Noon report

* Dan Barry on why Hollywood has never tried too hard to convey a typical reporter’s work life. (New York Times)
* The Tennessean farms out health care section to hospital flacks. (Nashville Scene)
* Gannett’s Clarion-Ledger is looking for a columnist who’ll work for free. (
* New AP chief Gary Pruitt leaves Sacramento and McClatchy behind, buys $4.3 million Tribeca condo. (New York Observer)
* Reactions to “Things Journalists Do on Twitter That We Despise.” (Storify)
* Newsweek/Daily Beast chief digital officer Daniel Blackman ousted after a little over a year on the job. (
* NYC teachers at Washington Post Co.’s Kaplan unit vote for representation by Newspaper Guild of New York. (Guild release)
* Should “link-bloggers” be considered journalists? (Comic Riffs)