Morning Report for April 24, 2014

* A Florida high school journalism teacher tells his newspaper editor she can’t write about medical marijuana legislation. He says the paper is a “mouthpiece” for the school and that type of article “does not fit our audience.” (theledger.com)
* Fourteen of the 52 former Thunderdome editorial staffers have new jobs. (streetfightmag.com)
backdrop* Miami TV station: Someone died, but just look at that amazing backdrop! (@NewsDeskChica) | h/t Bill Cooke
* Poor Forbes! It appears nobody wants the magazine. (bloomberg.com)
* New York Times Co. reports first-quarter profit of $22 million vs. $28 million in the same period a year ago. (nytimes.com) | (capitalnewyork.com)
* Philadelphia Inquirer journalists would “rather win a Pulitzer than win 20,000 new readers. And that’s a disease,” says Philly.com digital strategist Robert Cauthorn. (citypaper.net)
* Jon Stewart to Sean Hannity: “My God, you’re the Arby’s of news.” (thewire.com)
* Los Angeles Times loses Jessica Garrison to BuzzFeed. She’s joining the investigative team. (laobserved.com)| (politico.com)
* Oh no, Time! (Barak Obama?) (@evanasmith)
* Columbia Daily Spectator is expected to become a print weekly starting in the fall. (capitalnewyork.com)


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