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May 24, 2013 Jonathan MartinleavesPolitico for The New York Times, where he'll be national political correspondent. That's big news for both publications, although for vastly different reasons. The Times gets a huge talent for an important job. "Jonathan is a natural for the role: he has an unending passion for politics, an intrepid journalistic spirit and an astonishingly extensive Rolodex," political editor Carolyn Ryanwrote in a memo announcing the news. But it's arguably better for Politico, which plans "to use this moment as a springboard." You have to think it will help recruiting efforts if they ...
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