It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with Marty Rudolf, our favorite News Junkie Online. Day in and day out, Marty shares interesting stories and tries interacting with various tweeters about The News. Marty seems to have toned down his Twitter feed for the time being, by the way. I personally had a discussion with him about him tweeting pictures of naked ladies in a stunt he was referring to as “Ta-Ta Tuesdays.”
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Yahoo! News is rolling out a redesign this morning for U.S. that will update its look to match the new homepage that debuted a few months ago.
The differences are subtle, but mostly good. Gone is the big blue header that previously took up valuable real estate at the top of the page. Now, it’s just a search box next to a small Yahoo! News logo, both of which stay with you as you scroll down the page.
One of the biggest changes is that local weather takes a top spot in the right sidebar, though the center news stream—which is now customizable—still appears in a blog format underneath a few featured articles just like it used to.
Overall the design is cleaner and simpler. Read more
It’s a big deal that POTUS invited Mitt Romney over for lunch at the White House this afternoon. The event is closed to press, so outlets tried to have some fun with the story. HuffPost’s Sam Stein tweeted, “Tomorrow, I will dress up as a waiter/butler and will try to maneuver my way in towards serving Obama/Romney during their lunch.”
Others took the matter more seriously… Read more
Yahoo! News’ intrepid reporter, Chris Moody might finally be ready to settle down. Twitter broke the news Monday afternoon that he had asked his girlfriend to marry him. Several people tweeted congratulatory notes to Moody without him making an official announcement. Fellow Yahoo-er Olivier Knox prodded Moody to spread the news.
Wait. @chris_moody. Do you have something to share with the group?!?
— Olivier Knox (@OKnox) October 22, 2012
Moody made it official by tweeting:
I bought an engagement ring in Ohio, carried it on campaign planes through 7 states and proposed to my girlfriend in Florida.
— Chris Moody (@Chris_Moody) October 22, 2012
We asked Moody if he was nervous carrying a ring through all those states… Read more