we still have a free press… they’re free to choose prison

From Editor and Publisher magazine:

Plain Dealer Editor Doug Clifton says the Cleveland daily is not reporting two major investigative stories of “profound importance” because they are based on illegally leaked documents — and the paper fears the consequences faced now by jailed New York Times reporter Judith Miller…

I don’t know about you, but I was growing weary of the free press anyway, and look forward to more in-depth coverage of Laura Bush’s hairstyle, and the President’s manly brush-clearing work on the ranch.

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3 Comments

  1. Teddy Glass
    Posted July 13, 2005 at 1:15 pm | Permalink

    “Dear Leader Gets New Puppy, Brings Joy to Citizens”

  2. Liam Botkins
    Posted July 14, 2005 at 3:12 pm | Permalink

    Think Progress is picking up on your theme and traveling back in time:

    As White House reporters are lavished with praise for actually asking a few probing questions, it

  3. mark
    Posted July 14, 2005 at 10:57 pm | Permalink

    That’s hillarious… “Were you weaaring a helmet?” That’s much better than anything I could come up with. Professional journalists sure are great.

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