Morning Report for August 20, 2014

* “I love the caption under the image in @rdevro‘s article about being arrested in Ferguson.” (@runasand)
* “We have never been prouder of our son Jim,” writes Diane Foley. “He gave his life trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people.” (
* Daniel Pearl‘s mother, Ruth: “Our hearts go out to the family of journalist James Foley. We know the horror they are going through.” (@DanielPearlFNDN)
* James Foley in Marquette Magazine: “Marquette was perhaps never a bigger friend to me than when I was imprisoned as a journalist.” (
* Afghanistan’s attorney general orders New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg out of the country. “We’re appalled that a government would kick a reporter out for doing his job,” says Dean Baquet. (
* Why journalists are siding with protesters in Ferguson. (
* University of Michigan junior Mark Gurman makes six figures a year reporting on Apple. (
* The U.S. military doesn’t want its employees checking out Glenn Greenwald‘s The Intercept. (
* For $19, you can learn how to write just like Susan Orlean! (
* Editorial cartoonist Joe Fournier makes a “bad living” freelancing for the Chicago Tribune. (
* Why news sites still allow comments: tradition. “[They] have been a convention for nearly a decade now, and publishers are hesitant to eliminate them.” (
* E.W. Scripps exec on the broadcast division vs. print unit: “It’s premature to handicap which would be more successful in the coming years, and by what measure.” Really!? (
* JOBS: Current newspaper – a publication of American University – seeks an executive director. (Romenesko Jobs)
* Matt Taibbi‘s digital magazine is expected to be named Racket. (
* Disappearing news articles, video clips and ads are coming to Snapchat. (