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New York Post Staffers Ready For Layoffs|Wintour’s Daughter Set To Work At Notional|Journalists Freed From Somalia|Should Bloomberg Buy Newsweek?

Gawker: The New York Post will layoff ten people in its next round of cuts, a tipster says.

Silicon Alley Insider: College Humor’s Ricky Van Veen has hired Anna Wintour‘s daughter Bee Shaffer as his assistant at his new venture, Notional.

Reuters: Australian freelance photojournalist Nigel Brennan and Canadian reporter Amanda Lindhout were released from captivity in Somalia today, after 15 months of imprisonment and torture.

MarketWatch: Should Bloomberg LP acquire Newsweek?

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