Afternoon report

* NYT executive editor Jill Abramson stays humble at SXSW. (
* Yearbook adviser to staff: “You either cut out the gay couple or I cut the page.” (
* Mourners say farewell to war reporter Marie Colvin. (Guardian)
* Poynter’s Tampa Bay Times loses another reporter to PR. (
* Former Bay Citizen managing editor Steve Fainaru joins ESPN’s enterprise/investigative team. (ESPN)
* “Patch’s trials and errors will show that online local news can be sustainable, even profitable, if…..” (Columbia Journalism Review)
* “The Gawker commenters had their own community, their own inside jokes. They knew each other by their handles.” (