Newt Gingrich attributed a Reuters story to the New York Times. [Capital NY]
A poor New York marketing executive ostracized by Hollywood. [NY Times]
ABC, CBS and NBC news desks are now “counterprogramming,” as opposed to “lockstepping.” [NY Times]
Keith Olbermann helped choose the studio responsible for the technical difficulties that spurred his dispute with fellow Current TV executives. [NY Times]
But he will be “running” Current’s coverage of New Hampshire. [Huffington Post]
Rachel Ray left Random House for Simon & Schuster. [WSJ]
From New York‘s “Workplace Confidential” package:
- With Jill Abramson tied up with big picture strategy, New York Times managing editor Dean Baquet “has taken a very large role in working the newsroom,” including the daily news report and running the page one meeting.
- Matt Lauer is a germaphobe who’s embarrassed to do seedy tabloid stories.
- Page Six was once told to go easy on Anna Wintour.