In your maudlin Monday media column: CNN has more 9/11 documentaries than you can shake a stick at, Patch is incredibly expensive, 23 more newspapers get paywalls, the Richmond newspaper shrugs off an ad-stravaganza, and a French newspaper caper.
The U.S. Air Force has blocked the website of The New York Times on its computers, because the paper published bits of secret diplomatic cables leaked by secret-sharing site Wikileaks. And don't try The Guardian or Le Monde, either.
In your disputatious Thursday media column: M.I.A. wins an editor's note on her New York Times profile, Le Monde needs a rich friend, two high-profile retirements, and Nate Silver is moving up in the world.
Magazines that spring to life with video. Gorgeous, instantly-updated newspapers. Custom-tailored broadcasts. The iPad could revolutionize news along these lines, which helps explain why it makes people so giddy. The new era begins with these nine news apps.
In your progressive Wednesday media column: the typically effeminate French (whose asses we saved in WWII) think ladies can be in charge of things, the WaPo has never been to DC, Greg Mitchell's lament, and Vice meets CNN.