Morning Report for April 8, 2014

* Vox Media CEO Jim Bankoff (left) may be The Media Mogulbankoff No One Knows – and he’s OK with that. (washingtonpost.com)
* Report: Fox News has the least accurate science coverage, while MSNBC does the best job. (ucsusa.org)
* New York Times’ Margalit Fox: The obits beat “is perhaps the strangest in American journalism but also one of the very best.” (nytimes.com) | She wrote “the most bad-ass obit ever” in 2012. (jimromenesko.com)
believe* The Times’ David Carr and Dan Barry spoke at a narrative journalism conference in Boston last weekend. What they said: (dankennedy.net0
* Won’t somebody please let Valleywag’s Sam Biddle test-drive a Tesla? (nymag.com)
* Michael Wolff: “I can’t see the Times continuing unless Michael Bloomberg buys it.” (digiday.com) | (capitalnewyork.com)
* Today’s Hartford Courant page one: (newseum.org/PDF) | UConn Daily Campus front page: (@The_DailyCampus)
* Kara Swisher: In its early days, the Internet was treated like a fad by the Wall Street Journal. (npr.org)
* “My wife tells me I need to read People, so I read People,” says Town & Country editor-in-chief Jay Fielden. (thewire.com)
* SPJ and ONA are revising their ethics codes in very different ways. The latter is doing it right, says Michael Koretzky. (journoterrorist.com)
* Tallahassee Democrat publisher’s pet project gets big play on today’s page one. (Is that the sound of circulation sliding that I hear?) (newseum.org)
* NYT’s standards editor on whom vs. who, cut and dried (not cut and dry) and other matters. (nytimes.com)

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