A quick rundown of recent industry news:
• The Daily Beast named journalism its most useless degree. More on that soon.
• “It was a piece of cake,” said Hubert Schlafly, Jr., of creating the first teleprompter. He died on April 20 at age 91.
• Anthropologist Robert Dunbar is famous for conjuring the number 150 — the limit on your number of real friends. That is now being called into question with the advent of social networks. Maybe you shouldn’t unfriend those people after all.
• Tweets will be banned at the Royal Wedding in move to mass-create the scrambler scene from National Treasure.