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It is day 102 covering the Obama administration and week 13 for us. What we know and what we’re reading this Friday morning…
NEWSPAPERS | TV | WEST WING REPORTAGE | NEWS NOTES | JOBS
More on the print/digital combo at WaPo here.
AP: Reporters at the Chicago Tribune say they believe the marketing department in recent weeks solicited subscribers’ opinions on stories before they were published, a practice they said raises ethical questions, as well as legal and competitive issues.
Named president and publisher of the Gannett Co. flagship earlier this week, David Hunke — former CEO of the Detroit Media Partnership — says some paid content could emerge on the USA Today Web site and he is not shy about making other innovations if they are required. (E&P)
Market Watch’s Jon Friedman: “So far, so good for Meet the Press host David Gregory. He has kept the show on top in the ratings war, after directly following the interim host, Tom Brokaw. Still, it could be argued that NBC handed him a glamorous, high-profile, no-win job.” Read on here.
Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer, BBC’s Katty Kay, Al-Jazeera Josh Rushing and Daily Beast’s Tina Brown on the White House Press Corps and the cable news “landscape” here.
Politico reports CNN staffers were warned of protestors of Lou Dobbs‘ immigration.
WEST WING REPORTAGE
Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly says the White House press corps has been “neutered.”
More on Ben Bradlee, Sally Quinn and Quinn Bradlee in Washingtonian here. “After reading A Different Life, you might understand Sallyâ€™s need to hover. Quinn Bradleeâ€™s is a brutally honest tale of how he grew up hampered by physical and mental maladies in a world of wealth and privilege.”
HAT TIPS: Mediabistro
JOBS after the jump…