Morning Report for April 3, 2014

* The Advance-owned Star-Ledger cuts 167 jobs, including 40 in the newsroom. (nj.com)
* Investigative Reporters & Editors announce the IRE Award winners, including The Guardian’s “NSA Files” reporting team. (ire.org)
* Former State Department adviser Stephen J. Kim gets 13 months for leaking to Fox News. (washingtonpost.com)
* Digital First Media CEO John Paton, who shuttered Project Thunderdome on Wednesday, “picked the wrong financial backers to pursue his digital quest,” says Alan Mutter. (newsosaur.blogspot.com) | Paton says he’ll continue to invest in content. (nytimes.com)
glass* “I’m not drinking the Google Kool-Aid,” says USC Annenberg prof Robert Hernandez (left), who is teaching a Google Glass class this fall. (fastcompany.com)
* David Carr says the soon-to-be-sold Minneapolis Star Tribune “has become one of the better regional newspapers in the country, partly because so many others have withered to irrelevance.” (nytimes.com)
* Peter Goodman: “I learned a great deal at the Huffington Post … and I think it that can apply here” at International Business Times. (digiday.com)
* Oregonian’s sports editor expected more complaints about the paper dropping MLB box scores when it switched to the compact format. (oregonlive.com)
* John Oliver gets his own fake news show on HBO, which he says will be a lot like “The Daily Show.” (washingtonpost.com)
* Entertainment Weekly lays off several staffers, including film critic Owen Gleiberman. He’s been with the magazine since its 1990 launch. (thewrap.com) | (indiewire.com)
senior* Pew study finds that 59% of seniors say they go online. (pewinternet.org)
* Detroit police stop giving detailed crime summaries to the media. (motorcitymuckraker.com)
* Oh, the hard life of a student newspaper editor! (buzzfeed.com)
* Washington Post Magazine is getting a “modern look and larger format,” while the Arts and Sunday Style sections are being combined. (washingtonpost.com)

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