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The Afternoon Ticker: Holmes, Cooper, Patta

  • Fusion has named Anna Holmes editor of digital voices and storytelling. Holmes founded Jezebel, Gawker Media’s site geared toward women.

  • The Associated Press reports Donald Sterling was a “wreck” after last week’s interview with Anderson Cooper, in which he called Cooper racist. The former president of LA’s NAACP tells the AP Sterling was almost crying during their phone call after the interview.

  • CBS News Correspondent Debora Patta interviewed a Boko Haram fighter on last night’s “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley.” He told Patta the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls will be held captive until the Nigerian government releases Boko Haram prisoners (video after the jump).


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