Media Minutiae: Post-Fireworks Edition

  • Audio Authors: Authors are taking on a new role: developing audio versions of their books. [NYT]
  • Carbon Coulter: Ann Coulter stands accused of pilfering passages Godless, in both her book and column. [NYP]
  • Bush On Plame: President says he asked Dick Cheney to discredit Joe Wilson, not to expose Valerie Plame. [National Journal]
  • China: Has proposed a law to fine both local and foreign journalists who report on riots and disasters without official approval. [ AP]
  • A New Gig: Condé Nast vice chairman Steve Florio is testing the free agent job market, though his contract with the company is 6 months from being up. [WWD]