Morning Report for November 14, 2014

* The Onion hires a financial adviser for a possible sale. (bloomberg.com) | Vox should buy it and explain the jokes. (@joshgreenman)
* Conde Nast agrees to pay $5.8 million to settle former interns’ class-action lawsuit. (reuters.com)
forget* A misdirected World Health Organization email reveals that “BuzzFeed is banned.” (mashable.com)
* What happens when you put famous novelists’ words into the Hemingway app. (washingtonpost.com)
* After his TBD.com experience, Billy Penn founder Jim Brady sees value in “starting small and making every dollar count.” (cjr.org)
* Ken Doctor on Talking Points Memo: “A going concern, but like all others, still edgy about where money is going to come from in the next several years.” (newsonomics.com)
* So true: “We read into the New York Times Styles section as much as we read it. Is it irresponsible bullshit or harmlessly fatuous?” (theawl.com)
* UC Berkeley journalism students’ Richmond Confidential investigates Chevron’s campaign contributions. (berkeley.edu)
* Newspapers no longer care much about customer service. (niemanlab.org)
* Oklahoma Daily gets two universities to release parking ticket records. (collegemediamatters.com)
* Conan O’Brien chats with Chuck Todd. (teamcoco.com) | Part Two
* Poynter, which has reported seven-figure losses in recent years, says it may sell land to University of South Florida. (tampabay.com)
* After 32 years of losses, Washington Times expects to be profitable in 2015. (washingtontimes.com)
* Claim: Fox News fails cultural conservatives with (nearly) around-the-clock coverage of Kim Kardashian‘s butt. (theatlantic.com)

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