Morning Report for April 9, 2014

* What Don Graham, Ken Doctor and others say about AlaskaDispatch.com buying the Anchorage Daily News from McClatchy. (alaskadispatch.com)

Aggregator?

Aggregator?

* Joel Achenbach wonders if what he considers “reporting” is just a form of aggregating. (He concludes, though, he’s not an aggregator. “I was better than that.”) (washingtonpost.com)
* The draft of SPJ’s updated ethics code advises journalists to “aggressively gather and update information as a story unfolds” but says “reporting unconfirmed rumors [is] never permissible.” (ajr.org)
* CNN’s developing a show intended to be viewed and shared on Twitter. (wsj.com)
* Eli Broad still wants to buy the Los Angeles Times. (laobserved.com)
* Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter is named to ASME’s Hall of Fame. (nypost.com)
* Roberto Ferdman leaves Quartz to join Washington Post’s Wonkblog. (washingtonpost.com)
* Tampa Bay Times editor Neil Brown is recovering from a heart attack suffered Friday while playing tennis. (saintpetersblog.com)
* Ryan Holiday: I feel bad that a writer was fired for plagiarizing me. (betabeat.com)
kitten* New newsroom mascot? A kitten was found in the wall of the Shreveport Times building. (facebook.com)* JOBS SECTION: Technology reporter wanted | Seeking web producer/online editor job. (jimromenesko.com)
* Washington Post Magazine’s Second Glance puzzle returns after hundreds complain. (washingtonpost.com)
* A plea to ignore lousy film critics. (theweek.com)
* Someone in Netflix PR needs to learn about BCC. (bomble.com)


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