Facebook has hired a former NBC and CNN journalist to lead its news partnerships team, a major hire as the platform deals with criticism over its role in spreading misinformation around the election.
Campbell Brown will be filling the new role, which was first posted in December. Brown previously worked as a television reporter centered on politics for NBC, later moving to CNN, where she continued to cover politics. She helped anchor CNN's 2008 election coverage and hosted various shows. CNN and Brown parted ways in 2010.
Most recently, Brown started an education-focused non-profit focusedJournalism, Social Media, Business, Fake News, and Facebook