“Prints the Chaff”was a blog for editors I created in the fall of 2003 and updated more than 800 times till the last post of any consequence appeared in May 2004. I removed the site when I stopped updating, but…
I know some of you collect dictionaries for fun. Now I see somebody watching DVD’s about newspaper editing. Oughta be a way to charge that time to the boss, if nothing else.
And why it’s every copy editor’s nightmare.
David Brooks in today’s Times: The emerging responsible faction has no time now for the witless applause lines the jeering jackdaws on left and right repeat to themselves to their own perpetual self-admiration and delight. I’m too lazy to look…
Jeff of Side Salad and his pals went to a Tampa Bay Devil Rays game the other night. The crowd is appallingly sparse. Maybe they need the players to bring their families along or something.
A thread at the Visual Editors board muses on the best way to write a photo caption (I know, some of you call them cutlines). I liked this bit of advice. Back in photo-j school I was taught a very…
A little bit of both, says National Geographic Online.
The local ACES chapter is having a math seminar on Saturday.
1) Maud Newton wins a caption contest. 2) Sheila Lennon underscores the risks of putting pictures of yourself online. (This is another of those hilarious examples of goofing off with Photoshop.)
… is always sprouting new leaves and casting off the dead ones,” says James Kilpatrick. I wonder if “fecund” is one of those 100 words every freshman should know? Link via Nicole Stockdale.