Posts Tagged ‘paul farhi’

Post Issues Whopper of a Correction on Fareed Zakaria Story

Post media reporter Paul Farhi got a bruiser of a correction today on his Monday story alleging that Time Editor-at-Large/CNN host/Post columnist Fareed Zakaria's journalistic crimes extended beyond plagiarizing from the New Yorker. In his story, Farhi alleged that Zakaria had also lifted an interview from Clyde V. Prestowitz's book Three Billion New Capitalists and planted [...]

Life Imitates Art: ‘Karl Swanson’ Had a Role in ‘Dumb and Dumber’?

Dan Snyder and Vinny Cerrato, the poster children of the Prague Spring for Redskins fans, have been dubbed "Dumb" and "Dumber" in much of the agit prop that Redskins security has worked so hard to keep out of FedExField.
Awesome trivia: In "Dumb and Dumber," 1994 movie that informs the insurgency, there's a character named "Karl [...]

Let’s Follow the Newport Model!

Newsweek delivers an interesting lesson in media economics via a story on Newport Daily News (R.I.). Here's a paper that constructed a huge pay wall for its online content in hopes of stopping its freefall. That's basically what Washington Post reporter Paul Farhi advocated in a recent, controversial piece in American Journalism Review.
The newspaper [...]

Pro-’Skins Sportscasters: A Grand Tradition

The Washington Post's Paul Farhi, a great pariah in bloggerville, is just as outraged/bemused as Washington City Paper's own Dave McKenna about the attire of the supposedly independent local broadcasters at Redskins games. Have a look:

Cheap Seats Daily: If You Burn Down Your High School, Can You Show Up at Your High School Reunion?

In case you missed it: The pre-post-racial they-said/they-said-they-didn't situation from last year's Dunbar-Fort Hill football game will lead to a small, mostly ceremonial change in the athletes' Code of Conduct applied to all Maryland public high school sporting events.
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The Great Dan Steinberg posts a Great Video of Ryan Zimmerman talking up D.C. United to promote [...]

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