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Delectable morsels from around the web …

— Former NY Daily News TV critic and present Fresh Air TV critic David Bianculli told Terry Gross on yesterday’s radio program that the solidarity of actors refusing to cross the picket for the lucrative Oscars helped the WGA get what it wanted. (Fresh Air)

Minonline reports that Former Reader’s Digest EIC Jackie Leo has joined iAmplify.com. ”That iAmplify.com is a conduit for paid content (includes audio and video) for authors/celebrities fits Leo’s background at RD (which condensed outside articles until Leo’s change to original content) and at her 1999-2001 stint as Meredith Interactive Services editor-in-chief. Leo also launched Child (1986) and is a past Family Circle editor-in-chief (1987-1994), Good Morning America editorial director (1994-1997), and Consumer Reports editorial director.” (Minonline)

— Marc Jacobs, against type, started his fashion week show on time –! — on Friday. His former nemesis, International Herald Tribune critic Suzy Menkes chimed in. From Fashionweekdaily: ”Suzy Menkes, who blasted Jacobs for his show delay last season, perhaps offered the week’s most ironic one-liner. ‘It was such a good show, I would’ve waited three hours for it,’ she grinned.”

— Hip Seattle radio station KEXP is doing a three hour morning drive show on WNYE 91.5 starting March 24. ”’Radio New York will bring a fresh new sound to New York radio and galvanize a community hungry for great content,’ said Matthew Tollin, CFO/GM of Radio Operations for NYC Media Group. ‘Listeners will get the opportunity to fall in love with radio all over again.’

”As part of the partnership, KEXP and Radio New York will produce hundreds of live performances a year. With increased access to New York bands and touring artists, Radio Liberation will also bring additional ‘in-studio’ performances to listeners on both coasts.”

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