Morning report

* Gannett’s fourth-quarter profit tops analysts’ expectations. (bloomberg.com)
* Greg Sandoval lands at The Verge after quitting CNET to protest CBS’s editorial interference. (chatsjournalist101.wordpress.com)
* David Carr says Journal News’ decision to publish its gun map “lacked a rationale.” (nytimes.com)
* Andrew Sullivan & Co. moved over the weekend. (dish.andrewsullivan.com) | (theverge.com)
* Ex-ABC newsman Chris Bury says of Chicago TV news: “It’s not the crap you see in Los Angeles or New York.” (timeoutchicago.com)
* Why do the media go easy on Barack Obama? (theatlantic.com)
STANDBY* Will Leitch: CBS’s outage coverage “was like watching a cable news program fill time while waiting for a public official to start a press conference.” (sportsonearth.com)
* A look at what happens when reporters get their “news” from trade associations. (rkarpel.com)
* WaPo’s Dana Milbank: “That looks like heckling to me” at Newtown meeting. (washingtonpost.com)
* Greg Gumbel doesn’t tweet, have a Facebook account or read sports blogs. (adweek.com)
* Prince George’s schools consider a copyright plan that takes ownership of students’ work. (washingtonpost.com)
* Social-gaming company Zynga has 3,000 employees; the firm that makes Minecraft has just 29. (blogs.wsj.com)

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