LA Times Columnist James Rainey: "It shouldn't be the sole variable for judging newsworthiness, but at some point writers, editors and producers have to give their audiences a dose of what they are interested in." I'd like some chockolate.
"Sarah Palin stands next to the Liberty Bell during her "One Nation" bus tour Tuesday in Philadelphia. (Jeff Fusco, Getty Images / June 1, 2011)"
"I often get my work done on the night shift. Things get complicated if I have to wake up early enough to be somewhere else. I often leave Amy desperate Post-It notes begging her to not let me oversleep. Once, in 2006, she collected all my notes in a very thick scrapbook, “Help! Help! Help! Help!” I have never seen such an expressive title."