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Teaser for the Upcoming “Dog Trainer Year in Review” Feature

Filed under: Dog Trainer — Patterico @ 11:54 am

David Shaw writes in the L.A. Times:

When I sat down last year to consider journalism’s worst moments of 2003, I could easily have limited my list to transgressions committed by the New York Times in the preceding 12 months.

How ironic. I am sitting down this year to consider a list of bad journalistic moments in 2004 — and I will be limiting my list to transgressions committed by Shaw’s paper, the Los Angeles Times. It was great fun last year — but there’s much more material this year.

Shaw gives one solitary example of poor journalism by the L.A. Times. I’ve got that one — and a few dozen more.

Coming December 31.

One Response to “Teaser for the Upcoming “Dog Trainer Year in Review” Feature”

  1. Mentioned is how the LA Times editors do a global search and replace of “pro-life” with “anti-abortion”:

    Mark Swed, music critic for the Los Angeles Times, described Richard Strauss’ epic opera “Die Frau Ohne Schatten” as “an incomparably glorious and goofy pro-life paean” in a February review. Unfortunately, “pro-life” in his review was changed to “anti-abortion” in the published version, …

    Ladainian (91b3b2)

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