A publisher’s bonus and more news from today’s tweets

Some of today’s tweets to @romenesko followers:
* Virginian-Pilot publisher collected $250K bonus – on top of $600K salary – while laying off staff
* ABC News has tried since November to get Marianne Gingrich to go on camera
* Halifax Media CEO: “We don’t think newspapers are dead. The stigma placed on our industry is just awful”
* *Sacramento Bee might consolidate some editing/design functions with sister papers
* Charlotte Observer media writer protests Democratic National Convention Committee’s off-the-record tour