News Brief

Journalist Liz Heron announced on Wednesday that she will take a position at Facebook, where she’ll work on partnerships between news and media organizations and the social network. Heron previously worked at the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times in various capacities, mostly focused on the publications’ social media efforts. The move also comes just months after Twitter nabbed East Coast media mainstay Vivian Schiller to be the microblogging service’s head of news.