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Daily Archives: February 28, 2015

* Boston Globe’s Thomas Farragher recalls an editor who “generously gave me the chance to learn by my mistakes.” One of them: Letting the F-word get on the front page. (bostonglobe.com)
* What went down at BuzzFeed on The Night of the Dress: (buzzfeed.com) | “There was a crowd of people looking at this photo and yelling at each other,” says the BuzzFeed staffer who posted the photo. (digiday.com)
* Tabloids’ tributes to Leonard Nimoy: (nydailynews.com) | (nypost.com)tabs
* Frank Bruni wishes the media would stop hyping the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. (nytimes.com)
* Ratter, a recently launched website, was turned down when it tried to buy ads on diner placemats. The problem: “Content regarding Justin Beaver [sic] that was not considered family material.” (ratter.com)
* Veteran NPR producer Alex Blumberg now wants to creat “the HBO of podcasting.” (observer.com)
* The fifteen Guild members taking Chicago Sun-Times buyouts include five photographers, the TV critic and an ace feature writer. (chicagoreader.com)
* Is Bill O’Reilly making stuff up, or just bloviating? asks WaPo. (washingtonpost.com)
* A deal to sell Boston Globe’s headquarters collapses. (bostonglobe.com) | (bostonherald.com)
* The Observer drops New York from its name. (adweek.com)
* Former Dow Jones CEO Lex Fenwickrecently seen at a Fashion Week event – is named to the Phorm Corp. board. (marketwired.com)