Morning Report for June 4, 2013

* Eliminating an entire photo department is “the kind of bottom line decision that just makes a corporation look self-centered and heartless.” (curtchandlermultimedia.com)
unemployment* “The day I got laid off, I had an $1,800 lens delivered to my house,” says former Sun-Times photographer Rob Hart. (dailydot.com)
* Matt Zoller Seitz is the new editor of RogerEbert.com. (RogerEbert.com) | Seitz introduces himself: (rogerebert.com)
* Jay Rosen says New York Times Co.’s CEO gave “bad information” in a speech to Columbia business school grads. (pressthink.org)
* Uh-oh! New York magazine’s “Approval Matrix” is not a matrix. (motherjones.com)
* Will Nikki Finke’s next big exclusive be about her Deadline Hollywood departure? (latimes.com)
* Jules Witcover: Anybody with or without a sane thought in his or her head can be a “journalist” these days. (baltimoresun.com)
* San Francisco Chronicle’s ethics policy doesn’t apply to columnist Willie Brown because he “is not a journalist or a member of the Chronicle’s news staff.” (cjr.org)

EWTN news anchor Colleen Carroll Campbell

EWTN news anchor Colleen Carroll Campbell

* Stories on the soon-to-launch EWTN nightly newscast will be filtered through a “Catholic lens.” (washingtonpost.com)
* Tech start-ups are hiring veteran journalists from old media. (buzzfeed.com)
* Housing recovery boosts shelter magazines. Ad pages in category were up 7.2% in the second quarter. (adage.com)
* David Gergen: We cross a line when the government starts criminalizing reporters for asking tough questions. (politico.com)
* Bruce Karsh, whose firm is looking to sell Tribune’s newspapers, “is something of a reluctant Citizen Kane.” (thedailybeast.com)
* General Mills disables comments on Cheerios YouTube Ad. The company says they “were not family-friendly.” (wsj.com)
* Author of Sunday’s New York Times Magazine cover story didn’t find Rahm Emanuel “abrasive in the kind of caricatured way I’d often read about.” (nytimes.com)


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