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Revolving Door: ‘USA Today,’ Reuters, Time Inc., and More

USA Today‘s editor John Hillkirk has stepped down to be senior editor of the paper’s investigative projects. And Rudd Davis, who joined the company last year as VP of business development, has been named president of the paper’s travel media division. [via Businessweek]

Muck Rack, which covers news from Twitter, has relaunched with the addition of Muck Rack Pro. Free for reporters and available by subscription for publicists, the service helps to organize and manage media lists, complete with social media info from networks like Google+ and Facebook.

The revamp of CBS’ The Early Show continues (sort of) with the announcement of a new name. Starting January 9, the program will be called CBS This Morning, which is what the show was called from 1987 to 1999. Were the ratings better with that name?

Crazy Don Imus took to his microphone to talk smack about the Fox News PR team. They took it in stride. [via TVNewser]


Relationship columnist Demetria Lucas has joined The Root. Lucas has her own blog, ABelleInBrooklyn.com and was an editor for Essence.

Digitas CEO Laura Lang has been named Time Inc.’s CEO. The position had been open for months. [via Fishbowl NY]

Changes are afoot at Brides magazine: a redesign is coming; creative director Amy Rosenfeld is gone, replaced by Real Simple‘s Cybele Grandjean. And Uptown magazine’s Keija Minor is replacing deputy editor Sally Kilbridge. [via Fishbowl NY]

Tom Glocer has stepped down from his position as Thomson Reuters CEO, a position he’s held since 2008. COO James Smith is taking up the position. This is the latest in a number of changes at the company in recent months as it tries to recover from reduced demand. [via paidcontent]

More media moves from the Revolving Door column below.

Terence Noonan has been named co-executive producer at Anderson. He had been supervising producer at Dr. Oz. (TVNewser)

Stephen Wallis has been named features editor at Architectural Digest. He had been a freelancer. (mb)

Alex Koppelman has been named new online associate news editor at The New Yorker. He had been news editor at Adweek. (FishbowlNY)

Mike Darling has been named senior editor at MensHealth.com. He had been senior associate editor there. (mb)

Troy Johnson has been named editor-at-large and dining critic at San Diego Magazine. He had been senior editor and food writer at Riviera San Diego. (FishbowlLA)

Matt Negrin has been named digital political reporter at ABC News. He had been editor and chief contributor at Politico. (FishbowlDC)

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