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The sj.comization of Balt. Sun

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by goalmouth, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

  2. VJ

    VJ Member

    If you're Sam Zell, you might be a douchebag.
     
  3. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    57th way to tell if you're a douchebag: You write an article ...

    (c'mon, you know where I'm going with this)
     
  4. VJ

    VJ Member

    On a serious note, can anyone who reads RedEye on a regular basis tell me if this is the kind of stuff you find in there on a daily basis? My impression was it wasn't quite as dumbed down.
     
  5. SF_Express

    SF_Express Active Member

    Editor defends its use here:

    http://poynter.org/forum/view_post.asp?id=13599

    The fact is, I agree with her to a great extent.

    We write things here -- not mainstream print -- that I never would have dreamed of considering in any of my print jobs.

    Different audiences, different sensibilities.
     
  6. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    I thought it was pretty damn funny
     
  7. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

    You would. You're just another provincial clod in the blast zone down there.:)
     
  8. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Yeah, brah.
     
  9. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member

    OK, they've covered douchebags. Are douchenozzles next week?
     
  10. Dickens Cider

    Dickens Cider New Member

    No. In fact, I quite enjoy RedEye.
     
  11. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    What about asshats? And too bad Carlin's not around to do Asshole/Jackoff/Scumbag
     
  12. MrWrite

    MrWrite Member

    I went to college with the guy who wrote that. For whatever that's worth.
     
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