Your eyes are not deceiving you: Howard Kurtz actually takes breaks from time to time.
Wow. This one is getting wonderfully insane: Over 5,000 votes cast in Hottest Female, Off Air. Some are getting awfully close to Lila Merideth, but she’s able to always stay 5-10 votes ahead of the pack. This one is going down to the wire.
One White House reporter tell us that “several of us here in the Crawford filing center would like to vote for NPR’s David Greene in every single category. Including Female off-air.”
The cable rundown of CT primary coverage, courtesy of TVNewser.
Doublethink talks to Mark Helprin on thrill seeking, Communism, and his break from the Wall Street Journal.
E&P reports that print journos are in danger of seeing another round of pink slips “in the second half of 2006.” Bear Stearns analyst Alexia Quadrani noted that “ad revenue barely budged — up 0.5% year-to-date — and circulation revenue continues to decline in the low single digit range.” Quadrani predicts the majority of losses will most likely be in the metro markets, where ad sales were even more anemic.
Noticed: More and more Washington Times being given away for free at area Metro stations.
Cynthia McKinney has been called a lot of things, but does the NYT have the honor of being the first to call her CongressMAN? But checkout the print edition — mistake free.
As more and more free newspapers flood markets all over the globe, some are experimenting with new delivery methods. According to International Herald Tribune, the papers are delivered “throughout desirable neighborhoods, but analysts say one drawback for advertisers is that it is hard to determine whether they end up in recipients’ briefcases or go straight to the catbox.”
What’s funnier? President Bush giving the media some love or calling the AP and USA Today small businesses?