January 9, 2009

Media Mad Libs

Great piece in the CJR that adds a touch of humor to an otherwise humorless situation.

10,000 ways to bid farewell to a (colleague; great reporter; car pool organizer)

By Steve Daley

FROM: The Executive Editor

TO: All

As you may have
heard (in the newsroom; at Caribou Coffee; on somebody's blog), John P.
Zenger will be leaving his role as (chief investigative reporter; TV
critic; ombudsman) at this newspaper.

John came to us (four years ago; in 1981; last month) from (the Bugle; the London School of Economics; a think tank...

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