Morning Report for October 3, 2013

* Former San Antonio Express-News editor Robert Rivard failed to disclose he was being paid by a utility that he was defending on his website. (
* Center for Investigative Reporting and Public Radio Exchange team up to “take a longer, deeper look at the stories that matter most.” (
* Tribune Co. CEO tells employees there’s no fixed target for budget cuts or layoffs. (
esquire* For its 80th anniversary issue, Esquire tries to create “a living portrait of the American man right now.” (
* Facebook’s new housing community will have doggie day care and a sports bar. (
* New York Times public editor blasts Monday’s “Qaeda Plot Leak” story. (
* Hartford Courant editorial: Journal Inquirer managing editor “is an effective provocateur and commentator, but this rant is unworthy of responsible journalism.” (
* NPR and the AP curb use of “Obamacare” term. (
* Journalist who made the “I Quit” video gets a job offer from Queen Latifah. (
* How will ad-free Circa make money? “I have no idea,” says co-founder Ben Huh. (
* Eyebrows are raised over Media Research Center’s home purchase. (
* Domino magazine returns as an e-commerce site. (
* Jeff Bezos leads Vanity Fair’s latest power list. ( | Read what the magazine says about him: (
* Hassan Fattah steps down as editor-in-chief of The National in Abu Dhabi. (
gil* Co-founder of struggling Sacramento Press: “Simply put, we can’t depend on either grants or online advertising to support local news.” (
* There’s a Gil Thorp on “Modern Family” and a Gil Thorp on the comics pages. “Complete coincidence,” says the TV show’s producer. (