Morning Report for May 20, 2013


Thank you for that pledge!
* Yahoo’s CEO promises not to screw…. up Tumblr. (allthingsd.com) | (wsj.com)
* “We won’t let you down,” says Tumblr founder David Karp. (staff.tumblr.com)
* Report: David Koch canceled a large donation to public TV because of the “Park Avenue” documentary. (newyorker.com)
* Digital pay model was “the most important and most successful business decision made by The New York Times in many years,” says Times CEO. (paidcontent.org)
* Patriots owner Robert Kraft shrugs off reports that he’s interested in the Boston Globe. (bostonherald.com) | Earlier: Kraft Group eyes the Globe.(myfoxboston.com)
* Boston Magazine scolds Boston Herald for failing to point out its errors. (bostonmagazine.com)
* Associated Press CEO says the Obama administration’s seizure of AP’s phone records was “unconstitutional.” (nytimes.com)
* A peek into a Department of Justice leak probe targeting Fox News D.C. correspondent James Rosen. (washingtonpost.com)
* Jay Rosen on ABC News’ Bengazi problem. (“Jon Karl got played. But he refuses to admit it.”) (pressthink.org)
* Ed Sherman: There will never be another Rudy Martzke in the sports media business. (shermanreport.com)
* Shield law quandary: Who isn’t a journalist these days? (mydesert.com)
* Alaska Tea Party’s Joe Miller is ordered to pay Alaska Dispatch $85,000 in legal fees. (alaskadispatch.com)
* Michael Wolff’s tribute to “misunderstood” Barbara Walters: (usatoday.com)
* Diversity and other matters discussed at the City and Regional Magazine Association annual meeting. (jacklimpert.com)
* More than $94,000 has been raised so far in the public campaign to buy Tribune’s newspapers. (Goal is $660 million.) (indiegogo.com) | Gawker has raised r $63,000-plus of the $200,000 it needs to buy the Rob Ford crack tape. (gawker.com)
* Charlie Rose will host a Friday night prime-time PBS show. (nytimes.com)

Comments

comments