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Hanson spotting. What we know and what we’re reading this Wednesday morning…
E&P: “Wash Post” Salon Issue Raises Ethics Concerns About Brauchli.
CNN’s Don Lemon joined the Morning Media Menu earlier to talk iReport, Twitter and user generated content.
We told you last week that George Stephanopoulos’ duties would be increasing at ABC- he’ll be Diane Sawyer’s primary substitute anchor of “World News” come January when she takes over for Charlie Gibson. Now he’s name is being circulated as Sawyer’s replacement as “GMA” anchor. More in LAT.
“Anderson Cooper 360″ correspondent and weekend CBS “Early Show” co-anchor Erica Hill is expecting.
A statement from Newsweek on the release of journalist Maziar Bahari: “We are delighted to announce that Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari has arrived in London in time to witness the upcoming birth of his first child. The editors of Newsweek, Maziar, and his bride Paola Gourley would like to thank the thousands of friends, colleagues and well-wishers around the world whose support over the last few months has helped to make this moment possible. Your efforts have been invaluable, and the family is deeply grateful. They ask only that they be allowed some time alone together now after their long and trying separation.”
Andrew Breitbart is poised to unveil a new ACORN video on BigGovernment.com today.
LAT‘s Peter Wallsten is moving to WSJ to cover national politics from DC.
AWARDS & EVENTS
Jimmy Kimmel wil emcee the National Italian American Foundation 34th Anniversary Gala Saturday at the Hilton Washington. CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo, Justice Samuel Alito and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are among those expected to attend.
AP: Jack Nelson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who covered the civil rights movement and the Watergate scandal for the Los Angeles Times, has died. Nelson, 80, died at home early Wednesday.