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“I don’t care what you, or you shouldn’t care what I have to say if I’m not willing to put my name behind it.” — Daniel Okrent
Newly minted Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Fiore â€” whose app is now in the iTunes Store â€” had this to say: Since winning the prize brought attention to Apple’s policy of rejecting iPhone apps that “ridicule public figures” I figure the least I can do is devote more resources to ridiculing public figures.”
Margo Howard, Ann Landers’ daughter, is also an advice columnist. Recently, she received a question from some religious fanatics: Our daughter started college a year ago, and weâ€™ve noticed during her visits home that sheâ€™s not the sweet, innocent girl we sent away for higher learning. We raised her with strong Christian beliefs, but lately […]
To: Bureau of Accuracy/Public Editor Janet Hurley, Entertainment Editor Greg Quill, Entertainment columnist Toronto Star This letter is in regards to Mr. Quill’s article, “Shaye no longer a trio, except on TV,” originally published at thestar.com/article/259441.  I was extremely disappointed with Mr. Quill’s sloppy and wildly inaccurate article. It listed an incorrect cause of […]
Jim Romenesko over at Poynter forums explains how to “reenergize readers” — that is, how to fix your newspaper, including: Go out in street, see news, write it up. Yank all columnists who write with the word “I” or cutesy variation thereof; run no column that contains not an ounce of new reporting; hold public […]
the san francisco bay guardian‘s editor, tim redmond, has been drinking something funny lately, resulting in him ranting against craigslist: The problem with that is simple: When Craig comes to town (and he’s coming to just about every town in the nation soon), the existing community institutions â€“ say, the locally owned weekly newspaper â€“ […]
Thanks, Keith Olbermann â€” that was excellent.