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Sunday, October 31, 2004

Editor endorses Kerry in Bush's hometown!

Thanks to topix.net to provide such news: "As a cub reporter for the Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Tex., Nathan Diebenow routinely writes stories about small-town matters -- the Crawford Pirates football team, new air-conditioning units in the high school gym. But when your first journalism job is in President George W. Bush's hometown, you sometimes get a shot at bigger stories. Diebenow himself became the news when he and two editors wrote an editorial endorsing presidential candidate John Kerry -- a move that enraged Bush-loving Crawfordians and set off a torrent of hate mail, abusive phone calls, and canceled subscriptions. Iconoclast Editor W. Leon Smith has written that the paper has received more than 3,800 letters."

Source: San Matteo County Times through topix.net

Posted by Bertrand Pecquerie on October 31, 2004 at 01:27 AM in n. Online strategies, q. Regional and ethnic newspapers | Permalink

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