Google hires a White Home aide to deal with its coverage battles
The development of White Home veterans leaving for tech giants (comparable to Press Secretary Jay Carney) is not stopping anytime quickly. Google simply employed Caroline Atkinson, the White Home’s simply-departed deputy nationwide safety adviser, to steer its public coverage efforts. That places her on the forefront of some notably thorny authorized battles. She’ll need to defend the businesses towards antitrust allegations, for instance, and she or he may additionally should grapple with Europe’s proper to be forgotten, censorship pressures and different huge points.
Atkinson must be as much as the job. Along with working within the US administration for roughly 4 years, she was beforehand each a journalist and an official on the Worldwide Financial Fund. She’s used to broaching delicate subjects with authorities huge-wigs, in different phrases — it is not that a lot of a stretch for her to work with an web big like Google.
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