Media Minutiae: Paul Bass | Mel Gibson | Rupert Murdoch | Jill Carroll

  • Paul Bass: Fed up with “corporate journalism,” the former New Haven reporter [above] quit to form non-profit indie news site. [PressThink]
  • Mel Gibson: Not the only apology Simon Dumenco’s waiting for. [AdAge]
  • Rupert Murdoch: Signs deal with Google, but won’t buy YouTube. [GigaOm]
  • Jill Carroll: Christian Science Monitor journalist will write about Iraq kidnapping ordeal. [E&P]