In other desk-clearing news, George de Lama, Chicago Tribune managing editor for
news, is leaving
the newspaper after 30 years, and International
Herald Tribune editor Michael Oreskes is moving
to the Associated Press to become managing editor for US news.
Also in the media
The Boston Herald apologizes
to the New England Patriots for a pre-Super Bowl story alleging a 2002 taping
incident, thereby defusing
the threat of a lawsuit. Even so, editor Kevin Convey is sticking
by reporter John Tomase.
Robert Novak celebrates
45 years as a columnist.
Journal Register Co. a $25 million infusion.
McClatchy is reportedly open
to selling some of newspaper interests, including its share of the Seattle Times.
SportsCenter will go live during the day.