FINAL CUTS: Couric won’t return to ‘Today’; more are hired at Daily

Joe Pompeo

Here's our list of media headlines that managed to evade the full-on blog treatment today:

• ABC's "This Week" with Christiane Amanpour loses its top producer. (AP)

• CBS news anchor Katie Couric silences the buzz that she is mulling a return to NBC's "Today" show. (USA Today)

• New York Post features writer Justin Rocket Silverman is headed to News Corp.'s the Daily. (Gawker)

• So is Benjamin Carlson, executive editor of the Atlantic Wire. (MediaWeek)

• Entertainment Weekly's publisher is leaving Time Inc. (AdAge)

• Washington Times editor Sam Dealey is out. (Politico)

• The old New York Times newsroom is now a bowling alley. (New York Times)

• Tumblr, the media elite's preferred blogging platform, gets a boatload of VC funding. (Fortune)

• Reuters' union scores a win in court. (Talking Biz News)

• Molly Stark Dean ranks the best newsrooms on Twitter. (TVNewser)

• Playboy releases an interview with a 29-year-old Steve Jobs from 1985. (The Atlantic)