Just getting this on the record: I still personally hate anyone who has ever used a “Call it a/the case of …” lede (including, unless I’m very much mistaken, myself many years ago in a weak and foolish moment). Also, “person of interest” is a stupidly meaningless and especially annoying example of cop talk that should never be used again ever by anyone anywhere. Too, descriptions of anyone as “award-winning” without an explanation of which awards and their relevance to the story at hand are dumb and only a poopy-head would use them.
Oh, dear: Obama and Clinton fundraising reports too big for the 65,536-row limit in older versions of Excel, allegedly causing headaches for the FEC and media. One hopes we would be past the point of being stymied by Office 2003, but apparently …
“Airbus is asking European governments to help cover the $18.2 billion in development costs for the A350, threatening to reignite a debate about the level of state support for the European jet maker and U.S. rival Boeing.”
I Can’t BELIEVE THIS MAN GETS PAID….to write meaning-LESS NONsense LIKE THIS—he seems a little MENTAL-ly ILL! What on earth does this man…DO ALL DAY!? Among ingrediants for NOTICABLE change:VERY BAD SPELLing! Abramsie, you’re doin’ a heckuva job!
Seems like about half of the comments I’ve left on WordPress-powered blogs running Akismet lately have been diverted into the spam queue. Maybe it knows something I don’t, but I’ll just put out a friendly reminder to check your spam folder every now and then for legitimate comments.
“So much of journalism blogging is preaching to the choir that you get the sense that if rest of the industry just would get out of the way already, everything would be fine. Things are a more complex than that …”