'SNL' NEWBIES. Castmembers making their debuts on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend include Second City alum Cecily Strong, daughter of Bill Strong, managing partner at Chicago public affairs firm Jasculca Terman.
INSIDE FM NEWS. Brendan Greeley's written a detailed account of the rise and fall of Merlin Media's all-news radio experiment: "My Year at Chicago's FM News 101.1." (Is "veteran newsman" just a nice way of saying "old guy"?)
* From the ashes of the FM News project, my Knight News Challenge proposal: "Radio news, reinvented"
* Study: Young people consider news "garbage, lies, ... repetitive and boring"
* Speaking of which, an email attachment I won't be opening:
From: Robert S. MuellerBANNED FROM FACEBOOK. This cartoon got The New Yorker staff temporarily kicked off.
Subject: FBI HEADQUARTERS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.KINDLY OPEN ATTCHMENT
* How to broadcast live video to your Facebook page from your phone, free
* The Onion: "Number Of Users Who Actually Enjoy Facebook Down To 4"
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