FIRST CUTS: Tech reporter exodus; Shep Smith, j-school prof

Joe Pompeo

Here's our list of headlines that should be on your morning media menu:

• Jack Shafer pans Bloomberg View. (Slate)

• Fox News Channel's Shep Smith teaches a journalism course to students from Ole Miss. (AP)

• Tech reporters are running for the doors. (Beta Beat)

• How magazines are leveraging their brands through Tumblr. (Business Insider/The Wire)

• Local stations in the south and Midwest preempted the "Oprah" finale in favor of severe weather coverage. (TV Spy)

• Regulars mourn the closing of Elaine's. (AP)