Interesting reading

  • John Drescher of The News & Observer, on how the paper is more popular than the president — and how it will soon have ads on the front page.
  • Connie Coyne of The Salt Lake Tribune, on reader complaints about biased headlines.
  • David Denby of The New Yorker, on a possible business model for newspaper Web sites.
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Interesting reading

  • Joe Grimm of Michigan State University and The Poynter Institute, on how to assemble a portfolio for online editing.
  • Rod Lurie, writer and producer of numerous TV shows and movies, on bloggers as “unchecked reporters” who lack editors.
  • Science blogger Bora Zivkovic, on the differences and similarities between newspapers and science.

Interesting reading

  • Steven Petrow, former president of the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association, on the use of “gay” as a synonym for “stupid.”
  • Lolita Baldor of The Associated Press, on the apparent fade of the phrase “war on terror” in the Obama administration.
  • Alan McDermott of Universal Press Syndicate, on editing The Writer’s Art, the language column by the retiring James Kilpatrick.