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  • Venezuelan Globovision editor Nairobi Pinto kidnapped

    04/09/2014 7:27:14 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 11 replies
    BBC (Latin America) ^ | 7 April 2014 Last updated at 20:45 ET | none stated
    The assignment editor of the Venezuelan TV news network Globovision has been kidnapped, according to her father. Nairobi Pinto was seized by two masked gunmen at her home in the capital Caracas, her father Luis said. He asked the kidnappers to "see sense" and release his daughter.
  • Bang! Editor fired after publishing gun-owner map

    08/08/2013 11:04:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 08/08/2013
    The editor of the New York newspaper that created a furor by publishing the names and addresses of gun-permit owners suddenly is out of a job. According to the Rockland Times, a competitor to the Gannett-owned Rockland County Journal News, editor Caryn McBride is among the casualties of a recent purge at the Journal News. The report said 17 journalists were among a total of 26 staff members at the Journal News who were let go. It was the Journal News that in 2012 published the names and addresses of all gun owners in Westchester and Rockland counties under the...
  • Times Free Press responds to inaccuracies in coverage of Drew Johnson firing (Obama editorial)

    08/03/2013 6:21:09 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 13 replies
    Chattanooga Times Free-Press ^ | August 2nd, 2013 | Staff Report
    Contrary to statements made by former Free Press editor Drew Johnson and national media reports, Johnson was told on multiple prior occasions not to make material changes to editorials or headlines once they were approved by the editor responsible for the page. On Monday night, Johnson changed the approved headline on his Tuesday editorial from, “Keep your jobs plan to yourself, Mr. President: Your policies have harmed Chattanooga enough already” to “Take your jobs plan and shove it, Mr. President: Your policies have harmed Chattanooga enough.” However, he waited until his editor had left for the day before changing the...
  • Did White House Have Something To Do With Chattanooga Editor's Firing?

    08/02/2013 5:00:46 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 65 replies
    Investors.com ^ | August 2, 2013 | Editorial
    Media: A Tennessee newspaper fired an editor over a hard-hitting editorial denouncing President Obama's jobs plan on the very day the president came to town to tout it. This has the odor of White House revanchism. ngbfThe Chattanooga Times Free Press insists that its firing of Drew Johnson for the title of his editorial, "Take Your Jobs Plan And Shove It, Mr. President," was unrelated to content, and merely a case of an insubordinate editor changing his headline to a riff on a song by Nashville singer Johnny PayCheck over another headline. Frankly, it's hard to believe. For one thing,...
  • Newspaper Editor Fired Over 'Shove It' Obama Headline

    08/01/2013 2:22:01 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/1/2013 | John Nolte
    Drew Johnson, the editorial page editor of the Chattanooga Times Free Press was fired after 14 months on the job for publishing an editorial with a headline that read: "Take your jobs plan and shove it, Mr. President." The editorial ran Tuesday, the same day Obama visited Chattanooga. The powers-that-be posted a notice Thursday explaining the firing: The headline was inappropriate for this newspaper. It was not the original headline approved for publication, and Johnson violated the normal editing process when he changed the headline. The newspaper’s decision to terminate Johnson had nothing to do with the content of the...
  • Newspaper Editor Sues Readers for Defaming Her Character

    07/17/2013 3:46:14 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 13 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 7-17-2013 | Randy Hall
    Here's something you don't see every day: a newspaper editor suing six readers for $25,000 in damages including “humiliation, mortification and embarrassment,” “sleeplessness and anxiety” and “mental anguish.” The lawsuit was filed last year by Lori Kilchermann, general manager and editor of the Ionia Sentinel-Standard in Michigan, for running a photograph taken two years earlier during a GOP fund-raising event at a barn in Ionia County, along with a story about a methamphetamine bust in the same structure on Feb. 10, 2012. The picture on the Sentinel-Standard website showed Republican candidates Rick Snyder and Brian Calley, along with Kristy Cuttle,...
  • Colorado editor advocates sending NRA ‘monsters’ to Guantanamo

