Morning Links: Food Writing Isn't All Gushy Promotion Memos and Glory

Restaurant critic Sam Sifton may have been named New York Times national editor yesterday, but outside the Times walls, food writers don’t get much respect. Did you know that Chicago Sun-Times restaurant critic Pat Bruno was unceremoniously fired yesterday? [Poynter] Or that Con Agra tried to dupe a bunch of them into reviewing frozen lasagna and promoting a restaurant? [Poynter]

In the Abramson regime, Gerry Marzorati and Susan Edgerley are no longer Times assistant managing editors. Mr. Marzorati will be an editor-at-large and Ms. Edgerley will be an administrative editor. [WWD]

The Wall Street Journal has added live streaming news programming to its website, called WSJ Live. [Decoder]

James Murdoch, unlike his father, takes lots of notes in meetings, rehearses for earnings calls and employs business school jargon. [Wall Street Journal ]

The uptick in female war correspondents in Libya happened, in part, because news desks had no idea how big the story would be. [Independent]

Morning Links: Food Writing Isn't All Gushy Promotion Memos and Glory