To cede or concede? An editing question

The Washington Post on Friday had the latest update on a disturbing criminal, Robert Pettus, who was convicted of raping and killing a 77-year-old woman and more recently accused of sexually assaulting a fellow prisoner.Here's the sentence, though, that led a co-worker to lament the declining copy-editing standards at the Post: This time, he says…Read more To cede or concede? An editing question

Why the Christian Science Monitor may still matter

The daily newspaper is no more. It's an operation that loses money prodigiously and may not have a defined place in journalism these days. Plus, that whole faith-based thing is guaranteed to alienate at least a few folks.But here's what I think the Monitor offers. In a world where Facebook may not itself break news,…Read more Why the Christian Science Monitor may still matter