FIRST CUTS: Inside the media lecture circuit; Redskins owner vs. City Paper

Joe Pompeo

Here's our list of headlines that should be on your morning media menu:

• Dan Duray declares that blogging is dead. (New York Observer)

• New media types will certainly have something to say about this! (Fimoculous)

• The owner of the Redskins is trying to get a Washington City Paper reporter fired. (Washington Post)

• Nick Summers goes inside the media lecture circuit. (New York Observer)

• The latest on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. (New York Times)

• Conde Nast fetes its top-performing execs. (Women's Wear Daily/Memo Pad)