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Federal News Website Gets a Makeover

A news site about internal government business is about as exciting as it sounds. But is trying.

The new GovExec has a ton of white space, which makes it easier to distinguish headlines. And not all the news is bland, fed stuff. There’s a “play of the day” feature that pulls political humor from the previous day’s late-night shows (something that Politico CLICK often does) and there are wire feeds at the bottom of the home page for broader news from The Atlantic and NJ.

“[O]ur federal readers will realize that they now have an all-day information resource equal to the task of helping them navigate the challenges they face going forward,” Peter Goldstone, president of Government Executive Media Group, said in an internal memo.

GEMG relaunched the site Monday as part of a multi-step effort to modernize the way it delivers news to federal employees. They’re getting fancy with an iPad app to complement the site. It’s set to launch later in the month.

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Goldstone Joins Atlantic Media Company

Publishing executive Peter Goldstone, previously of Hanley Wood, LLC and Cowles Business Media, has taken a new job as president of Atlantic Media’s Government Executive Media Group.

In the press release, Atlantic Media president Justin Smith called Goldstone “a powerhouse, with an impressive track record of innovation and growth.”

Goldstone said he was “excited to join such a top notch team” as the one at Government Executive, which he called “the leading media, event and marketing portfolio for federal government thought leaders.”

Atlantic Media also publishes The Atlantic and National Journal.