Morning Report for August 27, 2014

- Today's front pages

– Today’s front pages

* [Above] “Now that’s weird. #photoediting,” tweets David Joachim. (@davidjoachim)
* ESPN regrets its Tuesday report on Michael Sam‘s locker room shower habits. ( | (
* Boston journalist Peter Theo Curtis is back home after spending 22 months in captivity in Syria. (
* Washington State University’s student paper turns an embarrassing error – printing the front page twice – into a scavenger hunt. ( | They have a winner! (#therealpage4)
* Report: Jeff Zucker and Tom Brokaw are fuming over NBC News boss Deborah Turness‘s claim that the news division has been asleep for 15 years. (
* Guardian U.S. “in a period of ambitious growth, and we are working on a number of serious plans,” says editor-in-chief Katharine Viner. (
* Former Wall Street Journal reporter Les Gapay loses sight in one eye after being attacked in Montana. ( | Correction on a 2003 story about the “vagabond” journalist: “Gapay was sipping hot tea during his meal, not iced tea as mentioned in the article.” (
* Former Connecticut Post columnist MariAn Gail Brown sues Hearst, claiming false imprisonment and other wrongdoing. (Google Drive)
* Two former NPR journalists begin jobs at the University of Montana. (
* Ranking New York Post’s “body language expert” stories. (
* A “Cops” TV show crew member is shot and critically injured while shadowing Omaha police. (
nikki* A new book reports Katie Couric was heard saying of Diane Sawyer: “I wonder who she blew this time to get [the interview].” (
* Hobby magazines publisher Carstens goes out of business after 50-plus years. (
* Stop the presses! New photos and video reportedly of the reclusive Nikki Finke have surfaced! (