Matt Lauer joins Twitter (and even more big news)

* Matt Lauer’s finally on Twitter, and his first four tweets are about Justin Bieber. (@mlauer)
* Dan Rather: Today’s reporters are told that “the competition has X and you need to beat it in the next 30 seconds, preferably less.” (Lost Remote)
* New York Daily News’ national website, Daily News America, to launch this month. (Capital New York)
* Time Inc. CEO on iPad subscriptions reversal: “Apple newsstand is an important place where a lot of consumers are.” (
* Alabama public TV executives fired in flap over religious programming. (
* Veteran sports journalist Tom Patterson is dead at 62. (Denver Post)
* A tip of the hat to the very first Washington Post city editor. (Washington Post)
* How much did Aaron Kushner & Co. pay for the Orange County Register and other Freedom papers? One guesstimate: (
* “My health is none of your business,” Daily Caller executive editor tells Fishbowl DC when asked about his medical leave. (Fishbowl DC)