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SWMS Q & A: Jared Council, Journalist

Jared Council is one of a kind. Yes, he covered AI for the WSJ, which is sort of a conventional thing for a good reporter to do. Then things changed. Jared blended what he did with who he was deep inside.

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Deep-Dive: Jennifer Liu, CNBC Make It

CNBC Make It reporter Jennifer Liu isn’t just a reporter covering the workplace, hiring trends and professional success. That may be her job, but she’s also proficient in WordPress, Drupal, Google Analytics, SEO and Adobe Creative Suite.

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7 Strategies for DEI Pitch Success

[SWMS contributor Kally Lavoie writes:] As we outlined in an earlier article in our recent SWMS deep-dive, pitching DEI thought leadership is “high-risk, high-reward” for both clients and the PR teams that represent them. It can be tempting to stick one’s head in the sand and shy away from sensitive pitching topics, but there are many benefits of speaking out on DEI topics…

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Zora and Level: Two DEI Pubs from Medium

Ebony Magazine was founded in 1945, the year World War II ended. Essence Magazine was founded in 1968, the year Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Today, Medium publishes a pair of Black-focused titles for this generation.

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Gen AI: The Big Fizzle?

Goldman Sachs took 32 pages to say pretty much that. The media business may turn out to be an outlier, an industry perfectly suited to synthetic, multilingual words, sounds and images at scale. As for everyone else, well, the global consultancies will learn the truth first because they have rushed to monetize Gen AI — they aren’t yet succeeding.

Bloomberg Businessweek Goes Monthly

Now a misnomer, the Businessweek name will stick around for a while longer. Bloomberg is investing big in paper stock and photography. It’ll be a coffee table magazine, showcasing all that Bloomberg does. Now we know why Brad Stone took this new assignment. The first refurbed issue arrives in July.

Semafor Goes AI Crazy

Fourteen of 19 tech stories in the Semafor technology section are about AI. Two of the five outliers were about TikTok’s potential sale. Semafor sells itself on being differentiated. Chasing AI-news-of-the-day won’t achieve that.

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