> MSNBC anchor Dan Abrams will be switching networks and appearing on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight. Abrams is anchoring Verdict from Los Angeles all week.
> CNN.com announced Nielsen named it the “No. 1 news gateway” for June. It is the 19th straight month CNN.com is on top.
> FishbowlNY picked up on the New York Times’ observation of the purple-tie
coincidence phenomenon, in which anchors are wearing purple to appear unbiased. Brian Williams, Keith Olbermann and Bill O’Reilly are some of the anchors tied (ha) to the trend.
- The Morning Ticker: Tapper, Farrow, Menendez
- The Awards Ticker: Ward's Award, Damon's Honor, Ramos' Best
- The A.M. Ticker: Brooks Out, CNN Brand, Florida Fan
- The Evening Ticker: Turner's Island, AJAM's Exclusive, CNN Philippines' Launch