Morning Reading List 02.20.09

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Its day 32 covering the Obama administration and week 3 for us. FBDC wishes a Happy Birthday to The Fix’s Chris Cillizza.

What we know and what we’re reading this Friday morning…



WaPo announced changes to the Sunday Outlook section to incorporate the dropped Book section. From the release: “Book reviews and other essays are replacing two pages of editorials and op-eds in the back of Outlook. Editorials and op-eds are moving to the back of the A section, the same place where they appear during the week. The Close to Home page that focuses on the metro area will move to the Metro section.”

More on the dropped Vicki Iseman lawsuit from FishbowlNY… “the paper agreed to print a lengthy statement from Iseman’s lawyers, as well as issuing a joint statement, their own response, and a note to readers. Phew.”

The NYPost sorta apologizes for the crazed monkey cartoon heard around the world here.


New Twitter-er David Gregory will give a tutorial on MSNBC today in the 3 o’clock hour.


Marketwatch’s Jon Friedman asks “How did Huffington Post, a Web site featuring bloggers who lean overtly to the left, become President Barack Obama’s new best friend in the media?”

Google on the future of journalism.

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