Afternoon report

* Barry Diller’s IAC has joined Answer.com in bidding for New York Times Co.’s About.com. IAC has offered more than $300 million for the site; the Times Co. has preliminarily accepted Answers.com’s $270 million offer. (reuters.com)
* Las Vegas Review-Journal editorial page editor and city editor — husband and wife — are both laid off. (4thst8.wordpress.com)
* FYI: September issue of Vogue is 916 pages. (observer.com)
* The AP announces its convention coverage plans. (ap.org)
* Orange County Register, under new ownership, is hiring a local columnist. (laobserved.com)
* New York Daily News beefs up its fashion coverage. (capitalnewyork.com)
* Journalists start a campaign to award a posthumous Pulitzer to a reporter who broke one of the biggest stories in World War II and was fired. (sfgate.com)
* Rem Rieder urges the media to aggressively call out candidates “when they tamper with the truth.” (ajr.org)
* Advertiser #48 has now yanked their Village Voice ads, says watchdog. (villagevoicepimp.com)

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