Morning Report for January 30, 2014

* The above tweet refers WSJ journalists staying silent about the editorial board’s “Perkinsnacht” piece. (
* Gawker feels sorry for the “sane” Wall Street Journal news reporters. (
* Tina Brown calls the editorial “socking good.” (@TinaBrownLM)
* A climate scientist’s defamation lawsuit could put the National Review out of business. (
* Facebook’s new Paper app will be available Feb 3. “Once you’ve used it, you may never want to open the standard Facebook app again,” writes Dieter Bohn. ( | ( | (
msn* MSNBC’s Phil Griffin: “If you’re a Democrat in trouble, we’re not a place where we’re going to rehabilitate you.” (
* James Ledbetter leaves Thomson Reuters to become Inc. editor. (
* The California Sunday Magazine will be in at least three big newspapers. (laobserved.copm)
* Charlie Warzel: “Media reporting today is, for better or for worse, inextricable from technology reporting.” (
* Slate’s Jacob Weisberg is in the there’s-never-been-a-better-time-to-be-a-journalist camp. (
* Once pooh-poohed Wall Street Journal Greater New York section “has proven more of a must-read than an also-ran.” (
* New York police say the attack on gay journalist Randy Gener wasn’t a hate crime. (
* St. Louis prosecutors want the Post-Dispatch and the public kept away from an armed robbery sentencing. (
* New England-based GoLocal expands to Portland. ( | “A different kind of online startup.” (
* The blog turns 20. “If my life hadn’t been empty I never would have spotted [the web and blogging] so early,” says Dave Winer. (
* I’m waiting for these pillows to come in Betamax. (@nrm1972)