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Rosie Gets Canceled | More Busts at High Times Magazine | Ranking Journalism Schools

So far this morning, in addition to a couple of staff additions at Gawker, we’re reminded of a few things: anyone can get fired, smuggling drugs and magazine publishing don’t mix well, and journalism schools deserve to be ranked.

Bloomberg Reporter Now Slumming At BI | New Hires, Media Moves, And More News You Need To Know

Ashley Lutz, who covered retailers for Bloomberg News, resigned to accept a position with Business Insider. The move, Talking Biz News reports, “is surprising to her colleagues in the Bloomberg newsroom because it is such a larger and more prestigious news organization than Business Insider.”

Maybe she just didn’t want to time her breaks? It goes to show that company culture has a lot going for it.

First Female EIC Of Yachting | Bill Ahearn Fired | More News You Need To Know

Avoid These Gratitude Goofs | New EIC At The Street | More News You Need To Know

This morning we have for you a list of seven goofs to avoid making when sending a thank-you email after an interview….news of a new hire at The Street and at Vulture magazine, plus more stories…

Radio Ad For Sale, Please Increase Your Proxy Bid | And More News You Need To Know

Kelly Day Takes Blip Top Spot | Bloomberg’s New Hires | More News You Need To Know

Kelly Day, who had been at Discovery Communications for seven years, has joined Web video startup Blip as the company’s new CEO….Bloomberg Businessweek and plain ol’ Bloomberg have both made new hires…and more news you need…Hey, this is our last week as full-time blogger here! Coming into the home stretch, you’ll forgive us if we find ourselves a bit…sentimental. Ah, good times…

Wiley Looks For Frommers, Webster’s, Cliffs Sell-Off | A Winning Pitch | More News You Need To Know

John Wiley & Sons has hired a firm “to explore the sale” of Frommer’s, Webster’s, and Cliffsnotes in order to focus on its professional brands. The publisher surely doesn’t think that’s a dummy move. This and more below…

One Way To Get A Job | One Heckuva Line Item | More News You Need

Good morning all! Today we have the rather remarkable story of a blogger who was so good at pointing out copy errors in the Daily Iowan, he was offered a job (a newly-created position, even). Why is Sue Simmons being let go from WNBC? Perhaps it’s her high cost….and more stories below.