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Posted without comment: SI outs The Big Lead

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Piotr Rasputin, Mar 13, 2008.

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  1. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Apparently, the site's main writer wanted to make a Rainbow Connection to Richard Deitsch's media column.


    I searched, and did not find another thread. If a D_B, apologies.
  2. Wait, it's not Fozzy Bear?
  3. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    Was about to post this myself...glad I averted the d_b. :D
  4. pseudo

    pseudo Well-Known Member

    Bergen Record. Wouldn't that put him there at the same time as Wojnarowski?
  5. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Well, the US Weekly thing explains a lot.
  6. BYH

    BYH Active Member


    It's awesome to finally put a face and a name to the fraud.

    Us Weekly and Star? Really? I'm just fucking shocked. Starfucker.

    And I just love the meta of this: He has aggressively courted media members as sources. Gee I wonder why? Hard to cultivate your own actual sources when you're BLOGGING in the BASEMENT.
  7. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Was just about to post that.
  8. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    He hasn't aggressively courted me. :(
  9. Why is SI writing about this?
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Loved this too: "At the blog's best, it would strive to be The Colbert Report meets Drudge Report."

    At the blog's best? Isn't that an oxymoron?

    Some impressive chutzpah to compare himself to The Colbert Report, though.

  11. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Deitsch writes a media column for SI.com.
  12. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I don't know, BYH, this was my favorite part:

    Well THERE'S a ringing endorsement.
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