Nicholas Lemann, head of Columbia’s J-school writes a piece in his magazine alma mater, The New Yorker, today trying to pit professional vs. citizen journalism (and he includes a post from me at my theatrical snarkiest). I’m in the front seat of my car (not driving) and I’ll write about the piece shortly. But I wanted to give you the link now.

  • “—everything from Chilean newspaper stories and entries in German encyclopedias to papers presented at Micronesian conferences on accounting methods—”

    He got paid for this? Because I got a friend sitting on the other side of the bar that could just wax this guy and he’ll do it for free.