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Posts Tagged ‘Cornell University’

Cornell University EIC Shows How It’s Done

As part of its ongoing “Best Colleges in America” vertical, Business Insider has published a slide show put together by Rebecca Harris, editor-in-chief of Cornell University student newspaper The Cornell Daily Sun. Her Ithaca, NY print daily was ranked #1 in the student category for 2013 by Princeton Review.

The slide show is great fun. At one point, Harris depicts an old AP artifact that no one in the current group is quite able to identify. Looks to us like a very old wire-copy teletype.

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Disgraced NTSB Intern Gets Quick Offer

Late last night, Matthew Keys exclusively revealed the identity of the NTSB intern who confirmed to San Francisco’s KTVU the epic-prank names of those four Asiana pilots. This particular The Desk dispatch suggests that Cornell University is today dealing with its own PR nightmare.

Keys’ blog post quickly led to an alternate offer of summer break employment for the NTSB free agent. It came this morning at 12:12 a.m. ET, from SpinMedia website What Would Tyler Durden Do:

We would like to offer Mr. Fields-Lefkovic a highly valuable learning work experience at WWTDD for the remainder of this summer. I think we offer college credit or something that makes these summer slave labor arrangements fully legal. Alex, call us.

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