Revolving Door: ‘Today’ turns 60, @SpinReviews, Top Media Pinners, and more

The January 6, 1964 cover

Today commemorates 60 years on the air. TVNewser went to the party last night.

The New York Times‘ public editor Arthur Brisbane was feeling the heat yesterday over his take on whether reporters should be “truth vigilantes.” A lot of people thought that was a dumb question so Brisbane has come back to reiterate that it is not. Jill Abramson has also responded.

A Ron Paul super PAC has written a press release calling for CNN’s Dana Bash to be taken off the campaign beat. CNN replied: “The notion that Dana is anything but objective is preposterous.”

Spin magazine has launched @SpinReviews. [via Fishbowl NY]

Newsweek plans to recreate the magazine’s 1960s design in the March 19 issue to commemorate the season premiere of Mad Men. [via Ad Age]

Pinterest says Martha Stewart, Real Simple, and Better Homes & Gardens are top pinners. [via minOnline]

The Huffington Post has launched a Good News channel for inspiration stories. Jessica Prois, who also heads the Impact section, will edit the new channel.

Click through for more media changes.

Ben Popper has been named East coast editor at VentureBeat. He had been founding editor at BetaBeat. (FishbowlNY)

Tracy Alloway has been named US financial correspondent at Financial Times. She had been deputy editor at FT Alphaville. (release)

Jacob Rascon has been named multimedia journalist at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles. He had been news reporter at KFOX-TV in El Paso, Calif. (TVSpy)

Rebecca Jarvis has been named co-host at CBS This Morning. She had been news anchor at The Early Show on Saturday. (TVNewser)

Lauren Williams has been named deputy editor at The Root. She had been associate editor at The Root. (FishbowlDC)

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