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The Journal’s new YouTube channel showcases a daily “Off Duty” lifestyle show, based on the WSJ Weekend section. Contributors include Journal film critic Joe Morgenstern, music writer Jim Fusilli, auto reviewer Dan Neil, and wine critic Lettie Teague. || ALSO: New York Times launches daily live business news video program. || WSJ’s press release is after the jump. Read More

Sam Zell

What I tweeted this morning to @romenesko followers:
* Tribune Co. chief Sam Zell gives $100,000 to Karl Rove’s American Crossroads “super PAC”
* “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius found dead in apparent suicide
* Barry Diller’s IAC beats analysts’ expectations with revenue up 32% in 4Q
* AOL beats low expectations: earns 23 cents/share in 4Q; analysts expected 16-17 cents
* NYT’s Jill Abramson named one of the five “most inspirational feminists of the 21st century”
* Shafer: Journalists are easy to vilify because they’re eminently vilifiable
* Vogue takes top honors at Tuesday’s Conde Nast publishers’ meeting

“Dear Newt: I speak for many colleagues when I say that we in the news media are great fans of your candidacy …You’re the only thing saving us from a long spring of despair, the only person who can, by extending the presidential race, drive up our audience and bring us the revenues we so desperately need.” Signed, Dana Milbank.
* The media [heart] Newt Gingrich

Olivier Knox

Olivier Knox, who is currently Congressional correspondent for Agence France-Press, begins White House correspondent duties for Yahoo News on Feb. 13. “I am thrilled to be joining the team covering politics at Yahoo News,” he says, “and truly honored to serve as the first White House correspondent.”
* Yahoo News hires Olivier Knox as White House correspondent