Morning Report for April 21, 2015

* Gannett earnings were up 4% in the first quarter, but revenue for the publishing business fell 8.8%. (usatoday.com)
* Claim: The impact of data sites FiveThirtyEight and The Upshot is still limited. (digiday.com)npr
* Esquire is putting celebrity interviews and other editorial content on Medium. (wsj.com)
* [RIGHT] Do you have showers at your workplace? (instagram.com)
* Listen to Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price drop 77 f-bombs on Enquirer baseball writer C. Trent Rosecrans. (thebiglead.com) | Excerpts here: (cincinnati.com) | 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. (deadspin.com) | Analysis of the rant: (washingtonpost.com)
* Dan Gillmor: “All journalists need to think of themselves as activists in the world we now live in.” (dangillmor.com)
* A lunch interview with Don Lemon. (gq.com)
* Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan is invited to visit Spartanburg, SC. “I’m p busy,” he tweeted. (wyff4.com)
* 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. (nytimes.com)
* How Marc Maron gets his podcast guests to open up. (pri.org)
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. (slate.com)
* Pay cuts for some Tampa Tribune journalists. (saintpetersblog.com)
* News International scandal chart updated. (propublica.org)
* A third arrest in the murder of Kentucky Kernel’s photo editor. (wkyt.com)


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