Thursday, January 05, 2012

Indy | How to define today's word of the day


-- Merriam-Webster defines the word as "an appearance assumed in order to cloak the real intention." See these other definitions, too. I'll be writing more about why this word is important today. In the meantime, start reading this press release and this 17-page federal district court order. They concern an age discrimination case against The Indianapolis Star.


  1. Hope she takes these a--clowns to the cleaners.

  2. Remember the days before Metromix, when the Young Reader Pubs often were separate divisions of the newsroom (or event outside the newsroom)? I think that collapsed with an early round of layoffs. Looks this case may hinge heavily on the fact that this reporter was laid off when Metromix staff were kept (in the same department). It always comes around in the end...


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