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Sources Say AOL Seeking Buyers for Engadget and TechCrunch. Arrington "Not In The Least Bit Interested" (PandoDaily)
We have two independent sources confirming that AOL is exploring the sale of its cornerstone technology sites Engadget and TechCrunch. The two would likely be sold together as AOL Tech, possibly including smaller assets like TUAW and Joystiq. The asking price? A hefty $70 to $100 million.
Conservative Author Jonah Goldberg Drops Claim Of Two Pulitzer Nominations (MSNBC)
On the dust jacket of his new book, "The Tyranny of Clichés: How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas," best-selling conservative author and commentator Jonah Goldberg is described as having "twice been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize." In fact, as Goldberg acknowledged on Tuesday, he has never been a Pulitzer nominee, but merely one of thousands of entrants. FishbowlDC When asked for comment, Goldberg told FishbowlDC by email that he's sure he read the bio on the book before it came out, but that he "didn't know it was a 'mistake'" when he saw it. "It's a pretty dumb story if you ask me -- which I suppose you are. As [MSNBC] notes, lots of people have made the mistake. I'm glad to correct it, of course. But it was an honest error."
Facebook Launches Customized Suicide-Prevention Services For U.S. Military, Families (AllFacebook)
Facebook already provides suicide-prevention services, but the social network announced a special initiative targeting the U.S. military and its families, teaming up with Blue Star Families and the Department of Veterans Affairs to offer customized services to veterans, active-duty military-service members, and their families.