Joe Plambeck, an editor on the New York Moments organization news desk, as properly as technology editor Pui-Wing Tam and small business editor Ellen Pollock, sent out the following:
We’re fired up to announce that Steve Myers is becoming a member of our group. The timing could not be greater. Steve, just one of The Times’s most experienced foreign correspondents, is an professional on the Kremlin, acquiring documented from the Moscow bureau for a long time. (He wrote a ebook on Putin, far too.) He is also an skilled on China, the place he just concluded a distinguished tour as Beijing bureau chief, contributing an post in the offer awarded the Pulitzer Prize for general public service previous year.
“Steve was created for this role,” said Adrienne Carter, who edited him in Asia. “A organic skeptic with an innate curiosity and a global standpoint, he has lengthy lined the corrosive impact of disinformation and propaganda — in both their analog and digital kinds. He is also a generous colleague, eager to support or embrace a new challenge.”
Steve has not formally commenced his new position, but he’s previously off and jogging on the beat. Alongside with Stuart Thompson, he delivered an authoritative glance at the web of lies the Kremlin is utilizing to prop up its invasion of Ukraine. Though Steve is relocating back again to the United States for this assignment, and will be based mostly in San Francisco, we expect his work on misinformation to span each national and international developments.