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Arizona Republic parody

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This is not dance-related, but I couldn't resist. The Arizona Republic recently underwent a redesign, which received satirical treatment from the Phoenix New Times (link below -- you need Acrobat to download). Sample quote from the parody: "Dismissing language altogether, metro editor Paul Maryniak today banned the use of words in the Arizona Republic. 'Words waste people's timeā€¦.We have to get reporters away from the mistaken notion that we are writers first and reporters second.':

http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/webextra/me...8-15/spiked.pdf

It just seems emblematic of a trend toward dumbing down newspapers. Alas.

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