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Aug 21, 2011
St. Croix Island

We’ve been getting into the weekend Bangor Daily News lately (especially since the Press Herald is pretty redneck, racist and Republican).
Luckily it’s a great paper, having recently hired a former …

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Apr 20, 2011
Beem on Mural, Free Speech

The lawsuit over the removed mural at the Maine Department of Labor’s headquarters begins: “Labor mural raises free speech issues.”
Apparently the judge, who coincidentally was appointed by GW Bush in …

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Apr 4, 2011
Yes, More LePage

I’m so sorry about this.
See, I don’t watch Jersey Shore and wouldn’t know “The Situation” if I fell over him, but this Paul LePage mural malarkey is almost as bad …

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Jan 28, 2011
Liz in the News!

Liz in the news! Check out today’s Portland Press Herald article about her not job fair but “networking night”: “Immigrants network at international job fair“.

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Dec 8, 2010
Paul LePage was just kidding. Honestly. He’s not really THAT dumb.

Not to beat this to death, but the other day I quoted the Portland Press Herald who said that incoming Tea Party Governor Paul LePage thought that if 35 states …

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Dec 6, 2010
Paul LePage gets his “Facts” from Email Forwards From his Crazy Aunt

I have to mention a quote in this Portland Press Herald article: “Incoming AG weighs fight over health reform.”
See, apparently the new Maine government is joining legal fight against the …

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Nov 1, 2010
And Another

Check this out: “Cutler wins endorsement of ex-Gov. Angus King.”
“We need someone who can bring people together. It’s going to be almost impossible to get through what we are facing …

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Oct 25, 2010
Eliot Cutler for Governor

Not that I’m fond of the Portland Press Herald, but this is pretty big: “Our endorsement for governor: Eliot Cutler the best choice to lead Maine forward“.
University of Southern Maine’s …

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Sep 27, 2010
Poniewozik on the Press Herald in Print

For weeks I’ve been talking about Portland Press Herald publisher and editor Richard L. Connor’s apology for covering Ramadan and then his rephrasing of that apology.
Unfortunately the story gained only …

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Sep 22, 2010
Stephen Colbert Picks Up Apology

So I wrote to Keith Olbermann, Rachel Maddow and Jon Stewart after Richard L. Connor’s apology for Ramadan coverage on September 11th.
After a week of not seeing anything, I gave …

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Sep 21, 2010
Richard L. Connor Recants his Apology

I have to mention this (a few days late). Portland Press Herald editor and publisher, Richard L. Connor, has written another article about his apology for the Ramadan coverage …

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Sep 16, 2010
Press Herald Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor of the Portland Press Herald regarding their apology are finally up: “More Letters to the editor, Sept. 16, 2010: Same day, different views: Eid and Sept. …

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Sep 15, 2010
Poniewozik on the Press Herald

Whoa! James Poniewozik of Time Magazine has picked up the Portland Press Herald apology story (and gives it a great title, too!): “Paper to Readers: Sorry for Portraying Muslims …

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Sep 14, 2010
Apologygate Cover

As I’m under 40 and read my news online, I hadn’t actually seen the cover of Saturday’s apology-worthy Portland Press Herald (“No Journalistic Standards Since 2010″) until now:

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Sep 14, 2010
USA Today on the Apology

I’m not letting this die until Jon Stewart is poking fun of the Press Herald or Keith Olbermann lists Richard Connor as a “Worst Person in the World”.
The Associated Press …

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Sep 13, 2010
Justin on the Apology

Our old friend Justin Ellis has weighed in on the Portland Press Herald apology: “Journalism Fail: Why the Portland Press Herald’s apology for covering Ramadan is wrong.”

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Sep 12, 2010
Goodbye Maine Sunday Telegram

I belong to that increasing population of people, mostly under the age of 40, who get most of their news from the internet. During the week I don’t buy …

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Apr 28, 2010
“Real” World

Oh my God I’m ten years too old to be on MTV’s The Real World!
From yesterday’s Portland Press Herald: “‘Real World’ looks to Portland for new cast.”
Don’t worry, I don’t …

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Mar 19, 2010
National Education

I’m still mulling over Susan Jacoby’s Op-Ed from yesterday’s New York Times: “One Classroom, From Sea to Shining Sea.”
Jacoby’s The Age of American Unreason is a brilliant book, but I’m …

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Mar 17, 2010
Ellis Leaving Press Herald

BREAKING NEWS: Reporter / blogger Justin Ellis just announced he is leaving the Portland Press Herald as of March 31: “Early retirement comes to the NXT Desk.”
Ou friendship with Ellis …

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