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Slate's Schafer on the Atlantic's talk radio article — and by extension, Fox News

My friend Harvey was kind enough to forward this one to me. It's by Slate's media critic Jack Schafer and analyzes Fox News from the perspective offered in an Atlantic Monthly article on talk radio. An excerpt: The best article I've ever read about the contemporary cable TV-news business is a story about a Los […]

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'Are bloggers journalists? San Francisco says yes'

This story is from the Silicon Valley Watcher. It was published Monday, so the 'tomorrow' in it actually refers to Tuesday. An excerpt: San Francisco will tomorrow become the first jurisdiction in the country to declare that bloggers should be treated no differently than traditional media. That's what the San Francisco City Attorney will state at […]

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Suggestions for cultivating a New York club kid look

I can think of no article that is less relevant to my life (nor any lifestyle that is less achievable or, frankly, desirable), but I thought the concept was interesting. So here goes nothing. An excerpt from the NYT story: New York is the mother ship of possibility, a city where dreams are expected to […]

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What, no KOS?

I caught a ride from work tonight with a colleague and got dropped on College St., where I took a westbound-streetcar home. But at Bathurst and College, I noticed a disturbing sight: the KOS sign had been replaced with on reading 'Picadilly,' offering Italian and Middle Eastern fare. To that I say, WTF?!?! KOS, in its old incarnation, was […]

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