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Posts Tagged ‘Jake Davidson’

Major Moves at AP, Money Magazine and Business Insider

Look out, Washington D.C. power players. The Associated Press has beefed up the side of its operation designed to uncover intentional and unintentional transgressions.

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From today’s announcement:

Joining the Washington investigative team are Jeff Horwitz (pictured above, left) and Ronnie Greene (above, right).

Horwitz is currently on a Knight-Bagehot fellowship at Columbia University. As a reporter for American Banker between 2009 and 2013, he wrote about banks’ legal woes and the fallout from the housing crisis.

Greene has been a senior reporter at The Center for Public Integrity and previously was a longtime reporter and editor at the Miami Herald. He recently served as project editor for a Center series describing how the coal industry beat back miners’ claims for black lung benefits, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.

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The Insanity of YouTube: Kate Upton Considering LA Teen’s High School Prom Invitation

Are you sitting down? And if you’re a male teen, can you accept the fact that no, you should not have thought of this first?

In what is even by today’s va-va-voom viral standards a mind-boggling progression, Jake Davidson – a senior at Milken Community High School in Bel Air – has gone from posting a humorous Kate Upton prom invitation on YouTube March 16, to receiving a “maybe” reply from the supermodel via Twitter on Tuesday, to appearing this morning on The Today Show. With Upton joining in via telephone!

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