Ground Rules

You may not believe it, but most reporters at the leading news organizations take their trade very seriously. So much so that any hint of taint in their journalistic pursuits raises all kinds of red flags within their news organizations.And these days, with no paucity of pundits, the prospect of getting red flagged for a…… Continue reading Ground Rules


Valleywag reports that the Wall Street Journal’s new managing editor Marcus Brauchli opposes the practice of PR-embargoed announcements.”…the younger generation of newspaper managers, Brauchli among them, are tired of these cosy [sic] arrangements; and tired of being scooped if news leaks out to the web before the embargo is lifted.”Hmmm. I wonder if Marcus will…… Continue reading Embargoed