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Cheat Sheet: Google Cloud Targets

This list of two dozen targets is a roll-up of cloud targets you already know — and perhaps a few you don’t — as well as Google/Alphabet beat reporters in Tier 1. Hope you find it helpful.

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Cheat Sheet: Workplace Survey Reporters

There doesn’t seem to be as much research on workplace trends — work from home/future of work — this year as there was in 2021. Accordingly, there aren’t as many reporters chasing surveys. We found six and will be hunting for more.

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Cheat Sheet: Devops Targets

We’ve done a few cheat sheets on aspects of devops, but never one that focused on core devops news and trends. This is the one you’ve been waiting for — 21 names listed in “audience descending order.”

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Cheat Sheet: Reporters Who Cover Cybersecurity Surveys

Here’s a short list of reporters who have covered cybersecurity surveys in the past 90 days. Not a lot of high-profile titles, maybe a couple. Small audiences. Bear in mind that other security reporters, absent from this list, might be moved to cover a compelling survey.

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Cheat Sheet: Reporters Who Cover Funding Rounds

This freshly updated cheat sheet is a bit different than most because multiple reporters within a given publication can and do cover funding rounds. Here’s ten of the “usual suspects” and another ten you might not have considered.

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FRIDGE NOTES

Dotdash Meredith Lays Off 274

… including TripSavvy senior editorial director Laura Ratliff. Expect to see lots of senior talent cut from venerable consumer titles.

‘Open’ Stats on Jan. 26 SWMS Emailer

Here’s what you opened, in descending order: VB/ Quartz “fill out the form”; Suman Bhattacharyya Q&A; cheat sheets on AI newsletters and HR verticals; Meteor Q&A; cheat sheet on manufacturing/3D printing; SWMS contributed content cheat sheet update; SWMS-Semrush Top 15 in healthcare edit

Wisdom from the AP…

“We recommend avoiding general and often dehumanizing “the” labels such as the poor, the mentally ill, the French, the disabled, the college-educated. Instead, use wording such as ‘people with mental illnesses.’ And use these descriptions only when clearly relevant.”

Two More Protocol Reporters Land Good New Jobs

Aisha Counts and Max Cherney have landed good new jobs roughly six weeks after being laid off from Protocol. Both coincidentally are covering big tech companies. Aisha now covers Twitter and Meta for Bloomberg, and Max now works for Silicon Valley Business Journal covering Apple, Meta and Google.

Adweek Lays Off 14

Graphic designer Gabby Ulloa, breaking news reporters Natalie Venegas and Rafael Canton, senior editor David Cohen and senior story editor Nicole Ortiz were among those laid off from Adweek yesterday. Fourteen in total were laid off, ten from the newsroom.

Vox Media Lays Off 7% of Staff

Axios has the story. Seven percent translates to roughly 130 people, Sara Fischer writes. Eater took some hits, as did the Vox Media visuals team.

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