Morning Links: In Tavi We Trust

Glenn Beck is staffing up a media company in the style of Oprah, but with more crying. [New York Times]

Plum Media CEO Jerry Powers agreed to stop writing Mohegan Sun bad checks. He owes $1.2 million from a blackjack binge in 2009. [New York Post]

Conde Nast is looking to unload a portion of problem child Reddit, not that they need the cash. [New York Post]

JanePratt.com will launch in the next two months (with a print companion rolling out in the summer). Tavi Gevinson is still the starpower but it will appeal to Jane’s crew by resurrecting several of the old Sassy features. We look forwarding to reading about how it’s “just not the same” on their Tumblrs. [WWD]

Kindle’s app store could be good for newspapers? Because printing is expensive and Apple price gouges? Honestly, we lost track of this one. [Neiman Lab ]

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Morning Links: In Tavi We Trust