President Bush will replace Karen Hughes, slated to leave this Friday, with James K. Glassman, reports the Associated Press. Glassman, a well known conservative commentator and journalist who currently holds the position of chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, will be the new undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs and lead the State Department's efforts to improve the US's image abroad.
Reuters and the International Herald Tribune are setting a new revenue-sharing model, according to The Wall Street Journal. In the deal, Reuters will provide news for the paper's business section and share revenue from advertising that appears adjacent to the articles in its print and Web editions.
Ask.com has launched AskEraser, a tool that enables users to erase their search queries and related data from the search engine's servers. Privacy advocates hope Ask.com's move will set a standard, and Ask.com execs hope the added privacy will sell.
Jane Pratt, founding editor of Jane and Sassy, will star in a new VH1 reality series called American Ugly.
With intentions to build its interactive features, LinkedIn will follow Facebook's lead, opening its platform for developers to build applications.
Imeem announced an agreement that will enable users to listen to free music from Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group.
MTV Networks freelancers, or “permalancers,” walked out yesterday afternoon in protest of recent changes in benefits.