January 10, 2002
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You can't necessarily tell how smart, or how talented a writer is by reading their book, essay or newpaper article. An individual who can barely put a complete sentence together can look like a genius with one simple thing -- an editor. When you're a young reporter looking for a job or looking to take […]

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January 10, 2002
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First up, Reuters "One man's terrorist is another man's freedom-figher" news service is making some news again. *start digression* Just a quick note on the terrorist/freedom-fighter issue. As my father, the first teacher of Hoystory, has pointed out, there can be some truth in that statement. During the Revolutionary War, British loyalists would likely have […]

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January 10, 2002
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Well, my vacation has officially started. I'm not sure what that means as far as posting -- maybe more, maybe less. For now, I'm going to catch up on some posts I wanted to make earlier, but didn't have the time.

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January 10, 2002
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Phil Kloer of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution wins today's "Best lede" contest with this one: Oh yeah, baby, give me the news. You are just sooo . . . credible. The story is a good analysis of the whole CNN Paula Zahn promo flap.

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January 10, 2002
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Thinking about running a Super Bowl office pool? Well, you might want to think twice. Manager of office football pool is arrested on gambling charges SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) � A middle manager with AT&T was arrested for running an office football pool in which he took a 10 percent cut of the action equal […]

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I'm half-way through this opening statement by @mtaibbi and already I want to stand and applaud.

https://taibbi.substack.com/p/be-it-resolved-dont-trust-mainstream?r=iu56&utm_medium=ios&utm_campaign=post

This complaint was resolved (not really!) in mere hours!

Seriously, this is crazy, @factchecknet. Your transparency on this craziness is long overdue. @baybarsorsek @Ferdi_Ozsoy

https://ifcncodeofprinciples.poynter.org/complaint/view/7A36B746-A30F-8FAC-DD15-D4A7E806FBD4/79FD1952-EDCD-286D-4291-AD4F0D4F903F

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