Lineup for September 10, 2008

What happened to NBC, wonders Felix Gillette. “In recent days, MSNBC’s president, Mr. Griffin, has told a number of reporters that the change was not made as a result of outside pressure. Still, some TV insiders continue to play the MSNBC parlor game, speculating about how and why the McCain camp appeared to have succeeded in budging MSNBC where Hillary and her democratic supporters had failed.”

Cheers! John Koblin reports that The New York Times will celebrate its own coverage of the Beijing Olympics with “Champagne and egg rolls to reward the ‘stunning’ coverage The Times produced on the Web, and in the newspaper…”

Publishers are clambering to put together books on Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, reports Leon Neyfakh. Plus: After David Carr, Bill Clegg.

PLUS: Femocracy ’08What Has Happened to the Toronto Film Festival?Ira Silverberg