Afternoon report

* Public Radio International is acquired by Boston public broadcaster WGBH. (
* LSU alums say journalist Cokie Roberts has the “ideal traits” to lead the university. (LSU Reveille)
* Union files grievance with Newsday over firing of veteran reporter James Bernstein. (Long Island Business News)
* Penn State players to attend preseason media sessions after all. (ESPN)
* Why Twitter’s move into TV could be a disaster. (
* Last week’s “Today” vs. “Good Morning America” results: too close to call. (New York Times)
* Los Angeles Times to connect its print coverage of Olympics with multimedia content using an augmented reality app. (Los Angeles Times)
* Owner of 420 Emporium enlists police to help evade journalist’s questions.
* Bob Sassone’s thoughts on the state of TV criticism in the digital age. (