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The Ticker: Logan, Kernen, Brokaw…

> A source says Peter Zorich, a senior producer at Fox News Channel, was dismissed from DaySide on Friday. FNC hasn’t returned an e-mail request for comment. As noted last week, DaySide is one of FNC’s lowest-rated shows…

> Too close to the action? “On the CBS Evening News last night, Lara Logan shoved her face over the operating table of a wounded Palestinian in a Gaza hospital as the operation was underway and fired questions at the doctor,” an e-mailer says. “Then she trotted next to an emergency gurney carrying wounded in the hallway and the gurney slammed into her.” CBSNews.com has the video…

> Did CNBC’s Joe Kernen really report that Pirates of the Caribbean broke the opening weekend record held by Aquaman? Marketing is my Middle Name says so. Fans of HBO’s Entourage know that Aquaman fictionally beat Spiderman earlier this season… Update: 4:59pm: He was kidding!

> Sunday, July 23 at 7pm on NBC: Tom Brokaw hosts “Separate and Unequal.” It’s billed as “an honest look at the progress that’s been made, and the problems that persist, 40 years after the civil rights movement…”

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