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Cheat Sheet: Case Study Reporters

This one is a bit squishy because case studies are rarely “a beat.” Undaunted, we combed Tier 1 and IT trades and came up with 13 names for you. We’re open to your suggestions — whom did we miss? Please share!

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Cheat Sheet: Chief Product Officers

The acronym “CPO” can mean a lot of different things in business and technology. That’s one reason why it’s tough to spot targets who cover chief product officers. Here’s our rundown.

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Cheat Sheet: Chatbot Reporters

We’ve updated our 2018 chatbot with this one. This time, far fewer reporters… just ten. Chatbots aren’t as new and in general have become just another part of machine learning/AI.

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Cheat Sheet: Social Good Reporters

It’s been more than three years since we waded into “social good.” There’s big overlap with sustainability, DEI and related fields. Still, Mashable continues with its social good section. We’ve got ten names in all this time.

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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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