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Society Reporter Reacts to New York Post’s Sin of Omission

ScallywagAndVagabondLogoWe were amused over the weekend by “Meet New York City’s Notorious Party Crashers,” an item in the New York Post by Kate Briquelet. Today, we are even more amused by a response to the article at Scallywag & Vagabond.

While Scallywag does not name the name, it’s obvious from their piece that anyone who knows this freeloader world will immediately recognize the individual being inferred. For whatever reason(s), S argues, Briquelet chose to omit the acknowledged champion of such free-food-and-booze-fest practices:

There are many names missing on this list and one in particular that the author, an aspiring go-getter for the time being, has elected to omit. Then again sometimes we journalists are forced to make sacrifices to get something on tape…

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University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Applauds New York Post Alum

For Class of 2008 grad Kate Briquelet, the perks of working for Business Traveler magazine were certainly nice. But it wasn’t until she jumped to The Brooklyn Paper that this focused, ambitious UW-Oshkosh and NYU Master’s of journalism grad felt she had finally hit her professional stride.

Briquelet has since moved on to the New York Post, where she works as an enterprise reporter for the Sunday edition. Later this fall, she will be honored at UW Oshkosh along with nine others as part of Homecoming Weekend. From a write-up in UW Oshkosh Today by current student Alyssa Kadansky:

Gersh Kuntzman, a former editor at The Brooklyn Paper, called Briquelet the “real deal.”

“She was relentless and driven, and she hates getting beat,” Kuntzman said. “During her time at The Brooklyn Paper, she tirelessly covered the case of the South Slope Sex Fiend — a mysterious groper who terrorized women in family-friendly Brooklyn and who for months evaded police. Her extensive reporting led police to step up their patrols and eventually led to an arrest.”

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