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Farewell Letter Contains Typo in First Graph

As blog writers we’re sympathetic to typos. We’ve made them. We regret it. We know most journalists are pained to see their glaring errors. Sigh – if only we were all specimens of perfection.

But a typo in the opening graph of your farewell letter post firing?

This is the first graph of ex-DCist Editor-in-Chief Ben Freed this week. Freed was fired this week – not for writing a freelance piece as some reports and tweets might suggest – but for purposefully defying his boss.

 

 

 

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