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Daily Archives: January 13, 2013

* Chicago Tribune begins four-part series on Sam Zell’s “broken deal.” Part One notes that Tribune’s “complex legal snarl … will likely sap its coffers of more than $500 million in legal and other professional fees.” (chicagotribune.com)
* Pulitzer-winning editor and civil rights crusader Eugene Patterson is dead at 89. (nytimes.com)

Aaron Swartz, 1986-2013

Aaron Swartz, 1986-2013

* The web responds to Internet activist Aaron Swartz’s suicide. (gigaom.com)
* Kansas City Star’s longtime Faith columnist unloads on newspapers. (bottomlinecom.com)
* “And the award for the most @nytimes corrections due to texting goes to…” (@jonathanwald)
* Sunday Times ad in the Chicago Tribune tells Oprah what to ask Lance Armstrong. (imgur via @richarddeitsch)
* Sheriff’s updated media policy appears designed to quash new stories of his as-yet-unknown sheriffing exploits. (augusta.com)
* “Screw SEO. Write for humans and eventually Google will get it.” (benpopkenwrites.com)
* Geoff Edgers: How I went from newspaper reporter to host of a TV show. (bostonglobe.com)
* Why is Egypt’s Morsi the elephant in America’s newsrooms? (forbes.com)
* Newseum: San Francisco Examiner gets our vote for best football front page today. (@newseum)
* In Wisconsin, bad weather and Packers coverage delay delivery of Sunday’s Journal Sentinel. (js_newswatch)