Joe Plambeck, an editor on the New York Times small business news desk, as very well as technologies editor Pui-Wing Tam and business editor Ellen Pollock, despatched out the subsequent:
We’re fired up to announce that Steve Myers is joining our team. The timing could not be superior. Steve, one particular of The Times’s most skilled international correspondents, is an pro on the Kremlin, having reported from the Moscow bureau for yrs. (He wrote a e-book on Putin, as well.) He is also an professional on China, exactly where he just concluded a distinguished tour as Beijing bureau main, contributing an short article in the deal awarded the Pulitzer Prize for community company final year.
“Steve was constructed for this position,” claimed Adrienne Carter, who edited him in Asia. “A all-natural skeptic with an innate curiosity and a world-wide perspective, he has very long lined the corrosive influence of disinformation and propaganda — in equally their analog and electronic kinds. He is also a generous colleague, keen to assistance or embrace a new obstacle.”
Steve hasn’t formally began his new work, but he’s presently off and functioning on the beat. Alongside with Stuart Thompson, he delivered an authoritative appear at the net of lies the Kremlin is employing to prop up its invasion of Ukraine. When Steve is shifting again to the United States for this assignment, and will be centered in San Francisco, we expect his do the job on misinformation to span the two countrywide and intercontinental developments.