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Abrams Talks PR v. Journalism|Kitfield Wins Third Defense Reporting Prize|Google Won’t Buy A Paper|AP Offers Buyouts|A Thrillist.com Party In Pictures


PRNewser: Dan Abrams, CEO of Abrams Research, spoke about the similarities between publicists and journalists at the Media Relations Summit earlier this week.

FishbowlDC: National Journal staffer James Kitfield won his third Gerald R. Ford Prize for Defense Reporting. In 1995, he became the first person to win the award more than once.

Financial Times: Google CEO Eric Schmidt said in an interview the company was thinking about buying a newspaper, but instead it will likely only help media companies make their Web sites better.

Editor & Publisher: The Associated Press is offering buyouts to over 200 veteran employees who are close to retirement.

Random Night Out: Pictures from last night’s Jamaican-themed party hosted by Thrillist.com.

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