Morning Report for September 19, 2013

* Boston Globe seeks to replace about $10 million in annual revenue that will disappear when its Cars.com deal expires next month. (bizjournals.com)
* Mark Zuckerberg: “I can’t see us getting into producing our own [news] content”; there’s already so much “awesome” material out there, says Facebook’s CEO. (usatoday.com) | “Things look rosier” for newspapers. (usatoday.com)
* Nikki Finke wants to be “50 times more truthful and brutal” when – or if – she breaks away from Jay Penske. (nytimes.com) | Finke and Penske still at odds (latimes.com)
quartz* Atlantic Media’s Quartz business news site expects to be profitable in 2015. (themediabriefing.com)
* Paul Farhi: “The cynical truth is the Navy Yard murders had neither the kinds of victims nor the story that sustains media interest and public revulsion.” (washingtonpost.com)
* Why Reuters abandoned Reuters Next: “It all came down to money,” says a BuzzFeed source. (buzzfeed.com)
* Steve Outing on what disaster journalism will look like in years ahead. (Drones will be a part of it.) (mediadisruptus.com)
* Mental Floss web editors are coming up with ad content for Dos Equis beer. Is it going too far in erasing any distinction between editorial and advertising? asks Digiday. (digiday.com)
* It looks like a Buffalo News columnist needs to start disclosing his relationship with a regular source. (artvoice.com)
type* Please don’t be mean to the Roving Typist with his $10 Royal typewriter. (theawl.com) | (@rovingtypist)
* Why is ABC News using Nancy Grace? (markobbie.com)
* T.J. Simers’s first sports column for the Orange County Register is a freebie. (laobserved.com)
* Winners of the 2013 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting are named. (casw.org)
* Potato was the first word at last night’s journalists v. Congress spelling bee. (twitter.com/dabeard) | Sen. Tim Kaine won. (politico.com)


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