Morning Report for March 6, 2015

* The U.S. government pays the Toledo Blade $18,000 for taking its photographer’s cameras and deleting photos. (toledoblade.com)
* Andrew Lack returns to NBC News as chairman. (cnn.com) | Will he bring back Katie Couric? (The two have been talking.) (cnn.com)
* “Insiders feel a reversal of Brian Williams’ fortunes under Lack is in no way a fait accompli,” writes Brian Steinberg. (variety.com)
* New York Post media reporter Keith Kelly runs into Mort Zuckerman and tries to pump him about the Daily News sale. (nypost.com)
* Orange County Register website’s new “evening edition” is heavy on entertainment, food coverage, and features. (ocregister.com)
* Newsweek is making a little money, and “we’re investing it back into the product,” says editor Jim Impoco. (nypost.com)
* Time Inc. cuts jobs, but is still allowed to keep its taxpayer subsidy. (wnyc.org)
* An 11-year-old Colorado girl launches a blog that covers local government. “I wanted kids to know what was happening in their neighborhood but not having to (attend) all these events and I’m trying to translate it into their kid kind of way,” she says. (timescall.com)
* [SPONSORED] Deadline is approaching (March 15) for the Knight-Risser Prize for Western Environmental Journalism. (stanford.edu)
* New Orleans Times-Picayune print edition “will continue to be part of our mission and our business plan for many years to come.” (nola.com)
* Michael Wolff hates “House of Cards” season three. (usatoday.com)
* “I don’t know if local [TV] news outlets tweeting links to faraway stories without saying where the news event happened is a new thing.” It’s not; Milwaukee’s WISN has been doing it for a long time. (cjr.org)
* Interested in placing a job ad or sponsored post on Romenesko? Contact Tom Kwas and he’ll get on the site.
* Send news tips, link suggestions, memos, reports of comment spam, and typo alerts to jim@jimromenesko.com (I’ll protect you, of course – unless you do want a h/t.)




Comments

comments