Morning Report for October 3, 2014

* Derek Jeter gets some advice from David Remnick, Choire Sicha and other editors. “I’d encourage you to encourage current and recently former athletes to take on and address actual issues with honesty,” Esquire’s David Granger advises The Players’ Tribune publisher. (digiday.com)
* Meet Sarasota Herald-Tribune’s pot reporter. (cjr.org)
* “People who work at ESPN will be the first to say that they are the largest walking conflict of interest that exists.” (npr.org)
move* Reddit wants its employees to move to San Francisco. “No more Salt Lake City office, responsible for Reddit Gifts. No more New York office, responsible for selling ads. No more remote programmers or remote community support people.” (shortlogic.tumblr.com)
* Why NPR didn’t rush to name the Ebola patient in Dallas: “There are some things we really, Really, REALLY don’t want to get wrong. Naming the first person to have ‘brought’ Ebola to the U.S. is certainly among them.” (npr.org)
* There’s going to be a print edition of Pop-Up Magazine. (businessweek.com)
* New York Times cuts about two dozen jobs on the business side. (capitalnewyork.com)
* Piers Morgan accuses CNN of being obsessed with ratings. (politico.com)
* Former “Good Morning America” host David Hartman, 79, is now hosting North Carolina Symphony broadcasts on public radio. (mediabistro.com)
* “‘Hands-on’ is the hallmark of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications’ journalism program,” says the school’s head of entrepreneurship and partnerships. (streetfightmag.com)
* Detroit Free Press page designer Steve Anderson dies at 59. He was known for “his detailed craftsmanship, gruff exterior, perpetual white beard, potent one-liners, sharp banter … and a grungy fish tank on his desk.” (freep.com)
* Tallahassee Democrat sportswriter resigns over plagiarism charges. (deadspin.com)
life* “This American Life” tries something new – a “Serial” podcast that’s already iTunes’ #1 download. (niemanlab.org)
* Chris Mooney leaves Mother Jones for the Washington Post, where he’ll do environmental reporting. (@ErikWemple)
* Fox News hosts didn’t like Obama’s jab. (huffingtonpost.com)


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