Media Bubble: Send Katie To Baghdad

  • Rick Kaplan brought in to save ratings-challenged Katie Couric. [NYP]
  • Tribune has "no plans" to sell other papers, ever let this fucking story die. [Chicago Tribune]
  • New Seventeen EIC Ann Shoket needs a new number two, as her executive editor is returning to Allure. [WWD]
  • More departures at Star. [NYP]
  • Village Voice Media staff as Soviet revolutionaries. It sorta works. [Alt-Weekly Death Watch]
  • DLC Chair Harold Ford, Jr., signs a TV deal with Fox News. No word yet on former pal Julia Allison, but we know it's gonna happen someday. [TVNewser]