Morning report for March 29, 2013


* Friends of the “Bad Lieutenant” are threatening New York Post reporter Candice Giove for writing about the man’s racist tweets. (nypost.com)
* NPR is pulling the plug on “Talk of the Nation.” Host Neal Conan will depart after more than three decades with the network. (npr.org) | (nytimes.com)
* The Sun-Times is late in paying Chicago Tribune for printing and distribution. (chicagotribune.com)
* Assistant DA wants McAllen (TX) Monitor reporter held in contempt for naming Border Patrol agent who testified in open court. (themonitor.com)
* The Atlantic’s Molly Ball wins the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting. (newhouse.syr.edu)
* Why twenty-somethings have a hard time paying for content. (finance.yahoo.com)
* Huffington Post Live thrives on tape. (allthingsd.com)
* Longtime Syracuse Post-Standard editor Mike Connor has resigned. “The time feels right to try something else,” he says. (syracuse.com)
* Paul S. Williams, the founder of Crawdaddy magazine, dies at 64. (hollywoodreporter.com)
* Edward Felsenthal is named Time.com managing editor. (nypost.com)
* Fired Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine says he’s suing ESPN. (AP via usatoday.com)
* Brian Stelter now has a “Top of the Morning” tumblr ((thetopofthemorning.tumblr.com)
* Former editor of Appeal-Democrat has been missing since March 6. His car was found in a parking lot near the Golden Gate Bridge. (appeal-democrat.com)

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