harris will join The Daily Beast next week to cover intelligence and national security. Daily Beast executive editor Noah Shachtman described Harris as a "monster reporter" in a staff memo announcing the hire.

Washington Post Secret Service Reporting Relied On Investigator Tied To Prostitution Claim

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- When The Washington Post recently revived allegations that the White House gave preferential treatment to a volunteer advance staffer in the aftermath of the 2012 Secret Service prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, the paper relied heavily on details from an investigation led by David Nieland.

Matt Taibbi Leaves First Look Media, Raising Questions About Company's Direction

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- Journalist Matt Taibbi has left First Look Media, eight months after joining the billionaire-backed startup and before ever launching the digital publication he was hired to build. First Look Media founder Pierre Omidyar announced Taibbi's exit in a Tuesday night statement and said that differences between the journalist and management were "never about editorial independence."

David Gregory Appearing On Yahoo For Midterms, Keeping Options Open

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- Former "Meet the Press" host David Gregory is "really looking forward" to taking part in Yahoo's midterm election coverage next Tuesday, he told The Huffington Post in a phone interview. Gregory will appear on the online political special with his friend and former NBC News colleague Katie Couric, who now serves as Yahoo's global anchor.

New York Times Reporter James Risen Laments Lost Art Of Undercover Reporting

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- New York Times reporter James Risen acknowledged in his new book, Pay Any Price , that he posed in one instance as an investor to look into money laundering in the Middle East, a break with the journalistic convention of always identifying oneself as a reporter.

FBI Searches Home Of Suspected Post-Snowden Intelligence Leaker

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- The FBI has searched the Northern Virginia home of a government contractor suspected of disclosing details of the U.S. government's terrorist watch list to The Intercept, according to Yahoo News.

Former Associated Press Editor Sues Wire Service Over Firing

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- Former Associated Press news editor Dena Potter has filed a lawsuit against the news organization and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll, who fired her and two other journalists over an erroneous October 2013 article about then-Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.

Eli Lake And Josh Rogin Leaving The Daily Beast, Expected To Join Bloomberg View

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- Daily Beast reporters Eli Lake and Josh Rogin are leaving the news and culture site and expected to join Bloomberg View, according to sources familiar with the move. Daily Beast executive editor Noah Shachtman did not comment as to where Lake and Rogin are headed, but confirmed in an email to staff that they're leaving the site.

Why Did The Washington Post Name The White House Staffer Accused In Prostitution Scandal?

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: NEW YORK -- On the night of Oct. 8, The Washington Post reported that White House aides had received information in April 2012 "suggesting that a prostitute was an overnight guest" of a presidential advance team staffer in Cartagena, Colombia, the site of the Secret Service prostitution scandal.
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Oct 30, 2014

RT @JasonLeopold: Former Navy SEAL Investigated for Bin Laden Disclosures nyti.ms/107KNka but not Panetta, et al, who disclosed classified info on OBL

Oct 30, 2014

WaPo editor defends Secret Service report amid questions about credibility of key source: huff.to/1wKXhJz

Oct 30, 2014

Jon Stewart confirms NBC approached for Meet the Press, but says he never seriously considered it: rol.st/1tmTIJ6

Oct 30, 2014

Daily Beast’s @NoahShachtman calls new hire @shaneharris a “monster reporter” and “a baller” huff.to/1wKuQNN

Oct 30, 2014

RT @DylanByers: Scoop: @EliLake + @JoshRogin will each make $275,000 at Bloomberg View, per year, sources tell POLITICO: politico.com/blogs/media/20…

Oct 30, 2014

Fox’s @howardkurtz on how NYT story casts doubt on WaPo’s prostitution “exclusive” fxn.ws/1vjx9Df

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