BuzzFeed hires from Free Beacon: Dylan Byers reported Mond in Politico that the left leaning Buzzfeed would be hiring Katherine Miller from the right leaning Free Beacon to work as a deputy political editor to serve under McKay Coppins. When asked about the hire Coppins said, “Our basic approach is to hire talented, fair-minded people who are doing great, smart, compelling work wherever they are.”
Why you should read it: Let your heart be your guide! Just because you work at RedAlert or The Blaze doesn’t mean you can’t apply to work at HuffPost or MotherJones. Believe in yourself! Read more here.
Random PBS viewer helps homeless woman: According to Cat Wise of PBS’ “The Rundown,” Dior Hall, a homeless woman in San Francisco, received a random leg up from an anonymous donor who saw a previous story about her on NewsHour last Wednesday and paid for her first month’s rent. Hall had been stepped over for government subsidized housing after the government shutdown began.
Why you should read it: KQED radio reporters Wise and Mina Kim had no idea their story was going to directly impact those they were reporting on. Think about that the next time you write. Read more here.
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