No laughing in the press box

When do journalists, or comedians, take themselves too seriously? Chris Mathews, for one, is upset that reporters and editors laughed at President Bush's rendition of "Green Grass of Home" at the Gridiron Club dinner.

When do journalists, or comedians, take themselves too seriously? Chris Mathews, for one, is upset that reporters and editors laughed at President Bush's rendition of “Green Grass of Home” at the Gridiron Club dinner. Meanwhile, SNL chief Lorne Michaels sees pro-Hillary accusations lobbed at Saturday Night Live as a “major concern.” Hopefully they'll both be over it by the time Mo Rocca, of The Daily Show and The Tonight Show, hosts the Congressional Radio-TV Correspondents' Dinner next month, with special guest Dick Cheney.

In the spotlight: No bloggers allowed

After a ban from owner Mark Cuban, there's only one blogger allowed in the Dallas Mavericks' locker room – him. Cuban claims there's just not enough space, but others believe the fatwa resulted from a negative blog post penned by Dallas Morning News reporter Tim MacMahon. The Society of Professional Journalists has weighed in on the side of bloggers.

Also:

Former USA Today reporter Toni Locy may not have to pay outrageous fines for protecting her sources after all.

Fox News' The Big Story with John Gibson is no more.

Spencer Pratt - yes, that Spencer Pratt – is Radar's newest advice columnist.

More buyouts are on the way at the Washington Post.

Is Jossip for sale?

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