1. Historian D.J. Waldie dismisses Atlantic writer Conor Friedersdorf's I-Heart-New York critique of Los Angeles County, saying to view the county as a tangled web of corrupt and confused jurisdictions is a simplistic misunderstanding of the region's history.
2. You know you're getting old when ... The new AP political editor is four years younger than you are. Romenesko
3. Speaking of AP, the business staff doesn't have much good to say about the AP business editor. Romenesko
4. As you might have heard, a group calling itself Lulzsec hacked the PBS website to show its displeasure at the Frontline report on Wikileaks. Boing Boing