Morning Report for October 9, 2013

* Philadelphia Inquirer editor Bill Marimow was fired after refusing to lay off five senior staffers. (newsworks.org)
* The Week magazine gets its third publisher in three years. (allthingsd.com)
420* Of course New York Observer posted its High Times story at 4:20. (observer.com)
* President Obama had an off-the-record meeting with conservative journalists on Tuesday. (huffingtonpost.com) | Byron York: “Yes I was at WH meeting Tuesday.” (huffingtonpost.com) | (@ByronYork)
* Joey Scarborough, son of the MSNBC anchor, is “a hard-working kid” at the New York Daily News. (capitalnewyork.com)
* Palisadian-Post editor says he didn’t think hard enough before accepting Snapchat founder’s interview restrictions. (sfweekly.com)
* New Orleans Advocate publisher says the paper is adding 700 to 1,000 new subscribers a week. (theneworleansadvocate.com)
* The Daily Beast lays off two dozen staffers. (hollywoodreporter.com) | Layoffs expected at the Providence Journal. (wpri.com)
* Fox News’ Megyn Kelly finished second to MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow in the 25 to 54 demo on Monday. (nytimes.com) | More cable news ratings: (mediabistro.com)
* New York Daily News veteran JoAnne Wasserman heads to Capital New York. (observer.com)
* NYT standards editor: “For the most part, we have not used ‘Obamacare’ as our standard term in news stories outside of quotations.” (nytimes.com)
buzz* BuzzFeed’s president says traditional media “have not made a commitment to tell stories that are interesting for people under 40 or 50 years old.” (theguardian.com)
* Is Mike Fleming being groomed to replace Nikki Finke at Deadline? (defamer.gawker.com)
* New York Times Magazine runs an excerpt of Nick Bilton’s “Hatching Twitter.” (nytimes.com)
* Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) “is at a crossroads.” (talkingbiznews.com)

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