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Andy Rooney: Not A Racist | Yahoo Saves Semel, Cuts Braun | Best Life Poaches GQ | Alternapets Newspaper? | Timberland’s Leather Billboards

  • Yahoo: Saves Terry Semel, cuts Lloyd Braun. [Variety]
  • Andy Rooney: Not a racist. [AP via CNN]
  • NYT Co.: Expects “challenging” year in 2007, but 30% online growth. E&P
  • Best Life: Nabs publisher from GQ. [WWD]
  • Timberland: Fosters self-expression via leather billboards. [AdRants]
  • 20 Under 40: Newspapers’ rising stars. [NAA Presstime]
  • Alternative ‘Pets’ Newspaper: Launches in NYC. [Dig and Scratch]
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