San Francisco – Salon Media Group said on Monday it is
promoting Kerry Lauerman to take over as editor-in-chief of online magazine
Salon.com. Lauerman first joined Salon in 2000 as Washington Bureau Chief, and
has since run virtually every editorial department. Joan Walsh, the
editor-in-chief since 2005, is stepping down from editorial management to write
a book. She will remain editor-at-large, blogging for the site regularly.