Morning Report for September 12, 2014

UPDATE: Digital First Media will “evaluate and consider strategic alternatives” that could lead to the sale of all or some of its newspapers.
* Denver Post, San Jose Mercury News and other Digital First Media papers officially on the block today? That’s what I’m hearing. There’s a conference call with management of local papers scheduled for late this morning. Watch for a company announcement after that. I’ve sent DFM chief exec John Paton a DM on Twitter and an email about this report, but haven’t received a response yet. | Earlier: Newspaper Guild seeks new owners for Digital First papers.
* Tribune Publishing and Warren Buffett‘s BH Media are said to be interested in Parade magazine. (thestreet.com)
coffee* Yup: Journalists drink more coffee than any other group of professionals. (theguardian.com)
* Financial Times debuts its new look on Monday. (capitalnewyork.com)
* Reddit/r/UpliftingNews bans Huffington Post stories. “Huffington Post Good News Editors have been sourcing stories from this subreddit for quite a while without any attribution to r/UpliftingNews.” (reddit.com)
* What Reddit should do with the money it made off celebrity nudes. (dailydot.com)
* Steve Capus: “I’m so sick of seeing articles written about how these [network nightly news] broadcasts are going to die off.” (mediabistro.com)
* “The perks were amazing,” a college student says of her Redbook internship. “The amount of freebies I accumulated over the summer borders on hoarding.” (theslateonline.com)
* Mic (formerly PolicyMic) co-founder: “We understand smart millennials, we can help reach them on a deeper level.” (observer.com)
* “The reality for women in [newsroom leadership] jobs is that you can’t win,” says former newsroom leader Janet Coats. (niemanreports.org)
* Will Bunch has been blogging for ten years now, and “I’m going to keep yelling.” (philly.com)lena
* Jill Abramson wore a “Pushy” necklace during her Re/code interview. The full video is now online. (recode.net)
* JOBS: The Weather Channel is looking for a business/legal affairs director. (Romenesko Jobs)
* A punk band shows its love for NY1 journalists. (animalnewyork.com)
* Facebook now wants to know why you’re hiding ads. We’ll see: “The change is likely to improve the quality of ads on Facebook.” (digiday.com)
* How New York Times Magazine turned Lena Dunham into a statue. (nytimes.com)

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