Media moments

In media news, the 2013 Online Journalism Awards finalists were announced. Eric Deggans from the Tampa Bay Times said, “If missed: My blog, The Feed is finalist for commentary award from Online News Assoc., up against NYT & Ezra Klein.” Markham Nolan with Storyful wrote, “Interesting to see Guardian's Firestory and New York Times' Snowfall going head-to-head in the ONA awards.” Jason Spingarn-Koff at the New York Times tweeted: “Honored that Op-Docs is a finalist for an @ONA Award. Congrats to the @freep team on two ONA 2013 awards.” Evan Smith with the Texas Tribune added, “Thrilled that @texastribune is a finalist for 2 Online Journalism Awards — the only TX pub to be nominated this yr.”

Also, the Times Union writes that their own JimmyVielkind is headed to Capital New York. Vielkind himself tweeted: “Some news about me: I'm thrilled to join the folks at@capitalnewyork as they re-launch with an Albany bureau!” Azi Paybarah there added, “Awesome!” Nick Confessore at the New York Times said, “Excited to see my friend @JimmyVielkind picked up by THE CAPITAL. And good to see the Alb press expanding for once.” Bill Hammond at the New York Daily News added, “I, for one, welcome the new Capitalico overlord, @JimmyVielkind.”


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