- Salon asks why there seem to be more al-Qaeda fighters in Iraq than there used to be. At least that’s how they are described by the White House and news stories.
- An assistant managing editor at the paper in Birmingham, Ala., has turned an old newsrack into something new. It just takes a some imagination and a Mac mini.
- A Chicago Tribune columnist lists his favorite movies about the media. “Shattered Glass” and “Deadline USA” are among his favorites. “Never Been Kissed,” starring Drew Barrymore as a Chicago Sun-Times copy editor with her own office, is not.