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Cheat Sheet: HR and Hiring Verticals

If you’ve ever tried it, you probably know that the HR segment is frustrating to research. Many of the titles hail from overseas. Contact names are hard to obtain (though we did). Paid and earned are blended and barely distinguished.

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Cheat Sheet: Construction Targets

Marketwatch’s Jonathan Swartz has predicted that 2023 will be the year of construction. In case Jon is right, here’s a list of 14 targets known to cover the construction industry. There’s a couple of VC contacts in there, too.

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Cheat Sheet: Who Still Runs Infographics?

Miraculously, we came up with 14 publications that ran infographics in recent months. In rare cases, the listed publication wrote a piece about an infographic — and linked to it — but did not actually publish it. The vast majority of the links below reveal the infog directly.

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Cheat Sheet: Intellectual Property Targets

Here’s a list of 11 targets who have covered intellectual property topics. It’s fairly diverse — some big titles, many obscure. A lot of IP coverage comes in context with content types — music, images… and yes, some patent law in there, too.

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Biz Carson to Bloomberg

Biz now covers “the intersection of money and Silicon Valley” for the Bloomberg Wealth section (not Brad Stone‘s team).

Behind the WSJ’s Attack on ‘Woke’ SVB

Twitter blew up yesterday about the WSJ’s suggestion that SVB’s problems may have stemmed from “diversity demands.” Absolutely no one should be surprised by this claim. News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch recently installed Emma Tucker as EIC, a Murdoch loyalist brought in to lead WSJ’s coverage of the 2024 elections. Says The Guardian: “Tucker will find herself having to work out how to cover a third presidential run by Donald Trump. Murdoch has… cooled on the former president and is warming to Ron DeSantis, the governor of Florida who is expected to challenge Trump for the Republican nomination.”

So prepare for an onslaught of woke this and woke that from the WSJ, a publication that isn’t what it used to be, no matter how much we wish it otherwise.

Morning Brew Lays Off Another 40

Owner Axel Springer must be nervous. Not a good signal from one the world’s most successful publishers. We’ll do the best we can to audit who left. Axios’s Sara Fischer broke the story.


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