Morning Report: BuzzFeed raises $19.3 million; Wikipedia hoax exposed; and more


* “Not Rupert Murdoch” has something to say about this Times tweet. (@nytimes)
* BuzzFeed raises $19.3 million in new financing, passes 40 million monthly unique visitors. (buzzfeed.com) | (nytimes.com)
* A massive Wikipedia hoax is finally exposed. (dailydot.com)
* Andrew Sullivan raises over $100,000 in six hours after announcing he’s leaving The Daily Beast. (theverge.com)
* James Poniewozik: “The question is how many Andrew Sullivans people are willing to pay for.” (time.com)
* The Atlantic plans to experiment with online pay models this year. (forbes.com)
* Read what Current TV told employees about the Al Jazeera deal. (wsj.com)
* Glenn Beck tried to buy Current TV but was rejected. (theatlanticwire.com)

BBW on Congress.

BBW on Congress.

* Ten things every journalist should know in 2013, including “depth is important.” (journalism.co.uk)
* Taegan Goddard joins The Week as editor-at-large and launches The Cloakroom blog. (theweek.com)
* Christian Wiman to step down as Poetry magazine editor in June. (nytimes.com)
* Google searches for “tumblr” now exceed searches for “blog.” (theatlanticwire.com)
* Texas Tribune: Facebook drove roughly 2.5 times the number of visits to our site as Twitter did. (texastribune.com)
* South Carolina journalist sues Attorney General for documents relating to musician James Brown’s death. (free-times.com)
* The “new” Tribune? “Bullshit” goes over the air on family-friendly WGN radio. (timeoutchicago.com)

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