Palin on ‘Today’ and other morning stories

* Washington Post’s Lisa de Moraes is live-blogging Sarah Palin’s “Today” show appearance. (Washington Post)
* Cablevision claims Mort Zuckerman is engaging in a campaign of “extortion” to force a merger between NYDN and Newsday. (New York Post)
* Simon Dumenco blasts Gawker’s “New Sheriff of the Internet” post that blasted his new ethical blogging council. (
* NYU: “The 100 outstanding journalists in the United States in the Last 100 Years.” (
* BuzzFeed hires Copyranter, “the world’s most acerbic ad critic.” (