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    …And That’s All Folks

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    It’s always tough to write a goodbye post. When I started here eight months ago, the big media news was Rupert Murdoch and the Wall Street Journal. Kurt Eichenwald was […]

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    Buzznet Purchases Stereogum, Launches Video Blog

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    Cheers to Stereogum founder Scott Lapatine. The indie rock blog was just sold for an undisclosed sum to Buzznet, who are taking the site on an ambitious expansion plan. According […]

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    Felix Dennis Reads His Poetry

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    Ever since Maxim founder Felix Dennis claimed in a Times of London interview that he once killed a man, he’s had to face up to the news that he might […]

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    Randi Rhodes Vs. Air America

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    Yesterday, we wrote about how local Air America affilate WWRL no longer airs any Air America shows besides Randi Rhodes and Rachel Maddow. But as of this morning, it looks […]

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    Cory Booker’s Press Office Hates You

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    Newark mayor Cory Booker is one of the Democratic Party’s bright young hopes. The 37-year-old politician was the subject of a glowing New Yorker profile and pals around with celebrity […]

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    Trouble Abroad II: Journalists, Tibet & The Olympics

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    The International Olympic Committee has decided on a press strategy to deal with Western publications’ tricky questions about unrest in Tibet and the 2008 games — a “see no evil, […]

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    Trouble Abroad I: <EM>NYT</EM> Journalist Detained In Zimbabwe

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    The tense situation in Zimbabwe is leading to the detainment and arrest of foreign journalists. Barry Bearak of the New York Times was arrested yesterday along with an unnamed British […]

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    Talk Radio Station Would Rather Air Informercials Than Air America

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    Left-wing NY talk station AM 1600 WWRL has reordered their schedule, knocking a number of Air America programs off the air… to make way, in one case, for infomercials. Morning […]

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    Artie Bucco’s Dark Secret

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    Over in the East Village, Lizz Winstead (The Daily Show, Air America) has been putting on Shoot the Messenger, a weekly live action morning show parody that recently got some […]

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    <EM>Details</EM>‘ New Publisher Is Kinda Familiar

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    Details has a new publisher with a familiar name. It’s Steve Deluca. Although his last gig was as associate publisher of Condé Nast Traveler, let’s go back in time a […]