Media Minutiae: Filkins on Iraq | Pecker Grounded | ‘Repurposing’ | Listener-Free Radio | Onion‘s New Skin

  • The New York Times: Employs 45 full-time Kalashnikov-toting security guards to protect reporters in Baghdad. [E&P]
  • AMI’s David Pecker: Loses his private jet priveleges. [Radar]
  • “Repurposing”: The new “synergy?” [Public Eye]
  • Fewer and fewer people listening to the radio. [NYT]
  • The Onion “is a shambling zombie cobbled together from the most important parts of what papers are doing.” [Chicago Reader]