Morning Links: Jamie Rubin Keeps His Headphones On

The Wall Street Journal revised its website privacy policy to allow the site to connect personally identifiable information via browsing data without user consent. [WSJ]

When NPR defended ignoring Occupy Wall Street (“The recent protests on Wall Street did not involve large numbers of people, prominent people, a great disruption or an especially clear objective.”), Ralph Nader called in to complain. [Yahoo!]

The Puppy Diaries is like New York Times fan fiction. In it Bill Keller asked Jill Abramson to recuse herself from any story involving dogs because her love of them could impair her news judgment. [WWD]

James Rubin, former assistant secretary of the state and husband of Christiane Amanpour, abruptly left the post he “lobbied for” at Bloomberg Views. He’s never worked in journalism, and apparently disliked the bullpen and kept his headphones on. [NY Times]

Oprah Winfrey has hired former Lifetime executive Susanne Daniels as a consultant to the flailing OWN. [THR]

Glenn Beck, however, is a fan of her work. “She’s also somebody who’s overcome a ton of demons in her own life, and that’s really what shaped her. I think the same could be said for me,” he told The Daily Beast. [Daily Beast]

Disney is producing apps that turn iPads into toys. Er, toys that kids would like. [LA Business] Morning Links: Jamie Rubin Keeps His Headphones On