Afternoon report for May 14, 2013

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“A very timely error, given the multiple corruption arrests recently in the New York State legislature,” writes the Romenesko reader who passed this along. “The Post-Star [of Glens Falls, NY] is a Lee Enterprises paper.” (Note: Readers have been kind enough to point out typos on my site, too.)
* BBC admits error in piece claiming that race placed a role in the Plain Dealer’s missing girls coverage. (journalism.about.com) | Earlier: Cleveland editor responds to BBC: (jimromenesko.com)

East Village Eye: Now online.

East Village Eye: Now online.

* Associated Press CEO says Department of Justice’s response to his letter “does not adequately address our concerns.” (blog.ap.org)
* AP Washington bureau chief Sally Buzbee was one of the journalists targeted in DOJ’s phone records seizure. (huffingtonpost.com)
* David Carr: Some are worried that Big Brother is coming; others say he’s already here. (nytimes.com)
* All 72 issues of the East Village Eye are going online in PDF format. (gawker.com)
* Report: ESPN tried to get Seth Meyers to host a late-night sports talk show. (thebiglead.com)
* Meyers is a solid, safe choice to take over for Jimmy Fallon. (wsj.com/speakeasy)
* Assignmint helps freelance writers deal with publishers. (nytimes.com)
* The Stranger seems obsessed with the Seattle Times, says one of the daily’s journalists. (seattletimes.com)
* GateHouse Media is closing its two new production hubs and opening a new one. (apple.copydesk.org)
* University of California Irvine students agree to pay $3 a year to save the school’s print newspaper. (latimes.com)
* Nate Silver will keynote the 2013 Online News Association conference. (markcoatney.com)

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