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Media Moves: April 2017

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We love getting – and sharing —  the latest newsroom scoop. In Media Moves, we highlight changes in journalism and the media both locally and nationally.

Mitchell Northam is the new hyperlocal digital reporter for North Fulton at the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Northam is a native of Maryland and graduated from Salisbury University in 2015. Northam worked for the Delmarva Times as a breaking news reporter and covered sports in the area. He has written for USA Today and SB Nation. He recently wrote an article about #WilbertClient North American Properties’ Avalon expansion.

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Details of Avalon’s Expansion: Apple store, four-star hotel among what’s coming 

Screen Shot 2017-04-11 at 1.42.52 PMThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s yearlong investigative series, Doctors and Sex Abuse, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. The awards were announced Monday.

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AJC Doctors is a series finalists for the Pulitzer Prize

Clifton Leaf, the new editor-in-chief at Fortune, announced the magazine has grown in two places this year. The first, video, makes sense, but the other, print, is more of a surprise. Leaf, formerly deputy editor at the magazine, shared his vision recently with min.

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Good Fortune in Fortune’s future

The Amazon Echo has surprised everyone with its broad acceptance, and the large number of news organizations already participating on the platform. What will voice-enabled internet mean for journalism? Between Amazon Echo, Google Home and Siri it’s no surprise journalism is making the move to these digital platforms. Screen Shot 2017-04-11 at 1.43.43 PM

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Voice Enabled Internet and Journalism

Magazines are learning a new language