People moving 29/09/10 – Press & media

Big Brother co-creator Paul Römer has quit Endemol. He is stepping down from the producer to pursue other opportunities. (Source: MediaGuardian)

Reuters has appointed John Pullman to the new role of Live Service editor. He was previously head of output at Al Jazeera English. (Source: journalism.co.uk)

Reuters has promoted Reinhard Krause to the position of global pictures editor. He will lead a team of about 400 staff based in London.  (Source: journalism.co.uk)

Lisa Helmanis has been made editor of Red magazine’s online brand, which will launch later this year. She has previously been head of editorial at MyDeco, editor of Candid magazine and editor of Sunday Times’ Insideout magazine. (Source: journalism.co.uk)

Olympic rowing legend Sir Steve Redgrave has signed for Telegraph Media Group’s sports team and will contribute to coverage of the 2012 London Games. (Source: Press Gazette)

Asda magazine, published by Publicis Blueprint, has appointed Coralie Dorman as its new editor. Dorman has worked for consumer and customer titles including Delicious, BBC Good Food, Woman and Home, Woman, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose magazines. (Source: BrandRepublic)

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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