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March 7, 2014

30-Year correspondent follows Ed Bradley, Byron Pitts; Guatemalan says he was mislabeled as immigration agent; CNN gives Don Lemon 5-week run in prime time; digital divide aided by lack of parental savvy; Dallas anchor signs off before national audience; RTDNA director, NABJ leader differ on "shared services"; "12 Years a Slave," N-word continue to feed commentary; Oregonian editor Peter Bhatia leaving to teach in Arizona (3/7/14)

30-Year Correspondent Follows Ed Bradley, Byron Pitts

Guatemalan Says He Was Mislabeled as Immigration Agent

CNN Gives Don Lemon 5-Week Run in Prime Time

Digital Divide Aided by Lack of Parental Savvy

Dallas Anchor Signs Off Before National Audience

RTDNA Director, NABJ Leader Differ on "Shared Services"

"12 Years a Slave," N-Word Continue to Feed Commentary

Editor Peter Bhatia announced Thursday he is leaving The Oregonian to teach at A

Oregonian Editor Peter Bhatia Leaving to Teach in Arizona

"Peter Bhatia, the top editor at The Oregonian, is leaving the state's largest newspaper for a one-year teaching job at Arizona State University,"Aaron Mesh reported Thursday for Willamette Week, a Portland weekly.

"Bhatia announced his departure to his staff this afternoon at 3 pm, leading to a flurry of Twitter posts before official confirmation on Oregonlive.com.

"Oregonian Media Group, the new company formed by owners Advance Publications Inc. last year, will conduct a national search for his replacement. . . ."

Bhatia, whose roots are in India, is among the highest-ranking Asian Americans in the news business and is a former president of the American Society of News Editors.

"Arizona State released an announcement this afternoon that Bhatia will join the Cronkite School as the next Edith Kinney Gaylord Visiting Professor," Willamette Week continued.

"Bhatia will start the yearlong appointment this summer, the university said in a press release, 'working with more than two dozen students from across the country in the Carnegie-Knight News21 initiative, an in-depth multimedia journalism experience based at Cronkite. In the fall semester, he will teach Journalism Ethics and Diversity. . . ."

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