Monthly Archives: October 2003

ABC: Oswald acted alone

October 28, 2003
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Thank God they got that settled. Next up: Who sunk the Maine.

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Kaus on the collective brain

October 28, 2003
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And why the editors who were supposed to be covering his butt didn’t. And other stuff.

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‘The county is on fire’

October 28, 2003
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Ken Stone, online editor for SignOn San Diego, has put in more than 16 hours of overtime and given up a couple vacation days to help the Web site cover the big fires. Here’s the e-mail he sent to friends & family: Hi, all The San Diego fires affected many friends, co-workers and neighbors...

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Please, I wanna be a Public Editor too!

October 27, 2003
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How’s this for the job of a lifetime? Mr. Okrent’s columns will appear primarily in the Week in Review section on Sundays, beginning in early December, though not necessarily every week. Mr. Keller said he and the newspaper’s other senior editors had waived any right to review Mr. Okrent’s commentaries before they are published,...

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Clumsy writing …

October 27, 2003
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… makes us look like we’ve got an agenda. To wit: The bombings occurred just hours after three other American soldiers were killed in overnight attacks in and around the capital, bringing to 112 the total number of U.S. military personnel killed in hostile acts since President Bush declared an end to major combat...

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Another concert review

October 27, 2003
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I went to Neil Young’s annual benefit concert for the Bridge School, which does good deeds for disabled kids. Check it out if you’re easily amused.

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The meaning of life

October 25, 2003
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It’s all here. With video.

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The Doc’s prescription

October 25, 2003
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I’ve heard the name Doc Searls bandied about on a lot of people’s blogs, so I stopped by his place the other day. Turns out he a senior editor at Linux Journal, so his blog belongs on the editors’ list. Click here to see an embarrassing publicity shot of him.

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Life as The Man

October 24, 2003
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It dawned on me yesterday as I walked into the office that despite my indie pretensions, I’m just a mouthpiece for The Man. That is The Establishment — something vitally important to society because it gives somebody something to be against. I was thinking about that because I’ve been obsessing again over allegations of...

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‘This Parrot, it’s Dead!’

October 24, 2003
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It’s about time I got around to adding The Dead Parrot Society to my blogroll — and not just because I got a nice atta-boy email yesterday from Parrot co-conspirator Ryan Pitts, a newsie at the Spokesman Review of Spokane, Wash. One cool thing about the Parrots is how they illustrate the process of...

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