Morning Links: On Times Foreign Editor Joe Kahn's Sly Wit, Muttered Sotto Voce

Politico has formed a campaign finance and lobbying desk, headed by their former congressional bureau chief Laura McGann and including Ken Vogel, Robin Bravender, Anna Palmer and Dave Levinthal. [Politico]

When Jill Abramson met Joe Kahn, whom she recently promoted to foreign editor, she “was dazzled by his brilliance and struck by his sly wit, a musing often muttered sotto voce.” And we are already impressed by Abramson administration memos. [Decoder]

Glossy magazine beauty editors, searching for impact and immediacy, now take after the young women who publish make-up how to videos on YouTube. [WWD]

Fox, HBO and NBC are going easy on the 9/11 coverage. But they told us they’d “never forget!” [New York Times]

AOL is negotiating the terms of Michael Arrington’s severance, and they may go to court over it. [AllThingsDigital]

New York public relations Brown Lloyd James tried to be discreet about one of its wealthiest clients, General Muammar Qaddafi, but probably should have at least told the Justice Department about it. [WSJ] Morning Links: On Times Foreign Editor Joe Kahn's Sly Wit, Muttered Sotto Voce