Regan-omics: Former publisher Judith Regan filed a $100-million defamation lawsuit against News Corp., saying she was told to lie to the feds to protect Rudy Giuliani’s presidential bid.
FCC Playing By New Rules? The FCC is considering lifting a ban on media cross-ownership — a move the Tribune Co. needs in order for its deal with Sam Zell to go through. FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin, who proposed the move, is getting criticized by groups who, you know, want to preserve the facade of democracy in this country. But when has democracy ever gotten in the way of a good business deal? Congrats, Sam.
Doctor Without Discipline? Dr. Jan Adams, the celebrity doc who performed plastic surgery on Donda West before she died faces the loss of his license for three convictions for alcohol-related offenses.