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    The JournoList Should Be Called The PlagiarList

    The JournoList Should Be Called The PlagiarList

    The JournoList started by Ezra Klein as a place where liberal media elites could share ideas (i.e., make sure they had their stories straight) has been exposed as a repository of liberal elite media trash talk. But it gets worse. Klein took credit for designating the gathering the JournoList:

    For the past two years, several hundred left-leaning bloggers, political reporters, magazine writers, policy wonks and academics have talked stories and compared notes in an off-the-record online meeting space called JournoList.

    Proof of a vast liberal media conspiracy? Not at all, says Ezra Klein, the 24-year-old American Prospect blogging wunderkind who formed JournoList in February 2007. “Basically,” he says, “it’s just a list where journalists and policy wonks can discuss issues freely.”

    There is a British blog called JournoList, which describes itself as “an annotated list of sites chosen to help reporters, writers and editors make good use of the Internet.”

    OMG, did Klein plagiarize the original JournoList? If so, the JournoListas are not even real JournoListas, they are PlagiarListas writing on the PlagiarList.

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    See these related posts: Liberal Ugliness Revealed On The JournoList; Release ALL The E-Mails, Ezra, My First Tweet: The JournoList Sure Has A Lot Of Anti-Semitic Commenters, Ezra Klein Smears Ann Althouse.

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    cameron | March 27, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    “Basically,” says Klein, “it’s just a list where journalists and policy wonks can discuss issues freely.” Actually, it’s the opposite. They’re all his bitches, and thinking for themselves is what they’re not free to do.

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