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Seriously, When Did ‘Based On’ Turn Into ‘Based Off Of’?

From our Syn Tax on Bad Grammar desk Well the hardworking staff was blithely perusing the relentless Brian Stelter’s CNN Reliable Sources newsletter let night when we came across this: Really? Based off of? The hardwincing staff has endured this example of American … Continue reading

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New York Times Editing Slashback: You Reap What You ‘Sew’

As CNN’s Brian Stelter noted yesterday, “fascinating public editor column by Liz Spayd, all about the NYT editing processes.” Readying The Times for Editing 3.0 THE NEW YORK TIMES has a reputation for impeccable editing. Not just because it can … Continue reading

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‘Mistah Kurtz – he dead’

MediaBistro’s Fishbowl DC has a thing about CNN/Daily Beast media hall monitor Howie Kurtz, who hit the daily double yesterday in the online dishateria. Hit #1: Mediaite Takes Kurtz to Woodshed Mediaite‘s White House reporter Tommy “I want to punch Wonkette’s dick writers  in … Continue reading

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