The tech news story that goes undercovered — accessibility products

Monica Chin of The Verge writes about why accessibility products are undercovered in technology journalism. Chin writes, “Over 25 percent of US adults have a disability, but rigorous and centralized accessibility information is still hard to find for even the biggest tech releases. I asked accessibility-focused writers across the tech and gaming space how the media […]

Texas Public Radio hires Peck to cover tech and entrepreneurship

Texas Public Radio has hired Joshua Peck to cover technology and entrepreneurship. He will start in August. Peck is currently interning at ProPublica through a partnership with the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting. Peck graduated in sociology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His reporting has focused on policing. He has worked with […]

Protocol hires MIT Tech’s Reilly as editorial director

Michael Reilly, the executive editor of MIT Technology Review, has been hired as editorial director of tech news site Protocol. “I’ve been blown away by what the team has accomplished so far, and am beyond excited to help take Protocol to the next level,” he wrote on Twitter. He has been leading MIT Tech’s editorial […]

Protocol editor in chief Grieve is departing

Tim Grieve, the editor in chief of tech news site Protocol, is leaving the site later this month. “I leave with so much pride in what we’ve built together — and with so much faith in the smart, passionate, caring journalists who will carry it into the future,” he wrote on Twitter. Grieve previously served […]

Washington Post hires Starks for cybersecurity newsletter

Washington Post national editor Matea Gold, deputy national editor Phil Rucker, 202 franchise editor Dave Clarke and deputy 202 franchise editor Paige Cunningham sent out the following: We are delighted to announce that Tim Starks will join The Washington Post as author of the Cybersecurity 202 newsletter. Tim will work closely with researcher Aaron Schaffer […]

CNBC tech reporter Bursztynsky departs

Jessica Bursztynsky, associate tech reporter at CNBC has left. She tweets: “After 3.5 years, today is my last day @CNBC. I’ve had an incredible time working on the tech desk & can’t thank my team enough for all of their help. Watch for vacation pics this coming week followed by more tech news at a […]

Politico cybersecurity reporter Sabin is departing

Politico reporter Sam Sabin, who wrote its Morning Cyber newsletter, is leaving for a new opportunity. In the newsletter, she wrote, “You all have been so wonderful over these last 15 months while I got my sea legs covering this wild and crazy cybersecurity world, and I couldn’t be more grateful to have been the one […]

Philly Biz Journal hires Ravina to cover tech and innovation

The Philadelphia Business Journal has hired Rachel Ravina to cover technology, innovation and higher education. She will start next week. Ravina has been a reporter covering government beats for MediaNews Group, including The Reporter, The Times Herald and other outlets in the greater Philadelphia region. She previously worked as a reporter for Bayside Gazette and Ocean City […]

The Information is starting a social network for subscribers

Tech news site The Information is launching a social network for its subscribers, reports Sara Fischer of Axios. Fischer reports, “The new networking system, which rolls out this week, will include three core features: User profiles: Subscribers will be able to opt in to share fuller information about themselves, including whether they are interested in connecting about fundraising, […]

Politico seeks a cybersecurity reporter

POLITICO is seeking a smart, aggressive reporter to cover cybersecurity, including stories related to national security, elections, business and privacy as well as developments in the executive branch, the courts and Congress. The ideal candidate possesses a passion for politics, a thirst for breaking scoops, strong writing skills and comfort with serving as a thought […]