Evening Report for September 2, 2014

* FIU decides to credential Miami Herald’s David J. Neal for the rest of the football season. (miamiherald.com)
* Former Detroit Tiger Denny McClain calls Free Press columnist Mitch Albom a nasty name. (deadlinedetroit.com)
* Scott Rosenberg: “Blogging never went away; if anything, we walked away from it.” (wordyard.com)
* A video journalist is roughed up at a GOP meeting in Georgia. (fetchyournews.com) | The video: (ajc.com)cosmo
* Cosmo’s favorite position. (@erik_maza)
* Dave Weigel explains why he’s leaving Slate for Bloomberg Politics. (slate.com)
* Washington Post’s new publisher begins his day with the Post print edition. (capitalnewyork.com)
* A photographer at Gannett’s Asheville paper writes his farewell piece. (citizen-times.com)
* A journalist at Gannett’s News Journal tries to save his job. (facebook.com/jeffreygentry)
* New York Times Co. and its insurance carrier pay millions to clean up a former printing facility. (mycentraljersey.com)
* Longtime Providence Journal metro columnist Bob Kerr and others at the recently acquired paper are laid off. (ripr.org)
* Yes, what now for reporters? (@kristencusato)