Morning Report for March 25, 2014

* “A lot of media coverage is wrong,” says Politico/Capital New York boss Jim VandeHei. “A lot of reporters are too gullible. Media reporters do not have a tough, scrutinizing eye.” (wwd.com)
* Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty wins the $5,000 Toner Prize for “her engaging reporting on politicians.” (syr.edu)
* Is Orange County Register’s paywall crumbling? (ocweekly.com)
* New York Times standards editor Phil Corbett on spell-check and the grisly/grizzly problem. (nytimes.com)boston
* Boston Globe is making the “Obnoxious Boston Fan” identify himself in future blog posts. (dankennedy.net) | Update: He’s been outed. (dankennedy.net)
* “More and more journalism will be small endeavors, often with only a single writer.” (stratechery.com)
* Pierre Omidyar isn’t involved in First Look Media’s day-to-day operations. (capitalnewyork.com)
* Notes from Wall Street Journal editor Gerard Baker‘s talk on the future of business journalism in the digital age. (@SarahMarshall)
* Belgian newspaper apologizes for its Obamas-as-apes photo. (imediaethics.org)
* A non-story about a dormant Massachusetts bill goes viral. (bostonmagazine.com)
* Los Angeles Times’ quake-reporting robot goes to work again. (laobserved.com)
* One cover photo isn’t going to “kill” Vogue. (thedailybeast.com)
* Comedian Patton Oswalt is hosting the Webby Awards again. (webbyawards.com)
* “This is a crazy business,” says KHGI-TV’s ad for a part-time sports photographer. And they’re paying a crazy $8.50 an hour. (nebraska.tv)

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