Morning Report for September 5, 2013

* Stories are bumped from Washington Post Magazine because of business-side objections. (washingtonpost.com)
* Seven answers to the question: What should we demand of our reporters? (themorningnews.org)
* GateHouse Media and its majority owner agree on a prepackaged bankruptcy plan. (rbj.net) | GateHouse stock “tumbled Wednesday on Wall Street, with its shares closing out the day at 2½ cents, down 47 percent.” (democratandchronicle.com)
* The NFL concussions settlement story that journalists missed: it’ll be subsidized by taxpayers. (cjr.org)
buzz* BuzzFeed founder: “By this time next year we should be one of the biggest sites on the web.” (linkedin.com) | Why BuzzFeed is “the media industry’s worst nightmare.” (paidcontent.org)
* Patch reporter who was ordered to turn over his notes and name of a source tells the court he won’t do it. (chicagotribune.com)
* Jeff Bezos’s take on aggregation sounds “old-school.” (washingtonpost.com) | “He said all the right things” during his WaPo visit. (usatoday.com) | Washington City Paper has audio clips of Bezos’s meeting with WaPo staff.
* Governor calls reporter after hearing that she’d been laid off from Gannett’s News Journal. (figureoneblog.wordpress.com)
* Is it time to add “beloved” to the list of words that journalists should avoid? (uni-watch.com)
* Details mag hosts sessions on monetizing changes in technology; one was called “In$tagram.” (wwd.com)
* AnnArbor.com will shut down after four years as a standalone website and its content moved to MLive.com. (annarbor.com)
* Howard Kurtz: “I like to say that Twitter is the new AP, except that it harnesses far more brainpower than a wire service ever could.” (foxnewsinsider.com)
* Former Page Six editor Richard Johnson is returning to the Post, but “the specifics of his new role are unclear.” (capitalnewyork.com) | NYPost.com is redesigned and loses its made-in-the-1990s look. (adage.com)
* Poynter’s still trying to sell the land it put on the block more than 9 months ago. (tbo.com)
* Obit of the Day: “Do the Jumble every morning,” and other tips from the late Mary A. “Pink” Mullaney. (legacy.com)

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