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Big Media Surprise: Politico Losing Huge Names

Including CEO/co-founder Jim VandeHei, Politico Playbook journo Mike Allen

(Newser) - In a surprise announcement that its owner says "[makes] perfect sense for the publication," one of the co-founders of Politico, as well as perhaps its most prominent journalist, will be leaving the publication, the New York Times reports. CEO Jim VandeHei, who helped launch the site in 2007,... More »

Swooning NYT: Politico's Mike Allen Owns DC

8,100-word piece on Mike Allen gets picked up by... Mike Allen

(Newser) - The New York Times' breathlessly awaited cover story on Politico's Mike Allen, who's breathlessly called the most important journalist in Washington, to the chagrin of the Times and other major news organizations, is online today—all 8,100 words of it. But the much quicker and more amusing take on... More »

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