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FINAL CUTS: Jay Carney will be next Press Secretary; Sam Zell rants about the media (covering the media)

Joe Pompeo
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Some media headlines that managed to evade the full-on blog treatment today:

• Biden spokesman and former Time Washington bureau chief Jay Carney will succeed Robert Gibbs as White House press secretary. (ABC News)

• Sam Zell: "The media loves nothing more than to cover the media," he says. "That's fine for the media. . . . I just don't need to be the media's b**ch anymore." (Forbes)

• John Koblin has the details on Bill Keller's New York Times magazine column, which he will write 30 times a year at 1,500 words a piece. (Women's Wear Daily/Memo Pad)

• Jeff Bercovici reports on Bloomberg LP's consumer play. (Forbes)

• Atavist is yet another mobile long-form journalism start-up. (Capital New York)

• Forbes's Web redesign gives advertisers an even greater presence on the site. (AdWeek)

• GQ has announced the finalists for its annual Best New Menswear Designer competition. (Women's Wear Daily/Memo Pad)

• Changes for Marty Peretz at the New Republic. (The New Republic)

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