Morning Report for April 15, 2015

* Capital New York becomes Politico New York. (Politico Florida and Politico New Jersey are coming soon.) (capitalnewyork.com) | (nytimes.com)
* Editorial cartoonists are asked: Are there “red lines” you prefer not to cross? (washingtonpost.com)
* Ohio University’s Post apologizes for its opinion editor’s secret deal with the university president. (thepostathens.com)
* Jill Abramson‘s asked about contributing to BuzzFeed. She says her plate’s full now, but… (pittnews.com)
* A “suspicious” black egg with a painted face prompts the evacuation of Al.com’s offices and a call to the Bomb Squad. (al.com)
* Fun fact: High Times has a softball team called the Bong Hitters. (clclt.com)postsmall
* A New York Post “photo exclusive”! Brian Williams and wife walk their dog. (newseum.org) | What should we read into the suspended anchor’s stroll? (Have cable pundits discussed this?) (adweek.com)
* Tom Brokaw calls Williams’ fibs a really, really serious matter. (cnn.com)
* Micropayments for news won’t work. He’s right: “I don’t believe that people will pay 10 or 30 cents to purchase one story at a time.” (digiday.com) | How about crowdfunding? (ajr.org)
* Sing it with me! You’re so vain… (@DylanByers) | The most influential political journalists list: (politico.com)
* Howard Cosell‘s career examined. (The legendary sports commentator died twenty years ago this month.) (thebiglead.com)
* Time Inc. staffers fear more layoffs before moving downtown. (nypost.com)
* The Telegraph probably should have had someone who knows German live-blog this press conference. (telegraph.co.uk)
* SPONSORED: Learn from Steve Brill, Emily Bazelon and other storytelling masters at THREAD at Yale, June 7-10. (thread.yale.edu)
* The free millennial-targeted NYT Now app launches May 11. (capitalnewyork.com)
* “Seinfeld” fans will want to connect with Art Vandelay on LinkedIn. (linkedin.com) |
* Former Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth joins FiscalNote’s board. (fiscalnote.com)


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