Morning Report for May 7, 2015

Note: I’m traveling and will be offline for much of the day.
* Greenville News covers Stephen Colbert‘s announcement that he’s taking care of $800,000 in public school teacher grant requests. (greenvilleonline.com)
* New York Times’ Sarah Maslin Nir on her nail salon probe: “It took me over nine months to get the Labor Department to give me information from their database …nails And the most shocking thing was how little they go into salons.” (vice.com) | More from the reporter: (nytimes.com)
* No private offices at Facebook’s new headquarters, where employees “zoom around via skateboard and scooter.” (wsj.com)
* “Lapses in comma discipline are a creeping menace,” says Michael Miner. (chicagoreader.com)
* Periscope has sports leagues in a panic. (mashable.com)
* “Deflategate” covers from the Boston Herald and Boston Globe. (newseum.org)
* “Southern Charm” star Shep Rose spends a few days at the Charleston Post and Courier. (charlestonscene.com)
* A tough first quarter for Time Inc., with print revenue down 12%. (adweek.com) | (capitalnewyork.com)
* Tampa Bay Times says its pension plan “had more than $105 million in assets, and that number was up $10 million in two years’ time.” (Google Drive)
* New York Times investor Carlos Slim lists his Fifth Avenue townhouse for $80 million. (bloomberg.com) | Earlier: Rupert Murdoch is selling his Manhattan penthouse for $72 million. (wsj.com)cable
* Cable news networks will face bankruptcy “gradually and then suddenly.” (washingtonpost.com)
* Mika rolls off the “Morning Joe” set over Piers Morgan‘s remarks. (talkingpointsmemo.com)
* Fired Las Vegas Review-Journal editor: “The beginning of the end came about a week after Harry Reid was re-elected.” (Thomas Mitchell)
* SPONSORED: Apply for a $5K/month McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism. (mcgrawcenter.org)
* Huffington Post celebrates a decade online with a new look. (cnn.com)
* Keith J. Kelly: Huffington Post profits are still a mystery. (nypost.com)

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