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Another one bites the dust

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Pulitzer Wannabe, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. prezclinton

    prezclinton Active Member

    That's what a farewell column is supposed to look like.
  2. FuturaBold

    FuturaBold Member

    Someone please email this to our parent company, who continues to strip away any semblance of our shop being a real newspaper anymore:

    They're why, even in this age of a rapidly fractionalizing media market, a good local newspaper, and the jobs of local newspaper writers, still can - and should - matter tremendously in creating a sense of community.
  3. SF_Express

    SF_Express Active Member

  4. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    Outstanding farewell column, and kudos to whomever took the time to link to all of those past columns. Newspapers need to do more linking to past stories.
  5. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    Well goddamn .... Carty is one of the real good dudes in this biz. He's helped me in a lot of ways and I wish him the best of luck down the road.
  6. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Carty and I hooked horns here early and we wound up getting along rather well.
    Good luck Jim... and you still owe me a beer at FP...
  7. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    So where is he going? Anybody know? Based on his mugshot, he's too young to be retiring ...
  8. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Sounded like law school...
  9. Appgrad05

    Appgrad05 Active Member

    Footnote said Toledo Law.
  10. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Thanks. Missed that. Just as most readers skip the byline, I usually skip the tagline unless I'm intent on contacting the writer ...
  11. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    And he gave props (and links) to other reporters' stories. Very class act.
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