Noted (and transitions)

Jeremy Zawodny leaving Yahoo: Just saw that my friend Jeremy Z is leaving Yahoo for a compelling opportunity with another company; I am excited for him, and wish him all the best.

San Jose Mercury News: Knight Foundation is awarding  aq set of organization in San Jose $1.5 million dollars to “help the community find its soul.” ( Susan sez: I continued to be impressed–and thrilled–by Knight projects and investments (and am honored to be helping them with the Knight News Challenge.)

Amy Gahran: Is community news a nice-to-have? At The Future of News conference at MIT, Lisa Williams and other discuss whether local news is the holy grail local residents crave (verdict: Not.)