The Ticker: Obama’s media machine; Michael Jordan; Rolling Stone cover voting; Lil Wayne vs. Oreo

ABCNews.comObama’s Media Machine: State Run Media 2.0?

Chicago Sun-TimesFriendly PR advice to Michael Jordan: Open up

New York TimesCompeting for the Cover of the Rolling Stone

The IndependentRapper hijacks cookie brand’s Facebook publicity stunt

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