Monthly Archives: December 2003

Wondering about wireless?

December 16, 2003
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Infomaniac points to a special report by CNN and Time. Oh, and just for fun, check out your Geek IQ (Mine was about 116).

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Five Live Links

December 16, 2003
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Travis Smith’s sub-blog has some cool/quirky links.

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BBC newsies must be impartial
in newspaper columns

December 16, 2003
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A new ruling for BBC journalists says they can’t write newspaper columns on controversial issues. Non-controversial stuff like food is OK. Imagine that: Columnists forced to be bland. The great thing about America is that ours do it by choice.

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‘Got Him’ and so forth

December 15, 2003
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Testy Copy Editors mull the headlinage on Saddam’s capture. Consensus is that “Ace in the Hole” was a bad idea.

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The people you meet

December 15, 2003
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The people you meet

While trolling through a bunch of Saddam pages over at the News Page Designer site (thanks to newsdesigner for the link), I startd noticing the names of people I’ve worked with in the past. So I figured I’d document them here: Bryan DeVasher, Newport News Daily Press. I worked with Bryan in the mid-’80s...

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Dreaming of Saddam

December 15, 2003
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Seems Tim Russert had a dream about Saddam too. But he got to reveal his dream to George Tenet, director of the CIA.

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Dipping a toe in the blogosphere

December 15, 2003
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Tim Porter points to the story of Spokesman-Review online editor Ryan Pitts, whose bosses put to work tracking Bloggers’ responses to Saddam’s capture.

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Anti-anti

December 15, 2003
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Nicole Stockdale points out changes to the curent AP Stylebook.

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Saddam’s face…

December 15, 2003
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… is on pretty much all the pages at the Newseum’s front page array.

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Saddam caught

December 14, 2003
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Now what? True story: Thursday night I had a dream in which I was in a large room with Saddam and George W. Bush. Seemed like it was a press conference. Saddam’s trying to be cute in a Gollum-like way; Bush, who isn’t buying it, walks straight over to Saddam and busts him in...

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