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Emily Chang will leave Bloomberg Technology to develop a suite of Bloomberg TV programs that explore “technology, business and culture,” according to Variety. No successor named as yet… VentureBeat hired a pair of events pros to scale VB’s events business… Cloud costs will be a huge B2B topic in 2023. Former Insider reporter Belle Lin addressed it yesterday in her first article for WSJ CIO Journal. The Information is hiring a cloud reporter and launching a database designed to “generate stories and bring more transparency” to cloud and AI deals.

Regarding the turmoil in social media…

More than 500 journalists have established accounts on Mastodon; others joined CounterSocial. A Wired reporter sent us this message from Mastodon:

Haven’t deleted my Twitter account yet, but I’m spending WAY more time here than on Twitter over the past week.

Expect this trend to accelerate. The Mastodon instance “” has attracted many a journalist so far.

SWMS no longer publishes Twitter content. We’ll continue to publish journo-related news, on our home page, in the form of a Fridge Note.


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