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Revolving Door: ‘NYT’ Adds a Politics Desk, HuffPo Adds BlackVoices, and More

This week, The New York Times announced that it has created a new Politics desk in preparation for the 2012 election. Dick Stevenson, deputy Washington bureau chief has been chosen to lead it up.

Comcast is rebranding the Versus cable network to the NBC Sports Network on January 2. It will be the cable arm of the NBC Sports Group, which will sport the new logo at left.

The Huffington Post has launched BlackVoices, which will cover the wide spectrum of issues touching the lives of Black readers. Christina Norman, former OWN CEO, is the executive editor and contributors include Rev. Al Sharpton and Henry Louis Gates Jr.

For more staff changes across the media, click through.

Michelle Relerford has been named general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at WMAQ in Chicago. She had been weekend anchor and reporter at WHDH in Boston. (TVSpy)

Margot Sanger-Katz has been named health care correspondent at National Journal. She had been senior staff editor at Yale Alumni Magazine. (FishbowlDC)

Dave Weiss has been named deputy photo editor at People StyleWatch. He had been freelance photo editor at Allure. (mb)

Mike Ryan has been named senior writer at Moviefone. He had been entertainment reporter at VanityFair.com. (FishbowlNY)

Jennifer Barnett has been named managing editor at The Atlantic. She had been managing editor at Parks and Recreation Magazine. (FishbowlNY)

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