1. Journalist and pundit Jonathan Alter is leaving Newsweek, possibly for a gig at Bloomberg.
2. Visits to the New York Times homepage are down between 5 percent and 15 percent since the paywall went up.
3. Tribune Co. and MediaNews Group are the leading bidders for the Orange County Register.
4. A freelancer has sued on behalf of unpaid contributors to AOL-Huffington Post.
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