Monthly Archives: January 2004

Too much time on his hands

January 21, 2004
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That was the case at Side Salad yesterday, which means oodles of fun links and all-around silliness. Stop by and tell him Happy Birthday.

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For all you campaign junkies

January 20, 2004
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The pundits over at Daily Kos have all sorts of interesting stuff to say about where the Democratic primary goes next. Click ‘n’ read the whole thing — lots of juicy tidbits.

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Clifton on headlines

January 20, 2004
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The Plain Dealer editor’s second blog entry sends a salute to headline writers: The headline writers are the unrecognized heroes of the newsroom. They are the last set of eyes to examine a story before the reader sees it and they write the words that the greatest majority of readers see. This is one...

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Get ready for Dubya II

January 20, 2004
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If Iowans are correct that Kerry’s the most electable Demorcrat, better get ready for the Republicans winning every state come November. Sorry, but that hair will not be in the White House except as a tourist. The bloggers who were all ready to take credit for Dean got a little wake-up call. Maybe technology...

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Like vs. such as

January 19, 2004
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They’re wondering what to do about it in Philly.

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Posted without comment

January 19, 2004
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Posting Job Title: Senior Editor Posting Job Description: MAD Magazine seeks a Senior Editor for the Editorial department. Position identifies, solicits, and, develops freelance comedy writers. This includes but is not limited to attending events and reviewing newspapers, magazines, internet and other media outlets to recruit, train and develop potential comedy writers. Attends creative...

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Welcome back, Rewrite

January 19, 2004
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Rewrite, the blog of a Chicago Trib editor, writes about a newspaper in England that publishes in broadsheet and taboid. Readers love it. I’d love to know why the UK is mad for newspapers while the U.S. barely tolerates them. Drop a note in “comments” if you have any ideas.

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Tried out my new camera

January 18, 2004
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Took some swell pictures at a nearby automotive museum.

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Shearer shears ‘em

January 18, 2004
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Harry Shearer on the entertainer-pundits: (from LA City Beat) Have you picked on Bush more than you did Clinton? No. The guys who have the guns are always the target. That’s sort of the rule. Everyone else is just running around talking. They are the ones who are actually doing something, changing people’s lives...

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My Cleveland Plain Dealer tale

January 17, 2004
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I’d been at the Tampa Trib a couple years (think summer of 1990 if you can remember back that far) when I saw this ad in Editor & Publisher for a copy editor at the Cleveland Plain Dealer. A few years out of school and full of piss and vinegar, I figured it was...

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