July 8, 2003
Where I go, madness follows

First it was Cal Poly and the stifling of free speech, now it's my former employer the North County Times. As reported by Poynter's Jim Romenesko, the Times last week altered a photo of a youth softball player with the Union-Tribune logo on the back of her jersey. This is the second photo-related stupidity that […]

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July 8, 2003
For Love or Money

I usually don't watch so-called reality shows, the reason being that no one acts "real" when they've got a camera crew following them around or some host asking them to do ridiculous things. But, since my work shift changed to Tues. through Sat. (not really good for the social life of a single man) I've […]

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July 8, 2003
Give the New York Times credit

But not a whole lot. Today the Times published an op-ed piece by Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Jim Leach which reveals to readers that both Republicans and Democrats play the gerrymandering game. That's not quite the picture a reader would get if they'd only read Times editorials on the subject, specifically as it pertains to […]

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July 8, 2003
Bon mots

Today's "Best of the Web" has an item on a school board member who had to apologize for his insensitivity after "telling people at a recent committee meeting 'to keep your comments like a woman's skirt: long enough to cover the subject, but brief enough to keep me interested." Some people may take offense at […]

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