Kansas City -
After an extensive review, Steve Penn, a columnist for the Kansas City Star, has been fired by the newspaper for plagiarism. Penn took various material from news and press releases and published it as his own.
Long-time Washington columnist Robert Novak, author of the longest-running U.S. syndicated political column in US history, is calling it quits. The 77-year-old conservative pundit has been a part of the political fabric of America for the past 51 years.
Talking to my partner tonight we were discussing different authors who had touched us, shaped us, made us laugh. He'd never heard of Lewis Grizzard. Bless his poor Canuck soul.
[i]"Life," he wrote, "I do love that word."[/i]
Paul Krugman, The New York Times columnist on the Op-Ed Page, economist, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.