FIRST CUTS: WSJ phone-hack op-ed, take two? New York Press R.I.P.

Joe Pompeo
Media Reporter
The Cutline

Our list of stories that should be on your morning media menu:

• Jack Shafer asks whether the Wall Street Journal will "examine it and reconsider its July 18 editorial" defending News Corp. in the midst of the phone-hacking scandal. (Slate)

• A judge has dismissed claims that Bloomberg L.P. discriminated against pregnant women. (New York Times)

• The New York Press will cease publication starting September 1. (New York Observer)

• Here's CNBC's Jim Cramer freaking out on CNBC's Simon Hobbs. (Mediaite)

• The evolution of the scoop. (GigaOM)

• Ashton Kutcher might be in trouble with the feds over his guest editorship of Details. (Gawker)