“To be sure, the talks [with Ryan Seacrest] are preliminary and could fall apart at any time. They also may be in part a negotiating tactic for NBC executives, who need a strong backup plan in case Mr. Lauer leaves the show.”
I don’t think of Alec Baldwin as a Words With Friends fan; I think of him as an entertaining podcaster. Here are links and excerpts from some recent “Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin” podcasts:
BALDWIN: What happened with Huckabee, do you think?
ROLLINS: I think he basically — he had come right out of the governorship. It was sort of like the next thing to do, not that anybody can —
BALDWIN: His heart wasn’t in it.
ROLLINS: This time his heart wasn’t in it. You know, my sense is he’d have been a great candidate.
BALDWIN: I was convinced there was gonna be a duel between Huckabee and Romney.
The Times calls the just-released free app “a one-stop destination for political news as it unfolds throughout the day.” It has latest election developments from the Times and other online news sources.
“Our goal is for the Election 2012 App to be THE destination for people turning to their phones to stay on top of the most important campaign stories of the moment,” NYT emerging platforms editor Fiona Spruill says in a release. “There is a mountain of political news and information out there. We’re trying to make it easier for people by pairing The Times’s distinguished political coverage with a curated take on the best stories from around the Web and the social media universe.”