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APLogo100x100Why You Won't See As Many AP Stories Tweeted On Monday, Tuesday (Poynter / Romenesko)
One of the AP union's mobilizations -- "timed to start right as negotiations resume" -- is a Tweet-out. Members are told: "Don't post Tweets or Facebook any links to any AP stories. This is only for those NOT required to Tweet as part of their job."

Jeff Greenfield: 'Network News Doesn't Have That Much Time' (TVNewser)
CBS News senior political correspondent Jeff Greenfield -- who is leaving the network at the end of the month -- will appear on Julie Menin's Give & Take this week. "Network news doesn't have that much time," Greenfield told Menin. "I think the time may come when one of the three broadcast networks is going to fundamentally rethink the evening newscast. There is something about that format, which was born out of radio, and made sense when you couldn't see pictures of the world anywhere else."

Charlie Sheen Is Trying To Copyright His Catchphrases (Gawker)
America's favorite fighter jet, Charlie Sheen, apparently realizing he is sitting on a hypothetical goldmine of branded paraphernalia, is attempting to trademark 22 of the phrases he's coined during his latest manic episode, including: Vatican Assassin (the Pope doesn't have this one locked down already?); Tiger Blood; Rock Star from Mars; I'm Not Bi-Polar, I'm Bi-Winning; Duh, Winning; Adonis DNA; Sober Valley Lodge; Sheen's Goddesses; Violent Torpedo of Truth; and Defeat Is Not an Option.

Hearst Execs Descend On DC For Company Confab (NY Post)
The Hearst tower was emptying out Tuesday as more than 100 top executives flocked to Washington, D.C., for the first top managers meeting in the era of David Carey, who replaced Cathie Black as president of the magazine group last June.

Rachel Maddow Issues A Warning To Her Viewers (HuffPost)
Rachel Maddow issued a warning to some of her viewers on her Tuesday show, telling them that, just by watching her, they could wind up the target of conservative groups.

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