Morning Report for August 21, 2014

* Journalists are targets everywhere. (
* New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg tweets: “At airport, expulsion order in hand. It says I am a spy with ‘secret relations’afghan & must leave #Afghanistan in 24 hours.” (@mrosenbergNYT)
* New Orleans Times-Picayune reporter Robert McClendon is threatened with arrest while reviewing election documents. (
* A reporter in Colorado is fired after aggressively covering the energy beat. “I’m not only disappointed in the [Glenwood Springs] Post Independent,” says a county commissioner, “I’m appalled that any type of media outlet would buckle to that type of pressure.” (
* The Times technology section explained. (
* A former People staffer calls the magazine “a discriminatory organization run entirely by white people.” (
* Los Angeles Times considers a smaller format – “easier to hold and handle, and you no longer need to fold or maneuver the paper in order to read it.” (
* Purdue agrees to release a police-photographer altercation video after it’s sued by the student newspaper and ACLU. (
* Ferguson news has St. Louis Post-Dispatch website going from 400,000 daily uniques to up to 1 million. (
cnn* A Ferguson bump for CNN: It won the key demo in both total day and primetime Tuesday. (
* Time’s Ferguson cover, shot by Scott Olson. (Time) | Businessweek also used an Olson photo for its cover. (
* Really, Thomson Reuters?! (
* David Gregory‘s upcoming book about his Jewish faith “was never intended as a memoir about his career.” (
* Patch’s “Tammy” is a blogging machine! (