Morning Report for March 16, 2015

* Just 13% of millennials say they use Twitter as a daily source of news, while 88% say they get news from Facebook at least occasionally. (niemanlab.org)
econ* Bill Simmons says of Grantland: “I think we have the best multimedia site right now. I don’t even know who we’re competing with.” (recode.net)
* Grantland’s Mark Titus writes about getting over depression and being “thankful just to be alive.” (reddit.com) | h/t @sportsrapport
* [RIGHT] “The people at The Economist somehow thought this was a good cover.” (@AdamSerwer)
* No way NBC can put Brian Williams back in the anchor chair! (pressthink.org)
* Chuck Todd praises NBC for its handling of the Williams controversy. (CNN.com/Warning: Video autoplay)
* USA Today gets into bed with IndyCar. (ibj.com)
* Mexican politicians accuse Tijuana’s Frontera and its sister newspapers of extortion. (utsandiego.com)
* Talks by Esquire’s Chris Jones and other journalists will be livestreamed today from Mizzou. (rjionline.org)
* Ezra Klein only seems like a former Timesman. (@Hadas_Gold)
* Ugly comments about bike-tire news prompt this observation: “Sure, you’ll get a lot of ‘likes’ on Facebook for busting out the bile, but in the real world, nobody likes a dick.” (bikemag.com)
* Conde Nast Germany goes after a fashion blogger for image use. (Fashion Copious) | Editor’s follow-up: (Fashion Copious)
* Rex Sorgatz on how TiVo and other technologies both imperiled and propelled “The Daily Show.” (medium.com)
* University of Texas humor magazine editors are elected to student government president and veep. (collegemediamatters.com)

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