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Happy Birthday to Erin McPike who turned 26 yesterday! What we know and what we’re reading this Monday morning…
From AdAge: Why the NYT Co. will be in business until at aleast 2012.
NYT sets a July 8th deadline for bids for the Boston Globe.
Other changes at MSNBC to debut today: Dylan Ratigan‘s two-hour show, Contessa Brewer will anchor the 2pm hour with rotating co-anchors and Norah O’Donnell will fill in anchor and continue to do Today and Weekend Today. MSNBC also revealed new HD graphics this weekend.
Al Jazeera debuts in Washington July 1st- will Americans tune in?
Go inside the home of Fox’s Bret Baier in WaPo here.
NBC Nightly News‘ website reached an all-time record with more than 3.4 million video streams Thursday due to the death of Michael Jackson, according to WebNewser.
Forbes profiles Philip Anschutz, the man who owns the Examiner and who just purchased The Weekly Standard. “Worth an estimated $5 billion, billionaire Philip Anschutz founded Qwest Communications and owns or controls stakes in some 100 businesses. He is now quietly building a small empire of social-networking sites, newspapers and a leading conservative weekly.” Read on here.
NYT: “”Check the source” may be the first rule of journalism. But in the coverage of the protests in Iran this month, some news organizations have adopted a different stance: publish first, ask questions later. If you still don’t know the answer, ask your readers.”
AP also reports dozens of journalists are among those jailed in Iran.
HAT TIPS: mediabistro