Monthly Archives: October 2003

Dallas, get ready

October 29, 2003
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One of those edgy, topical papers aimed at young readers is coming your way.

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Insert diversity diatribe here

October 29, 2003
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Just kidding, no way I’m going there. Actually it’s just a link to the head of the NAACP bemoaning the absence of minorities in TV news.

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Simpsons vs. Fox News

October 29, 2003
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“Simpsons” creator says Rupert Murdoch refused to sue himself.

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Prolific perjoratives

October 29, 2003
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In honor of the famous BONG Bull, a link to a bunch of newspaper perjoratives. Pray you will one day work for a paper called the Journal, because it can always be called the Urinal, and hilarity will ensue.

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Techies vs. managers

October 29, 2003
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Nathan Cochrane has a wonderful parable explaining why techies are always losing their way and why managers can’t seem to help them find it.

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For the luciferous among you

October 29, 2003
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Olive Press links to a project that chronicles rarities of the English language. As the site itself points out, the name of the project accurately describes its mission: Luciferous (illuminating, literally and figuratively) Logolepsy (an obsession with words) means “an illuminating obsession with words.”

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How many times…

October 29, 2003
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… should we read a piece of copy? Clay says, as many as time allows, but at least twice.

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The Slot slips into new seat

October 28, 2003
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Blanp parodies theslot.com in honor of Bill Walsh becoming national desk copy chief at the Washington Post. Autumn shares her contribution to Bill’s going-away page.

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‘Barb’ swapping

October 28, 2003
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Blanp exposes widespread abuses.

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French press more free than ours

October 28, 2003
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So says Reporters Without Borders.

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