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AP Names Beirut Bureau Chief, Reuters Adds Federal Reserve Reporter

A couple moves to note today, involving the Associated Press and Reuters. Details are below.

  • Zeina Karam has been named the AP’s new Beirut bureau chief. Karam has covered the Middle East for the AP for almost 20 years. She is succeeding Elizabeth Kennedy, who is now the AP’s South Asia news director.
  • Howard Schneider is joining Reuters to help lead its Federal Reserve coverage. Schneider was most recently with The Washington Post, covering international economics. He had been with the Post for more than 25 years. Schneider begins April 21.
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FTC Guidelines Go Into Effect Tomorrow|Nieman Foundation Founds New Fellowship For Business Journos|Lachlan Murdoch Bids For Nielsen Titles|AP Names New Beirut Bureau Chief

PRNewser: The new FTC guidelines go into effect tomorrow, but don’t expect social media campaigns to subside, especially during the holiday season.

TVNewser: The Nieman Foundation has set up a new fellowship for business journalists, thanks to a nearly $1 million grant from the Donald W. Reynolds foundation.

Financial Times: Rupert Murdoch‘s son Lachlan is among the group of bidders looking to buy a group of Nielsen Business Media titles including Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter.

Associated Press: Elizabeth Kennedy, the chief of the Associated Press‘ East Africa bureau, has been named chief of the Beirut bureau.