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Rep. Weiner’s Measured Response to Racy Tweet

The folks at PBS weren’t the only ones being hacked this Memorial Day weekend. If his story is true, and there is a lot of back and forth about it, New York Rep. Anthony Weiner also had his YFrog account hacked and a lewd (though covered) penis pic was tweeted to a college student in Seattle.

New York politicians have found themselves in a world of trouble in recent years. Rep. Chris Lee actually resigned from his post after he was caught sending pictures of himself to a woman sans shirt in response to a Craigslist singles ad. In this case, there are enough questions surrounding the situation that it probably won’t end that way, but Rep. Weiner has hired a lawyer just in case.

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Revolving Door: 1.27

Here are this week’s media highlights from Mediabistro’s Revolving Door Newsletter:

Michael Endelman has been named features editor at Food & Wine. He had been senior editor at Rolling Stone.

Chris Lee has been named senior entertainment writer at The Newsweek Daily Beast Company. He had been music writer at the Los Angeles Times.

Mark Bittman has been named opinion columnist at The New York Times. He had been food columnist there.

Pamela Paul has been named children’s book editor at The New York Times. She will continue in her role as a columnist for the “Style” section there.

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