Monthly Archives: September 2003

The Herald and its cojones

September 24, 2003
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Newsdesigner has the story.

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Hunter Thompson’s peacocks dead

September 24, 2003
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And he vows revenge.

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Reporter laments presidential reading habits

September 23, 2003
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This missive was on Romenesko’s letter’s page: From JOHN CHEVES: I don’t know which is more depressing, that President Bush admits he gets his news by scanning newspaper headlines, not reading the stories, or that he probably shares this trait with a majority of Americans, if they bother to look at a newspaper at...

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Shade-tree journalism

September 23, 2003
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Well, I have to weigh in on the who-edits-the-blogs affair; after all the world wants to know what the editor’s blog blogmeister thinks, right? I’ll draw an analogy: Ed Gilmore, my stepfather, worked for 30 years as a corporate jet mechanic bound by the strict rules of the FAA and the ironclad laws of...

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Rosen on Bee blogs

September 23, 2003
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The Sacramento Bee is getting hipdeep in blogging, and lately it’s been scraping some of the mud off its pantlegs. Jay Rosen has a nice accounting of it all.

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Quinn and her coffeemaker

September 23, 2003
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They provide an amusing story of life with roommates.

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Payback is something that rhymes with snitch

September 23, 2003
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Poison Kitchen links to the case of an author who feels a reporter wrote stuff he said that was off the record. His revenge: revealing embarrassing personal information about the reporter.

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All about blogging

September 23, 2003
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J.D. Lasica has a page of articles about what this all means.

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Good news for Philly

September 23, 2003
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They’re getting a good guy as publisher. Joe Natoli, now our former publisher at the Mercury News, was the first publisher I’ve ever been happy, maybe even proud, to work for. Sure, he didn’t know my name — heck, it’s a big shop — but he always came by for department events like Bob...

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Craig’s in the press box tonight

September 22, 2003
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… with Al Michaels and John Madden. (There’s nothing about Michaels or Madden at that link … it’s to Craig’s advance on tonight’s Raiders-Broncos game on ABC; I just put their names up there because it seems like the best proof that Craig’s in the Big Leagues of sports reporting.)

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