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Revolving Door: CNN, Katie Couric, Elton John on ‘Today’, and More

Today,  John Berman made his on-air (anchoring) debut for CNN. Berman is a familiar face to viewers of ABC News, where he had worked since 1995. Take a look at the above video to see CNN’s amusing introduction of Berman, in case their audience isn’t familiar with him. Or his facial hair. (TVNewser)

Soon-to-be ABC talk show host Katie Couric is now also a columnist for Woman’s Day. Her columns will appear on both Womansday.com and KatieCouric.com, which serves as the hub of her talk show. Topics will vary, but will include health, parenting and family transitions. (TVNewser)

Neil Gaiman will publish a new book in his popular Sandman series. The book was announced at Comic-Con and is set to be released in 2013. (GalleyCat)

Singer Sir Elton John will give an exclusive interview to NBC “Today” anchor Matt Lauer next week, and will be talking about his new memoir Love is the Cure: On Life, Loss and the End of AIDS. The interview will air on “Today” on Tuesday, July 17 and Wednesday, July 18. (TVNewser)

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Revolving Door: ‘LA Times’ Cuts, New Outlets, and Journos on Google+

Wintour, Stoudemire, and 'Vogue' editor Hamish Bowles during spring Fashion Week 2010. Photo: Getty Images

Bad news to report from the West Coast: Layoffs are happening at the Los Angeles Times (and one of the paper’s editors offers an example of what not to say during times like these).

On a more positive note, Hearst is launching Cosmo for Guys, or CFG for the BMOCs, a tablet pub on August 1. That should be… interesting. And Anna Wintour fave (she has a thing for the male athletes, no?) Amar’e Stoudemire has launched a fashion and sports site.

Finally, Muck Rack has a list of 140 or so reporters who are on Google+, with links. Any others?

More media changes after the jump.

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Revolving Door: 9.30

Here are this week’s PR and media highlights from mediabistro’s Revolving Door Newsletter:

Jane Bianchi has been named senior news editor at Seventeen. She had been associate health editor at Family Circle.

John Koblin has been named media reporter at WWD. He had been media reporter at The New York Observer.

Nitsuh Abebe has been named pop music critic at New York. He had been writer at Pitchfork.

Katherine Heintzelman has been named entertainment editor at Parade. She had been entertainment director at More.

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