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Michael Jordan announced his retirement ten years ago (but returned in 2001). Patrick Dempsey turns 43 years old today. Squint your eyes and spend days planning your beard stubble in his honor. Birthdays: Alex Nicholson. Rob Redding. You think FishbowlDC should switch to a team of 3, 4 or more bloggers. For all of you who have to work on Monday, check out #86 on Stuff Journalists Like (also, #10 seems about right). Ann Althouse asks, “What would someone have to say on ‘Meet the Press’ to prompt a follow-up question from David Gregory?” And Greta Van Susteren gives readers “a quick idea of type of emails” she gets. Check out today’s White House Photo of the Day from Time. Today’s “Angry Journalist” rant of the day: “Just once I’d like to see top management held accountable for its boneheaded moves. I’d like to see a newspaper fire whoever thought it was a good idea to hire consultants who have never spent a day in a newsroom. If your job does not directly involve putting out tomorrowâ€™s paper, YOU should fear layoffs, not the people filling the paper and feeding the web site.”
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