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Apr 29, 2014

Media briefs: Rupert’s influence … sidebars of shame … Palin’s new low …

A gun ABC journo is breaking new online ground, and Facebook wants to be your new go-to media outlet. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Testing new Waters in media. Jeff Waters, a long-serving senior ABC journo, has left the mainstream media for a new online venture. In an email lamenting Waters’ departure, ABC news director Kate Torney quoted news-gathering head Craig McMurtie, who said of Waters: “He pitched lots of stories, battled to defend them and fought for their place at the top of rundowns. Jeff sometimes challenged editors, but no one could doubt his passion.” Journalism, Torney added, was “in Jeff’s blood”.

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  1. zut alors

    Re the Palin video: she’s determined to engender fear in the enemy and, in my case, she’s succeeded.

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