Morning Report for April 8, 2015

* A Knight Foundation study find nonprofit news sites are increasing their revenue, but they still rely heavily on philanthropy. (niemanlab.org) | (knightfoundation.org)
* Operating at a loss, the University of Montana Kaimin becomes a print weekly but insists “we’re not going to be scaling back our news production at all.” (missoulian.com) | Display advertising is down 24.1%. (montanakaimin.com)
* Fortune hires six former Gigaom journalists and plans to beef up its tech coverage. (fortune.com)
* Gannett kills San Francisco blog The Bold Italic after six years. (sfgate.com) postc
* [RIGHT] Front page of today’s Charleston Post and Courier. (newseum.org/PDF) | The paper’s coverage: (postandcourier.com)
* Ousted Northern Michigan University newspaper adviser Cheryl Reed says “no one on the board knows anything about news.” (detroitnews.com) | SPJ calls for Reed’s reinstatement. (spj.org)
* Hollywood Reporter names the 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media. (hollywoodreporter.com)
* Liz Smith loves Roger Ailes, but hates his politics. (hollywoodreporter.com)
* Joe Sharkey, who recently lost his New York Times “On the Road” column, joins Travel.BUZZ. (prnewswire.com)
* Alec MacGillis leaves Slate to cover politics for ProPublica. (propublica.org)
* JOBS: Work in southern California as a political reporter for 89.3 KPCC. (Romenesko Jobs)
* You’re no journalism prof, Rand Paul! (nymag.com)
* New York Times points out that Judith Miller, in her new book, “rarely mentions an article she wrote without noting that it appeared on the front page or complaining that it did not.” (nytimes.com)
* Two years ago, mobile was only 30% of New York Times’ traffic; it’s expected to be 75% in just a few years. (enterpriseproject.com)
* Kevin Davis is out as CEO of Institute for Nonprofit News (formerly the Investigative News Network). (inn.org)
* Bill Clinton is on the cover of next month’s Town & Country. (wwd.com)


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