The Ticker: Fashion bloggers; Santa PR; The year in social media; ‘Awful aughts’

New York Times: The Year in Style; Bloggers Crash Fashion’s Front Row

Geek.com: How NORAD hired Santa Clause as its PR manager

Miami Herald: Hits and misses in 2009 social networking

Washington Post: Media Notes: Howard Kurtz on the evolution of media in the Awful Aughts

Gawker: Will the Times Fire a Harvard Prof. Who Broke Their Freelancer Rules?