Morning Reading List, 08.10.07

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  • How Journalists Unsealed Secret Court Cases

  • Creativity Unleashed: 10 Innovators Place in 2007 Knight-Batten Awards

  • From a release: “RCN Announces Agreement to Implement deltathree’s Hosted Consumer VoIP Solution”

  • Try some CQ political trivia.

  • Times Select Unbound….But What Will Replace It?”

  • The Examiner’s Nate Beeler talks about his Golden Spike award.

  • Novak on his three piece suits:

      “It looked better on television to see a vest than a big old belly,” he said. “The camera people told me those seersuckers weren’t good for TV” because of all the lines.

  • Says a tipster in response to ABC’s “This Week” ratings release release: “abc doesn’t mention fox news sunday, are they leaving them out becasue they lost to them in one of those categories?”

  • From NBC: “For the first time, people around the world can view three-dimensional images of the space shuttle Endeavour and surrounding buildings at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida before it launches into space. Consumers can log on to to access never before seen 3-D images of details such as the shuttle boosters, interior and exterior of the Vehicle Assembly Building, and launchpad.”

  • Today is the deadline to make a gift to the Mother Jones Investigative Fund and its DC bureau.

  • Kurtz on “Bad News Barry

    <LI"Cable Networks Boost News Corp. Earnings

  • Proposed blogger union sparks controversy

  • Cuts in newspapers’ foreign reporting will leave the world worse off.”

  • US News’ Chris Wilson on “the increasing ease of recording amateur video on cellphones and digital cameras and then uploading them to YouTube is giving viewers around the world their choice of hundreds of perspectives on a major news event.”

  • How the media promote false pessimism about the economy.”

  • From DCRTV:

      DCRTV hears that there’s been an engineering shake-up at Citadel-ABC Radio’s DC bureau. Three radio techs have been laid off in a cost-cutting move unrelated to the layoffs announced earlier this summer. Two are relative newcomers, we’re told, with one having been with the company for a few months. But, in a more surprising move, Citadel-ABC has also cut its chief Washington radio engineer, Steve Densmore. He’ll be around through September, until the end of the fiscal year, we hear. In 30-plus years with the company, Densmore has traveled the world covering news for ABC Radio. “This is a huge loss,” a source tells us. These cuts are a direct result of the Citadel merger…..

  • Daily Kos co-author fined $30K for unethical stock tout.”