Morning Report for August 7, 2014

* Magazines report for the first half of 2014: Paid subscriptions dip 1.8%, and single-copy sales down 11.9%. (
* Rap and the New York Times crossword puzzle. (
* Suggestion: Don’t let interns post things for you while you’re away. “Some of the Community posts shared under my name were taken from articles on other websites,” writes Muscle & Fitness Hers editor-in-chief Mona Muresan. (
* From the “newsroom of the future”: Gannett’s Tennessean puts a story about Kroger’s lower prices on page one. (
* Kids are still delivering newspapers in Carroll, Iowa – and making 10 to 12 cents per copy. ( | Earlier: NPR wants your old newspaper delivery photos. (
* Tribune papers without the “morons.” (
* Cincinnati Enquirer editor Carolyn Washburn on why the domestic-violence arrests story on the right was pulled: “An editor determined — and I agreed — that it did not meet our news standards for publication. The Mr. Castellini in question is not a public figure, has nothing to do with the Reds, etc. … while that was being discussed, someone posted it. We quickly took it down but not before it began to get traction.” ( | Cached story
* Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) asks for an apology for this headline: “Rate That Genocide: Which Was Worse, Slavery Or Treatment Of Native Americans.” ( | Update: It gets one.
* Study: Job market recovery for journalism grads stalls. (
* Someone in a newsroom actually thinks women managers have to imitate Ben Bradlee?! (
* Steve Outing presents three scenarios for the future of newspapers, including “it all turns out just fine.” (
* Former Milwaukee Journal columnist Joel McNally on the Scripps/Journal Communications deal: “I’m hoping for an upside, but it’s hard to shake the fear this really is the beginning of the end.” (
* Today’s Journal Communications earnings report: TV revenue up; digital revenue up; radio revenue up; publishing revenue down. (
* Newspaper chain Lee Enterprises reports a 3Q loss. (
editions* Whatever happened to AOL’s Editions, a so-called “Flipboard-killer”? AOL PR didn’t respond to Lucia Moses‘ request for comment. (
* The NPR One app “is a bold effort. You might even call it innovative.” (
* A private equity firm buys the publisher of American Banker and the Bond Buyer. (
* Philadelphia City Paper is “evaluating strategic alternatives.” (
* Mo Rocca is not doing the Conde Nast/Monsanto project. (