Morning report

* Tesla’s CEO goes after New York Times for John Broder’s review of his car. (teslamotors.com) | (mercurynews.com)
* Hacker News: It appears the auto critic “was hell-bent on ripping Tesla a new one.” (ycombinator.com)
* What will NYT Co.’s financial condition be in 2016? Ken Doctor looks at the numbers. (niemanlab.org)
* Los Angeles Times is getting rid of its TV grid in the print edition. (franklinavenue.blogspot.com)
* Of course Marty Peretz doesn’t care for Chris Hughes’s “new” New Republic. (online.wsj.com)
dog* How journalism awards are like dog shows: “The tendency among judges was to reward entries that were different, cutting edge, not the same old good stuff,” says one editor/judge. (jacklimpert.com)
* CNN gets a ratings boost from SOTU address and Dorner coverage. (nytimes.com)
* “The Vatican is a tough beat even for seasoned reporters,” writes UPI’s former Rome bureau chief. (cnn.com)
* More newspapers are refusing to use “Redskins.” (cbslocal.com)
* Poor password security is blamed in Emergency Alert System hack that sent out zombie warnings. (reuters via chicagotribune.com)
* Washington Post obits writer: There’s now a sandwich named after me! (washingtonpost.com)
* It’s apparently OK to interrupt Bob Woodward if you see him at an airport reading a newspaper. (@racefortheprize)
* Emerson journalism student campaigns to get on “Today” while it’s in Boston. (bostinno.com)
* Pakistani regulator warns the media about promoting Valentine’s Day. (washingtonpost.com)

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