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Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Journalists covering the Olympics plan to use burner phones and laptops as they assume total surveillance by the government intent on controlling China's image
A.J. Katz / TVNewser:
Memo: David Firestone, NBC News Digital's executive editor and a former NYT reporter and editor, plans to retire in mid-May after 45 years in journalism
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Political reporter Robert Costa is leaving The Washington Post to become a full-time TV journalist at CBS News but will keep collaborating on some Post projects
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