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08.07.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Slate's Jody Rosen published a phenomenal article yesterday about how, after realizing that a profile she wrote on Jimmy Buffett had been copied, she uncovered a small-market alternative weekly paper's egregious pattern of plagiarism. The whole thing is worth reading�it's narrative is exciting in a sort of Shattered Glass/fifth season of "The Wire" sort of way�but its concluding argument is partic...
03.14.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The country�s largest weekly papers have now consolidated under the same corporate umbrella, but there are some perks to the Village Voice/New Times Media monster conglomeration. The papers pooled their resources to collectively sponsor a pretty impressive SXSW party this afternoon. I arrived in time to catch the tail end of The Soundtrack of Our Lives� set, and although the band�s bloate...