Thingish Things

Quote of the Day, Carolyn Ryan, NY Times

“The photo suggests- vividly – if you drink soda, you lose your leg. Turned out city-not diabetes-sawed off guy’s leg.” — New York Times Metro Editor Carolyn Ryan in a Twitter exchange with senior advisory to Mayor Bloomberg, Howard Wolfson.   The New York City Health Department was caught by The New York Times photo-shopping a leg […]

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The New Abortion Debate

The New York Times tackles today the emerging issue of gender selection in the U.S., otherwise known as gender selecting abortions. The practice has become commonplace in China, India, and other nations, but it remains rarer here.  But hardly unheard of. The impetus for the Times story is the new DNA test that can show […]

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