Morning Report

* Ex-NYT executive editor Howell Raines is into watercolor painting. (Time for a chat with “secret artist” George W. Bush?) “I’ve always dabbled in it,” he says. “Now I’m trying to become an expert in it.” (
post* Time Inc. CEO Lisa Lang — apparently not ready to talk about the Meredith deal — reschedules her Paley Center appearance. (
* I love how the New York Post pairs a “Miracle Diet” feature with a cannibalism story. (
* Read articles that departing NYTer Jeff Zeleny wrote in high school. (
* Zeleny congratulates Times colleague Susan Saulny, who is joining him at ABC News. (@jeffzeleny) | (
* Inside the Dow Jones R&D department. (
* Geneva Overholser: There are countless compelling reasons to publish gun data. (
* Business journalists group announces the winners of its annual contest. (
* Former Chicago Tribune business columnist David Greising is named Reuters Midwest bureau chief. (
* Michael Moore vs. BuzzFeed. ( | An update. (
* Big media’s wrong about the post office getting into the clothing business. (