From the Onion: ‘Most e-mailed’ list tearing NY Times newsroom apart

Humour from the Onion:

NEW YORK—A feature on the New York Times‘ website that lists the stories most e-mailed by readers is destroying morale and escalating tensions among the once-dignified and professional Times staff, sources within the newspaper of record said Tuesday.

This week’s most frequently e-mailed story, titled “In Manhattan, Even Felines Have Therapists,” which detailed the growing phenomenon of clinical depression among indoor urban cats, provoked a fresh round of envy and dismay among reporters still stinging from last week’s top article, “Do You Really Have Time For Your Time-Share?”.

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Toronto plans for Online News Association conference

ONA 2007 Conference - Toronto

Toronto’s online journalists are being encouraged to contribute their ideas (as well as their volunteer labour) to make this year’s Online News Association conference a success.

About 25 journalists and editorial managers met last evening to kick off discussions about the content and style for this year’s meeting, which will be held at Toronto’s Sheraton Centre October 17-19.

It’s the first time the ONA has held its annual conference outside the USA. Last year’s meeting was in Washington DC.

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