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Above, check out MSNBC’s Chris Matthews‘ appearance on “The Colbert Report.” What know and what we’re reading this Friday morning…

NEWSPAPERS | TV | RADIO | IN MEMORIAM | JOBS

NEWSPAPERS

Boston Globe: Two of the three groups bidding on The Boston Globe made it to the next round and have been invited to a series of onsite meetings at the newspaper in early September. Stephen Taylor leads one group that is planning to visit the Globe around Labor Day. The other group is Platinum Equity.

TV

Bill O’Reilly now vs. Jon Stewart.

RADIO

Susan Page is filling in for Diane Rehm on WAMU while she recovers from a cracked pelvis (h/t DCRTV).

IN MEMORIAM

Remembering Don Hewitt: TVNewser has a collection of Don’s best quotes. Our personal favorite, “There are four words that every child knows: Tell me a story. That’s the secret.”

HAT TIPS: mediabistro, TVNewser

JOBS after the jump…


JOBS

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