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Reimagining the Globe and Mail

 In a post at Inkless Wells about the virtual round table on Canadian journalism, Macleans' Paul Wells also posted an email from Globe and Mail editor Edward Greenspon about “reimagining” the newspaper. See it here.

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Press gallery dinner coverage

Here's the CTV.ca story. It contains video of PM PM's and the GG's speeches. In the blogosphere, there were some posts at The Dirt, CalgaryGrit (probably the best one), and Conservative Life (funny Martin picture there). Macleans' Paul Wells took a bit of a shot last night from PM PM. Martin said he did 20 hours' […]

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Yo, Toro: Anyone awake over there?

One of the privileges of being a Globe and Mail subscriber is getting Toro magazine for free. As a result, you get top-quality magazine writing buttressed by razor-sharp editing … er, most of the time. Take  the November 2005 issue. On the cover is Steve Nash. The lede talks about a late-season game between the […]

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Regrets about Miller? NYT's Keller has a few

NYT executive editor Bill Keller talked with his staff Friday about what, in retrospect, he'd have done differently in the Judith Miller case. Some excerpts: In a memorandum sent to the staff while he was traveling overseas, Mr. Keller said he wished he had “sat her down for a thorough debriefing” after Ms. Miller had […]

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NYT's public editor on The Miller Mess

NYT public editor Byron Calame said while he's heartened by some aspects of the paper's response to the Judith Miller Problem, “the article and Ms. Miller's account also uncovered new information that suggested the journalistic practices of Ms. Miller and Times editors were more flawed than I had feared.” Some excerpts: The Times must now […]

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Mo Dowd blasts Judith Miller

In her Saturday column, the NYT's Maureen Dowd popped off a few rounds at her colleague Judith Miller, to wit:  She never knew when to quit. That was her talent and her flaw. Sorely in need of a tight editorial leash, she was kept on no leash at all, and that has hurt this paper and […]

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