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Comedienne Injured in NYC Subway Accident on the Mend

TheStateLogoNot too long ago, the New York Times caught up with South Carolina comedienne Liza Dye, who was seriously injured in a February New York subway mishap and back on a local stage here just a few months later. More recently, it was the turn of thestate.com to chronicle this story.

Carrie Battan‘s NYT lede was pretty good:

Can a calamity plus a couple of months at Bellevue Hospital Center equal comedy?

But The State’s Alex Hicks Jr. went one better:

As a performer, everyone always tells you to break a leg. Few, however, actually do so.

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Personal Essay Writing: Master ClassStarting October 21, work with the senior editor at Marie Claire magazine to polish and publish your essay! Whitney Joiner will help you to develop your voice, narrative, and identity, draft your pitch, and decide where to market your essay. Register now!

And In Other News: Copywriting The News|The Scene At Zoellner’s Uranium Party|Sanford Scandal Boost S.C. Paper But They Still Cut Staff|USA TODAY Ditches Quarterly Mag

MediaJobsDaily: A federal appellate judge suggested that Web sites should be banned from from accessing, linking to or paraphrasing copyrighted material without the owner’s consent. Seriously, how would we do our job then?

GalleyCat: Mediabistro.com sets the scene at this week’s “Uranium”-themed party for PR and media peeps, hosted by author Tom Zoellner.

DailyFinance: Although web traffic is surging for South Carolina newspaper The State thanks to the Gov. Mark Stanford scandal, the paper is not immune to economic pressures. Earlier this week, the pub laid off half a dozen staffers.

MediaDailyNews: USA TODAY has scratched any upcoming issues of its quarterly magazine Open Air.