Space cadets: where does WCBS-AM in N.Y. find them? Sportscaster Scott Sanford on Aug. 6 reported a Mets loss, the game blown by pitcher Rick Reed. Except that Reed had been traded the previous month and the Aug. 5 game was lost by Rick White. After several sportscasts someone got to Scott with a correction. As the connoisseur said of the wine amateur, "He doesn't know his whites from his reeds."
Marc Malkin is the latest Intelligencer columnist for New York. And good luck to him from the lad who started the column for Felker in 1973.
This Old House mag promoted Richard Berenson to publisher. He's 35, not so old.
National Geographic Adventure ups frequency from 6 to 10 times and raises the rate base to 400,000, says Publisher Chris Sachs.
In September The New York Times marks its 150th anniversary. Enormous doings anticipated.
Newsday stoking up a circulation drive in Manhattan? Free copy at my apartment doorstep the other day.
Parade is sending out its latest Yankelovich/Harris Interactive survey trumpeting a "Sunday state of mind" on the part of consumers. Says Jack Griffin, that's the one day people are most likely to think about buying stuff. Separately, new senior VP-director of newspaper relations is Howard Hoffman.
Re Andre Leon Talley's alleged farewell note to Tina Brown, "you are tacky, tacky, tacky, dowdy, dowdy, dowdy." Just who is going to hire Andre Leon the next time?