Morning Report for June 21, 2013

journo* The full Journolist listserv archive — the one that Andrew Breitbart was willing to pay $100,000 for in 2010 — is now online. (gawker.com)
* A freelance writer who made $45K in the first six months of 2013 says “it’s possible to succeed in this gig economy [but] it’s also exhausting.” (theawl.com)
* A grammar columnist writes after meeting Randy Newman: “Is anything better than talking to one of your idols about grammar?” (hamptonroads.com via Charles Apple)
* BuzzFeed business editor: “We’re more likely to do enterprise pieces on Urban Outfitters or Abercrombie than we might be on Walmart.” (techonomy.com)
* Patriots owners decide not to bid for the Boston Globe. (bostonglobe.com)
* People are leaving flowers and notes at the site where Michael Hastings died. (laist.com)
* Wired.com editor denies that the Danger Room blog is history. (thewrap.com)
* “I request three memorial celebrations of my life,” Al Neuharth wrote in his will. (gannettblog.blogspot.com)
* Examination of Al-Monitor content “shows a distinct tendency to mirror the Assad regime’s version of events.” (tabletmag.com)
* Sree Sreenivasan leaves Columbia for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. (allthingsd.com)
* “I won’t be clicking on your Instagram video, no matter how much you want me to.” (gigaom.com)
* Publishers Weekly’s “The Battle of $9.99″ e-book is a rush-job: “It took less than a month from inception of the idea to having the book available to consumers at digital retailers.” (thinreads.com)
* The Architect of the Capitol wants the newspaper boxes at the Capitol South Metro Station removed. (rollcall.com)
* Freedom Communications gets into the naming rights business. (ocregister.com)
* Spotted on the IRE conference bulletin board: Amarillo Independent sale notice. (@TWallack)
* Friday fun: David Letterman leaves his CBS studio and takes a ride with Jerry Seinfeld. (comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com)

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