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It Takes a Village

January 18, 2015

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One favorite grouse of conservatives is how liberal activist judges have overstepped their bounds and have legislated on their own. Now that the numbers of conservative judges outweigh liberals (especially on the Supreme Court), it is interesting how much of a liking these conservative judges have taken to becoming activist judges and legislating in their […]

Piping the Payer

November 14, 2011

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A few more thoughts and developments on the literary magazine submission fee debacle (or is it debate?).

Paying the Piper

November 12, 2011

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A few weeks ago an editor of a very important (at least in my mind) literary magazine posted on the CLMP listserv asking for other editors’ thoughts on charging submission fees. That post initiated a firestorm of posts — both pro and con (and with varying degrees of emotion).

Changing of the Guard

July 23, 2010

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It’s only natural when new editors take over a magazine (whether commercial or literary) that they would want to put their own stamp on it at some point. After all, magazine editors take their profession seriously and want what they publish to reflect their vision and handiwork. Since readers often take a proprietary view towards […]

Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Right

April 5, 2010

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Usually, New York Times's ethicist Randy Cohen is on the ball. Like Jorge Posada last night, he's dropped a couple and let them glide through to the backstop.

History Lessons

March 14, 2010

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Texas’s state board of education’s revisions to social studies textbooks brings up an interesting case of publishing ethics.