Morning Report for April 30, 2015

* In New Jersey, detectives order a photographer for The Record to delete murder scene photos, then take his two cameras. (
* New York Times Co. reports a $15 million net loss in the first quarter of 2015. The good news: Digital subscriptions were up 14%. (
* Why did NFL commissioner Roger Goodell agree to speak at Medill (as long as the public wasn’t let in)? “I know [moderator and USA Today sports columnist] Christine [Brennan] very well,” he says, “and I know how important Medill is to her, how important Medill is to my [Medill grad] wife.” ( | ( | Brennan’s story with video: (
* Medill kept quiet about Goodell’s appearance to avoid protests? (@JeffEisenband) | Right: Goodell and a Northwestern student. (@scenesfromusc).
* Jim Cramer got $3M+ from in 2014. (
* The Overseas Press Club announces its award winners, including President’s Award recipient David Rohde. (
* The New Republic adds Jay Rosen, Jason Hirschhorn and three others to its advisory board, which now has 13 members. (
* A newspaper in New Zealand uses Kickstarter to fund its “Keep the Bastards Honest” investigative efforts. (
* A 26-year-old West Baltimore resident says of his photo appearing on Time’s cover: “After my daughter, who’s my pride and joy, this is the best thing that’s happened to me.” (
* Lee Enterprises’ new chief financial officer comes from MediaNews Group and Halifax Media. ‘Nuff said. (Press release with a reporter’s byline added)
* Poynter’s Tampa Bay Times loses veteran pop culture reporter Sean Daly to a TV station. (
* Cox-owned Austin American-Statesman lets Hearst Newspapers do its printing; 100 jobs are lost. (