No hard feelings for Ten readers? Deborah Knight, recently dumped from Ten News and now a Nine Network recruit …

Sandra Sully, the woman who replaced her at Ten’s Sydney news desk …

We assume there’s no hard feelings.

Axe-wielding coverage at The Oz. Academics around the country face the axe at several universities. The Australian‘s Stephen Matchett provides a video run down — in graduation robes and wielding an axe. Get it?

Front page of the day. Today’s Egyptian newspaper Al Ahram covered the escalating Tahir Square protests:

The Department of Corrections. Today’s UK Daily Mail has no corrections or clarifications. Shock!

Investigation of political favours against News Ltd

“Federal police are investigating allegations that News Ltd offered a then-serving federal senator a ”special relationship” involving favourable coverage if he crossed the floor on a vote of financial interest to the company.” — Sydney Morning Herald

Strauss-Kahn sues Sarkozy aide and leading French paper

“Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, tipped to become France’s next president before his arrest on sex assault charges, is suing a newspaper, several magazines and an adviser of President Nicolas Sarkozy over reports about him, his lawyers have said.” — The Guardian

Washington Post quietly pushing out employees

“Friends, as some of you may have already heard or suspected after several cake-less departures this year, the Washington Post has pushed out — or is trying to push out — at least thirteen people through layoffs, coerced buyouts or outright dismissal on dubious charges.” — Post Guild

Guardian after buyer for paidContent publisher

“Guardian News & Media (GNM) has confirmed it ‘has decided to seek a buyer’ for publisher ContentNext Media, which runs a trio of websites including digital media news outlet paidContent, mobile news site mocoNews and ‘India’s digital news monitor’ contentSutra.” —

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