    05/03/2013 5:24:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 81 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 5/3/13 | David Codrea
    “I now agree that it’s fruitless to give the benefit of the doubt to people who are so obviously corrupt, so clearly malevolent, so bent on hurting innocent people for their own sick gain,” Aurora Sentinel editor Dave Perry wrote in an April 25 editorial. “No more due process in the clear-cut case of insidious terrorism. “When the facts are so clearly before all Americans, for the whole world to see, why bother with this country’s odious and cumbersome system of justice?” he asked. “Send the guilty monsters directly to Guantanamo Bay for all eternity and let them rot in...
  • Newsweek Editor Calls Obama "sort of God" - Literally

    01/21/2013 7:29:38 AM PST · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/21/13 | newsbusters
    June 6, 2009: "Well, we were the good guys in 1984, it felt that way. It hasn't felt that way in recent years. So Obama's had, really, a different task We're seen too often as the bad guys. And he he has a very different job from Reagan was all about America, and he talked about it. Obama is 'we are above that now.' We're not just parochial, we're not just chauvinistic, we're not just provincial. We stand for something - I mean, in a way Obama's standing above the country, above above the world, he's sort of God." "Yeah,"...
  • John Cook, Gawker writer who published two-year-old list of ‘gun-owning [expletive],’ promoted

    01/10/2013 3:33:35 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 1/10/13 | Staff
    Kristina Lucarelli @KristinaLuca AJ's out at Gawker, Cook's in, the world keeps turning for folks not in NYC media, because they don't know/care who either one is. 10 Jan 13 Reply Retweet Favorite Sigh. We hadn’t really heard of Gawker writer John Cook until just this week, when he made a splash by publishing a two-year-old list of legal, registered gun owners in New York City. Sure, the list was out of date, and the morally questionable stunt had already been pulled by the folks at the Journal News in suburban New York. Cook gave the piece his own special...
  • OWS Letter to the Editor in USA Today: We Will Storm Wall Street With Guns

    02/22/2012 12:49:43 PM PST · by Nachum · 53 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 2/22/12 | Ben Shapiro
    Over at USA Today, a self-employed massage therapist from Austin, TX has a letter to the editor responding to an editorial suggesting that Occupy Wall Street has lost its way. (Snip) '' So maybe they should take up their Second Amendment-sanctioned guns and storm Wall Street and our nation’s capitals. If our country doesn’t change, it could very well come to that one day.'' Notice the language here. Rich Latta, the author, threatens outright to head to Wall Street with firearms. Janet Napolitano, where are you? He says they out to head to Washington, D.C. packing heat. Secret Service, you’re
  • Washington Post managing editor claims objectivity, tweets bias

    05/09/2011 11:30:16 AM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5/9/11 | Matthew Boyle
    The Washington Post’s managing editor, Raju Narisetti, opened his Twitter account on Monday morning with an anti-Defense Department, pro-Education Department tweet. “Thought encounter of the day: ‘Would be good if our schools are fully funded and DoD has to hold a bake sale to buy its next fighter jet,’” Narisetti tweeted. The Post newsroom boss absolves any comments he makes that would question his self-proclaimed objectivity by issuing a disclaimer at the top of his Twitter account, in which he describes himself as “Managing Editor, The Washington Post.” “Any perceived opinions are accidental and links are not endorsements,” Narisetti describes...
  • (Vanity) Tech help - save a LONG screen from CMD.exe

    04/26/2011 6:52:01 AM PDT · by Blueflag · 40 replies
    The Windows Vista experience ^ | 26 April 2011 | blueflag
    NET: WHAT is the DOS command to save a screen full of text in CMD.exe background) This is a friend's VISTA home premium machine I am 'laying hands on' trying to fix other issues. I don't want it on my network, so I can't print. I *DO* want to save the entire contents of the CMD.exe window to a .txt file. details: Because my DOS skills have faded, I need some advice. On a SEPARATE computer, I have the need to SAVE to a notepad file a long report an app created in the CMD.exe window. I know how to...
  • Sports Illustrated Editor: 'The Model's Personality Is Just as Important as Her Looks'

