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Its day 67 covering the Obama administration and week eight for us. Happy Birthday to Jill San Marco! What we know and what we’re reading this Friday morning…
Christian Science Monitor’s Editor’s Note: “As of today, we are shedding print on a daily basis. But the Monitor itself — the century-old journalistic enterprise chronicling the world’s challenges and progress — is becoming more daily than ever. And with our new weekly print edition, the Monitor is becoming more vital than ever.”
More on NYT’s cuts yesterday as well.
Many say Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)’s bill to save newspapers is an offer that newspapers must refuse.
Bob Schieffer talks about his interview with President Obama for this Sunday’s Face the Nation on CBS’ political blog HotSheet. “The economic crisis continues to dominate the news, but there are so many other issues which are getting less attentionl. We’ll ask the president to weigh in on those issues he has not discussed as much in addition to the economy,” he says.
Is Rod Blagojevich getting a reality TV show?
By Politico’s Amie Parnes‘ count (via Playbook), at President Obama’s online town hall meeting: 92,918 people, 104,111 questions, 3,607,389 votes.
Google made 200 cuts yesterday. Webnewser has the memo.
In many cases, celebrities and their handlers have turned to outside writers — ghost Twitterers, if you will.
Blender is no more. The music magazine followed so many other publications into the ether amidst a restructuring at parent company Alpha Media Group. It will continue to live online.
HuffPost thinks the press corps was bored at Tuesday’s presser.
JOBS after the jump.
McGraw-Hill Companies is looking for a Senior Editor, Nuclear Power.
- Subject of Pulitzer Prize Winning Article Falls on Harder Times
- Fluctuating Oklahoma Death Toll Confirmed
- A Candid Christopher Lawford Kennedy at the Ritz (the Right Ritz After the Wrong One)
- Brownie Points! WaPo Reporter Begins Live Chat With Love Note to Wife