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Today TNR.com Editor Greg Veis announces two additions to its web team: Barron YoungSmith and Seyward Darby (pictured above) have been named deputy editors. Both are former reporter-researchers at the magazine.
Chloë Schama (below right) has replaced Darby as Assistant Managing Editor. Schama is a former Assistant Literary Editor at the magazine. She has an M.Phil. in English from Cambridge and graduated from Harvard. Schama is the author of Wild Romance: A Victorian Story of a Marriage, a Trial, and a Self-Made Woman (Walker Books 2010).
Laura Bennett (below left) has been named Assistant Literary Editor. She graduated from Yale where she was editor-in-chief of the The Yale Herald and the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship.
TNR also introduced its 2010-2011 class of reporter-researchers. Find out who they are and see where they might go. We have the list as well as noteworthy alumni after the jump…
• Today’s schedule at the Atlantic‘s “First Draft of History,” Washington’s Ideas Forum at the Newseum… CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo interviews Larry Summers, Jacob Weisberg interviews Brian Schweitzer, Howard Fineman interviews Drew Faust, John Sexton, Ruth Simmons and Shirley Tilghman, James Fallows interviews Eric Schmidt, and Margaret Carlson interviews Walter Isaacson and Eugene Robinson. Carlson will also make the event’s closing remarks this evening.
Earlier today Steve Schmidt and Robert Shrum were interviewed by CNN’s John King, Alan Greenspan was interviewed by David Leonhardt, Jeff Bewkes was interviewed by Jeffrey Goldberg, Carol Browner was interviewed by Ronald Brownstein, and Cory Booker was interviewed by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos.
• Check out some of yesterday’s interviews- Fox News’ Chris Wallace interviewed Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, NBC’s David Gregory interviewed Sen. John McCain and “Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams interviewed David Petraeus.
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Happy Birthday to CNN’s Mark Preston. What we know and what we’re reading this Tuesday morning…
Boston Globe: The Boston Globe‘s largest union, which represents nearly 700 editorial, advertising and business office workers, overwhelmingly approved a package of $10 million in wage and benefit cuts last night, ending more than three months of tense bargaining and brinksmanship.
From WaPo managing editors Liz Spayd and Raju Narisetti‘s online chat yesterday (h/t Poynter). “Paid wall for the Web site?: There’s a lot of chatter on the Web about moving newspaper’s Web content behind a paid wall. Any chance of that happening at WaPo? Spayd and Narisetti: Nothing imminent though we are constantly evaluating ways to get paid for our content.”
Because of Pres. Obama’s news conference Wednesday night, CNN is shifting the schedule for the first night of “Black in America 2.” On Wednesday, it will air at 9pmET, but will be back on at 8pmET on Thursday.
Black Retort critiques CNN’s “Black in America” here.
CNBC’s Trish Regan announced on the air yesterday that she is expecting twins.
Newsweek has yet to see a bump from the redesigned mag.
Eight questions from the Economist for Slate’s Jacob Weisberg, including: “In the great shake-up that is now occurring in the media do you think anything of value will be lost?” His answer: “There’s a great deal at risk. The financial basis of the leading organisations that perform large-scale systemic news reporting has collapsed, and it’s not clear what, if anything, will replace it. Certain categories of coverageâ€”foreign, local, investigativeâ€”don’t look economically viable on a for-profit basis at the moment. This is a political and societal problem as well as a business one because of the vital role that the kind of journalism traditionally performed by newspapers plays in democracy. We need to find new hybrid models to support it.”
JOBS after the jump…
Earlier on FishbowlDC: “So That’s What Susan Glasser Will Do Next…”
Slate Group Editor-in-Chief Jacob Weisberg sent out an email to Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive staffers this morning, obtained by FishbowlDC, in which he elaborates on the purchase of Foreign Policy magazine.
Weisberg admits that “This might seem an odd fit because of our emphasis on web-only publication. But FP is an excellent match in terms of subject matter, audience, and overall sensibility.”
Weisberg also elaborates on Susan Glasser‘s job description.
After the jump…
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For those of you wondering why we’re not including the Politico, Roll Call and The Hill in our “Pictures of Morning Papers” feature — which we’d love to do — it’s because a.) Politico and Roll Call are usually a day behind in posting theres and b.) The Hill hasn’t put one up since Nov. 28.
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with a ‘Super Tuesday,’ Dec. 11, highlighted by in-depth analysis of the latest local and national poll numbers as the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary approach and the races heat up.”
WAMU’s Diane Rehm picks up a CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Palliative Care Award from the Greater Washington Partnership For Palliative And End-of-Life Care. For a January 2007 interview with author Calvin Trillin concerning “About Alice.” The award will be presented tonight during a reception at DC’s Sibley Hospital…..