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Finalist for a Mirror Award, and more (real) news to come

It’s really obnoxious when somebody slacks off with their blog, only to reappear with a post that’s about how they’re a finalist for an award. Totally rude, totally annoying, totally what I’m doing right now. But wait! I have some big news that I’ll be sharing here later this week. News that’s only a little […]

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New column for Columbia Journalism Review Daily

If Regret the Error doesn’t satisfy your interest in media errors and corrections, you should read my new weekly column for Columbia Journalism Review Daily. It’s called — surprise — Regret the Error and runs every Friday on CJR.org. I’ve written eight columns so far, and you can read them all here. This column is […]

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Surveillance and screen envy in the office

As an editor noted in an email to me yesterday, Monday’s Life section in the Globe And Mail was something of a “Silverman Show.” I wrote two features in addition my usual Monday Office column for the paper, which means my name was pretty much splashed on every page. Apologies. The first feature was about […]

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The 2007 Office Awards

It’s been about nine months since I started writing The Office column and blog for The Globe And Mail, and my December 31 offering was a look back at the year in workplace stories. It’s online here and the full text is below. The 2007 Office Awards Looking back at a long year on the […]

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