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peter-delevett's picture
We're digesting the news that Leigh Weimers, a legendary journalist in San Jose, has passed away after a heart procedure he'd blogged about just the other day (http://leighweimers.blogspot.com/). He was 76. I was in the newsroom on Leigh's last day in 2005. As he walked out, after 40 years as a...
daniel-fried's picture
 Slate magazine columnist and well known journalist Jack Shafer published a book review at the end of last week about James O'Shea's The Deal From Hell: How Moguls and Wall Street Plundered Great American Newspapers, a study of the decline of the newspaper from an insider in the business. Schafer...