Saturday, May 17

Some Recent Media Notes -

Recently happened to catch a TV interview with Jim Born, the FDLE agent who also writes mystery adventure novels. He's got a new one coming out called Border War which he co-wrote with Lou Dobbs. It is described here by Dirk Robertson.

# Jill Abramson has been fired as the executive editor of the NY Times. She is being replaced by Dean Baquet, the newspaper's first African American top editor.

# Havana-based Blogger Yoani Sanchez is launching Cuba's first independent digital newspaper next week called 14ymedio, according to Reuters.