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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Quote of the Day:

“Where the fuck is my sandwich?”

— Overheard in the newsroom after some coworkers allegedly moved his leftover cuisine to the back of the fridge.



Deep Thoughts With Todd VanderWerff

“My official spoiler policy is everybody should shut the hell up about it and accept that even in life, we are in death.” — Vox‘s Todd VanderWerff.

Deep Thoughts With Will Rahn 

“Few things are more passive aggressive than faving a friend’s tweet.” — CBS News’s Will Rahn.

A follower suggests I alter my diet

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Please note the correct spelling of “arsenic.”

Daily Mail‘s David Martosko doesn’t discriminate against lefty reporters 

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Mother Jones’ engagement editor discusses his period 

“I don’t know.” — Mother JonesBen Dreyfuss in response to a question from Slate, which asked: “Why did my period-tracking app send me an anti-Brexit email?”

Ezra Klein has a terribly nerdy moment

“I’m pretty techocratic by nature, but the thing you find digging into evidence is that it’s contested and confusing.” — Ezra Klein, Vox.

The Observer 

“‘Press is biased against me’ is a poor excuse for a politician. Media relations is part of the job.” — Vox Executive Editor Matthew Yglesias.

BuzzFeed legal editor accuses Zucker of bankrolling Trump

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HuffPost seconds the accusation…

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Self-appointed media critic 

“If Sanders media coverage proved one thing is that the left desperately needs its own professional media.” — Ex-Politico reporter Mike Elk.