Morning Report for April 17, 2014

* Possible bidders for Philadelphia’s dailies include Ray Perelman and the Communications Workers of America. (
* Paul Krugman‘s $25,000/month CUNY pay defended. ( | (
* Michael Wolff and the Guardian “go our separate ways” and don’t say why. (
* Smashing Pumpkins founder Billy Corgan guest-edits a suburban Chicago weekly. ( | Sofia Coppola guest-edits W. (Fashioncopious)
billy* Ken Doctor asks in his post about the L.A. Register: “How many humans are going to be buying daily print newspapers in 2024?” The answer: Few. (
* The Minneapolis Star Tribune – sometimes called the Star & Sickle by its critics – will become less liberal, says its new owner. (
* The Army won’t say what law two Toledo Blade staffers broke that caused them to be detained. (
* Barry Diller: Daily Beast “will have to carry its weight — meaning, it will have to be deficit-neutral at the least for it to continue.” (
* The seven sins of online publishing, according to Lucia Moses. ( (
* JOBS: A defense contractor in Colorado seeks writers. | Tech journalist wanted. (Romenesko Jobs Page)
* “People want the Village Voice to succeed,” says the paper’s boss. (
* A plea for the Newseum to pay more attention to community newspapers. (
* Larry Flynt has been sending Hustler to congressional offices every month for decades. (