• Barbara Walters on Rosie O'Donnell: "As she always says, she doesn't want to drive the bus, she wants to ride it." Either way, it had better stop at Krispy Kreme. [Fishbowl NY]

Media Bubble: Busman's Holiday

Radar reports that former Cond Nast editorial director James Truman's new Culture + Travel mag will be paying "pocket change" to the "struggling freelancers" who write for it. One can only hope that Radar's concern will extend to the struggling freelancers still awaiting checks for their work on Radar's previous two iterations. [Radar]
• There's a fascinating article in the Guardian about the economics of making all newspapers free. It's thoughtful, well-written, and brings up some interesting points on both sides of the issue. Unfortunately, you'll have to register to read it. Which says something. [Guardian, r/r]
• Any interest in Field & Stream or Popular Science? They're among a number of the titles Time Inc. will be selling off. [AdAge]