Morning report for April 12, 2013

(Photo: Nelson Kepley)

(Photo: Nelson Kepley)

* Jack Shafer: “Like an algae bloom, press criticism has seeped into every inhabitable niche.” (reuters.com)
* Associated Press Sports Editors group names its writing award winners. (assportseditors.org)
* “Just a great photo of a cop and a pig.” (@tommytomlinson)
* Pitt News investigates a secret society – and discovers that one of its opinion editors is a member. (collegemediamatters.com)
* New research shows teens are getting tired of Facebook and YouTube. (businessweek.com)
* Friends and fans of Roger Ebert remember the critic at a Chicago Theater gathering. (suntimes.com) | (chicagotribune.com)
* “I discovered that I have been casually slandering Ebert for decades,” writes Gene Weingarten. (washingtonpost.com)
* Karen Bordeleau is named Providence Journal executive editor. (providencejournal.com)
* Rumor: Boston Globe’s publisher is putting together an investor group to bid on the paper. (bostonherald.com)
* Ed Fisher, whose cartoons appeared in The New Yorker for nearly 50 years, dies at 86. (nytimes.com)
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* “Guess it really was her final answer,” writes Keith Whamond. (poconorecord.com)
* Margaret Sullivan on reader complaints she gets about phrases that the New York Times uses. (nytimes.com)
* New York Observer lays off another business-side person. (“Julie Dannenberg had been a high-profile poach for the Observer a little over a year ago.”) (wwd.com)
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