Mailing it in for Hamilton Nolan, who's, er, on assignment, I'm here with your post-inaugural, Nobama media column.

Print Media Is Officially Scary Now

Postal rates are going up. Rather inconvenient for magazines, since their revenues aren't.


Print Media Is Officially Scary Now

Portland's mayor, Sam Adams, may have hired local newspaper reporter Amy Ruiz for a job she was unqualified for, all to stop her from reporting on his relationship with an 18-year-old man. (Most gay guys we know would brag about dating an 18-year-old, but whatever.)

Newsday editor John Mancini disappeared for almost a week after the Cablevision-owned newspaper published a story about a sexual-harrassment lawsuit against Eddy Curry, a player for the Cablevision-owned Knicks. Now he's back on the job.

The Los Angeles Times, having cut 310 editorial jobs since July, is planning more layoffs. Wait — wasn't the editor bragging about how he could pay his reporters on online revenues alone? We're confused.


Radio talk jocks at Clear Channel are losing their jobs, too.