Media news, noted

Because I am on vacation (I really am relaxing!), this is just a quick list from the news filling my inbox:
Pegasus News, the Texas-based citizen journalism business helmed by Mike Orren, is getting ready to roll out and will include music/entertainment site texasgigs.com, according to Steve Outings column. Fans of this new site will also want to check out Robert Duffy’s Ohio-based donewaiting.com.
Web 2.0 workgroup (
yes, that name is so 2005, lol) adds Stowe Boyd, Steve Rubel and Ben Barren to the roster.
Announced: 2006 finalists for the Digital Edge Awards of the NAA, known as the Edgies.
Washingtonpost.com is a finalist in six categories, PalmBeachPost.com has five finalist entries. AugustaChronicle.com, BonitaNews.com, Boston.com, Chicago Tribune Interactive, HamptonRoads.com/PilotOnline.com, KnoxNews.com, LJWorld.com, NYTimes.com and Online Athens are represented with three or more finalist entries. Awards given at conference in February.