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Tag Archives: Slate
Well the Doc opened the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, Did you see this story in the New York Times yesterday? City Unveils a Campaign to Improve Girls’ Self-Esteem The fashion industry and Madison Avenue are … Continue reading
The New York Times roll-your-own tradition has continued with the recent coming-out party of A.G. Sulzberger, the latest entrant in the family business. From the start his sinecure propelled the Nepotism Patrol into DEFCON 4 – but not so fast wrote … Continue reading
Slate has announced layoffs that include media critic Jack Shafer (via Romenesko). Shafer says he’ll continue to be a contributor to Slate, but still, that’s just wrong. O tempora! O moreso!
Today’s New York Times features a Political Memo that puts the accent on Newt Gingrich: All That Glitters May Redefine Run by Gingrich WASHINGTON — To the long list of rich-guy foibles that turned into defining campaign moments — John … Continue reading
Slate blogiator Mickey Kaus is leading two lives. The longtime author of Kausfiles decided last month to launch a quixotic challenge to Barbara Boxer (D-They Call Me Senator Boxer) in California’s Democratic Senate primary. One problem: What to do about … Continue reading