• The New York Blade, one of the two big gay and lesbian newspapers in New York City, has suspended publication and laid off most of its staff. [NYT]
• How many books can you possibly read about Bernie Madoff? Who knows, but there at least four books about him scheduled to hit stores this fall. [Crains]
• David Rohde, the New York Times reporter who was kidnapped in Afghanistan with his translator in November and released a couple of weeks ago, returned to the Times newsroom to a standing ovation yesterday. [NYT]
James Frey's young adult novel has been sold to HarperCollins. [NYT]
• Wonkette editor Ken Layne has sold a book to HarperCollins, too. [NYO]
• The battle between CNBC's Dennis Kneale and bloggers goes on. [Dealbreaker]

• Where has Rachel Maddow been this week? Fishing, it seems. [HuffPo]
• Speaking of MSNBC, it appears its Lockup series has run out of U.S. prisons to visit (it does run all weekend, after all), so now it's going abroad. [Variety]
• Four Pulitzer-winning Journal reporters have defected to Bloomberg. [NYT]
• Speaking of the Journal, it may soon start charging for mobile content. [E&P]
• Chase Carey, News Corp.'s new No. 2, stands to make a mint this year. [LAT]
John Stossel was not happy when his 20/20 segment was bumped last week in favor of more Michael Jackson coverage. So now he's complaining. [NYO]
• Mark Sanford's planned book? Not happening. Crushing news, clearly. [Time]