Afternoon report

* Berkeley police chief blasted for getting reporter up at 1 a.m. and insisting story be changed. (Oakland Tribune)
* Los Angeles Times adds editor, more reporters to Orange County. (Los Angeles Times)
* There once were giants on the copy desk (Baltimore Sun)
* Newsman who died after sex with young woman “would have understood why The Oregonian needed to print the story,” says widow. (
* Staffers at Washington City Paper, Chicago Reader and Creative Loafing Atlanta have to take 5% pay cuts. (Washington City Paper)
* Carl Lavin joins as Lead Homepage Editor. (Carl Lavin)
* Gannett is creating a national digital-first news team based in McLean. “We’re calling it The Desk.” (Gannett Blog)
* NYT bonus structure rewards bosses with 175% of their target payouts for achieving a mere 2.5% return on invested capital. (Breakingviews)
* Former “Charlie Rose” intern sues over alleged wage violations. (New York Times)
* “I totally get the need for forming fair internal policies at media outlets that aggregate,” but… (paidContent)