re: Journalists’ Ethics

February 25th, 2013
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Quora asks: What are some of the worst breaches of journalists’ ethics? (Ha ha ha ha ahaa is that just a field day waiting to be had or what.) Fred Landis has done a nice job of identifying some of the worst cases in recent history; I would only add the widespread illegal phone-tapping of […]

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“GENIUS” – Joel Stein, Time magazine

January 19th, 2012
PX Me - The Sequel to PX This

  PX Me. (How I Became a Published Author, Got Micro-Famous, and Married a Millionaire)   When Abbe Diaz published her journal, PX This – Diary of the “Maître d’ to the Stars” [née Diary of the Potted Plant] in 2004, she’d had no idea what she was in for. Sure, she expected the process […]

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PX Me – Watch the Trailer

January 15th, 2012
PX Me - The Sequel to PX This

  PX Me. (How I Became a Published Author, Got Micro-Famous, and Married a Millionaire)   When Abbe Diaz published her journal, PX This – Diary of the "Maître d’ to the Stars" [née Diary of the Potted Plant] in 2004, she’d had no idea what she was in for. Sure, she expected the process […]

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GAWKER.COM

October 27th, 2010
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Gawker engages in blatant breaches of journalistic integrity against author Abbe Diaz.

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The Hostess Diaries Conspiracy

June 22nd, 2010
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… SUBJECTS : Former gawker.com Managing Editor Choire Sicha, Former New York Times food critic Frank Bruni, Former Hue hostess Coco Henson Scales (and friend, William Diggs)
GIST OF TOPIC : Did Choire Sicha and/or Coco Scales (along with Frank Bruni) “conspire” to misappropriate the subject matter in PX This for their own glorification and/or personal gain?

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Do You Like Words?

February 3rd, 2010
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  PX This – the Revised Edition and PX This Too Coming in the Spring of 2010 Just sayin’. :)  

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“Less… Trash”

August 29th, 2009
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• Here’s at least one benefit of the recession. According to a 25-year professional Waste Management veteran, the dramatic increase in businesses closing (and employees losing their jobs) has resulted in less waste. He approximates his routes alone collect about "20,000 less tons of trash " per week.   • Idiohack Ben Leventhal attempts to […]

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