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Pitch Your Fashion and Beauty Clients to Loop21

Launched in 2009, Loop21 covers all the latest happenings from Capitol Hill to Hollywood — and they want readers to get in on the action. The site is all about going beyond providing info: “We want people to respond. So, whether it’s through some form of social media or on the website, we wanted it to be like we’re having a dialogue about issues that are important to our community,” said Lisa Armstrong, the site’s new EIC.

Armstrong is looking to expand fashion and beauty coverage, so publicists are welcome to pitch products. She also wants the scoop on new books and movies, but keep in mind that Loop21 is aimed towards smart, urban professionals.

For more info on what to pitch and editors’ contact info, read How To Pitch: Loop21. [subscription required]

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Revolving Door: Leadership Changes at the ‘NY Times,’ and More

Left to right: Baquet, Abramson, Keller. Photo: Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

Jill Abramson has been named the executive editor of The New York Times, with Bill Keller stepping down to take on a full-time writing position. Abramson was the paper’s managing editor, and served as an investigative reporter with the paper and as Washington bureau chief. She is the paper’s first-ever female executive editor. Keller held the position for eight years and currently writes a column for the Sunday Times Magazine.

Dean Baquet, the current Washington bureau chief is being moved to the managing editor position.

As the announcement was made, some reporters were tweeting the news, sparking some debate about how and when NYT reporters should use social media.

More Revolving Door after the jump.

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