Morning Links: The TV Recappers Shall Inherit the Earth

Richard Lawson left Gawker to rejoin his former editor there, Gabriel Snyder, at the Atlantic Wire. Mr. Lawson did so with meaningfully less exegesis than some of his predecessors. [Gawker]

The Daily made it official with another scholar of reality tv, Rich Juzwiak, aka FourFour.  “[T]he transition from my brief month and a half of doing freelance has been a little tough,” he wrote on his blog. “I haven’t even watched ANTM yet this week (although that’s because I was on Neil Strauss’ new Sirius show last night, which was…an experience, for sure).” [Fishbowl;FourFour]

Playboy will pay between $750,000 and $1 m. for a nude spread of Lindsay Lohan. [TMZ]

The News International investigation does not disappoint. The lastest is: Police found a secret phone hidden in the News of the World offices that was used to conduct hacking on an “industrial scale” by a group of executive editors who operated like an “IRA cell.” The phone is known as “The Hub.” [Independent]

Former Current TV VP Chloe Sladden is helping Twitter figure out how to make money off TV. Does Current TV know how to make money of TV? [NY Times]

Lots of attrition at Martha Stewart Omnimedia. [WWD]