The Ticker: Linkless PR; Butterfinger stunt; How not to Tweet; Cable news & politics; Magazine newsstand sales

ZDNet: PR people are links-ago-go promoting their own stuff but not in work for clients

New York Daily NewsAfter Wes Welker’s Super Bowl drop against NY Giants, company drops 900 pounds of Butterfinger bars in Boston

AllTwitter7 Ways to Totally Destroy Your Reputation on Twitter

TVNewserCable News Now Top Source for Americans Searching for Political News

NYT Media DecoderMagazine Newsstand Sales Suffered Sharp Falloff in Second Half of 2011