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Chris Jansing Named Senior White House Correspondent for NBC News (TVNewser)
Changes are coming to NBC’s Washington bureau. NBC News president Deborah Turness has named Chris Jansing as the new senior white house correspondent and Peter Alexander as national correspondent. Politico / Dylan Byers on Media Jansing, who will report primarily for NBC Nightly News, will relocate from New York to Washington and will stop hosting her MSNBC show Jansing & Co. The network said her replacement will be announced in the coming weeks. Variety Both Jansing and Alexander will work as part of a unit that also comprises Chuck Todd, the NBC News political director and chief White House correspondent, and Kristen Welker, who will continue to report for NBC Nightly News and Today. HuffPost It will be the latest of a string of changes at that network, which has recently reshuffled its daytime lineup and added Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid to its roster. Deadline Hollywood Jansing joined NBC News in June 1998, and has also anchored Jansing & Co. on MSNBC since October 2010. She anchored MSNBC’s coverage of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 as the events unfolded, extensively covered several presidential campaigns for both NBC News and MSNBC and hosted a series of reports called Battleground America.

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Introducing iWatch, The Center for Public Integrity’s New Site for Investigative Journalism

The Center for Public Integrity is starting a new site this month dedicated to investigative journalism, the New York Times reports.

The site, to be called iWatch News, will produce reporting with its staff of 37 writers and editors, contributions from freelancers, and collaboration with the nonprofit’s international unit. Its focus will be on “money and politics, government accountability, health care, the environment and national security.” Sounds serious and important!

Ultimately, the goal is to produce daily “10 to 12 original investigative pieces and aggregated content from other sources.” Yeah, it’s hard to totally avoid that whole aggregated content thing, we know.

Articles from the site will likely be featured on other sites, in particular The Huffington Post, whose investigative arm the center merged with last year. However, the nonprofit is also looking to sell subscriptions for $50 a year. “We want to be a model to show journalism, if it’s good, it can be paid for,” said William E. Buzenberg, the executive director of the center.