Afternoon Report for September 17, 2013

* USA Today expects a 35 percent drop in newsstand sales when the price goes from a buck to $2 later this month. (gannettblog.blogspot.com)
* Reuters correspondent challenges editor’s order to pick up competitors’ scoops. (thebaron.info)
* Dallas Voice editor says he was fired for reporting on the pride parade public-erection ban. (dallasobserver.com)

Max Siepert , 11, meets the press.

Max Siepert , 11, meets the press.

* The best “press conference” I’ve watched today: An 11-year-old boy explains his $10.03 donation to a police department. (9-11 made him do it.) (fox6now.com)
* City officials ask Bristol Press editors to crack down on commenters. (bristolpress.com)
* Blogger considers suing New York Post for publishing her tweet in its Miss America racist backlash story. (observer.com)
* News consumers are dying to read well-written obituaries. (nuzedit.blogspot.com)
* Nancy Gibbs is named Time magazine managing editor. (wwd.com) | Gibbs explains what’s next for Time. (time.com)
* Indiana student who wrote about Aaron Swartz wins Chronicle of Higher Education’s journalism award. (chronicle.com)
* Fox News changes its primetime line-up. Greta Van Susteren is “to the moon thrilled” with her earlier shift. (mediabistro.com)
* An endorsement from Michael Wolff: “Medium is, actually, not all that bad.” (usatoday.com)
* Cox Media Group Ohio merges two of its daily newspapers. (bizjournals.com)
* “Suspicious men” who took a photo of a child were on assignment for the Centre Daily Times. (statecollege.com)

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