Morning Links: Rupert Murdoch’s Racecars, Lawrence Wright’s CIA Memo

It’s official: Scott Pelley takes over Katie Couric’s char at CBS on June 6. [WSJ]

The Daily News had a tip about the Osama bin Laden mission. They don’t say who the source is, naturally, but we’re guessing Hulk Hogan. [AdWeek]

Rupert Murdoch is getting serious about buying Formula 1, his son James has been in talks with minority shareholders. [BBC]

Hearst will begin using AOL’s ad platform Pictela to host bigger “portrait” premium ads on its magazine sites. [Fishbowl NY]

Speaking of Hearst, here’s David Carey talking about nothing in particular. [FINS]

Lawrence Wright tells Terry Gross about the Bin Laden capture scenario he wrote for the C.I.A.: “Take him home and try him under Sharia law, which is the only law that he and his followers would respect.” [NPR]

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Morning Links: Rupert Murdoch’s Racecars, Lawrence Wright’s CIA Memo