    02/16/2011 6:43:17 PM PST · by Nachum · 53 replies · 1+ views
    fox news ^ | 2/16/11 | Hollie McKay
    The 2011 Edition of the famed “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit” issue hit newsstands across the country on Tuesday, featuring a bevy of beauties including covergirl Irina Shayk, Brooklyn Decker, Cintia Dicker and Julie Henderson. But it turns out that earning a coveted spot inside the glossy magazine takes more than just a fabulous figure and features. t's what’s inside that matters. “We’re in constant touch with the New York modeling agencies, and they always let us know if they get a girl they think is the right fit for us because there aren’t that many that are as shapely and full-bodied...
  • THE EDITOR'S COLUMN: Facts top feelings, change views on gun issues

    02/12/2011 7:00:55 AM PST · by marktwain · 16 replies
    opposingviews.com ^ | 10 February, 2011 | Tom Skoch
    AFTER reading through reporter Taylor Dungjen’s front page story today on the relatively trouble-free growth of concealed carry of handguns in Ohio, I have to admit I was wrong. Back in 2004, when Ohio’s law allowing licensed concealed carry of handguns was adopted, I was among the opponents who thought it would make public shoot-outs common and fill the streets with blood. In part, my view was molded by the accidental gunshot death of a person I very much admired. He was the guy who gave me my first newspaper byline, as a matter of fact. We worked together on...
  • WaPo Editor Tells Keith Olbermann 'Michele Bachman Has a History of Saying Crazy-Ass Things'

    01/07/2011 8:44:39 AM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 1/7/11 | Noel Sheppard
    Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and Washington Post associate editor Eugene Robinson said on national television Thursday that Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has a history of saying "crazy-ass things." After doing so on MSNBC's "Countdown," Robinson was offered $100 by Keith Olbermann if he would title his next article using exactly those words (video follows with transcript and commentary):
  • New York Times Editor BillKeller is a registered Democrat

    12/16/2010 6:36:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/16/10 | Steven Nelson
    According to voter registration records, New York Times Editor Bill Keller is a registered Democrat. Keller has been registered as a Democrat since 1998 with his Manhattan apartment listed on forms as his address.The New York Times has long been criticized by conservatives as politically biased in favor of Democrats. In 2007 a Rasmussen poll found that 40% of Americans believe the paper has a liberal bias.Bob Christie, senior vice president for corporate communications of The Times Company, told The Daily Caller, “in terms of Bill’s affiliations, the fact that he votes is a matter of public record and
  • Politico online news editor dumbstruck that mandatory auto insurance is constitutional

    12/14/2010 9:21:39 AM PST · by Nachum · 44 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/14/10 | Jeff Poor
    Russ Walker, online news editor for Politico, is confused why the government can mandate one type of insurance and not another Leave it to one of the wizards of allegedly objective Politico to trot out this tired analogy. Russ Walker, who describes himself as an editor and a Politico employee, declared his confusion why it was “constitutionally OK” to mandate auto insurance but not health insurance after a federal judge deemed the mandatory health insurance provision of ObamaCare unconstitutional.
  • CNN Editor Mourns Death of Hezbollah's Spiritual Leader

    07/06/2010 9:42:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    weekly standard ^ | 7/5/10 | Daniel Halper
    How did CNN senior editor of Middle East affairs Octavia Nasr celebrate July 4? By mourning the passing of Hezbollah's Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah. Here's what the CNN editor posted on her Twitter account: Sad to hear of the passing of Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah.. One of Hezbollah's giants I respect a lot..#Lebanon Fadlallah "famously justified suicide bombings," as the New York Times recalls in its obituary for him: In a 2002 interview with the British newspaper The Telegraph, he was quoted as saying of the Palestinians: “They have had their land stolen, their families killed, their homes destroyed, and...
  • New Yorker Editor David Remnick a Racist In Journalist’s Clothing

