The Big Con

  • Conrad Black's second-in-command turned star government witness serves up Lord Black on a platter. [WSJ]
  • Katie Couric rapidly approaching total viewership comprised solely of her own family; maybe she should cover Paris Hilton. [AP]
  • Time Warner chief Dick Parsons to Google: Bring it on, bitches, we will kick your ass. [Reuters]
  • If Thomson-Reuters merger is successful, Bloomberg faces some actual competition in the financial data market. [NYT]
  • Macy's ad chief not buying that whole "but people are reading online" excuse. [AdAge]
  • Of all the people from whom Susan Sontag could have plagiarized, she chose someone from Salon? (Italics indicate both publication title and severe shock.) [NYO]