The Morning Lowdown 10.25.10

»  There was a lot of drama between Newsweek owner Sidney Harman, IAC (NSDQ: IACI) chief Barry Diller and The Daily Beast’s Tina Brown. And considering the search for someone to edit the magazine is not done, there is likely to be more of the same. But it’s keeping the 92-year-old Harman young at least. [NY Mag]

»  After a tough week for c-suite execs at The Tribune Company, the publisher filed its reorg plan late on Friday. It says it will turn over control of the bankrupt newspaper publisher to its leading creditors. [Reuters]

»  More subtle shifts at Condé Nast Digital. The site will no longer be run by CN Digital and will instead become part of its Advance Communications’ sibling Fairchild Fashion Group. [WWD]

»  Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) and Google (NSDQ: GOOG) have joined forces to dismiss a lawsuit alleging copyright infringment brought by Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) founder Paul Allen on behalf of his defunct Interval (NSDQ: IILG) Research. [Techflash]

»  Against all odds, ADD-addled content site The Awl is starting to earn some money. [NYT]

»  The latest part of the WSJ’s ongoing series scrutinizing online ad targeting takes aim at RapLeaf, a tracker that clearly tells marketers personal info about the consumers it monitors, including their full names and e-mails. [WSJ]