Keith Kelly Distilled: Happy St. Pat’s Edition

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  • Is there a particular reason Keith Kelly didn’t write about filthy rich Irish newspaper mogul Sir Anthony O’Reilly‘s attempt to market his The Independent stateside until the Friday before St. Patrick’s Day? Yeah, probably.

  • Christina Aguilera and People magazine are in a feud over misidentified jewelery (ie, People incorrectly identified Aguilera’s engagement ring designer).

  • In Portfolio mag, Google CEO Eric Schmidt throws cold water on the idea of Google buying the NYT. And by “cold water,” we mean an ambiguous no-but-maybe-yes-in-the-future answer.