Questions: About A Talent Swap, Ingraham’s Tryouts, CNBC’s Execs, World News Now…

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By Brian

If you have answers, or more questions, drop ‘em in the tip box…

> Who will replace Daryn Kagan on CNN Live Today? By the way, let’s hope they give the late morning news a new name in the fall…

> Is “CBS News is about to snag a top ABC News executive to run their talent recruitment office?” That’s what a tipster asserted earlier this week: “Barbara Fedida is a long-time producer at ABC (she used to produce for Jennings) and she currently works in ABC’s talent office.” CBS can’t confirm the move. But on Tuesday a tipster said “Paul Slavin sent an email to all the executive producers saying they needed to identify their most valuable people — so they could lock them up…”

> Laura Ingraham has subbed for Bill O’Reilly the last two Fridays. John Kasich is in for O’Reilly tonight; will Ingraham fill in again tomorrow? More importantly, is she “auditioning for her own gig?” And if so, how well is she doing?…

> Last night, a tipster wrote: “CNBC execs are meeting late into the night upstairs — a little strange for a Wednesday in the middle of the summer — especially when two of the execs in attendance are on vacation this week.” What were they talking about? Update: 1:42pm: CNBC says the only late night meeting involved the new program “Fast Money” since it airs at 8pm…

> When is CNBC.com becoming a standalone site? Goodbye MSN

> When did the links to ABC’s early morning show World News Now disappear from ABCNews.com? The site is still up, but it’s hard to find…