“Newshour” Gets An Overhaul|ABC News Buys Out More D.C. Staff|Geffen Makes A Play For The Times|Jon Stewart Makes A History Channel Doc|Mags Find Subs Online

By Amanda Ernst Comment

TVNewser: PBS’s “The Newshour with Jim Lehrer” is getting a major revamp come September. And they’re hiring.

FishbowlDC: ABC News offered buyouts to seven more employees in its D.C. bureau

Fortune: David Geffen reportedly made an offer to buy the 19 percent stake in The New York Times held by hedge fund Harbinger Capital, but the deal never happened.

Broadcasting & Cable: Jon Stewart is on board to create a two-hour special for the History Channel about the U.S. naturalization process.

Mediaweek: Magazine publishers are mining the web for print subscriptions