Former White House press secretary Scott McLellan's memoirs have leaked, and he has blasted his former employer's handling of the Iraq war. The other current and former minions of Dubya have fought back. From the NYT: The cries of betrayal from former aides served as a stern warning to other potential turncoats that, despite some [...]
From the BBC: A journalist working for a private TV channel in Sri Lanka has been killed in the northern Jaffna peninsula, company officials say. The firm, Maharaja Television (MTV), says P Devakumaran and an associate died in the northern Navanthurai area of the peninsula. MTV News Director Susil Kindelpitiya said that Mr Devakumaran was [...]
A Washington Post reporter on his way out the door sneaks in a farewell to his readers. Here's the May 23 story (read the first letter of every paragraph). And here's the Editor and Publisher story about the buyouts at the venerable paper. (Thanks, Mungo)
In recent days, there have been suggestions that Oprah Winfrey's ratings have been declining because she stuck her nose into politics. And the lesson we should take from that is …? From the May 26 NYT, which opened by noting her ratings troubles in TV and circulation problems with her magazine: And while Ms. Winfrey still [...]
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This is a trip down memory lane, but late last year, the BBC ran two interesting items about the climate issue — A post on the Editors blog and a news story about whether climate skeptics were self-reporting censorship.