    06/22/2010 5:11:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    big journalism ^ | 6/22/10 | Jeff Dunetz
    There was a particularly disturbing segment during Howard Kurtz’ Reliable Sources program on CNN this weekend. Host Howard Kurtz was interviewing David Remnick, Editor-in-Chief of the New Yorker, who was “pimping” his new book “The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama.” Kurtz asked Remnick a question about the love affair between the mainstream press and Obama during the campaign to which he answered the media was in love with the narrative of having an African-American win the presidency and that was a legitimate approach for a journalist to have.
  • Influential NYT Editor Sam Tanenhaus: 'Extremist,' Know-Nothing Tea Partiers Like Birchers

    04/28/2010 11:56:42 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies · 471+ views
    newsbusters ^ | 4/28/10 | Clay Waters
    Sam Tanenhaus, editor of “The New York Times Book Review” and “Week in Review,” and the author of the book, “The Death of Conservatism,” went on Rachel Maddow's MSNBC talk show Monday night to discuss her being featured in a fundraising letter from the right-wing John Birch Society. But the friendly chat soon veered off into a comparison of the nationalist John Birch Society to the Tea Party movement, with Tanenhaus confidently proclaiming “there are no serious ideas left on the right.”
  • Dede Allen dies at 86; editor revolutionized imagery, sound and pace in U.S. films

    04/18/2010 7:46:02 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 5 replies · 407+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 18, 2010 | Claudia Luther
    Dede Allen, the film editor whose seminal work on Robert Rossen's "The Hustler" in 1961 and especially on Arthur Penn's "Bonnie and Clyde" in 1967 brought a startling new approach to imagery, sound and pace in American movies, died Saturday. She was 86.
  • Newsweek Editor Promotes Obama View that Opponents Are 'Afraid of the Future,' and ..

    04/08/2010 10:10:42 AM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies · 721+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 4/8/10 | Tim Graham
    Unsurprisingly, Newsweek editor Jon Meacham bowed deeply to New Yorker editor David Remnick and his new book on their agreed-upon hero, Barack Obama: "envy gives way to admiration" of Remnick’s skills, he wrote in his "Top of the Week" commentary in the magazine. Meacham hyped the notion that when asked about the "racial component of the opposition," Obama told Remnick "I tend to be fairly forgiving about the anxiety that people feel about change."
  • Letters to the Editor

    03/29/2010 10:23:10 AM PDT · by msrngtp2002 · 10 replies · 867+ views
    Times Observer ^ | 3/29/2010 | Pete Westover
    I‘m glad national health finally passed...
  • Another type of socialized medicine

    03/21/2010 9:02:49 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 10 replies · 313+ views
    pioneer press ^ | 3-21-10 | Socialist Steve
    The effort by Republicans to sue the government for requiring everyone to have health insurance is based on flawed logic. The sponsor of the bill claims that requiring citizens to carry health insurance is like forcing everyone to buy a car. This comparison is false based on how each decision affects other people. If I choose not to have an automobile, that decision affects only me and my immediate family members. However, if I choose not to buy health insurance, and I have a serious illness or injury, guess who pays when I show up at the emergency room —...
  • Obama Website for Robo-Letters-to-Editors can also be Used for Good

    11/17/2009 10:36:34 AM PST · by anymouse · 13 replies · 856+ views
    e-mail | November 17, 2009
    Barack Obama's "Organizing for America" has put the call out for people to Email their local papers and write a letter to the editor. They have created a VERY easy and fast way to write all your local papers with just a few key strokes. PLEASE take a minute to do this today and jump behind enemy lines to help kill the bill. Here's what we need to do : Go to : http://my.democrats.org/page/speakout/posthouseLTE 1. Put in your Zip code. You will be redirected to a page where you enter all your address information. 2. Check all the boxes for...
  • Help please...need Ringtone Editor

