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Bloomberg View Picks Up Megan McArdle

Washington, D.C.-based writer for Newsweek/Daily Beast and blogger Megan McArdle is joining the ranks of Bloomberg View, where she will be a columnist covering the economy, business, politics and national affairs.

“Megan is an extraordinary writer and thinker,” said David Shipley, Executive Editor of Bloomberg View in a morning statement. “Few people have done a better job chronicling the economic, corporate and technological disruptions of the last decade. She’s going to make a lot of readers — those who have followed her for years and those who will discover her at Bloomberg — smarter and happier. We’re thrilled that she’s joining the team.”

McArdle has been covering economics and public policy since 2001, when she launched “Live From the WTC” from a construction trailer at the Ground Zero disaster recovery site. In 2003, she joined the staff of the Economist as Deputy Countries Editor for the website. She spent four years at the Economist in various positions, and launched its first blog, “Free Exchange.”

In her past…In 2007, she left the Economist for The Atlantic, where she spent five years writing about the intersection of economics, business, and Washington politics. During that time, she helped launch Atlantic.com’s business vertical. For three years, she was also the magazine’s business columnist.

She left the Atlantic in 2012 for Newsweek.

McArdle has a BA in English lit from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from the University of Chicago. She lives in Northeast Washington with her husband, Reason‘s Peter Suderman, and a bullmastiff named Fitzgerald.

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Rubin and Shipley Hired for “Bloomberg View”

David Shipley and James P. Rubin will join Bloomberg News as Executive Editors starting in January. The two will lead a a new Editorial Page called the Bloomberg View which will publish columns and commentary for all Bloomberg platforms.

Currently deputy editorial page editor of the New York Times, Shipley will oversee editorial issues of the U.S. and Canada. Rubin, a former U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary and husband of ABC News “This Week” host Christiane Amanpour, will maintain oversight of Central and South America, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Both will report directly to Editor in Chief Matthew Winkler.

*Note: it took a lot of self control to not a post a picture of the ladies from “The View” with this announcement.  So I placed it after the jump.

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Morning Reading List, 07.23.08

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