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Posts on ‘October 22nd, 2006’

Blather from the Reader's 'Representative'

The ombudsman of the New York Times, in his current column, decides somewhat incoherently, that the paper was wrong to blow the whistle on a semi-secret government spying program targeting, among others, U.S. citizens. If the job of the press isn’t to tell us when such things are going on, then the press has no […]

Blogging From Home Saves Day for Newspaper Website

At the Providence Journal, where a systems glitch made for big problems, Sheila Lennon volunteered: to stay home and take emails from reporters and editors. I would publish The Providence Journal’s breaking news on the Web by myself all day from our home den, barefoot. I would email headlines, permalinks and timestamps back to the […]