    11/08/2009 12:26:36 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 21 replies · 667+ views
    11-08-2009 | menemenetekelupharsin
    Please help...need a good ringtone editor to edit ringtones on a CD to use on my Sprint Katana phone. The Blaze Media Pro program says my trial period is expired. Thanks.
  • Religion editor who asked "Is God Dead?", dies

    09/19/2009 5:00:51 AM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies · 825+ views
    Deacon's Bench ^ | September 18, 2009 | DEACON GREG KANDRA
    His question about God's death startled and shocked the world, and set off a firestorm of controversy. But when John T. Elson died, few people noticed. The New York Times didn't run this remembrance until 10 days after his passing. But I think it may be worth noting -- as one person says -- that Elson was "catholic with a capital C and a small c." His story: All journalists want to write a story that makes a big splash. John T. Elson, the religion editor at Time magazine, was no exception. But in 1966 he got more than he...
  • NYT Editor Offers Tepid Excuses for Lack of Van Jones Coverage

    09/09/2009 3:37:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 1,094+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 9/9/09 | Lachlan Markay
    A top editor at the New York Times this week owned up to the paper’s lack of coverage of the controversy surrounding former Green Jobs Czar Van Jones. Rather than leaving it there, however, the editor noted the paper’s minimal online coverage, insisted that the Washington bureau was short-staffed, and suggested that Jones and his contentious positions really were not important enough to cover at length.
  • HEALTH CARE "WINGNUT" WRITES NEWSPAPER EDITOR AND CONGRESSMAN ADAM SCHIFF

    08/21/2009 12:38:35 PM PDT · by WayneLusvardi · 4 replies · 467+ views
    Pasadena Sub Rosa ^ | August 21, 2009 | Jerome J. Jahn
    To: Larry Wilson, Public Editor, Pasadena Star News http://www.insidesocal.com/publiceye/2009/08/the_friday_column_truths_for_t.html#comments "Mr. Wilson, I don't understand you liberals; you claim you are for total freedom of speech, yet when anyone disagrees with you, we are immediately called "wingnuts" un-American, mobs, Nazis, Astroturf and worse. My reply to you, Sir is the same as I wrote to Congressman Schiff. My letter follows: August 19, 2009 Congressman Adam Schiff 29th Congressional District 87 N. Raymond Avenue, Suite 800 Pasadena, CA 91103 Dear Congressman Schiff, My wife and I and several friends attended your “Town Hall” meeting last week. We have never before attended any...
  • Study: Editor-reader gap in news sites

    04/08/2008 8:43:54 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 112+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/8/08 | Anick Jesnunan - ap
    NEW YORK - Newspaper readers agree with editors on the basics of what makes good journalism, but they are more apt to want looser rules for online conversations, a new study on news credibility has found. Newspapers highly discourage anonymous remarks, for instance, and editors are more likely than readers to want that principle applied to reader comments online, according to the Online Journalism Credibility Study released Tuesday by the Associated Press Managing Editors group and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri. Some 70 percent of editors surveyed said requiring commenters to disclose their identities...
  • Haaretz Editor Asked US Secretary of State to "Rape" Israel

    12/27/2007 6:51:51 AM PST · by Nachum · 61 replies · 259+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 12-27-2007 | Ezra HaLevi
    (IsraelNN.com) Haaretz’s Chief Editor asked US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to “rape” Israel, using other unsavory terminology as well in his request for American pressure. The comments were made during a confidential briefing by Rice on September 10, during one of many visits to the Jewish state. The meeting was attended by about 20 heads of the most senior Israeli think tanks and media leaders, including Landau, at the residence of US Ambassador Richard Jones. Following the briefing, those present at the dinner offered their views and comments on the state of affairs in the Middle East. Landau, who...
  • Betraying Its Own Best Interests (NYT Editor Admits Favorable Rate to MoveOn)

