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This memo came out of the KSL-TV (Salt Lake City) newsroom:
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KSL-TV news director Tanya Vea didn’t respond to my inquiry about the memo, but she told Salt Lake Tribune TV columnist Scott Pierce that she’s vacationing and hadn’t seen the order.

Keri Wilcox: memo author?

Keri Wilcox: memo author?

“There may have been a caution that went out on this, but there is no policy – that’s definitive,” Vea said. “And if there’s a policy, that would have come from me or higher. There is no policy on this.” I’m told that the memo was written by KSL-TV News deputy managing editor Keri Wilcox. I have asked her to confirm that.
* KSL news boss says there’s no ban on video of same-sex kisses (sltrib.com)
* Winners of the National Press Foundation’s annual awards are announced. (nationalpress.org)
* A Los Angeles Times machinist’s legacy: A sidewalk out of front pages. (latimes.com) | More photos: (flickr.com)
* Gun terminology errors in the New York Times “might leave some skeptical readers wondering whether we know what we’re talking about on this subject.” (nytimes.com)
* Last year, Tim Armstrong considered “ousting or sidelining” Arianna Huffington, say two sources. (yahoo.com)
* Huffington is said to be unhappy at AOL and has periodically has entertained offers to move HuffPo to another company. (thedailybeast.com)
* Washington Post loses Wonkblog economics editor Neil Irwin to the New York Times. (huffingtonpost.com)
* What journalists are getting paid per-mile for using their own cars while working. (facebook.com)
* The year’s top media stories, according to USA Today’s Rem Rieder. (usatoday.com)
ice* Andrew Goldman to Soledad O’Brien in December of 2012: “I’ll wager $750 that in a year CNN will look much more like ‘Ice Road Truckers.'” Time to pay up? (nytimes.com)
* Cleveland Scene and other Times-Shamrock alt-weeklies are sold. (clevescene.com) | Baltimore City Paper, which wasn’t part of the deal, is in talks with a potential buyer. (baltimoresun.com)
* If typewriters could talk: “Does anyone remember that we never crashed?” (jacklimpert.com)
* Did the New York Post burn departing NBC newsman Antoine Sanfuentes? (insidecablenews.wordpress.com)
* High school editors to continue their “redskin” ban. (philly.com)