The New Republic Bulks Up Its Web Team

The New Republic has added two editors to its web team as part of its ongoing expansion. Seyward Darby and Barron YoungSmith have both been named deputy editors of

Darby was most recently assistant managing editor for The New Republic and YoungSmith was the magazine’s assistant editor.

Chloë Schama, a former assistant literary editor for The New Republic, has replaced Darby as assistant managing editor, with Laura Bennett named as the magazine’s new assistant literary editor.

In addition to these changes to its online and print editorial team, The New Republic has also announced its 2010-2011 class of reporter-researchers. They are as follows:

James Downie has written for Foreign Policy, Time, and Campus Progress. He graduated from Columbia, where he edited the news blog, the Bwog. He is from Washington, D.C.

Eliza Gray has written for The European Voice,, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, and She attended Harvard and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She is from Washington, D.C.

Alexander C. Hart has written for the Alexandria Times,, Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times. He graduated from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service. He is from Winter Park, Florida.

Tiffany Stanley has written for The Times-Picayune (New Orleans),, Houston Chronicle, Salt Lake Tribune, Harvard, and Paste. She graduated from the University of Georgia and has an M.Div. from Harvard. She is from Lexington, South Carolina.