Category Archives: Journalism

Headline of the Week

Man injured when run over by car Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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Why the Newspaper Business is Dying

In a world beset with event both catastrophic and tumultuous, momentous and turbulent the less than mundane should be far in the background. So what’s the main story in our local newspaper? This is: Does Obama’s puppy qualify as a rescued dog? Okay human interest and all the rest. But a thousand words on this…

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Doctors Confirm 1st Law of Thermodynamics

A study just published in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes that reducing calories results in the same weight loss regardless of how the caloric reduction is realized. In other words a calorie lost from reducing fat, or carbohydrate, or protein has the same effect. “Reduced-calorie diets result in clinically meaningful weight loss regardless…

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NY Times Execs Make Millions

The NY Times is waxing indignant about the high salaries paid to employees of universities. I predicted this 10 days ago. Of course I share their dudgeon as I don’t make that kind of money. Obviously these guys are paid too much. Of course, if I did make as much money as they do I…

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Nonsensical Headline of the Day

Chip Sales Rose 2.3% in November Despite Industrywide Price Cutting

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