    09/23/2007 5:21:34 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 122 replies · 880+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 09/23/07 | Clark Hoyt
    FOR nearly two weeks, The New York Times has been defending a political advertisement that critics say was an unfair shot at the American commander in Iraq. But I think the ad violated The Times’s own written standards, and the paper now says that the advertiser got a price break it was not entitled to... ---snip--- Did MoveOn.org get favored treatment from The Times? And was the ad outside the bounds of acceptable political discourse? The answer to the first question is that MoveOn.org paid what is known in the newspaper industry as a standby rate of $64,575 that it...
  • Dinosaur Media find itself in Tar Pits

    09/13/2007 7:55:27 AM PDT · by biscuit jane · 5 replies · 364+ views
    Editor and Publisher .com ^ | 09/12/07 | Joe Strupp
    'User' Sites Choose Different News Than Mainstream Outlets By Joe Strupp Published: September 12, 2007 12:05 AM ET NEW YORK Mainstream media outlets may not be offering up the stories online users most want to read, according to a new survey that found user-generated news sites like Yahoo give top billing to different stories than mainstream organizations...
  • More Police, Charges Follow Editor's Death (Muslims - Oakland)

    08/08/2007 3:21:47 PM PDT · by blam · 14 replies · 596+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 8-8-2007
    More police, charges follow editor's death OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The killing of a newspaper editor in Oakland, Calif., has led to a number of local arrests and prompted the arrival of a state gang task force unit. Just as a California Highway Patrol anti-gang unit was being sent into the area to help investigate the death of Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey, police arrested members of a local violent faction, The Oakland Tribune said Wednesday. Among the members of Your Black Muslim Bakery charged on Tuesday was the faction's reported leader, Yusuf Bey IV. The suspects are...
  • 'Al-Qaeda' threatens to kill newspaper editor

    01/23/2007 8:15:32 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 26 replies · 948+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 24 January 2007 | Rebecca Weisser
    A MAN claiming to represent al-Qaeda in Australia has left a telephone message at an Arabic Australian newspaper threatening to kill its editor-in-chief and destroy its offices in Sydney and Melbourne. Apparently reading from a script, the Arabic-speaking caller threatened to butcher every Iraqi Kurd and Shiite in Australia. ASIO and NSW police are investigating the message, left for al-Furat editor-in-chief Hussein Khoshnow 10 days ago. The caller claims his "well-structured organisation" will track down the names and addresses of the newspaper's reporters. "We will destroy the newspaper's headquarters in Sydney very soon, God willing," the caller says. "We will...
  • Ex-Gossip Editor Convicted on Sex Charge (MSM Pervert)

    12/28/2006 12:07:46 PM PST · by CAWats · 17 replies · 872+ views
    breitbart.com ^ | Dec 28, 2006 | CAWats
    Former Us Weekly gossip columnist Timothy McDarrah, arrested in New York last year by undercover federal agents, has been found guilty of charges related to soliciting sex with a minor. McDarrah, a former reporter at the Las Vegas Sun, was arrested after being charged with trying to seduce an undercover federal agent posing on the Internet as a 13-year-old girl. He was charged with one count of using a computer and the Internet "to attempt to entice, induce, coerce and persuade a minor to engage in sexual activity," according to an indictment handed up in November He was convicted Dec....
  • Gyllenhaal become Miami Herald executive editor (Editor Leaves Minneapolis Star and Tribune)

    12/15/2006 12:41:27 PM PST · by shrinkermd · 18 replies · 562+ views
    Poynter Online ^ | 15 December 2006 | Jim Romenesko
    After almost five years at the Star Tribune, our editor, Anders Gyllenhaal, has been called to a new challenge: to be the executive editor of the Miami Herald, another McClatchy newspaper and the paper where, earlier in his career, he earned a good many of his journalistic stripes. As Anders said in a note to the newsroom: "I want you to know this has been a very difficult decision that has kept me awake many nights. In the end, my family and I decided to take a kind of homecoming, returning to the place where Beverly and I met, where...
  • Rosenthal Replaces Collins as 'NYT' Editorial Page Chief

