Daily Archives: 25 December 2006

The copy editor’s lament

Every sub-editor cribs about having to chop stories to accommodate last-minute ads, update text, new pictures and fresh graphics. But has anybody ever cribbed better than George Martin? Courtesy timporter.com *** THE COPY EDITOR’S LAMENT By George Martin I was sitting on the copydesk just watching o’er the scene when the dealer sent a juicy…

The world’s oldest blogger is 94

Allan Loof, the world’s oldest blogger @ 94, has given an interview to Eric Shackle, the world’s oldest citizen journalist @ 87. No, Shackle doesn’t work for CNN-IBN, but for the website that is the pioneer of citizen journalism, ohmynews.com Read the full interview: World’s Oldest Blogger Recalls his First Christmas Presents