The Ticker: Magnus, Olbermann, Harrigan…

By Brian 

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> Dateline has obtained an interview of “BTK” that was conducted by Harvard neuropsychologist Robert Mendoza to assess the serial killer’s sanity. Edie Magnus has an “exclusive” report on Friday night, according to the press release…

> On the Romenesko letters page, Countdown viewers are weighing whether Keith Olbermann‘s cancer scare sign-off was “mighty powerful television” or “trite and irrelevant…”

> Richard Prince says ABC News “ambassador” Carole Simpson is leaving the network in January. She’ll be writing a book (via FishBowlDC)…

> Why Matt Drudge is an embarrassment, chapter 74: He’s excited by a Photoshopped image of a ten-year-old magazine cover featuring Soledad O’Brien‘s “favorite website” — The Drudge Report. Wonkette pointed out the “56K modem reviews” on the 1995 cover…

> 47 in a 35: Steve Harrigan gets a speeding ticket…

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