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Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Journalists covering Olympics say they'll be using burner phones and laptops as they assume surveillance by the government intent on controlling China's image
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Political reporter Robert Costa is leaving WaPo to become a full-time journalist for CBS News, but will continue collaborating on some Post projects
Tom Jones / Poynter:
Q&A with NBC News president Noah Oppenheim about advocacy journalism, the future of the NBC News NOW streaming service, what makes Dateline addictive, and more
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