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Washington Post hires Albergotti to cover consumer electronics – Business Article

Reed Albergotti Washington Post business editor David Cho, deputy business editor Zachary Goldfarb and technology editor Christina Passariello sent out the following announcement on Wednesday afternoon: We are thrilled to announce that Reed Albergotti will be The Washington Post’s new consumer electronics reporter, covering Apple and other hardware manufacturers. As a new member of our technology team in San Francisco, Reed will report on the devices that have become ubiquitous in our lives and the workers whose fates depend on how…

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Wired, Bloomberg Businessweek named Ellie finalists – Business Article

Wired and Bloomberg Businessweek were the only two business-related magazines to receive nominations for the annual American Society of Magazine Editors awards, commonly known as the Ellies. Wired was named a finalist in the general excellence category, which honors publications covering politics, business, science and technology as well as society and culture. It was also a finalist for design and photography. Bloomberg Businessweek was a finalist in the reporting category for for “I Hereby Confess Judgment,” by Zachary R. Mider and…

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Guglielmo promoted to editor in chief of all of CNET’s operations – Business Article

Connie Guglielmo Connie Guglielmo, who has overseen CNET News since 2014, has been promoted to editor in chief of all of CNET’s operations. That includes reviews and other parts of the CBS Interactive subsidiary. Lindsey Turrentine was previously editor of CNET Reviews. Turrentine is now vice president of CBS Interactive Tech. In this role, she is responsible for content strategy and development of CBS Interactive’s tech brands, which include CNET, ZDNET, TechRepublic and Roadshow by CNET. Roger Cheng, who is executive editor…

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Washington Post taps Telford as breaking biz news reporter – Business Article

Taylor Telford Washington Post business editor David Cho and deputy business editor Zachary Goldfarb sent out the following announcement: We’re happy to announce that Taylor Telford will become our newest business breaking news reporter. Taylor has distinguished herself with stellar coverage of a wide range of business stories since she joined us last fall after completing an internship in Style. She’s written about furloughed workers selling belongings on Craigslist during the shutdown, the ups and downs of the stock market, pop-up stores, the Marriott hack and…

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Bisson, former Pensions & Investments publisher, dies at 70 – Business Article

Bill Bisson William T. “Bill” Bisson Jr., former publisher of Crain’s publication Pensions & Investments, died Jan. 17 at the age of 70. A story on the publication’s website states, “That defense of editorial integrity often was directed at his staff, as well. “‘My favorite Bisson story is about that separation’ of advertising and editorial departments, former editor Nancy K. Webman said in an email. ‘A P&I reporter in the Chicago office went … to hail a cab to attend a financial…

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Morning Consult’s Sabin moving to new beat – Business Article

Sam Sabin Morning Consult brands reporter Sam Sabin is moving to a new beat. Sabin is now covering tech policy. She will author the Morning Consult Tech morning and afternoon newsletters, along with taking on the tech policy beat and reporting on anything tech- and telecom-related in Washington. Sabin previously covered national media/marketing/tech news and writing the Morning Consult Brands newsletter. She joined Morning Consult last year after covering tech for DC Inno. Sabin is a May 2016 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, where…

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