Morning Report for May 22, 2015

* WTF! A Texas school district is claiming ownership of a student’s portfolio of 4,000+ photos. (petapixel.com)
* Two bids for the New York Daily News. (nypost.com)
* Business Insider’s business plans “absolutely calls for significant unprofitability this year,” says its president. (digiday.com)
* The Star-Ledger catches Chris Christie telling another “big lie.” (nj.com)
* Michel du Cille, the late Washington Post photographer, wins two Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards. (washingtonpost.com)
* Boca Raton Tribune suspends a contributor and investigates his alleged plagiarism. (risemiaminews.com)
* Friends of “On Writing Well” author William Zinsser are gathering today to celebrate his life. (theatlantic.com)
* A Bloomberg News freelancer has photographed every Harvard graduation ceremony since 1981. (harvard.edu)
* St. Paul Pioneer Press puts its longtime headquarters up for sale. (bizjournals.com)
* Yes, we all know about the declining value of newspapers. (pewresearch.org)
* Capital Gazette’s Steve Gunn is named editor of the Virginian-Pilot. (hamptonroads.com) | Rick Hutzell is promoted at the Capital Gazette. (capitalgazette.com)
* IN JOBS: Apply for the Associated Press‚ÄźNORC Center for Public Affairs Research Journalism Fellowship Program. (Romenesko Jobs)
* “Wimpy Kid” author Jeff Kinney is opening a bookstore in Plainville, Mass. (nytimes.com)
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