October 3, 2003
Are you famous?

I spent a couple of hours on Monday and Tuesday speaking to a couple of Laura Little's sixth graders about journalism, writing and interviewing. Of course, the kids have questions. My favorite: Kid: "Are you famous?" Me: "Before Ms. Little told you I was coming, had you heard of me?" Kid: "No." Me: "Then I'm […]

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October 3, 2003
The devil's in the details

Don Luskin has already a cursory shot at New York Times columnist Paul Krugman's latest offering and labeled and phantom corrections. I'd just like to echo Luskin's assessment of the labeled correction. I, too, was struck by the "I'm not the only person who's screwed up and made this mistake and anyway, it's not so […]

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It is now an inevitability that whatever the story, however complex its details, members of the American press will react by announcing who must be forbidden to speak going forward. https://www.nationalreview.com/2022/11/when-journalists-become-speech-police/

Rep.-elect John James (MI) and Rep.-elect Wesley Hunt (TX) are close friends and are first two Black graduates of West Point to enter Congress. They are even from the same class! Both Republicans. No surprise there have been almost zero national media profiles of either or both.

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