Morning Report for April 21, 2015

* Gannett earnings were up 4% in the first quarter, but revenue for the publishing business fell 8.8%. (
* Claim: The impact of data sites FiveThirtyEight and The Upshot is still limited. (
* Esquire is putting celebrity interviews and other editorial content on Medium. (
* [RIGHT] Do you have showers at your workplace? (
* Listen to Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price drop 77 f-bombs on Enquirer baseball writer C. Trent Rosecrans. ( | Excerpts here: ( | Rosecrans: “Price was not in the mood for follow-up questions on Monday.” (@ctrent)
* The Enquirer and Courier-Journal have second thoughts about posting audio of the tirade. ( | Analysis of the rant: (
* Dan Gillmor: “All journalists need to think of themselves as activists in the world we now live in.” (
* A lunch interview with Don Lemon. (
* Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan is invited to visit Spartanburg, SC. “I’m p busy,” he tweeted. (
* Good for you! A PR firm notes that it got a client’s letter into the Washington Post. (@jackshafer)
* New York Times’ standards editor warns colleagues about hyperbolic language. (
* How Marc Maron gets his podcast guests to open up. (
dave* David Letterman wants Brian Williams to be one of his final guests. (@ditzkoff) | Jay Leno‘s been invited, too. (@ditzkoff)
* Slate declares Slate Plus a success. (
* Pay cuts for some Tampa Tribune journalists. (
* News International scandal chart updated. (
* A third arrest in the murder of Kentucky Kernel’s photo editor. (