Morning Reading List, 02.05.07

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  • Jeff Zucker to take top spot at NBC Universal

  • In Memoriam: Cody Pfanstiehl.

  • From DCRTV: “DCRTV hears that starting Monday, 2/5, Allbritton-owned Channel 7/WJLA will become the exclusive weather provider for Bonneville’s all-news WTOP radio. No more forecasts from Atlanta’s The Weather Channel. You’ll hear more of top weathercaster Doug Hill (left), who already does WTOP’s drivetime forecasts, and 7’s other meteorologists on 103.5 FM and 820 AM, including some new hires…..”

  • Andrew Beaujon also received a nomination from for his piece, “Body Piercing Saved My Life.” (Earlier)

  • Kurtz, on “The Press, Turning Up Its Nose at Lame Duck” and WJLA v. The Hatchet.

  • Don’t forget to vote in our latest photo caption contest.

  • Rising Star” nominations announced tomorrow.

  • Charles E. Scripps, 87, Who Led Media Group, Dies

  • Deb Howell on “Dissatisfaction on the Marches.”

  • Mark Leibovich says “Titillating or Not, Washington Gossip Blossoms

  • Vanessa Williams works at the Post (but not that Vanessa Williams).

  • Gene Weingarten says “Financial pressures aren’t affecting quality of journalism.”

  • Greta Is The Leader, But Cooper Has Some Momentum In 25-54 Demo

  • Schieffer Shills For Super Bowl XLI

  • In response to our question last week, “What was Jill Carroll doing in the Post newsroom this week?”, a reader writes in:

      she was visiting friends. she has a lot of friends at the Post, former baghdad alumni. she was in iraq soon after the 2003 invasion and even did some stringing for the Post and got to know a lot of the Post baghdad correspondents really well. it had nada to do with a job at the Post; she’s already employed.

  • Says a tipster:

      Does John Edwards only own one tie? On Meet the Press today he is wearing the same tie as in the footage of him at the DNC Winter Meeting on Friday. Then cut to Edwards in a Russert interview two years ago — same tie. Maybe time to take that baby out of circulation?

  • The Extreme-ness weighs in on Casa de DeParle.

  • From a tipster (regarding this):

      The Hill remains Capitol Hill’s biiggest circulation paper until independent audit figures show it isn’t. It’s pretty simple.

  • Do you need a Scooter Libby Trial Primer? The Daily Show has got it for you.