Tag Archives: Middle East

Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Ronald M. Firman Edition II)

For the second time in a month, Ronald M. Firman of Miami, FL has purchased a full-page ad in the New York Times to air his sentiments about Middle East affairs. First installment:     Yesterday’s Times addition:     We’ll … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Ronald M. Firman Edition)

From our Late to the Party of One desk As you splendid readers might – or might not – have noticed, the hardworking staff religiously records full-page ads in the New York Times paid for by above-average-means citizens. The latest installment appeared … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Herald Coverage Is Twinkie Dinkie)

Everybody has the Twinkie strikeout on the front page today. The New York Times:   Read the rest at IGTLTDT.

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WSJ NOT The Assignment Desk For NPR

Yesterday the hardworking staff wondered if there was any relationship between the Wall Street Journal’s Weekend Interview with Paul Johnson and a segment on Weekend All Things Considered, since both compared the current Middle East uprisings with the widespread European … Continue reading

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WSJ The Assignment Desk For NPR?

From the Wall Street Journal Weekend Interview with British historian Paul Johnson: Mr. Johnson says he doesn’t follow politics closely anymore, but he quickly warms to the subject of the Middle East. The rash of uprisings across the Arab world … Continue reading

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