Morning Report for October 25, 2013

* A former editorial writer has changed his mind about endorsements: He says papers should stop choosing from “a bunch of badly flawed politicians.” (channel-surfing.blogspot.com)
define* Why the Associated Press wants the Sandy Hook 911 calls. (knownewengland.org)
* The AP shouldn’t have fired Bob Lewis, says Rem Rieder. “The death penalty for one error is overkill.” (usatoday.com)
* What should reporters learn in journalism school? (theatlantic.com)
* Professor: Our definition of “journalist” is outdated and inadequate. (udayton.edu) | His paper: (nyujlpp.org)
* @pourmecoffee and others explain why they tweet anonymously. (washingtonpost.com)
* David Carr: “I never get confused about the fact that if my last name were not New York Times, far fewer would care what I thought.” (neimanlab.org)
* Paywalls will only work for papers with “really, really unique” content — the New York Times, for example. (fagstein.com)
* How Detroit journalists are covering their bankrupt city. (cjr.org)
* Why interns should be paid: “Work should be paid for, that’s a basic ethic in our society.” (theawl.com)
* Longtime New York Times editor Rick Berke is named executive editor of Politico. (nytimes.com)
* New York Daily News gossips occasionally took orders from boss Mort Zuckerman. (wwd.com) | Read the transcript of Rush and Molloy’s chat: (gawker.com)
* NYT: Check out our latest multimedia project, “A Game of Shark and Minnow.” (@NYTimesComm)
* More layoffs at the Denver Post; citizen-journalism section YourHub is hit hard. (denverpost.com)
* Staff changes at WWD’s Memo Pad media column: Alexandra Steigrad replaces Erik Maza, who has new WWD duties. (capitalnewyork.com)
* Bob Ingrassia: The keyboards I’ve loved over the years – from an Olivetti to the TRS-80. (fasthorseinc.com)

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