    10/12/2006 4:32:15 PM PDT · by shrinkermd · 11 replies · 470+ views
    Editor and Publisher ^ | 12 October 2006 | E&P Staff
    NEW YORK Andrew Rosenthal, deputy editorial page editor, has been named editorial page editor of The New York Times, effective January 1. He will succeed Gail Collins, the newspaper announced this afternoon. She plans to take a leave of absence to complete a sequel to her 2003 book "America's Women." When she returns to the paper it will be to write an Op-Ed column starting next July. How this might alter the paper's Op-Ed lineup is not known
  • Letter to the Editor on Immigration (CLASSIC LETTER)

    09/05/2006 7:54:20 PM PDT · by Chicos_Bail_Bonds · 7 replies · 1,718+ views
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  • They published but edited my letter

    08/28/2006 11:44:13 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 4 replies · 307+ views
    http://bmovies.blogspot.com/ ^ | August 27, 2006 | bmovies
    They published but edited my letter! I am refering to the New York Daily News. Now, I don't want to be blowing my own horn. I've had my letters to the editor to magazines and newspapers published many times before (including in the NY Daily News). So this is not a new experience for me. But after a long time of not writing to any letters to any editors, there was one case where I couldn't help myself and wrote a response to another persons letter to the editor in the NY Daily News. People have been writing in about...
  • In Memoriam: Science Fiction Editor Jim Baen has died. . .

    06/29/2006 10:42:51 AM PDT · by Salgak · 25 replies · 1,295+ views
    Friends, I bear bad news. SF editor and founder of Baen Books, Jim Baen, died quietly around 5PM yesterday, June 28, 2006. The source link has his obituary, written by his friend and fellow author and editor, David Drake. Editor extraordinaire, friend of the fans, patriot. Jim will be greatly missed. . . .
  • Former New York Times executive editor A.M. 'Abe' Rosenthal dies at 84

    05/10/2006 7:44:54 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 666+ views
    ap on San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 5/10/06 | Richard Pyle - ap
    NEW YORK – A.M. Rosenthal, a demanding editor who lifted The New York Times from economic doldrums in the 1970s and molded it into a journalistic juggernaut known for distinguished reporting of national and world affairs, died Wednesday at age 84. He died of complications from a stroke he suffered two weeks ago, the Times said. Rosenthal, known as Abe, spent virtually all of his working life at the Times, beginning as a lowly campus stringer in 1943. He rose to police reporter, foreign correspondent, managing editor and finally to the exalted office of executive editor, a post he held...
  • Insurgent to ambassador: Journal editor tells harrowing tale (Air University Public Affairs)

    02/23/2006 4:23:18 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 467+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Feb 23, 2006 | Jon Sladek
    MAXWELL-GUNTER AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. (AFPN) -- When Algerian-born Remy Mauduit, editor of the new French edition of the Air and Space Power Journal, sees terrorism and insurgency taking place in Iraq, he recalls a time when he, too, was an insurgent. Life was not good for Algerian citizens in the early 1950s. After French colonization, native Algerians were prisoners in their own country. "We were second-class citizens," Mr. Mauduit said. "The French had all the highest positions, all the land, basically everything. We (Algerians) could never get anywhere, regardless of our education." Tired of the occupation, a group of...
  • The New York Times executive editor writes to me

    01/20/2006 8:39:02 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 41 replies · 1,925+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 1/20/06 | Thomas Lifson
    The situation is worse at the New York Times than I thought. Bill Keller, executive editor of the Times, sent me an email the other day. At least I think it is an email to me from the Bill Keller who runs Grey Lady’s editorial staff. Actually, it is quite plausible that Mr. Keller might be writing me. My article on the fake photo published on the New York Times website has spread far and wide in the blogosphere, and it picked up talk radio coverage from some of the big national shows. It even broke through just a bit...
  • Poison pen or brave crusader? (Scarface meets the Waltons)

