July 9, 2009

Meet the Pipsqueaks

In alpha order (this may be the only time you see yours truly on the far left of anything :–>):

Engine starter: Cleveland PD Reader Rep wants to charge for content in first 24 hours; calls bloggers “a bunch of pipsqueaks out there talking about what real journalists do” (at 10:00 mark of video at link; HT The Future of Journalism).

More at 11 1 a.m. — Post is here.

In the meantime, enjoy this stirring, somewhat discofied rendition of “Midnight Train to Georgia” by Gladys Knight & the Pips (not Pipsqueaks):

Interim questions: Who did the original work that led to this Plain Dealer story? WhoWho? WhoWho?



  1. Oh! I know! Pick me, pick me!!!

    Comment by Rose — July 9, 2009 @ 8:40 pm

  2. Okay – this post made me laugh.

    I finally watched the clip today. I honestly don’t know what to say – that’s printable anyway.

    Comment by Jill — July 9, 2009 @ 9:08 pm

  3. Even though I’m one, its not really unfair to call bloggers pipsqueaks. Its fun to laugh at older reporters who despise the internet, but Jill sounds truly angry- When she might be the Queen Pipsqueaker.

    Comment by Matt N. — July 10, 2009 @ 12:03 am

  4. #3, oh stop it. This is my fun post.

    There’s another one I just put up. It’s not angry, more like disgusted, but the post did bring back some unprintable thoughts that occurred at the time.

    Comment by TBlumer — July 10, 2009 @ 1:41 am

  5. hey, I know that guy!

    Comment by dave — July 13, 2009 @ 2:42 pm

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