Morning Reading List, 10.23.06

morningsun.gifGood morning. The Redskins lose (again) and we only have two weekends left before election day. Do you know where you will be on Election Night?

  • Say hello to Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive’s Rob Curley.

  • Are newsroom budget cuts having an adverse affect in serious jounrnalism? Howard Kurtz investigates.
  • Armstrong Williams and the Justice Department reached a settlement, “closing a yearlong investigation into his promotion of Bush administration education reforms.” According to the Washington Times, Armstrong has to pay $34,000, a portion of his fee to the federal government.

  • Byron Calame examines how the “proliferation of magazine journalism is what it means for The Times’s core news coverage.”

  • John Dickerson recounts the process of writing On Her Trail, a memoir on his mother, Nancy Dickerson, and the chance to discover the woman he never knew.

  • UPI’s Pye Chamberlayne died at his home in rural Virginia this weekend. His wife, Mary, said he died peacefully overnight. He was 68.

  • The Washington Post writes up I.J. Hudson’s move to leave WRC-TV in January after 21 years at the NBC-owned station.

  • October is already a heavy storm month, and we are not talking hurricanes.

  • Does this make anyone else nervous?

  • The 30th annual Washington Quarter Century Broadcasters dinner will be held on 11/4 at 6 PM at the Kenwood Country Club in Bethesda(via DCRTV).