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The Examiner

W-town’s got some new independent media: The Examiner launched yesterday. The mission is to “look deeper and think harder” which, in an era of frankly embarrassing daily newspapers, sounds worthwhile to me. It’s “peer-edited” and they’re encouraging participation from anyone nearby. Sounds like a great Wgtn-focused companion to Scoop’s lively Werewolf monthly. Also, another good […]

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On Twitter, Jack said this: Good summary of o’seas film production funding. We aren’t giving them money, we’re giving some of their money back. The link goes to an article by Chaz Harris called Taxpayers don’t pay for movie grants! This piece insults the “journalism” behind articles like this one from the Sunday Star […]

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Letters to the Irresponsible

I know reading letters to the editor is not good for my health. I know that letter-writers are not representative of the population at large. I know that letters are included because they are likely to be controversial and dramatic. But still, I can’t stop. It’s because I think letters to the editor are *important*. […]

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