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Please don't refer to Mary J as a "leader." Leaders have followers.


Yes, Jacobus rubbed a lot of people the wrong way during her tenure in this place and doesn't strike anyone as a revolutionary thinker or leader. In fact, her position at the Boston Globe would strikes this observer as proof positive that people can actually be promoted far beyond their level of incompetence before ever getting called on it.

Craig Ladwig

We have come full circle here. In my early years at the Kansas City Star, small tasteful front-page advertisements were the tradition. When the paper was purchased by a big publicly traded newspaper corporation, the editors announced with righteous emphasis that they would not put up with such crass comercialism in such a holy place. They had a responsibility to the public trust. The ads left -- and now so have the big publicly traded newspaper corporations. Perhaps the former were more trustworthy than the latter.

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