Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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Farewell, Mr. Anderson

Jack Anderson, one of the great muckrakers in the history of American journalism, passed away Saturday at age 83. An excerpt from the NYT story: Jack Anderson, whose investigative column once appeared in more than 1,000 newspapers with 40 million readers, won a Pulitzer Prize and prompted J. Edgar Hoover to call him “lower than […]

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The slow exodus of New York's creative class

Artists, architects, fashion designers … New York used to be a magnet for them. But as the cost of real estate and health care skyrockets, and other locales are willing to cut them a deal, many are fleeing the metropolis. Some excerpts from the NYT story: … 20 years ago, New York was the headquarters for […]

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Bill's household question of the week

How can one determine when sauerkraut has gone bad? Taste or smell don't appear to be accurate indicators.

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