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Fatboy returns! July 14, 2011: Darth Murdoch


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Stop tuning out the murders in Prince George’s


Update: There are now 12 people killed in the county. Also, the Post wrote a round-up of the crime spate on A1. Unfortunately, still haven’t heard anything from our political leaders on this issue. 11 days, 11 dead. Depressing. Outrageous. … Continue reading

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More on journalism’s Internet viability


In a recent New Yorker profile, writer Ben McGrath gets the inside scoop on Nick Denton, who owns Gawker, a chain of blogs that really has revolutionized Internet news. Some might take exception to the sites being called news, but … Continue reading

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The unfair realities of online journalism


In the third quarter of this year, Facebook captured almost a quarter of Internet advertising views, according to The Washington Post. That translates to 297 billion ad impressions. While that stat is impressive, the one that jumps out more immediately … Continue reading

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Best job in Washington now open


Update: To all the peeps coming in from a link automatically generated at the bottom of the Post’s Rob Pegoraro and his departure letter, I don’t think the media beat at the Post is open anymore. I wrote that post … Continue reading

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Not bad for a free paper


Say what you want about the Washington Examiner’s editorial board, but it is pretty darn impressive that a giveaway newspaper is sending correspondents to Afghanistan. The paper also recently put on Washington Times vet Thom Loverro as a sports columnist. … Continue reading

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