A roundup of comedy-related headlines and news in the news:

As Hulu.com approaches its first anniversary, the New York Times points out just how many people are watching some SNL bits. 14.3 million watched Tina Fey’s first take on Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin online vs. 10.2 million on TV. Wow. (NYT)

Sony has taken another stab at putting some new snap and pop into Crackle. Will that be enough to remind folks to watch it? (THR)

Caroline Hirsch, the Caroline in Carolines, talks about how the global recession impacts the night-to-night operations of the comedy club business. (Forbes) Hirsch also got honored last week by the National Coalition Against Censorship during its annual celebration of free speech.