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David Epstein Leaves SI for ProPublica

David Epstein is leaving Sports Illustrated for ProPublica. His new role will be investigative reporter, which suits him perfectly.

Epstein has been a senior writer for SI for the last seven years. Epstein and Selena Roberts (who also recently left SI) are credited with breaking the A-Rod/steroids story in 2003. Epstein has also won the Society of Professional Journalists 2010 “Deadline Club Award” and Time Inc.’s Henry R. Luce Award for public service.

In related news, ProPublica has added Nina Martin and Megan McCloskey as investigative journalists. Martin comes to ProPublica from San Francisco magazine, where she has been for the majority of the past 10 years. McCloskey comes to ProPublica from Stars and Stripes, where she served as a national correspondent since 2009.

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GLAAD Announces Media Award Finalists

The finalists for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards have just been announced. The awards are given annually to “recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.”

While none of our local newspapers were nominated, Frank Bruni of the New York Times is up for Outstanding Newspaper Columnist. Below are the New York based magazine finalists, but congrats to all those who received recognition.

The New York award ceremony will be held March 16, at the Marriott Marquis.

Outstanding Magazine, Overall Coverage:

New York
The Advocate/Out
The New Yorker

Outstanding Magazine, Article:

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