RD Recap: Fortune Snags Former Gigaom Staffers; Newsweek Europe Expands

The latest media hirings and firings.

Revolving Door

Revolving DoorFortune swoops in and recruits former Gigaom staffers Stacey HigginbothamBarb DarrowKatie FehrenbacherMathew IngramJeff John Roberts and Jonathan Vanian. That’s quite a haul, a serious boon to the publication’s technology coverage, and an excellent place for the half-dozen to land after Gigaom imploded in March… Speaking of media-world refugees, ProPublica hires Alec MacGillis. He previously called The New Republic home, but left in December as part of the “Franklin Foer is gone” shakeout…

Amanda de Cadenet, Sarah Kunst, Courtney Diesel O’Donnell and Alexandra Robbins join Marie Claire as contributing editors… Newsweek Europe expands in a major way, adding staffers Harry EyresNicholas ShakespeareAdam LeBorRudolph HerzogMiranda GreenAlex RentonSarah HelmGraham Boynton, Catharine OstlerAlice Hart-Davis and Nick Foulkes to the ranks… Bell Media loses president Kevin Crull after he was caught “trying to interfere with reporting at CTV, the largest television network in the country.” He apologized, saying, “it was wrong of me to be anything but absolutely clear that editorial control always rests with the news team,” but still lost his job… Read More