We Don't Like "presumptive" Either

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Doug Fisher in his Common Sense Journalism blog decries the now fashionable use of the word presumptive to describe John Kerry’s status as the guy who will run against George Bush unless he is hit by a meteor. The word, he says, is too easily misinterpreted, not to mention overused. To prove it, he gave his copy editing class the …

New Web Site to Monitor Right Wing Media

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This should be fun to watch. Former conservative media hit man David Brock, now a liberal and author of “Blinded by the Right” is setting up a web site to monitor conservatives such as Rush Limbaugh and Bill O’Reilly to make sure they are telling the truth. The New York Times says he has $2 million in funding from wealthy …