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The news from Croatia

October 14, 2003
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Mario Pofaca is a guy I met online ages ago when I did Newsies on the Web … he keeps a news site in Eastern Europe that links to stories around the world. The fact that he’s still at it tells me the guy’s got staying power. His site’s a little zany looking but...

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So many slurs

October 13, 2003
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Found this link at the ACES discussion board: somebody’s collection of derogatory terms. The ACES discussion starts here.

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For all you idiom savants

October 13, 2003
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Here’s a great big dictionary of idioms. (link via infomaniac).

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More journo-links

September 29, 2003
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Michelle Nicolosi’s Insert Text Here has a ton of handy clicks. One reason Michelle is one of the coolest people on earth: she is perhaps the only person anywhere who has won a Pulitzer Prize and served as a CCI super user.

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Getting Spanish into English

September 28, 2003
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Infomaniac provides this useful link. Useful because, well, if you leave the little squiggle off the top of the letter n, “year” becomes “asshole.”

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New links I happened upon

September 28, 2003
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Gian Trotta’s list of online editing resources. Among the intriguing links: Sun Microsystems’ online style guide, which has tons of tips for Web writers and editors. Edit-Work, a site for online editors. The site hasn’t been updated in ages but still looks interesting. Topica, host of the ACES discussion board, hosts a thread for...

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Re: High Holy Days

September 27, 2003
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Here’s a link.

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Where the flacks flock

September 25, 2003
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Here’s a blog for PR people. This one gets the link because, naturally, its owner linked to my site. And because, let’s face it, we’d be toast without PR people. Scroll down a ways and note some links to stories about the interplay between journalism & PR.

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How to be a better copy editor

September 24, 2003
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Here’s a whole page full of stuff. Nicole posted the pageful of headline tips.So which is it, pageful for page full? If you don’t care, what are you doing here?

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