Jayson Blair Is a Life CoachThe former journalist best known for humiliating the New York ‘Times’ in a flurry of plagiarism and fabrication is now helping people figure out their lives.
Howell Raines Has More to SayHoward Kurtz reports today that Howell Raines, the former Times top editor who was ousted in the wake of the Jayson Blair scandal, will begin having a media-criticism column in Portfolio. At first, at least, the column will focus on the campaign coverage in the press. “It’s been refreshing and a bit daunting to try to think about writing something that hasn’t been said 30 times,” he told the Washington Post. “I don’t have any thunderbolts to throw at my former profession.” In mid-2006, at the time of the release of his memoir The One That Got Away, Raines went fishing with New York’s Philip Weiss. The pair talked about the Times’ own political coverage, and whether Raines was hard on Bill Clinton because he was “jealous.” Click below for the full story.
Fishing With Howell [NYM]
Timesman Resurfaces [WP]
Sing Along With Ernst & YoungFINANCE
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