Facebook hires former TV news anchor

Facebook hired Campbell Brown to lead their News Partnerships Team, writes Jim Rutenberg in the New York Times. Campbell herself shared the news on Facebook (natch), saying, “exciting news to share…” Chris Cillizza says, “This is smart by Facebook.” Xeni Jardin tweeted: “Um. This feels like… good news. Ex CNN, NBC. She's legit.” But for the ultimate “making it about me,” check out out this tweet about Campbell’s move from Jeff Jarvis: “Funny, I was on MSNBC w/her husband just this morning. No hint of this.”

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