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The abrupt dismissal of New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson last week highlights our obsession with the first mover advantage ideology i.e. Ms Abramson was the first female executive editor while Dean Baquet, her replacement, is the first African-American in the role. Much of the agro seems to be about Abramson hiring another person in on top and across Baquet, the…

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We all know that if you want to get the inhabitants of the land of Saints and Scholars up in arms, then attacking or comparing scholarly institutions is a sure thing. Summit founder and Trinity alumnus, Paddy Cosgrave has opened a can of worms and spilled them all over himself. I missed the interview on yesterday’s…

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MAN BITES DOG There’s an old saying among media hacks that a good story has to be a little different or unusual to catch our attention. Dogs biting humans is an everyday occurrence, a story is when the man bites the dog back.  Anyone who has seen the movie, “The World According to Garp,” will remember…

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Remember to take the time to do your research I received a sales call today from the advertising department of a prominent UK trade magazine. Despite having replied to he who cannot be named’s unsolicited mail with a ‘thanks but no thanks,’ Adman still called so I kindly rewarded his persistence with my time, well…

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