Joe Plambeck, an editor on the New York Occasions small business news desk, as well as technological innovation editor Pui-Wing Tam and small business editor Ellen Pollock, sent out the subsequent:
We’re energized to announce that Steve Myers is becoming a member of our team. The timing couldn’t be far better. Steve, one particular of The Times’s most professional international correspondents, is an expert on the Kremlin, acquiring documented from the Moscow bureau for several years. (He wrote a ebook on Putin, way too.) He is also an skilled on China, exactly where he just completed a distinguished tour as Beijing bureau chief, contributing an write-up in the package deal awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public support past 12 months.
“Steve was developed for this purpose,” reported Adrienne Carter, who edited him in Asia. “A natural skeptic with an innate curiosity and a world wide point of view, he has long covered the corrosive impact of disinformation and propaganda — in equally their analog and digital forms. He is also a generous colleague, eager to assist or embrace a new problem.”
Steve hasn’t officially begun his new career, but he’s already off and functioning on the beat. Together with Stuart Thompson, he delivered an authoritative glimpse at the net of lies the Kremlin is employing to prop up its invasion of Ukraine. Even though Steve is going back to the United States for this assignment, and will be centered in San Francisco, we hope his operate on misinformation to span equally countrywide and worldwide developments.