By: E&P Staff
In today’s links, reclusive newspaper owner Philip Anschutz may have to testify in two trials, the Financial Times denies it will be outsourcing its Web site work to Manila, and Slate’s Jack Shafer says that there’s no need for anyone to apologize for the over-the-top Anna Nicole Smith death coverage.
— Los Angeles Times: Newspaper owner Philip Anschutz, who is zealous about privacy, may testify in two high-profile trials.
— Chicago Tribune: The Chicago Sun-Times, seeking to capture readers from Tribune’s RedEye tabloid, is emphasizing its coverage of the city, Phil Rosenthal
— Guardian:The Financial Times has denied it will be outsourcing some FT.com jobs to Manila as part of a significant expansion of its Web site.
— Slate: Nobody who reported the Anna Nicole Smith story or viewed it on TV need apologize, writes Jack Shafer.
— Women’s Wear Daily: Does a scattershot list of gay Timesmen a mafia make?
— Philadelphia Weekly: Philly newspapers boss Brian Tierney is hoping to reinvent his public persona.
— PR Week: With so much effort being put into minimizing “the appearance of conflict,” the media should take the logical step of abandoning annual DC dinners with politicos, writes Hamilton Nolan.
— Philadelphia Inquirer: Farewell to a TV column that spanned 25 years, writes Gail Shister.