Morning Report for August 12, 2013

* Seattle Times publisher scoffs at Craigslist founder’s interest in journalism ethics. (nytimes.com)
* Disappearing Facebook posts puzzle Pottstown Mercury editors. (pottsmerc.com)
* David Warsh predicts Washington Post’s newsstand price will go as low as fifty cents under Jeff Bezos. (economicprincipals.com)
* Newspapers are the bullied school kid of American journalism, says Leonard Pitts. (columbian.com)
* NPR ombud: South Dakota Indian foster care series “was deeply flawed and should not have been aired.” (npr.org)
tshirt* “Sure looks the The Plain Dealer printed a full color F Bomb on a t shirt of a Browns fan.” (At right) (@CmdrJava) | Larger view on my Facebook wall.
* Daily Mail stops taking comments on a story after it’s caught lifting the piece from SB Nation. (brandonsneed.com)
* Al Jazeera America, which launches Aug. 20, has hired nearly 850 people. (usatoday.com)
* Innovation? No thanks! Colorado weekly paper is still using 19th century technology. (latimes.com)
* For John Henry, the Boston Globe is just another franchise to turn around. (Bloomberg News)
* Seven lessons from AOL’s struggles with Patch. (streetfightmag.com) | (dankennedy.net)
* Three new hires at ProPublica. (propublica.org) | Layoffs at Gannett newspapers now total 315. (gannettblog.blogspot.com)
* What students should look for when they’re touring journalism schools. (whenjournalismfails.com)
* Five of People’s best-selling covers in its 39-year history featured royals. (nytimes.com)
* Audrey Hepburn was a newsstand hit for Vanity Fair. (wwd.com)

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