Afternoon report

* Six media innovators are awarded more than $1.37 million in the Knight News Challenge. (Knight Foundation)
* Large daily (Pueblo Chieftain) and rural weekly (Johnstown Breeze) team up for “Mortal Kombat” killing investigation. (The Rural Blog)
* Old rule: Don’t pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel. New rule: Go ahead and do battle. (
* Respected Seattle news and commentary website is struggling to survive. (Seattle Weekly)
* KIRO-TV needs to apologize to a school custodian, says news council. (The Stranger)
* “Southern Living magazine is like Coca-Cola and Garden & Gun is like a good bourbon.” (