Afternoon report

* Unpaid bloggers’ lawsuit against Huffington Post is tossed. (Thomson Reuters)
* Philly newspapers, website sale announcement now expected on Monday. (
* Joe Posnanski quits Sports Illustrated for USA Today/MLB Advanced Media. (The Big Lead)
* Sacramento Bee editorial cartoonist Rex Babin dies at 49. (Sacramento Bee)
* How do you make stories about old, white businessmen visually appealing? (Capital New York)
* U.S. education system has never been better, but you wouldn’t know that from media reports. (
* “The Wire” creator David Simon was a muckraker in high school. (Washington Post)
* At least six laid off at struggling Maxim magazine. (



1 comment
  1. Tom Mihalek said:

    The Philadelphia Inquirer to be sold yet again? Does that mean stories about the opening of a big huge sports bar, cheerleader tryouts or Philly’s cutest bartenders are in danger of not being on the paper’s website for four or more days in a row??? Wow, I don’t know how I can get by without this great journalism. Oh. To be fair, they are running a story about how few jobs there are for recent college grad. Really? Who thought of that?