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Morning Reading List 09.18.09

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What know and what we’re reading this Friday morning…



Cable and networks are beginning to announce their coverage of the G-20 summit next week. Via TVNewser, business nets’ plans.

On NBC, Brian Williams will anchor “Nightly News” from Pittsburgh on the 24th with White House correspondents Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie contributing to “Nightly” and “Today.”

John Harwood and Carl Quintanilla will be in Pittsburgh for CNBC.

Fox News scored best primetime demo of 2009.

Glenn Beck on the cover of Time mag.

And in Politico, is Glenn Beck the new Rush Limbaugh?


NY Observer: Sue Naegle, the president of entertainment for HBO, said that she still talks with the NYT‘s Frank Rich and The Daily Beast’s Tina Brown on a recurring basis. Brown has already teamed up on one project, optioning a Tom Wolfe book for an hour-long series. Rich is working on a project with the actor James Gandolfini.

Slate: Why the press can’t get enough of Harvard or Yale murders.


How a factual error in Slate ended up in a White House speech.

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