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It is day 114 covering the Obama administration and week 15 for us. Happy birthday to Jeff Dufour! What we know and what we’re reading this Wednesday morning…
A member of NYT Co. Board says they haven’t been in discussions with Google.
What tvnewser donned a skull cummerbund at this weekend’s WHCD? FishbowlLA has the answer here.
IndieWire reports that as Kirby Dick‘s new documentary, Outrage, opened, NPR trimmed its review of the film, cutting mentions of the American political figures depicted in the movie. Critic Nathan Lee subsequently removed his byline from the article in protest and lodged a comment on the NPR site.
Mediaweek: Fox News’ online ascent continues, as the network’s formerly lightly-trafficked Web site FoxNews.com has significantly improved its numbers for several key engagement scores over the past year as its audience has steadily climbed, according to newly-released data.
NYO profiles Jon Meacham- “Jon Meacham, with his recessive posture, his slow gait, his bone-dry jokes, may not strike you immediately as the man who can make your magazine look good. But he has become the embodiment of Sunday-schooled fogeyish integrity in a journalism industry looking for heroes.”
Sarah Palin has landed a book deal- a memoir with HarperCollins to come out spring 2010, the year she’s up for re-election. In an AP piece, she says, “This will be a wonderful, refreshing chance for me to get to tell my story… unfiltered.”
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- 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
- 7 Reasons Why Cicadas May Drive a Certain BuzzFeed Reporter Insane
- AnonymASS Tipster of the Week