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Why the Wall Street Journal Is a Great Newspaper (‘A Confederacy of Dunces’ Edition)

This weekend’s Wall Street Journal features another winner in its Masterpiece series examining major works of art. The latest installment (by Danny Heitman, a columnist for the Advocate newspaper in Louisiana): The Big Easy Slacker’s Manual As another commencement season … Continue reading

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BP = Better Press/Bitter Pills

After years of being a whipping boy for its Deepwater Horizon debacle, British petroleum giant BP is starting to get some love from the news media. Start with this piece in Bloomberg Businessweek headlined Spillapalooza: How BP Got Screwed in … Continue reading

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Local Editorials: Carnival Cruise Damage Control No Triumph

Saturday’s local dailies both editorialized about the Carnival Cruise to Nightmare, but they had very – wait for it – different criticisms about the cruise line’s response. Boston Globe editorial: Cruise ship owner: Facing the Heat While passengers on the … Continue reading

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