Afternoon report for May 18, 2013

-- From Saturday's Wichita Eagle

— From Saturday’s Wichita Eagle

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* Santa Barbara News-Press employees vote to cut ties with the Teamsters. (AP via vcstar.com)
* “College reporters live in a universe that more closely resembles the post-AP subpoena world, for professional reporters, than the pre-AP subpoena world.” (usatodayeducate.com)
* Michael Musto writes after getting pink-slipped by the Village Voice: “I got to meet my icons, piss off power brokers, and write whatever I wanted.” (nymag.com)
* The Voice is now advertising for a full-time staff writer. (journalismjobs.com) | Food bloggers/writers are wanted, too. (journalismjobs.com)
* Yahoo and AOL have been better investments in 2013 than Facebook. (mashable.com)
* New York Times and Financial Times are hit by hackers. (nytimes.com) | (ft.com)
* Prof: “Journalists should say, ‘Thanks, but no thanks!’ to a shield law.” (journalismprofessor.com)
* The $200,000 Rob Ford Crackstarter campaign makes smart business sense for Gawker. (forbes.com) | Gawker reports $45,000 has been raised. (gawker.com)
* Judge’s ruling in the Hearst intern case is a “setback” that could have implications for other cases. (npr.org)
* Gizmodo has a new editor (Geoff Manaugh) and a new focus (design and ideas). (observer.com) | The death of tech blogging? (niemanlab.org)
* Arthur Ochs Sulzberger’s apartment sells for $12.5 million – $1.5 million below asking price. (seattletimes.com)

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