Taking Out The Trash, 07.19.06

  • Beginning Monday, the online version of the Washington Business Journal is for print subscribers only.

  • Print reporters are scrappy.

  • Slate suggests Vice President Cheney should use the First Amendment in the law suit Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame brought against him. The result would be “First Amendment jujitsu.”

  • WaPo’s John Kelly bites into Discovery’s giant inflatable shark.

  • National Geographic opened an online music store which offers world music, video streams, interactive maps, and celebrity DJ play lists.

  • The Reliable Source dishes about the new docu-series The Hill and a tidbit about syndicated columnist and Slate.com founder Michael Kinsley’s new $1.3 million condo in Kalorama.

  • Channel 5 (WTTG) will air Fox’s new morning news program in January.

  • DC Examiner’s Rick Snider critiques the new Red Zebra: “Redskins coverage coming from team owner Dan Snyder‘s stations is like listening to that Iraq minister swearing U.S. troops were being destroyed while the building behind him burned.” Don’t worry — it gets better.

  • Meanwhile, the Examiner’s Jim Williams offers some insight into ESPN Radio GM Bruce Gilbert’s decision “to make the change from WTEM to Red Zebra and the new ‘Triple X ESPN Radio Washington.'”

  • Wall Street Journal is joining the likes of USA Today and the Financial Times as it plans to start printing an ad on its front page in September. According to the AP, the ad will either appear as a “jewel box” in the lower right-hand corner or a banner running along the bottom of the page.