Evening report

Ann Curry

* NBC prepares to replace Ann Curry on “Today” show. (New York Times)
* Trying to come up with a creative lead? Head to a “relatively noisy” coffee shop instead of a library. (The Atlantic)
* Film critic Andrew Sarris dies from complications of an infection developed after a fall. He was 83. (New York Times)
* American Prospect magazine to stay in business after raising over $1.2 million. (Huffington Post)
* Ex-NYT Magazine Ethicist columnist Ariel Kaminer to cover higher education in NY region for the Times. (Capital New York)
* Milwaukee Journal Sentinel does battle with the city’s police chief. (Urban Milwaukee)