Times Middle East Correspondent Dexter Filkins Jumps to The New Yorker

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His new editor, David Remnick, says he's "over the moon," and old boss Bill Keller called him "a heroic talent." (We call him "the rarest kind of writer: the studmuffin.") You can read all about him in New York's 2006 profile, "The Baghdad Press Club." [WWD]