Semi-Daily Journal Archive

The Blogspot archive of the weblog of J. Bradford DeLong, Professor of Economics and Chair of the PEIS major at U.C. Berkeley, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

Sunday, October 22, 2006

The New Republic Flameout Continues Department (Why Oh Why Can't We Have a Better Press Corps?)

The New Republic flameout continues. Commenters are--justifiably--angry at Franklin Foer's firing of Spencer Ackerman:

The Plank

As I have said, the appropriate thing to do is to take the money you might have otherwise spent on a TNR subscription and send it to Spencer Ackerman at the Florida Avenue Home for Unemployed Webloggers, and to search for more honest news and analysis aggregators.

After all, which is more deserving of your money?

And drop a note to Frank Foer at


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