New Co-Editor at Business Insider, Journalists Launch Newsletters, and More

Turner promoted at BI: Matt Turner (@_bmturner_) was named co-editor in chief of Business Insider (@businessinsider) and will lead the publication alongside Alyson Shontell (@ajs). Matt was previously finance editor, before helping build the publication’s markets, investing, healthcare, and advertising team.

New column for Marko: Noted freelancer Kurt Marko (krmarko) is now writing a column for Packet Pushers Ignition (@packetpushers), where he will share his analytical insights and tech smarts in 1-2 columns per month.

Newton launches newsletter: Casey Newton (@CaseyNewton) has left The Verge (@verge) to launch Platformer (@platformer), a publication about big tech and democracy.

Newcomer launches VC newsletter: Eric Newcomer (@EricNewcomer) has left his role at Bloomberg (@bloomberg), where he covered the ins-and-outs of the startup world, breaking news on IPOs, fundraising rounds, and M&A, to launch a Silicon Valley-centric newsletter about venture capital and startups called Newcomer.

Guo joins Tech Review: After four years of freelancing, Eileen Guo (@eileenguo) has joined MIT Technology Review (@techreview) as a senior reporter covering tech policy, ethics, and social justice.

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