The Morning Ticker: Bartiromo, Interns, TVGuide…

By Chris Ariens 

> CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo speaks with Pres. Bush this afternoon. The economy, the election, the housing slump, and Greenspan v. Bernanke are all on tap. The interview will be on Closing Bell at 4pmET.

> Polish those resumes, kids. ABC News is now offering PAID internships. ABC News hires 75-80 interns every semester. ABC says the interns will earn “an hourly wage consistent with media industry standards.” Probably enough to rent a nice place in Tribeca for the semester.

> The TV Guide online network of sites had a record September with 6.25M unique visitors; up 52% from last September. The network includes the sites and