Morning report

Michael Baron

* TheStreet.com’s Michael Baron is tied to a sophisticated insider-trading ring. The criminal complaint calls him a co-conspirator. (wsj.com)
* Why Marty Baron — Washington Post’s new executive editor — shouldn’t listen to David Carr. (jacklimpert.com)
* Paul Farhi: “This may be a Golden Age of non-facts, the Era of Error.” (ajr.org)
* Ed Sherman defends SportingNews.com columnist David Whitley after he’s called a racist. (shermanreport.com)
* Ex-NBC News chief predicts new CNN president Jeff Zucker will try to recruit Katie Couric. (thewrap.com)
* Zucker: “Our competition is anyone who produces nonfiction programming.” (adage.com)
* Former newspaper publisher Michael Gartner is not dead, The Weekly Standard notes in a correction. (weeklystandard.com)
* Michael Miner: “Mistakes can get spotted and fixed. Doesn’t mean they will be.” (chicagoreader.com)
* Esquire partners with digital publishing start-up Byliner. (nytimes.com)
* Martha Stewart may have found a buyer for Whole Living magazine. (nypost.com)
* Nashville suburb aims to ban street sales of newspapers. (tennessean.com)
* No more print edition of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee newspaper. (jsonline.com) | “The start of something big and exciting.” (uwmpost.com)

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