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A NBC release announced, “According to Nielsen Media Research data, ‘Meet the Press with Tim Russert’ was the No. 1 Sunday morning public affairs program, winning the week ending June 17, 2007 in all categories.” On Sunday, the NBC program attracted 3.142 million total viewers, 33% more than CBS’s “Face the Nation,” a 37% lead over ABC’s “This Week” and a 189% lead over FOX “News Sunday.”
Cousin TVNewser reports, “Steve Centanni‘s three weeks of captivity in Gaza last August gave him a deeper understanding of freedom.” In the August issue of Best Life, Centanni said, “I haven’t traveled back to Gaza yet. I don’t know if I ever will. Places like that have always been dangerous for journalists. Usually, you’re able to keep that fear at bay so that it doesn’t influence your decision to go. But now I’m afraid it has to influence my decisions a little more. I’m thankful that I can go back if I choose. I’m free to make that decision entirely on my own.”
A reader writes in, “if you wanna get meta the npr piece you linked to on conceptual scoops was itself a conceptual scoop. whoa.”
WKYS’ Russ Parr hits the red carpet.
“Report: Sirius Holds Retail Edge Over XM”
David Ignatius poses a new question to the readers of Post Global — “BBC’s Alan Johnston is still missing after 100 days. Have Western journalists lost their ‘white flag’ of neutrality? How can they get it back?”
Glenn Greenwald offers his thoughts on “Chris Matthews on Fred Thompson’s sexiness and smells.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is hiring an Editorial Assistant, a Journals Assistant and a Journals Director.
The Chronicle Newspapers is looking for an Account Executive for Advertising Sales.
Hanley Wood, LLC is looking for a Production Coordinator.
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