"We, like other news organisations today, rely on our writers to submit factually accurate material. "This is not a suicide note. It's a neighbor saying "Newsweek? Oh, they died years ago. Be nice if somebody went in and cleaned the place out. Smell's not as bad as it used to be."
Kind of makes my whole media criticism project a bit rough, doesn't it? Rather than shaming their employers into enforcing standards, they'll just cut loose anybody that gets too hot to handle & ignore the rest.
Twain wept. Mencken drank.
The Rolled Up Newspaper wishes Megan McArdle a happy few months, fun & pratfalls, before the joint closes.
Update: Newsweek has collected the responses. They only found 2 supporters, and they're pretty lame. No hint yet that they're going to do the right thing - have every copy mulched.