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. (
* 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.” ( | More from the reporter: (
* No private offices at Facebook’s new headquarters, where employees “zoom around via skateboard and scooter.” (
* “Lapses in comma discipline are a creeping menace,” says Michael Miner. (
* Periscope has sports leagues in a panic. (
* “Deflategate” covers from the Boston Herald and Boston Globe. (
* “Southern Charm” star Shep Rose spends a few days at the Charleston Post and Courier. (
* A tough first quarter for Time Inc., with print revenue down 12%. ( | (
* 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. ( | Earlier: Rupert Murdoch is selling his Manhattan penthouse for $72 million. (
* Cable news networks will face bankruptcy “gradually and then suddenly.” (
* Mika rolls off the “Morning Joe” set over Piers Morgan‘s remarks. (
* 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. (
* Huffington Post celebrates a decade online with a new look. (
* Keith J. Kelly: Huffington Post profits are still a mystery. (