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AP New York Vet is Wire Service’s Third Man in Havana

Michael WeissensteinThere have been just a few AP Havana bureau chiefs since the wire service resumed operations in Cuba in 1999. The newly announced third is 39-year-old New York native Michael Weissenstein (pictured).

Weissenstein will move over from Mexico City, where he has been based for the past two years covering Central and Latin America. He previously worked as an editor and reporter for AP New York, in addition to stints for the wire service in London and the Middle East. From today’s announcement:

“Cuba is important for the Americas and the world,” said John Daniszewski, senior managing editor for international news. “AP continues to deploy top-notch journalists to tell the story of Cuba’s people, culture and government with accuracy, fairness and insight.”

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AP Names New Regional Editor For Latin America And The Caribbean

The Associated Press has named a Latin America / Caribbean editor. Marjorie Miller has worked previously as a foreign policy editor and op-ed correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. She is also no stranger to the AP, having worked for the news agency as a foreign correspondent in the early ’80s.

In her new role, Miller will relocate to Mexico City in order to oversee coverage ranging from the U.S. / Mexico border to the tip of South America, as well as across the Caribbean. In addition, she will be in charge of the AP’s global Spanish news service.

Marjorie Miller Moves To Op-Ed As Editorial Writer And Special Correspondent

1128iraq_reporter.jpgJim Newton sent around an announcement that LAT vet Marjorie Miller, who returned to writing from editing in June, has moved over to Opinion.

A distinguished journalist, her stories out of Israel rankled some, and we will be interested to hear what she really has to say about life, the universe and everything.

Congratulations, Marjorie!

LAT In The Limelight: It Ain’t Pretty

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Former LAT Jerusalem bureau chief Marjorie Miller writes about the Spring Street newsroom’s strange relationship with the Hollywood movie crew that took over for a few days during the filming of The Soloist, which is based on a series of Steve Lopez columns about formerly homeless violinist Nathaniel Ayers.

It’s as telling about the current state of local media as it is about what it’s like to have a film crew show up at your workplace:

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