Morning Report for September 25, 2014

* New York Times Magazine is slowly getting the Jake Silverstein touch. The final installments of “The One-Page Magazine” and “Who Made That” appear on Sunday. (capitalnewyork.com)sit
* National Geographic Way: The magazine steals your art, then puts its lawyers to work. (blyon.com)
* [Right] A bad situation for “Jersey Shore” star The Situation: “Another winner, @NYDailyNews print team.” (I’m told Matt Pabreza came up with the hed.) (@rshields37) | Why do so many reality TV stars have money problems? (washingtonpost.com)
* Re Bill Simmons: “Someone familiar with ESPN’s management’s thinking said the combination of the nature of the personal attack on [Roger] Goodell and the challenge to his bosses were the key elements in the decision and the length of the suspension.” (si.com) | Listen to Simmons’ remarks. (soundcloud.com)
* Iran’s president won’t speed up the legal case against detained Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian. (washingtonpost.com)
* An autopsy is conducted on Atlantic Media’s The Wire. (niemanlab.org)
* NPR pulls the plug on science blog Krulwich Wonders. “It needs to cut costs and — you know the phrase — it has chosen to go ‘in new directions,'” writes Robert Krulwich. (npr.org)
* The Forbes contributor who wrote “Drunk Female Guests Are the Gravest Threat To Fraternities” – the piece was quickly pulled – says “I stand by every word I wrote.” (nydailynews.com)
* Of course the Cuddlr app is creepy. (washingtonpost.com)
* The should-journalists-learn-how-to-code? debate continues. (ajr.org)ona
* Follow today’s #ONA14 happenings in Chicago. (twitter.com) | You can watch them, too. (ona14.journalists.org) | Eric Holder resigns just as #ONA14 gets started. (@GlennOstenA)
* Report: Home design/D.I.Y. bloggers are suffering burnout. “It consumes your life and sucks the joy out if it,” says the editor of Retro Renovation blog. (nytimes.com)
* JOBS: KTOO in Juneau, Alaska, is looking for a news director. (Romenesko Jobs)
* Amtrak Residency winner Jen Carlson: “It will be nice to mix in the writing with some quality ‘staring out the window’ time.” (thewire.com)
* “We’re running against the tide,” says Orange County Register owner Aaron Kushner, “but we’re certainly going to keep running.” (usatoday.com)
* Philly.com goes long on Eagles coach Chip Kelly. (philly.com)
* Make sure that subscription renewal notice is legit. Someone’s sending bogus notices to Raleigh newspaper subscribers. (newsobserver.com)

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