Sam Sifton Named NYT National Editor | Banking Reporter Goes National | Mashable Hires, And More Yesterday’s News

Sam Sifton, restaurant critic for the NYT, has been elevated to national editor at the paper. Jill Abramson calls him “a superb editor”…..the amazingly named Rick Rothacker is leaving the Charlotte Observer to be a Charlotte-based Reuters correspondent….Mashable has hired a new editor and expanded into new news verticals….and more….