Morning Report for October 15, 2013

* “The economics of this magazine are still very healthy,” says Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter. (nymag.com)
* The New Republic is giving an iPad Mini to the staffer who sells the most subscriptions to friends and family. (forbes.com)
* Michael Miner: “If editorial writers signed their editorials, they’d put a little more effort into writing them.” (chicagoreader.com)
* I’m getting a lot of farewell posts from Patch editors today; here are two: (studiocity.patch.com) | (facebook.com)
jschool* Three former journalism school deans write “Educating Journalists: A New Plea for the University Tradition,” a 25,000-word report. (journalism.columbia.edu)
* PunditFact will focus on claims that are “provocative, outrageous.” (usatoday.com)
* Journalists can succeed as chief executive officers, say journalist/CEOs. (digiday.com)
* There won’t be nudity in Nude, a new surfing magazine. (bizjournals.com)
* Capital New York adds three columnists: Jim Windolf, Joanna Molloy, and Glynnis MacNicol. (huffingtonpost.com)
* No. 1 on a sports journalist’s interview wish list: famous Cubs fan Steve Bartman. (shermanreport.com)
* “I just want to go hide behind the camera again,” says Boston Globe’s Stan Grossfeld. (time.com)
buzz* Seven reasons to love/hate BuzzFeed. (bbc.co.uk)
* Palm Beach Post reporter, 57, points out that “my forced retirement is another reporter’s job security.” (spjnetwork.org)
* Hearst is moving Country Living’s editorial operations from New York to Birmingham, Alabama. (adage.com)

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