Talk about dumb. NPR management dumping of morning host Bob Edwards at start of spring fund drive.
I'm told that on the heels of his huge best seller about Ben Franklin, Walter Isaacson's next will be about Einstein.
FamilyFun mag promoted Marc Rebucci to director-integrated sales, a new post.
Another bridal mag? Advance Publications' Fairchild launched Elegant Bride with a 336-page premiere issue, 155 pages of ads. Publisher is Andrew Amill, editor Peggy Kennedy.
"Don't Let Death Ruin Your Life," is the title of a new book by journalist Jill Brooke, about how to help children handle loss.
LowCarb Living mag sponsors LowCarb Expo June 5-6 in San Mateo, Calif. I'll be the dashing, skinny guy at the salad bar.
Parents named Diane Dragan exec editor. She was at CondeNet and previously ABC.com.
Slim Aarons' book from Harry N. Abrams is doing well. Intro was by the great Frank Zachary, longtime Town & Country chief.
Paul Bissonette, former GM of WPIX-TV in N.Y., will head the coalition of TV stations building a new TV tower to replace the ones destroyed atop World Trade Center.
Boating mag won a passel of good writing awards from Boating Writers International.
American Express Publishing Corp. hired Philip Whitney as GM-international and Mark Orwoll as exec editor-international.
Fortune's cover story on The Donald, terrific. Dan Roth wrote it.
The American "Got milk?" campaign trademark has now been licensed in Blighty. Do U.K. milkmen still deliver mornings to your doorstep?
Conde Nast Publications' Bon Appetit will boost its rate base by 50,000 to 1.3 mil in July, reports Lynn Heiler.
Lincoln Center honors philanthropist Ann Ziff April 29 at a gala dinner. Yo-Yo Ma plays cello and Bubbles Sills presents the award to Ann (Mrs. William B. Ziff Jr.).
People en Espanol salutes the 50 "mas bellos" with a big evening May 17. If you can't read "mas bellos," don't go.
Ads on baseball uniforms back in the States? What is this, the Tour de France? Thank goodness Selig said no!