Morning Report for October 17, 2013

* Fired editor Bill Marimow on the Inquirer leaders’ dispute: “It’s tragic for the Philadelphia community that this has resulted in open warfare.” (usatoday.com) | “Trust me, this is not going to be pretty,” says Inquirer co-owner George Norcross. (philly.com)
* Pierre Omidyar’s new venture will have a “heavy emphasis on civil liberties,” says Arianna Huffington. (wsj.com) | Will Bunch on Omidyar and Jeff Bezos. (philly.com) | Omidyar on his next adventure in journalism. (omidyargroup.com)
* Watch the ONA13 conference live. (ona13.journalists.org)
* Scientific American blog editor Bora Zivkovic admits to sexual harassment. “I am very ashamed,” he writes. (ksj.mit.edu)
ny* New York magazine considers putting out a print edition just twice a month. (nypost.com)
* “Whenever things get hot, that’s when I love it,” says National Review’s Robert Costa. (nymag.com)
* Politico’s John Harris tells his staffers that their reporting has “left not just their colleagues but the entire city in awe.” (mediabistro.com)
* “Brad [Bumsted] is the hardest-working reporter in Pennsylvania.” (themillions.com)
* Houston Chronicle: We did not un-endorse Ted Cruz! (chron.com)
* New York Times reporter James Risen plans to take his fight to the U.S. Supreme Court. (nytimes.com)
* Former Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers sues the paper for wrongful termination. (courthousenews.com) | (laweekly.com)
* New York Observer’s “Isn’t That Rich?” column is optioned for a TV show. (wwd.com)
* Mark Lotto quits GQ to join Medium as a senior editor. (capitalnewyork.com)
* Detroit News auto critic Doug Guthrie is dead at 60. “His columns married his zest for cars with a reporter’s attention to detail.” (detroitnews.com)
* Long Beach Press Telegram columnist to Long Beach Register: “Our intern alone is better than your entire publication/Internet gizmo.” (presstelegram.com)
* Washington Post Co.’s Kaplan and the tutors’ union haven’t been able to hammer out a contract. (money.cnn.com)
* Photo: Bob Woodward holds Mike Allen’s iPhone hostage in the “Morning Joe” green room. (@kasie)




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