Leave it to the NYTimes to find a tasteful... →
Wisconsin Senator leaves wife for mistress; wife...
shortformblog: plan Some protesters in Wisconsin marched to the house of GOP State Sen. Randy Hopper, a Walker ally who will likely face a recall, to confront him about his anti-union policies. surprise! Upon arrival, Hopper’s wife informed them that the Senator had left her for and was now living with his 25 year-old mistress. Perhaps unsurprisingly, she also supports his recall. source
The Brevard County doctor who was arrested for groping a woman while dressed as...– No Jail Time For Man Arrested In Captain America Costume - News Story - WFTV Orlando
The name of the elementary school winner of Thursday’s Miami Herald Spelling Bee...– The correct spelling is D-‘-O-H. Corrections & Clarifications, March 11 - Corrections - MiamiHerald.com
The Copy Editor: Japan Now →
teeerieblr: I am a Japanese 24year old, living in Tokyo. The earthquakes occurred in two prefectures. Miyagi and Ibaragi. Both prefectures are placed in northern Japan, both facing the pacific ocean. Both points had a 8.8 magnitude earthquake. It seems there is a massive blackout in northern Japan. http://www.google.co.jp/intl/en/crisisresponse/japanquake2011.html In Tokyo, all...
Best headline you'll read all day, from the WSJ →
Charlie Sheen v Muammar Gaddafi: whose line is it...
guardian: “I have defeated this earthworm with my words – imagine what I would have done with my fire-breathing fist.” “Your face will melt off and your children will weep over your exploded body.” The US actor and the Libyan leader have produced some choice lines recently. Can you distinguish between them in our quiz?
New Statesman - Assange blames "Jewish"... →
shortformblog: negevrockcity: Countdown to new Wikileaks scandal in 5, 4, 3… *forehead slap*
Our charter language did not mention that a human had to serve. The way it was...– Mark Crawford, vice president of the Hillbrook/Tall Oaks Civic Association in Annandale, Va. and owner of the dog that was recently elected as president of said association. Crawford said he submitted his dog, Ms. Beatha Lee, as a candidate because he couldn’t convince any of his neighbors to run....
Fresh Air, 10:49AM
Me: Feel free to publish the piece on the Supreme Court when you're done editing.
Editor: I just realized that I could probably edit if I stopped tumblring. EUREKA!
Concussion Leaves 14-Year-Old Right-Handed... →
abcworldnews: File this under the category of things we didn’t know were possible.
Wondering where all the lady journalists are? →
futurejournalismproject: thepoliticalnotebook: Well, they’re on Tumblr, where all the cool people are. Lady Journos is a blog dedicated to highlighting ”the work of journalists who happen to be women” and to closing “the byline gender gap.” Follow away. Serendipity: just finished reading Elissa Strauss’ follow-up on the byline gap in magazine publishing. In it she gets feedback from...
Dear friend. We received your kind letter in which you condemned the American...– Muammar Gaddafi in a letter to a group of second-graders in St. Paul, Minnesota. Students wrote the dictator in 1986 to ask him to stop bombing the U.S., and he replied. (via minnpost)
Gov. Scott Walker Has 20 Minute Phone Conversation... →
mediaite: This totally isn’t funny…except that it’s kind of funny.
If I could make it at Hooters, I could make it anywhere.– Tennessee state Rep. Julia Hurley, a Republican, in an article for Hooters magazine about how the time she spent working at the restaurant chain taught her how to overcome obstacles. (via officialssay)
Newsroom Brawl Lands WCCB Anchor Brien Blakely in... →
Ever wonder why there are so many photojournalist couples? Because no one else...– Shit Photojournalists Like | Dating Other Photojournalists
I can't be the only journalist who ever thought...
A musical about a newsroom would be like the anti-Spider-Man. The world’s...– A police reporter in a newsroom (via ambientwhispers)
I’m Mike Wallace. I’m Leslie Stahl. And I’m Marshall Math… what’s my name again? Extra: Eminem’s Outtakes - 60 Minutes
Meat thief suffers heart attack →
Oh, karma. What a bitch.