Morning Report for October 21, 2013

* Tech columnist David Pogue is leaving the New York Times for Yahoo. (@brianstelter)
* Esquire’s David Granger is Ad Age’s Editor of the Year; Bon Appetit is Magazine of the Year. (adage.com)
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* Here are the winners of the 2013 Online Journalism Awards: (journalist.org)
* Richmond Times-Dispatch’s conservative editorial board declines to endorse in the race for governor. “This marks, we believe, the first time in modern Virginia that The Times-Dispatch has not endorsed a gubernatorial nominee.” (timesdispatch.com)
* David Carr: Quality news has become attractive to smart digital money. (nytimes.com) | Carr’s Q and A with Pierre Omidyar: (nytimes.com) | Newsosaur Alan Mutter on Omidyar’s bold, risky bet. (newsosaur.blogspot.com)
* Gannett third-quarter revenue drops 4 percent. (finance.yahoo.com)
* Chalkbeat, an online-only nonprofit news site created by former newspaper journalists, is moving into new cities. (usatoday.com)
* Goodbye, Indiana University School of Journalism; hello, IU Media School. (idsnews.com) | (iu.edu)
* Ex-NFL writer Len Shapiro’s big regret: Not focusing more of his writing and reporting on the brutality of football. (washingtonpost.com)
* Lucia Moses: “The tablet may still represent great promise for magazines. But so far, it’s a promise nowhere near being fulfilled.” (adweek.com)
* Moody Foundation invests $50 million University of Texas at Austin College of Communication. (utexas.edu)
dollar* Capital New York freelancers hope to get paid now that Politico owns the site. (nydailynews.com)
* Professor appeals the dismissal of his libel suit against University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student paper’s editor-in-chief. (splc.org)
* Deadline editor Nikki Finke “has nearly stopped writing,” says Richard Johnson. (nypost.com) | I’ve been on vacation, she says. (deadline.com)

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