Morning Report for September 23, 2014

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* Hinting at a presidential run, Bill? (@CBSThisMorning) | (mediamatters.org)
* Even Wall Street Journal’s doing quizzes now. Which dot drawing are you? it asks. (wsj.com)
* How U-T San Diego would run as a nonprofit. (“Instead of [profits] going to the owner for the investment, we will, in effect, reinvest it into the community.”) (voiceofsandiego.org)
* Report: There had been bias complaints about Alaska TV reporter Charlo Green‘s pot coverage. “Rumors of her involvement in a pot business had circulated before Sunday night” when she quit on air. (adn.com)
* NPR ombudsman: “Listeners have found no major problems with the [radio network’s Ferguson] coverage.” (npr.org) | …but they’re complaining about “begs the question.” npr.org)
* New York Times launches “Watching,” described by the paper as “a stream of developing and noteworthy news designed to amplify the scope and urgency of The Times’s digital report.” (niemanlab.org)
* Dave Winer: “Why should an online news site be organized the same way a print home page is? It shouldn’t.” (scripting.com)
* Tribune Media CEO Peter Liguori was paid nearly $8.8 million last year. (robertfeder.com)
* Eric Deggans says “too many…parts of [Alessandra Stanley‘s Shonda Rhimes] piece read like backhanded compliments couched in racially clumsy language.” (npr.org)
swear* Angry publisher of weekly papers in Queens asks cop: “Do you know who the fuck I am?” (I’m guessing he didn’t.) (dnainfo.com) | “I’m going to have your job,” she warned. (nydailynews.com)
* Atlantic Media’s TheWire.com will be folded into TheAtlantic.com. (observer.com)
* Gannett’s Des Moines Register tells readers about its “newsroom of the future” plans, which include making staffers reapply for jobs. (desmoinesregister.com)
* NBC’s “Nightly News” is still the most-watched evening newscast, but ABC’s “World News Tonight” wins with younger viewers. (mediabistro.com)


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