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mississippi news article

Mmm, irony

As I said in a comment about this on Facebook, having worked at a five-day daily for a year, Associated Press stories coming across the wire are usually far from error-free. This particular headline issue…





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Cheap journalism, ‘sloppy’ journalism

Back in the fall, Gannett made the decision to cut its copy editors from The Cincinnati Enquirer staff. Forward three months, and here is editor Carolyn Washburn complaining about “sloppy copy” from her staff. What a surprise. Just…




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Michelle, the white soccer mom, ctd.

Today, Jim Romenesko posted an update to his article about a female cardboard cutout, which appears to resemble the stereotypical, white, on-the-go soccer mom, that is apparently being posted around various TV news stations as…




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