Editorial Cartoonists Gobsmacked by Reality

Would it be wrong of me to retort, “Learn to code“? Thomas Carlyle, the Scottish essayist, historian and philosopher, coined the phrase “the dismal science” to refer to economics in the 19th century, and for the print newspaper industry in the United States, economics has been a very dismal science. Editorial cartoonists’ firings point to …

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The Philadelphia Inquirer Tells Us All About Barbie and Gluten-Free Meals at the Shore. Criminals On the Streets? Not So Much.

Philadelphia Inquirer, Building

The Philadelphia Inquirer was more than willing to tell readers about how heroic Michael Salerno intervened to try to stop a carjacking, and was killed for his efforts: Police identify man killed in South Philly trying to stop a carjacking Michael Salerno was trying to prevent three young men from stealing his car while a …

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