Catching up on blogging lost in a busy week. . . .
: It would be a damned scandal if The New York Times does not replace Public Editor Barney Calame — and replace him with someone as forceful as Dan Okrent.
: James Lileks on the sale of his paper to private equity lords: “shakeout could be good for the paper, but replacing a few old goats with young cheap labor wouldn’t necessarily change things. You need to change so many things about the profession and the business and the people drawn to it.”