WEDNESDAY’S LINKS: Mark Cuban Bid for Tribune’s Cubs, Newspapers and Craig’s List, MSM and Global Warming

By: E&P Staff

In today’s links, Mark Cuban is reportedly making a big-money play for the Tribune-owned Chicago Cubs, Al Gore isn’t a fan of the media’s global warming coverage, and a Swedish reporter raises eyebrows when he writes about his own trial.


Gore blasts mainstream media’s global warming coverage. (Tennesseean)

Tunku Varadarajan will soon join The Journal?s newsroom as an assistant ME, after more than six years in the paper’s staunchly conservative opinion department. (Wall Street Journal)

Mark Cuban, who already owns the Dallas Mavericks, is reportedly making a megabucks bid for Tribune-owned Chicago Cubs. (Radar)

Washington Post reporter gets big play for a non-story. (CJR Daily)

Columnist Richard Cohen faulted his “colleagues” for portraying Gore “as a serial exaggerator” and “pretender” in 2000, while ignoring his own role. (Media Matters)

Swedish reporter covers his own police-impersonation trial, writing in the third person, describing himself as a “star reporter.” (Guardian/Greenslade)

What can newspapers learn from Craig’s List? (New York Observer)

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