Morning Report for November 13, 2014

* Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Bill Livingston was ordered to write an apology letter to Cavs owner Dan Gilbert. (clevelandleader.com)
* A Palm Beach Post story prompts the sheriff’s department to pull its online booking blotter. (mypalmbeachpost.com)
* Choire Sicha on The Awl’s redesign: “I care more about agility, speed and readers’ ability to discover things than I do about colors or fonts or whatever.” (capitalnewyork.com)
* John Cook is leaving First Look Media’s The Intercept and returning to Gawker. (huffingtonpost.com)
* “Serial,” the podcast, becomes a cultural obsession. (washingtonpost.com)
* “Good Morning America” led network morning shows with 30,000 U.S. Senate-focused ads during the 2014 election cycle. (publicintegrity.org)
* Noted: “‘The James Franco Review’ is not meant as a joke. (latimes.com)
* PlayBuzz had more Facebook shares than BuzzFeed in October. (newswhip.com)
* What does it take to “break the Internet”? (time.com)
* Matt Taibbi is writing sports features for Grantland. (@BillSimmons)
* Stephen Bloom‘s latest is a multi-media nonfiction package titled “Three Seconds: A Murder, Place, and Time.” (factionmagazine.com)
* JOBS: A Northwest weekly is looking for reporters. (Romenesko Jobs)
* Twitter users conclude that Twitter is broken because Twitter’s mission statement is broken. (recode.net)
* Roll Call’s Abby Livingston is named Texas Tribune Washington bureau chief. (texastribune.org)
* Buffalo News proposes no raises for the paper’s journalists. (buffaloguild.org)
* A Florida community college tells faculty members they aren’t allowed to talk to student journalists about contract talks. (insidehighered.com)
* A Bloomberg terminal gets a starring role on “The Newsroom.” (buzzfeed.com)

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