Morning Report for October 11, 2013

* Cox’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution is laying off half its photo staff — 5 out of 10 — on November 1. At Cox’s Austin American-Statesman and Palm Beach Post, some photographersajc are being offered buyout packages. (nppa.org)
* Dayton Daily News buyouts memo: “Our 2013 newspaper revenue is down, and we expect that trend to continue into next year.” (esrati.com) | The chart at the end of this post tells all: (newsosaur.blogspot.com)
* Pew Research finds that 71 percent of U.S. adults watch local TV news. (journalism.org)
* Mark Copyranter: I was fired from BuzzFeed because my content wasn’t BuzzFeedy enough. (facebook.com/copyranter) | April, 2012: BuzzFeed hires Copyranter. (buzzfeed.com) | Copyranter’s BuzzFeed posts.
* Google wants to join Facebook in selling users’ endorsements to marketers. (nytimes.com)
* Everyone can search for you on Facebook now. (theatlanticwire.com)
* Nate Silver: “Plenty of bullshit” in TV’s coverage of the government shutdown. (grantland.com)
* It’s time for Belo to sell the Providence Journal, says Dean Starkman. (golocalprov.com)
* First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams delivers a somewhat surprising speech at Harvard. (dankennedy.net)
* Americans lie about watching porn online. (theweek.com)
* Boston’s WGBH says it won’t remove David Koch from its board. (bostonherald.com)
* Dan Harris is named co-anchor of ABC’s “Nightline.” (mediabistro.com)
* A hipster and his old typewriter at a Bowery coffee shop. (theawl.com)
* Magazine war: Men’s Health vs. Men’s Fitness. (wwd.com)

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