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NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night’s Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart

TVNewser: Walter Cronkite‘s funeral was today, and here’s a peek at some of the people in attendance. The crowd included Bob Schieffer, Les Moonves, Katie Couric, Connie Chung, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, Brian Williams, Barbara Walters, Charlie Gibson, Tom Brokaw, Andy Rooney, Dan Rather and Meredith Vieira.

FishbowlDC: A run-down of who was called on to ask questions at the president’s press conference last night.

Chicago Tribune: The Chicago Tribune asked the bankruptcy court to allow millions of dollars in bonus payments to more than 700 employees.

Folio: National Geographic magazine is planning to publish a special edition “Your Shot” issue featuring photos submitted by readers.

Time/All Things Digital: It’s a big news day for Jon Stewart. A Time online poll found Stewart was the most trusted newscaster in America, but a segment from his show making fun of President Barack Obama‘s opening pitch of the MLB All Star game has been blocked by the league.

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The Golden Girls: Sex and The City Movie Recast

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The Sex and the City movie’s finally a go, and is supposed to “take up where the series left off”, with Sam getting a hip replacement.

But the project has taken so long to get going that there’s speculation that the original cast might not be reunited. So, FBLA suggests:

Miranda will be played by Anne Meara,
Carrie Bradshaw will be Cloris Leachman.
Charlotte is now Dixie Carter, and
Kim Catrell remains as Samantha.

In slightly related news, Proctor & Gamble has licensed All You Need is Love for a Depends Luvs ad.