Taking Out The Trash, 10.12.06

  • Last Call inches out Wake Up Call, but in all fairness, WUC does reach folks often before the first cup of coffee. Is that fair?

  • From Drudge: “BOB WOODWARD BLOWOUT: SELLS 220,363 COPIES OF BOOK IN 10 DAYS”

  • Jack Shafer may be bitter — hard to tell though.

  • Let this be a lesson to bloggers everywhere: If you look like silly, someone will take a picture of you and it will end up on Wonkette.

  • Howard Kurtz reports that WaPo photographer Jim Thresher agreed yesterday to repay about $2,200 for his share of vacation expenses to Working Families for Wal-Mart.

  • AP reports that “newspaper industry bellwether Gannett Co. reported third-quarter earnings in line with expectations Wednesday, but the company’s shares slumped after reporting a 3.9 percent decline in September advertising.”

  • E&P reports that WaPo’s Rajiv Chandrasekaran is one of the five finalists for the National Book Award for nonfiction with his book, “Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone.”