Picked up The Observer today. Gossipy Transom. Eight-Day Week is back. Irina Aleksander and Will Heinrich bylines. Feels like 2008!
This is what reporting is like in Libya, where... →
"@weareyourfek This confirms my long-held belief... →
Is Syria the next danger zone for journalists? →
Just got around to reading @tmcgev’s latest: My final, and gut prediction, which I would be very pleased to see falsified: Arianna Huffington will create a vital and interesting news desk that in the short term garners AOL praise as a remarkably ambitious and high-quality web-native news operation. It will gain traction against other web operations and will even look, for a while, like...
If he died, we will have to bear the burden for the rest of our lives that an...– Wow.
I wrote about ebooks and long-form journalism →
As the e-reading market surges, news organizations are publishing topical standalone ebooks on the cheap and easy. These initial forays into the virtual print market for books aren’t exactly supplanting other revenue streams, it’s true. As Bill Keller, executive editor of the New York Times (which published its inaugural ebook this winter) put it during a recent interview at...
"well-known blogger Maura Johnston"
maura: this is going to be my epitaph isn’t it Guess I could have come up with a better qualifier than that. Sorry Maura!
In a big Three Mile Pilot mood tonight.
Something so hopeful and blithe occupies an empty beach on an early morning like this, when the sun is just up and the sky is blue and the waves are pocket-size and the flag flaps on the flagpole. All the park benches had blankets of snow pulled up over their knees. A plaque by the beach noted that horseshoe crabs like to spawn here, and that the blood of horseshoe crabs contains limulus...
"The lineup includes ... Japanese-American indie... →
Four N.Y. Times journalists missing in Libya →
Allow me to introduce you to some Yahoo! News commenters: “The NYT does not employ any journalists. They employ leftist propagandists, as the headline should state.” “Naive ‘Liberal Journalists’ Think That They Can Go To A Foreign Country, ’ With that ‘I’m on your side’ Attitude , and be accepted by ‘The Muslim’ People. When...
Chris Lehmann to lead Yahoo’s news blogs network →
gillianmae: “I Love Hardcore Boys, I Love Boys...
"Remember how, even as of a few months ago, we... →
Pointing to the fact that Hoboken had become a destination in its own right,...– Nicole! Hi! You have it all wrong: You ARE the bridge-and-tunnel crowd!
"A weekly can't really matter until it introduces... →
While the cartel hitmen - sicarios - act quickly, they are also known to leave...– Losing the War on Reporting the Mexico Narco Violence
"Think of Morrissey's morose drone, and combine... →
Missed this one last week: “100% Less Raping”
Newsweek’s ‘not your Grandpa Jon’s magazine... →
"I believe in the course of an hour, he gave the... →