Morning Report for April 13, 2015

* A University of Rhode Island student newspaper story gets a therapy dog kicked off campus. The editor says “I’m trying not to regret running this piece.” (collegemediamatters.com)
* Warning: You’ll lose your Twitter account if you repeatedly broadcast TV shows over Periscope. (mashable.com)newsweek
* [RIGHT] “I have no memory of when I wrote the letter,” says novelist Stacia Brown. “I have no memory of what prompted me to write the letter” at age 17. (newsweek.com)
* Print book sales were up 3% in the first quarter of 2015. (publishersweekly.com)
* NPR wants its name off Latino USA’s report on the Chicago mayoral election; it “does not meet NPR’s editorial standards.” (npr.org)
* Garry Trudeau: “What free speech absolutists have failed to acknowledge is that because one has the right to offend a group does not mean that one must.” (theatlantic.com)
* How a freelancer survived without home Internet. (esquire.com)
* Fars news agency reports Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian is being accused of passing on sensitive information about Iran. (washingtonpost.com) | “Absurd” charges. (cnn.com)
* Twenty tech journalists talk about the state of news in part two of the Shorenstein Center’s Riptide project. (digitalriptide.org)
* The Anderson Valley Advertiser is described by its editor as “the hometown paper for people without a hometown.” (newsweek.com)
catch* Chris Hansen wants to catch more predators. He’s using Kickstarter to finance his online show, “Hansen vs. Predator.” (adweek.com)
* A small town in Indiana (15K population) still has two dailies. (aljazeera.com)


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