Editors’ blogs

Editor’s blog for India news

April 15, 2004
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Anthony D’Costa is the deputy managing editor with India Abroad, a weekly for people from India who live in the United States. His Danto News blog is just getting started so it has some rough edges, but he’s already taking sloppy writers to task, so he’s off to a good start. India-related aside: I’ve...

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Appalling advertising idea of the moment

April 15, 2004
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Product placement in editorial text. Doug at Common Sense Journalism has the scoop.

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On NYT’s anonymous source policy

April 15, 2004
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Editors Weblog links to an interesting radio transcript of an interview with Allan M. Siegal, the NYTimes assistant managing editor and standards editor. People take advantage of news organizations, ours included, to float information without taking responsibility for it, and some of them think that then leaves them free to change their story later...

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Doc’s out-the-window pix

April 15, 2004
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Doc Searls posted a couple cool pix taken out the window of his plane back from the East Coast to LAX the other day. Twas his good fortune to fly over both the Grand Canyon and Monument Valley. If your camera’s good enough, they look cool even from five miles up.

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Back to Tokyo

April 12, 2004
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It’s official: Sid (aka Winkie) is going back to Japan next month. The job is a step up in responsibility and will force me back into writing. I’ll do more of the editing I like to do (working closely with the reporters I oversee, shaping our editorial direction) and though I’m a little intimidated...

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Monday morning blogroll

April 12, 2004
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Doc Searls links to a great series of posts by a friend who’s gone home to India and many interesting surprises. Doug Fisher warns against getting parenthetical in quotes. Nonsense Verse has a new home. Bonus link: A photo of Jen and three more of my favorite bloggers. Tequila Mockingbird tells of a D.C....

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For all you Capital Idea fans

April 10, 2004
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You may not have noticed that Nicole Stockdale has added an Atom feed to her blog. Here’s the URL: http://nstockdale.blogspot.com/atom.xml. Syndication feeds are built into Movable Type via RSS, and available at blogger.com via a new format called Atom (here’s a comparison of the formats). If you’ve got a blogger.com account, think about getting...

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Another editor’s blog

April 9, 2004
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John Ettorre, a writer/editor in Cleveland, calls his blog Working With Words. A choice utterance: Drudge is a complete ass, a pathetic journalistic-wannabe, and at times a right-wing thug. Or more precisely, a too-willing boy-toy dupe of lots of right-wing thugs. Still, none of that erases the fact that he’s helped usher in an...

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Stateside again

April 9, 2004
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Winkie’s back from Japan.

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Touch the ‘Elephants’

April 9, 2004
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And if you live in the Beltway you can grab yourself a signed copy of Bill’s book.

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