    12/18/2005 2:03:12 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 30 replies · 925+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | December 18, 2005 | CAMERON McWHIRTER
    Blairsville — To some in this mountain town, this is a troubling tale of what happens when a rogue journalist arrives from the big city, distorting facts and poisoning goodwill. To others, it is the saga of an outsider exposing corruption and challenging Goliaths within a tightknit rural community. To anyone with access to Google, it's the surreal story of a conspiracy theorist and fringe presidential candidate who once broke a briefly infamous story about Bush family financial links to a Nazi sympathizer — a story that nearly destroyed him. This journalist tried to leave his mental and legal problems...
  • IRAN: MORE JOURNALISTS FALL VICTIM TO WAR ON MEDIA

    10/22/2005 5:18:42 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 8 replies · 554+ views
    IRAN: MORE JOURNALISTS FALL VICTIM TO WAR ON MEDIA Tehran, 19 Oct. (AKI) - Another journalist has fallen victim to the wave of media repression sweeping Iran. Issa Saharkhiz, editor of the monthly Aftab (the Sun) and president of an association of Iranian newspaper editors has been banned from working as a journalist or editor for the next six months. Other casualties of the apparent war on the media include Omid Sheikhian, a well-known Iranian blogger sentenced to a year in prison and two lashes and Jalal Jalalizadeh, editor-in-chief of the magazine Sirvan, who has been summoned to Tehran's court...
  • Editor Says He Missed Miller 'Alarm Bells' (NYT Editor)

    10/21/2005 5:13:36 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies · 1,371+ views
    AP & Yahoo ^ | 10/21/05 | John Solomon - AP
    WASHINGTON - The New York Times' Judith Miller belatedly gave prosecutors her notes of a key meeting in the CIA leak probe only after being shown White House records of it, and her boss declared Friday she appeared to have misled the newspaper about her role. In a dramatic e-mail, Executive Editor Bill Keller wrote Times' employees he wished he'd more carefully interviewed Miller and had "missed what should have been significant alarm bells" that she had been the recipient of leaked information about the CIA officer at the heart of the case. "Judy seems to have misled (Times Washington...
  • Times editor says she regrets Miller case

    10/15/2005 4:43:54 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 61 replies · 2,628+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/15/05 | Larry McShane - ap
    NEW YORK - Shortly after tasting freedom for the first time in nearly three months, New York Times reporter Judith Miller went for a massage and a manicure. She enjoyed a martini, a steak dinner and the fresh air. That was the easy part. The once-jailed reporter's subsequent return to the paper's 43rd Street newsroom, where she was viewed as a polarizing figure, was fraught with anxiety. She found her co-workers "confused and perplexed" about her jail term for protecting a Bush administration source, and about her paper's apparent inability to rein in the Pulitzer Prize- winner, according to a...
  • Oscar winning director Robert Wise dies

    LOS ANGELES -- Robert Wise, who won four Oscars as producer and director of the classic 1960s musicals "West Side Story" and "The Sound of Music," has died. He was 91. Wise died Wednesday of heart failure after falling ill and being rushed to the University of California, Los Angeles, Medical Center, family friend and longtime entertainment agent Lawrence Mirisch told The Associated Press. Mirisch said Wise had appeared in good health when he celebrated his 91st birthday Saturday. Wise was nominated for seven Oscars, including the four he won, during a career that spanned more than 50 years. The...
  • Newspaper editor charged under anti-racism laws following article

    08/10/2005 11:57:04 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 6 replies · 645+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | 8/10/05 | Frank Urquhart
    THE editor of a Scottish weekly newspaper is facing possible prosecution under Britain's anti-racism laws, following the publication of an article claiming that a massive refugee camp could be built in Scotland. Alan Buchan, the publisher and editor of the North East Weekly, a free sheet based in Peterhead, was arrested by officers from Grampian Police in connection with the publication of an editorial in the latest issue of the newspaper, headlined "Perverts and Refugees". Mr Buchan was charged under a section of the Public Order Act which gives the police powers to arrest any person whom they suspect of...