Bulletpoints in politics and press
First of all, it's Jobs Friday, and NYT's Dionne Searcey reports that the U.S. added 248,000 jobs in September, leaving unemployment at 5.9% (1,584 shares). Check out WSJ's roundup on everything you need to know about that, too (200 shares and counting).
And in other news political or press-related:
At Capital New York, Dana Rubinstein tells us that New Jersey governor Chris Christie's other transit scandal could be the big one (68 shares).
- Abroad, an unusual coalition is born from unrest in Iraq, as Shi'ites join Sunnis to defend Iraqi towns from ISIL (80 shares).
- Next door in Iran, CJR offers us an intriguing glimpse into how the Tehran Bureau covers its region (200 shares).
- In the UK, government officials announce Alex Younger is the new Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, or as you may better know it, the fabled MI6 (219 shares).