Monthly Archives: January 2009

Dilbert to Loose Job

Marketplace interview with Dilbert creator reveals the famous cubicle-dweller is to get the boot.LINK

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News Chopper Sharing

Denver news stations announce plans to share helicopters to reduce costs. LINK

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Hollywood Papers Struggling

Hollywood papers threatened by layoffs and bloggers. LINK

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Brandeis to Close Museum and Sell Art

Brandeis University student newspaper, The Justice, reports that the school will close the Rose Museum and sell off the artwork to survive financial crisis. LINK

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Maine Campus Editor Makes Case for JuicyCampus

News Editor for University of Maine newspaper, The Maine Campus, makes a case for JuicyCampus.com. LINK

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Obamify Yourself

Remember that iconic blue and red Obama poster? This site lets you Obamify yourself. Here’s mine:

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Land for Journalists in Iraq

Iraq, the world’s most deadliest place to be a journalist, offers free land to those up to the job. LINK

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Newspapers as Non-Profits

A Times Op-Ed makes an argument for newspapers as not-for-profit organizations. (Shareholders might argue they already are!) LINK

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Mad Obama Cover

MAD magazine ushers in an era of hopelessness. LINK

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Biden Gaff

Media chide Veep Biden for putting his foot in his mouth. Are we keeping a running tally?

Actually, I think we should give the guy a break. Washington needs to get a sense of humor. LINK

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Sarah Who?

No. Not Sarah Who? SarahPAC! Sarah Palin launches a Political Action Committee to stay in the game. LINK

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John Updike Dies

Obits by Paul Theroux and others  in the New Yorker. LINK

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Chicago Student Suicide

Chicago Maroon reports on tragic suicide of University of Chicago student. LINK

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What’s an Extra Baby When You’re Expecting Seven

Extraordinary. A woman gives birth to eight babies. Scores of doctors and medical staff, who’d rehearsed for the event, thought she was going to have seven and were surprised by the eighth! LINK

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Hey Carlos, Can I have $250 Mil?

Why is Carlos Slim giving the New York Times $250 million? LINK

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