David Letterman's ratings have gone up thanks to his very public spat with Sarah Palin. So don't be the least bit surprised if it continues. [NYT]
Ann Moore signed a new contract with Time Inc. that will keep her around through 2012; John Squires, meanwhile, has a new gig at the company. [NYP]
Newsweek is cutting out an issue this summer. You can guess why. [WSJ]
• Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's latest project? That would be something called "Martha University," which sounds horrifying, frankly. [PC]
Michael Gross's new book isn't available at the New York Public Library and chances are Annette de la Renta had something to do with it. [NYO]
• Negotiations continue between the Boston Globe and union reps. "People briefed on the talks say a deal is close." Don't hold your breath. [NYT]

• Foreign journalists are being forced to leave Iran by the government in Tehran, which means the amateurs are now taking over. [NYT]
• Betsy Morgan chats about why she was ousted as CEO of HuffPo. [Fortune]
• PBS is banning new religious programming. Good to know. [WaPo]
• Agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh is shopping a book by Portia de Rossi. [NYO]
Ann Curry on the future of media, Twitter, and assorted other matters. [NYO]
• The publisher of the Harry Potter books has been hit with a lawsuit. [AP]