C. Edward Chapman Named Head Legal Curator of The News Deck

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Business and legal news site continues to build out legal news division.

As Head Legal Curator, Chapman will be responsible for overseeing The News Deck’s legal issues division, advising on research and content aggregation, and working to maintain the constantly updating law section of the site.

In an ongoing attempt to increase legal news coverage, The News Deck announced yesterday that it would name C. Edward Chapman to a new lead curation role, starting February 2012. Chapman will join the executive curation team headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Chapman draws on six years of experience with both law and writing. He graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California before going on to study law at Stanford University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Prior to joining the staff of The News Deck he worked for three years as a licensed paralegal for a prominent Chicago law firm while maintaining a widely read law blog. Chapman was previously featured as a guest curator on The News Deck in late 2011 before accepting a position as the full time legal editor in February of this year.

As Head Legal Curator, Chapman will be responsible for overseeing The News Deck’s legal issues division. He will advise on research and content aggregation, and work to maintain the constantly updating law section of the site. He will also manage all guest editors and direct news collection to ensure that the site’s content remains of the highest quality. Chapman will also provide support for the head curators of the site’s general news and politics sections. The News Deck welcomes a valuable addition to the staff, and wishes C. Edward Chapman the best in his new position.

About The News Deck

The News Deck is a news aggregator site created to collect and share the best in new journalism. The site’s curators deliver articles from across a wide range of news sources, from subjects like politics, economics, technology, and more. The News Deck’s editorial staff delivers the most relevant news stories to its network of readers, selecting content from local news, international reporting, and trade journals. The site also maintains an academic resource center that follows trends in current journalism, keeping readers abreast of the constantly changing scope of news media today. Visit the site at TheNewsDeck.com.

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