Evening Report for April 8, 2014

Big news at UAlbany!weed
* “My old college newspaper with an amazing Crime Blotter teaser.” (@ItsFischy)
* Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory has ÔÇťabsolutely no idea” what the future of newspapers will be, and “anyone who tells you they know is either lying to themselves or lying to you.” (shorensteincenter.org)
* Women’s Wear Daily reporter David Yi shows off his swag – until Conde Nast bosses start wagging their fingers. (gawker.com)
* New York Times Premier gets one star – if that – from Jack Shafer. (reuters.com)
* Winners of The Shorty Awards – honoring the best in social media – have been named. (deadline.com) | The Webby Award nominees have been announced. (webbyawards.com)
* Computer security legend John McAfee: “The most powerful tool a traveler can possess is a Press card. …I have dozens stashed in all my vehicles, in my wallet, in my pockets, in my boats.” slashdot.org)
* Wanted: Writers to appear in the documentary “American Blogger.” Requirements: You must be young, attractive and female. (gawker.com)
* FYI: It’s Squirrel Week again at the Washington Post. (@JohnKelly) | Readers love it. (jimromenesko.com)