And Now For Something a Little Different…
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Gawker Goes Bankrupt | Scott Adams Blog At some point recently, an underling at Ziff Davis had to pitch the Gawker acquisition idea to CEO Vivek Shah. As you know, underlings travel in small packs, so let me describe the … Continue reading

Even CJR Can’t Quite Swallow Nick Denton/Gawker’s Noxious Crap
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Gawker can’t hide its bad behavior behind press freedom – Columbia Journalism Review The good Gawker serves an important role in the media ecosystem, and an effort to shut it down —particularly by a tech mogul —will be a setback … Continue reading

Lame
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CNN To Host Final Five Presidential Candidates in Primetime Event on the Eve of ‘Western Tuesday’ Primary Contests – CNN Press Room – CNN.com Blogs Donald Trump, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Ohio Governor John Kasich and Former Secretary of State … Continue reading

Now CNBC Is Peddling Progtard Junk Science
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Too hot to work? Climate change means it may be in 30 years’ time Climate change could slash labor productivity in some countries by as much as 25 percent over the next 30 years, according to a report by Verisk … Continue reading

Your Highest “Journalistic” Duty: Be a Hack For “The Poor and Powerless”
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Jorge Ramos’ USC Commencement Speech Now, how do you know if it’s the right question? It’s very simple. If when you think of a question it makes you tremble and your hands start sweating, then you know that’s a question … Continue reading

Erik Wemple Tries to Whatwash Rolling Stone Hoax
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Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner is in complete denial – The Washington Post Managing Editor Will Dana told Columbia he didn’t remember talking with Woods or Erdely about this key reportorial deficit. Yet again, Dana’s job is secure. Rolling Stone … Continue reading

Of Course RS Won’t Fire Anybody For Phony Rape Hoax Story
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Review: Rolling Stone rape story a failure of journalism The magazine pledged to review its practices and removed the discredited article from its website, but publisher Jann S. Wenner said he won’t fire anyone despite the blistering critique of his … Continue reading

Mistakes, I’ve Made a Few?
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » WELL, WELL: Author of Discredited Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story Will Apologize Tonight; Columbia’s re… Sabrina Rubin Erdely, the author of Rolling Stone’s much-maligned story about a gang rape at the University of Virginia, plans … Continue reading

Old Blighty: The Greatest Newspapers in The World
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Men who hold doors open and smile may actually be sexist, study claims | Daily Mail Online If you’re the sort of gentleman who holds the door open for a lady – or the sort of woman who expects him … Continue reading

WaPo: Upping The Duh Factor Every Day In Every Way
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If Ronald Reagan ran today, where would he fall on the conservative spectrum? – The Washington Post Underscoring how divided the GOP is, several potential top-tier candidates are on the far edges of the conservative continuum. Gov. Chris Christie (N.J.) and former Gov. … Continue reading

Bye, Jon, I Hardly Knew Ye – Because I Didn’t Want To
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Jon Stewart says he’s leaving The Daily Show · Newswire · The A.V. Club Comedy Central is confirming. He’s probably leaving to finish out John Kerry’s term as SuckState. … Continue reading