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The Chicago Tribune Has Made the Best Internet Mistake of the Day

Every second is a deadline, every instant is a potential publication. Mistakes like this happen, and a healthy organization focuses on how to fix the system to avoid the problem, rather than on whom to blame. It looks as though they’ve fixed it, but for a glorious 16 minutes this was the Chicago Tribune homepage. It is self-evidently wonderful, but let’s still talk about just how wonderful it is. via…

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Victorian Literature for Accounting Majors

If I can get the English majors in my news writing class interested in the statistics unit, I’ll be very happy indeed. “When I first realized that I had signed up to be in what is essentially an English class with only accounting majors, I expected the conversation and discussion of the books we read to be lacking in depth and analysis,” said Elizabeth Applin, a senior. “I did not…