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A Damned Shame

Hunter S. Thompson from the best cover letter ever: As far as I’m concerned, it’s a damned shame that a field as potentially dynamic and vital as journalism should be overrun with dullards, bums, and hacks, hag-ridden with myopia, apathy, and complacence, and generally stuck in a bog of stagnant mediocrity. If this is what […]
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Correction: I “buy” it

I was looking over an article in the (Baltimore) Examiner that reads, in part: “Some things get really bad–histories, politics, gets controversial that doesn’t get settled easily,” said Bernard Huberman, author of a study, which determined that increased edits make Wikipedia articles “superior.” Not everyone is buying the study, and some even did their own […]
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Close your eyes and think of Merkel…

ATTENTION EDITORS – CAPTION CLARIFICATION U.S. President George W. Bush playfully pats the back of U.S. Women’s Beach Volleyball team player Misty May-Treanor (L) at her invitation while visiting the Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Grounds at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China, August 9, 2008. Teammate Kerri Walsh (R) watches. – AP corrected […]
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World news

More on news. This time a video decrying (and indicating) the growing lack of global news coverage in the US.
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