• The Boston Newspaper Guild, the Boston Globe's largest union, narrowly rejected a package of pay concessions and benefit cuts last night. [NYT]
David Letterman is close to signing a new, 3-year contract with CBS. [THR]
• Conan O'Brien has beat Letterman in the ratings every night since his show debuted last week. But that may very well change pretty soon. [Vulture]
Rachael Ray's talk show has been renewed for two more seasons. Alas. [THR]
• Glenn O'Brien is out as Interview's editorial director. [Daily Intel, FWD]

Jon Stewart continued his assault on the cable news biz last night. [HP]
• Related: Barry Ritholtz has some suggestions on how to fix CNBC. [Ritholtz]
Stephen Colbert's first show from Iraq aired last night. [HP]
Tablet, an online magazine about Jewish issues, launched today. [NYT]
Jazz Times, a magazine that has been around since 1970, is no more. [Folio]
• It looks like VH1 is planning to kill off Best Week Ever. [Vulture]
• Former CourtTV and Crown Media chief Henry Schleiff has a new gig. [THR]