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What’s your problem with “news papers,” Fairway Market?
(via RachelEnsignWSJ)

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* Put something shocking at the top of the page, and other things the late Peter Kaplan said. (observer.com) | (@SridharPappu) | (newyorker.com)
kaplan* Under Kaplan, the New York Observer “gleefully chronicled the every move and shake of the city’s movers and shakers.” (nytimes.com) | Kaplan and his writers. (buzzfeed.com) | Media people tweet about the legendary editor. (politico.com)
* Gawker: “There isn’t a major publication operating, including this site, that doesn’t have a Kaplan man or woman with their hands in the wheel.” (gawker.com)
* Lara Logan a “60 Minutes” scapegoat? (csmonitor.com)
* Sex offenders in Minnesota aren’t allowed to read three of the state’s newspapers. (mankatofreepress.com)
* Gannett’s Asheville Citizen-Times apologizes for not making it clear that a 48-page “propaganda rag” was an advertising insert. (citizen-times.com) | (wlos.com)
* Of course, some New York Times readers were offended by Wednesday’s page one breast photo. (nytimes.com)
* Business Insider, BuzzFeed, Washington Post’s “Know More” and the attempt to find a balance between entertaining features and serious journalism. (gigaom.com)
*Oh, no! “I realize my Facebook posts have been public for anyone with an account to see.” (pando.com)
* Daytona Beach News-Journal opinion editor (and “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” fan) “Mac” Thrower is dead at 60. (news-journalonline.com)
* A rarity? Social media editor at Chicago Tribune’s RedEye is “thankful for every day that doesn’t end in someone calling me an asshole on the Internet.” (facebook.com)
* Russell Brand blasts a Murdoch paper for claiming he cheated on his girlfriend. (theguardian.com)