The Ticker: Birthdays, Pundits, Airports…

By SteveK Comment

> This morning on CBS’ The Early Show, weatherman Dave Price and the rest of the team wished happy birthday to former weatherman (and author) Mark McEwen, who is 54 today.

> The Hartford Courant’s Roger Catlin discusses the, “politicians, campaign veterans, scribes and columnists, ballooning the population of the punditocracy,” on the cable news networks, and the differences between each cabler.

> The AP’s Anick Jesdanun details the emerging trend of cable news networks (and newspapers) branding stores in airports. CNN, CNBC and FNC are some of the organizations who have stores — and are looking to add more.