MediaJobsDaily: A federal appellate judge suggested that Web sites should be banned from from accessing, linking to or paraphrasing copyrighted material without the owner’s consent. Seriously, how would we do our job then?

GalleyCat: Mediabistro.com sets the scene at this week’s “Uranium”-themed party for PR and media peeps, hosted by author Tom Zoellner.

DailyFinance: Although web traffic is surging for South Carolina newspaper The State thanks to the Gov. Mark Stanford scandal, the paper is not immune to economic pressures. Earlier this week, the pub laid off half a dozen staffers.

MediaDailyNews: USA TODAY has scratched any upcoming issues of its quarterly magazine Open Air.