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Posts on ‘April 28th, 2006’

Publisher of Un-Novel Novel Does Right Thing

NY Times: Publisher to Recall Harvard Student’s Novel. Just a day after saying it would not withdraw “How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life” from bookstores, Little, Brown, the publisher of the novel whose author, Kaavya Viswanathan, confessed to copying passages from another writer’s books, said it would immediately recall all […]

Newspapers and Blogs: Still a Good Idea

Robert Niles at Online Journalism Review asks, “Can newspapers do blogs right?” — and some prominent online journalists offer responses. As someone who wrote a newspaper blog for more than five years, I can assure you that the answer is Yes. The fact that newspapers sometimes screw it up is meaningless, or close to it. […]

Maine Blogger Legal Trouble is Message

Lance Dutson (Maine Web Report): State Contractor Files Federal Lawsuit Against Me. So here I am, one man against the state and its contractors, put in the position of shutting up or being pounded by their deep pockets and a wild misconception of what the court system is supposed to be used for. One person […]